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Bowditch & Dewey


Office Leases vs. Office Sharing: What Landlords and Shared Space Users Should Consider with Coworking Space on the Rise

USA - June 8 2016 “The word coworking won’t be a word in the future, it will probably just be the way we work.” This statement by Rahul Prakash, partner at Hatch Today

Worker Classification in Massachusetts: Uber Drives Attention to Employees vs. Contractors

USA - January 12 2017 Uber Technologies, Inc. continues to fight claims all over the world that it should treat drivers it matches with passengers as employees rather than

Brewing in the Zone: A Zoning Primer for Brewers

USA - June 26 2017 Imagine finding the perfect site for your new brewery and tap roomit’s spacious, inexpensive, and conveniently locatedonly to be told by your

Why Does David Robert Jones Control David Bowie’s Music and Assets?

USA - February 15 2016 Whenever a celebrity dies, there is this brief phenomenon that occurs in the world - we mourn the loss of an icon and simultaneously become

Spanking your kids: the parental privilege defense

USA - July 8 2015 Given the level of national attention on domestic violence and child abuse in the past year, the debate about whether people should be allowed to

Defense Secretary Delays Start Date For Military’s Allowance of Transgender Recruits

USA - July 13 2017 U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis announced on June 30 that the Pentagon has approved a six-month delay of the start date for allowing transgender

Charitable Giving Strategies

USA - June 30 2017 If you have been looking for ways to give back this summer, you might want to try something different. The majority of people donate to charitable

Federal Court Denies Bid to Dismiss Hostile Education Environment Claim Where Student Was Unaware of Remedial Measures Taken

USA - June 30 2017 In the recent case of Doe v. University of North Texas Board of Regents, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas denied the

DOE Launches New Website for Student Privacy Resources

USA - June 29 2017 The U.S. Department of Education’s Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) and Office of the Chief Privacy Officer (OCPO) have launched a new

OCR Scales Back Scope of Civil Rights Investigations

USA - June 28 2017 On June 8, 2017, the Department of Education (DOE) Acting Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Candice Jackson, issued an internal memorandum to