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Court of Appeals Issues Stern Warning About Jury Misconduct

November 21, 2019 | New York Law Journal

Mintz Member Jason P.W. Halperin and Associate Amanda B. Asaro co-authored an article published by the New York Law Journal examining the significance of the New York Court of Appeals’  opinion in People v. Neulander, which issues a direct warning shot at jurors. Specifically, juror conduct as it relates to social media and digital communication usage.
In Law360, Mintz Member Douglas Hauer commented on the upcoming increases to the EB-5 visa program's minimum investment amounts and how it is affecting investors, immigration lawyers, and EB-5 petitioners.
Mintz Member Daniel Weinger and Associates Vincent Ferraro and Chris Duerden co-authored a recent Law360 expert analysis article that examined how the Federal Circuit’s en banc ruling in Aqua Products Inc. v. Matal has affected the motion to amend practice at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, as well as other favorable trends for patent owners.
Mintz Member Dianne Bourque appeared on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg Technology” news program to discuss Google’s partnership with Ascension, the nation’s second-largest health system, which includes sharing the personal health data of tens of millions of patients. Ms. Bourque addressed the legality of the arrangement under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), compliance under the federal privacy law, and legal limitations for using the health data.

The full show is available here, and the segment featuring Ms. Bourque runs from 29:47 - 35:15.
In this Q&A published by Legaltech News, Vice President of ML Strategies Christian Fjeld—former lead Democratic Senate staffer tasked with shepherding the American Vision for Safer Transportation through Advancement of Revolutionary Technologies Act (AV START Act) through the Senate—discussed why Congress failed to pass the AV START Act, how autonomous vehicles’ complexity isn’t lawmakers’ largest hurdle, and why the data privacy debate may factor into the next autonomous vehicle bill.
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