Emerging Trends in Family Law

Colorado law related to families is constantly changing, both in the area of finances and in relation to the best interests of children. But recent decisions from the Colorado Court of Appeals related to financial and property matters are likely to have a substantial impact on the practice of family law going forward.

What Crimes Are Eligible for Deportation?

Last December, Mayra Machado was pulled over for a routine traffic stop in Arkansas. Turns out she had an unpaid ticket for failing to yield. And as a teen, she’d spent four months in boot camp for writing bad checks. Now 31, the single mother of three, who is an undocumented immigrant, faces imminent deportation to El Salvador, the battle-scarred country she fled when she was 5 years old.

To Change or Not to Change?

The U.S. Department of Labor is a federal agency with significant impact on employers. Within the Department of Labor, multiple divisions exist that govern day-to-day aspects of workplaces, including safety, benefits, wages and hours.

Defense Spending Likely to Rise

Following the November elections, pro-defense Congressional members expressed optimism that a Republican-controlled Congress and White House would effectuate defense spending increases.

When Health Care Providers are Impervious to Subpoenas

In United States ex rel. Touhy v. Ragen, the Supreme Court held that the head of a federal agency has the authority to forbid or permit an employee's testimony in response to a subpoena.

Hogan Lovells Hosts Diverse Practical Skills Program

Hogan Lovells founded the Practical Skills Program in 2007 to narrow the gap and level the playing field for young, inexperienced law students.

Supreme Court Ruling May Result in Trade Secret Disclosure

By Adam Brown Fisher Phillips Last month, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled that a party in litigation seeking to prevent responsive discoverable information from disclosure under...

DNA Upon Arrest: Solving Cold Cases or Presuming Guilt?

When someone fatally shot an 82-year-old man who was checking his mailbox in the Indianapolis suburb of Zionsville one afternoon in September, police had few leads to go on. When someone shot at police stations in Indianapolis a few weeks later, police again were unable to identify a suspect.