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Demand Futility Isn't Dead For Derivative Actions Against Non-Profit Corporations
  • Brooks Pierce McLendon Humphrey & Leonard LLP
  • USA
  • September 6 2017

You probably thought that you would never again have to argue that a demand on a corporation's Board of Directors before filing a derivative action


North Carolina Legislative Update, September 1, 2017
  • Brooks Pierce McLendon Humphrey & Leonard LLP
  • USA
  • September 1 2017

The legislators finished up a second short session this week, adjourning until October 4th. The General Assembly approved new House and


Former Band Member Sues The Roots
  • Brooks Pierce McLendon Humphrey & Leonard LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2017

Frank “Knuckles” Walker, a musician and percussionist best known as a former member of the band The Roots, recently filed a lawsuit against his


I need a good statue - the ones we have don’t get the job done
  • Brooks Pierce McLendon Humphrey & Leonard LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2017

My North Carolina heritage started in the mid-18th Century. After about 1760, my ancestors are from North Carolina all the way down. Some of them


Court Rejects Infringement Claim Against Alan Jackson
  • Brooks Pierce McLendon Humphrey & Leonard LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2017

On October 27, 2016, North Carolina songwriter Timothy Arnett sued the legendary country star Alan Jackson in the Eastern District of North Carolina


Antonin Scalia advocated for support of legal aid, fundamental to justice
  • Brooks Pierce McLendon Humphrey & Leonard LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2017

United States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia believed that the Legal Services Corporation (and, by extension, its client, Legal Aid of North


NC Legislature Decides To Legislate Choice Of Law Provisions In "Business Contracts"
  • Brooks Pierce McLendon Humphrey & Leonard LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2017

The North Carolina General Assembly has decided to legislate choice of law in commercial transactions. The new statute, enacted in June, is called the


NC legal system invest or divest?
  • Brooks Pierce McLendon Humphrey & Leonard LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2017

In the past year the North Carolina legislature enacted cuts or reductions (or proposed to) in the following, which might be characterized as the


“Thinking Out Loud” About Copyright Infringement (Again)
  • Brooks Pierce McLendon Humphrey & Leonard LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2017

Ed Sheeran has had plenty of court troubles recently. After reportedly reaching a settlement over his song “Photograph” earlier this year, he was


North Carolina Legislative Update, August 4, 2017
  • Brooks Pierce McLendon Humphrey & Leonard LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2017

The legislators made their way back to Raleigh this week for the first in a series of special sessions. This particular session was intended to give