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Michael Wechsler
Michael M. Wechsler is an experienced attorney, founder of, A. Research Scholar at Columbia Business School and of-counsel to Kaplan, Williams & Graffeo, LLC. He was also an SVP and chief Internet strategist at and legal consultant at Kroll Ontrack, a leading service e-discovery and computer forensics service provider.
  1. Columns Copyright Office Mangles DMCA Service Provider Agent Directory

    The U.S. Copyright Office has deliberately mangled legal business names in the DMCA service provider agent directory in a manner that must be seen to be believed. The following is an explanation...
  2. Columns Illegal Immigrants can Become Licensed Attorneys in California

    Yesterday the California Supreme Court ruled that Sergio Garcia, living as an illegal immigrant for the past 17 years, could be admitted to practice law as an attorney in the state of California....
  3. News Top Law Firms Spoofed in Malware Spam Email Campaign

    Numerous spam emails, along with a virus infected attachment, are being sent using the name of top law firms Latham & Watkins and Jones Day as the sender. The intended victims are laypersons,...
  4. Fiance Visa Fiance & Fiancee Visa (K-1): Requirements & Procedure

    A review of K-1 visa requirements (to get married to a foreign Fiancé / Fiancée) and procedure that follows to obtain a K-1 visa in the U.S. and abroad.
  5. Law, Procedure, Other USCIS Change of Address Rules & Requirements

    Requirements for lawful permanent residents for notifying USCIS about a change of address for a moves and what happens if you are late or don't notify USCIS.
  6. Dangerous Drugs Pharmaceutical Drug Law: Accountability and Liability

    Drug Law: How pharmaceutical companies obtain approval for drugs and medication and when they may be liable for dangerous or defective products and vaccines.
  7. News FCC Targets Robocalls and Telemarketing with New TCPA Rules

    In response to a massive outbreak of automated telephone calls known as "robocalls", the FCC revised its TCPA Rules to enforce more stringent requirements upon telemarketers. Robocalls must...
  8. News 19 Seo Firms And Companies Fined By NYS Attorney General

    The New York State Attorney General announced that almost two dozen search engine optimization (SEO) firms and private companies received fines exceeding $350,000 for creating fake reviews online....
  9. Juvenile Crime Juvenile Delinquents and the Juvenile Justice System

    What is a juvenile delinquent? What special rights and help do youthful offenders receive? How does juvenile court and sentencing differ from criminal court?
  10. Drivers License When can my Drivers License be Suspended or Revoked?

    Situations when your driver's license may be suspended or revoked, how you can prevent your license from being suspended and punishment for convictions.
  11. News Linkedin Accused Of Hacking And Spamming Users

    Social media giant, LinkedIn, was sued by four plaintiffs who alleged that the company silently harvests private user emails while they are logged into mail services in order to send send spam...
  12. Child Abuse, Sex Crimes Defenses to Child Abuse Charges

    An explanation of legal defenses to child abuse charges, including false allegations, a parent's right to discipline, accidental injuries, divorce and other issues.
  13. Decisions Court Finds Texting A Driver Could Result In Legal Liability

    A New Jersey appellate court found that a person who sends text messages to a person known to be driving could face legal liability under a limited duty.
  14. News California Plugs Rape Law Loophole

    The State of California removed a loophole that existed in an old rape law responsible for reversing the conviction of a man who impersonated a woman's boyfriend in a dark bedroom. After Julio...
  15. News I Killed A Man - Because I Said I Would

    A drunk driver is lauded for publishing an unusual video confession on YouTube about killing a man in a car accident - prior to facing any criminal charges. Is this sensational video a sincere act...