September

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FBA Annual Meeting and Convention
Huntsville, the site of the 2008 FBA Annual Meeting and Convention, has something to offer everyone, from shopping and dining to historical and educational venues. The Federal Bar Association highlights two of Huntsville’s greatest attractions with receptions at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center and the Huntsville Botanical Gardens. This section will focus on the 2008 home for the FBA’s networking receptions, annual business meetings, and continuing legal education (CLE) programs.

Features

Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly: A Review of the "Plausibility" Pleading Standard
In May 2007, the Supreme Court rejected the standard set by Conley v. Gibson in 1957 and set, in Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly, a new "plausibility" standard for evaluating the sufficiency of complaints.
The Fair Labor Standards Act and Computer Employees
In 2004, the Department of Labor created separate statutory and regulatory provisions applicable specifically to computer employees.