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Konczal: Dodd-Frank Reforms Get Roughed Up in Court
Medicaid Receiving Startlingly Little Attention As Everyone Discusses Medicare
Obama Administration Calls for Free Access to Federally Funded Research
Can Virginia Block Non-Residents from FOIA Requests? Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments
Should Wall Street Fear Mary Jo White?
Looking Ahead to Washington State’s Legalized Marijuana Marketplace
Congressman: My Plan Would Reduce Student Loan Defaults: Video
Local Governments Continue to Fight States for Right to Govern Fracking
Tax Questions to Ask Yourself with the End of 2012 and the Fiscal Cliff Approaching
Obama Blocks Chinese-Owned Wind Project Out of Concerns for National Security
Crystal Ball Perspective: Will Healthcare Reform be Repealed if Romney Wins the Presidential Election?
Stewart Baker, Former GC of NSA, on Why the Cybersecurity Act Failed & Threat of Tomorrow’s Terrorism
Not Prepared for Healthcare Reform? Three things employers need to focus on now.
Who pays for road damage in Pennsylvania after ACT 13?
Smartphone Data Solution: Sharing Airwaves
The Apellate Process Explained - Kathi Sandweiss discusses the appeals process and what it can and can't do for your situation.
Marcellus gas fuels Natural Gas Vehicles
Natural gas encourages industrial and large commercial end-users to revisit their operational plans
NLRB Posting Rule Delayed Again, Will We Ever See Resolution?—McKenna Long's Seth Borden
Is there a way to safely use social media in the interview process?
Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a 6-3 decision that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) had authority under the Telecommunications Act of 1996 to impose time limits for state and local governments to act...more
On May 20, the U.S. Supreme Court held that Chevron deference applies to an agency’s interpretation of its own statutory jurisdiction. City of Arlington v. FCC, 569 U.S. ___ (May 20, 2013)....more
The Supreme Court of the United States has allowed federal agencies to interpret ambiguities in their implementing statutes and directed courts to defer to agency expertise when deciding cases. (Who, after all, knows a...more
On Monday, in City of Arlington v. FCC, the Supreme Court made clear that agency interpretations of ambiguous statutes are entitled to deference even where they involve questions relating to the scope of an agency’s authority...more
The Supreme Court today issued its decision in City of Arlington v. FCC—the case challenging the FCC’s 2009 “Shot Clock” declaratory ruling. The Supreme Court affirmed the Fifth Circuit, holding that Chevron deference applies...more
The United States Supreme Court issued its decision in City of Arlington v. FCC, ruling that if an agency has general rulemaking or adjudicative power under a statute, courts must defer to all of the agency’s reasonable...more
A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge recently ruled that emails and text messages concerning city business but stored on a public official’s personal device are subject to the Public Records Act (PRA). The PRA request at...more
On March 7, 2013, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning letter to compounding pharmacy Medi-Fare Drug & Home Health Center (Medi-Fare Drug), taking the FDA's most aggressive position to date...more
Over the past several years, consumers have no doubt seen an increase in “gluten-free” representations on food labels and restaurant menus. But what does “gluten-free” really mean and why is it important? After years of...more
In This Issue:
- The Food Safety Modernization Act
- The LIBOR Scandal - Prosecutors Have a New Plan
- Food Safety Compliance - A Hogan Lovells Roundtable
- Lessons from the Oldest CEO Succession Plan on...more
Currently, to comply with the accessibility requirements of the Canadian Radio-television Telecommunications Commission’s (“CRTC”) broadcasting regulatory policy, broadcasters are required to caption 100% of the English and...more
The Supreme Court heard oral arguments this afternoon on whether or Virginia could legally restrict out-of-staters from accessing documents through the state’s open government laws. The plaintiffs presented a number of...more
In 2012, the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research’s (CDER) Office of Prescription Drug Promotion (OPDP) issued a total of 28 enforcement letters to pharmaceutical manufacturers, two fewer than in 2011. Of the 28 letters,...more
The 112th Congress saw a lot of activity focused on new and changing technologies, but few legislative breakthroughs. Early in the year, there was significant activity around intellectual property and online piracy issues,...more
Employment lawyers anticipate that employers’ social media policies and their use of independent contractors will be hot button issues in the New Year, much like they were in 2012...
On Jan. 15, 2013, the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit decided that the FCC lacked the statutory authority to adopt its 2003 encoding rules, which limit the output and copy restrictions that can be applied...more
Employers in Nebraska should take note that the Nebraska Legislature has recently introduced a bill that would prohibit employers from demanding access to applicants' and employees' social media accounts. Similar bills were...more
In order to have the new 2012-13 education legislation handy, we have combined our series on the subject into one easy to reference location. Here you will find a recap of all the legislation we summarized, along with a link...more
Nearly all businesses today are involved in some way in the development or distribution of mobile applications. The first part of this Client Alert highlights recent activities of the California State Attorney General to...more
The Securities and Exchange Commission approved a rule change by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority pursuant to which National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD) Rules 2210 and 2211 and NASD Interpretive...more
Yesterday Kamala Harris, California's Attorney General, issued Privacy on the Go: Recommendations for the Mobile Ecosystem. The report and recommendations are intended to encourage app developers and others in the mobile...more
In This Issue:
- Herbalife Speaks For Itself As Ackman And Loeb Duke It Out
- Lance Armstrong: Coming Clean Won’t Be Enough
- Bank Of America Is At The Crossroads (Again)
- White Collar Enforcement In 2013...more
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has attracted attention in recent years for its scrutiny of employer rules and policies regulating conduct of employees – including employees who are not represented by unions or...more
In This Issue:
- NLRB Protects Workers' Rights to Post About Job on Facebook
- 6 States Ban Companies from Asking for Social Media Passwords
- Health Law Requires Employers to Offer Family Care to All
California’s Attorney General released, on January 10, 2013, a lengthy set of recommended privacy practices aimed at app developers, app platform providers, mobile ad networks, operating system developers, and mobile...more
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