James F. Sensenbrenner (R-WI), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, has announced his plans to reintroduce border-security legislation that was cut from last year's intelligence bill. The legislation will require increased security standards for issuing drivers' licenses and updating immigration provisions to keep terrorists out of the United States.
A company is not liable for injuries sustained in a vehicle accident caused by one of its employees. The employee, though driving a company truck, was acting outside the scope of his employment when the accident occurred because the employee was traveling to meet his wife on a purely personal errand.
A state appeals court has ruled that a company’s noncompete agreement is unenforceable because it is overbroad. The court ruled that the company has “no protectable interest in public information” and “cannot deem by fiat all information…acquired through employment is confidential.”