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  • July 23, 2021 - The Uniform Law Commission (ULC) has approved a new uniform state law that will regulate restrictive employment agreements, which are agreements that prohibit or limit an employee or other worker from working after the work relationship ...

  • July 19, 2021 – Dan Robbins, Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel of the Motion Picture Association (MPA), was elected President of the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) at the 130 th Annual Meeting of the ULC, which recently concluded in ...

  • July 16, 2021 - Uniform law commissioners from around the country met in Madison, Wisconsin, for the 130 th Annual Meeting of the Uniform law Commission (ULC), held from July 9 through July 15. In addition to the approval of seven new uniform acts, ...

  • July 15, 2021 - At its recent 2021 Annual Meeting in Madison, Wisconsin, the Executive Committee of the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) authorized the appointment of four new drafting committees and two new study committees. The new drafting committees ...

  • July 14, 2021 - At its 130 th Annual Meeting in Madison, Wisconsin, the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) approved seven new acts. Uniform College Athlete Name, Image or Likeness Act. Until recently, college student athletes have not been allowed to ...

  • July 2, 2021 - The Uniform Law Commission (ULC) will convene in person for its 130 th Annual Meeting in Madison, Wisconsin, from July 9-15, 2021.  The ULC is a national law group comprising members from every state, the District of Columbia, Puerto ...

  • February 23, 2021 – Two new uniform acts – the Uniform Easement Relocation Act and the Uniform Public Expression Protection Act – have been approved by the American Bar Association's House of Delegates as "appropriate Acts for those states desiring to ...

  • February 5, 2021 - The Executive Committee of the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) has recently authorized the appointment of three new drafting committees and two new study committees. The new drafting committees are: Drafting Committee on Special Deposits.  ...

  • December 10, 2020 – Two uniform acts were approved for inclusion in the Council of State Governments' (CSG) "Shared State Legislation" compilation at the CSG SSL's recent meeting.  The Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts (2018) and the Uniform Electronic ...

  • November 17, 2020 - The Executive Committee of the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) has recently authorized the appointment of one new drafting committee and one new study committee. The new drafting committee is: Drafting Committee on Telehealth.  This ...

  • July 28, 2020 - At its recent July 2020 Meeting, the Executive Committee of the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) authorized the appointment of five new drafting committees and five new study committees. The new drafting committees are: Drafting Committee ...

  • July 15, 2020 - Today the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) approved three new acts: Uniform Easement Relocation Act.  An access easement gives the owner of one parcel of real estate the legal authority to travel across another person’s property. Think ...

  • April 30, 2020 – The Executive Committee of the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) has recently authorized the appointment of three new study committees to address various legal issues relating to the current COVID-19 crisis and to address future epidemics ...

  • February 19, 2020 – Two new uniform acts have been approved by the American Bar Association's House of Delegates as "appropriate Acts for those states desiring to adopt the specific substantive law suggested therein." The acts were approved at the ABA's ...

  • January 29, 2020 - At its recent 2020 Midyear Meeting, the Executive Committee of the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) authorized the appointment of one new drafting committee and six new study committees. The new drafting committee is: Drafting Committee ...

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  • The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified in 1920, giving women the right to vote in the United States.  Not only did women finally have the right to vote, but by 1920 every state admitted women lawyers to the bar.  It wasn’t long after ...

  • This posting concerns two recent developments relating to the commercial law rules for digital assets such as virtual currency, electronic promissory notes and securities maintained electronically on a distributed ledger (often called a “blockchain”).  ...

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