Monthly Archives: June 2018


By: Randi Megan Otwell, Immigration Attorney This is going to be a long blog post. Over the past several days, I have spent untold hours responding to questions and trying to clarify immigration law for friends, colleagues, and family members. Instead of continuing to do this, I wanted to sit down and write a comprehensive […]

Supreme Court Rules on Cell Phone Privacy

Supreme Court: Warrant generally needed to track cell phone location data Washington (CNN)The Supreme Court on Friday said the government generally needs a warrant if it wants to track an individual’s location through cell phone records over an extended period of time. The ruling is a major victory for advocates of increased privacy rights who […]

Supreme Court Rules on Internet Sales Tax

What Supreme Court’s Internet Sales Tax Ruling Says About The State of Retail Brick-and-mortar retailers that have seen their businesses upended, and some literally destroyed, by the rise of ecommerce finally had a vindication moment on Thursday:  The U.S. Supreme Court, in a landmark 5-4 ruling, basically gives states the green light to have online […]

Startups May Be Dying Out in the US

Historically, startups have been the engine of US economy. By creating new jobs and surfacing new ideas, startups play an outsized role in making the economy grow. It’s too bad they are a dying breed. The share of companies that are startups has been falling While companies that were less than two years old made […]

AT&T – Time Warner Merger Unconditionally Approved

AT&T – Time Warner Merger Unconditionally Approved A federal judge said Tuesday that AT&T‘s $85.4 billion purchase of Time Warner is legal, clearing the path for a deal that gives the pay-TV provider ownership of cable channels such as HBO and CNN as well as film studio Warner Bros. U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon […]