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Bill on Bankruptcy: Listening in the Dark at the NCBJ
Health Care Antitrust & the Supreme Court – Interview with Bruce Sokler, Member, Mintz Levin
Bill on Bankruptcy: Detroit Shows Need for Amending Bankruptcy Law
Bill on Bankruptcy: Detroit Judge Might Lose Grip on the Case
PennDOT to Increase Number of Pennsylvania Bridges with Weight Restrictions
Harvey Miller: Detroit Will Be In Bankruptcy "For A Long Time"
Grayson: Only 1 Agency Should Regulate Wall Street
Bill on Bankruptcy: Supreme Court Cases Will Have Wide Impact
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In This Issue:
- U.S. SUPREME COURT:
..Lawson v. FMR LLC, No. 12-3 (U.S. March 4, 2014)
..Chadbourne & Parke LLP v. Troice, No. 12-79 (U.S. Feb. 26, 2014)
- CLASS CERTIFICATION:
..In re BP...more
TV Station's Failure To Hire Weather News Anchor Was Protected By Free Speech Rights -
Hunter v. CBS Broadcasting, Inc., 221 Cal. App. 4th 1510 (2013) -
Kyle Hunter sued CBS Broadcasting for age and gender...more
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In This Issue:
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