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End Game in the Fight Over Same Sex Marriage?
Is Punishment Dead in America?
Bill on Bankruptcy: Detroit Falls Short on Good-Faith Test
Bill on Bankruptcy: Madoff Victims Rooting for Stanford Victory
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
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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
Coyle: Robert's SCOTUS Doesn't Respect Congress
Goldstein: Expect More Litigation in Wake of Myriad Gene Patent Decision
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S&C's Cohen: Brown-Vitter Punishes Banks For Being Big
Cohen: Cyprus Is Not A Template For Future Restructurings
Last month in its decision in In re Sci. Applications Int’l Corp. (SAIC) Backup Tape Data Theft Litigation, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 64125, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed all but two...more
The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Clapper v. Amnesty International USA again has been relied on by a federal district court to hold that the “mere loss of data” in a data breach case does not constitute an injury...more
With the passing of the March 31st deadline for the initial open-enrollment under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA” or “ObamaCare”), the resignation of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, and the...more
North Dakota had passed the country’s strictest abortion law, prohibiting abortion as soon as a fetal heartbeat could be detected. However, a federal judge stepped in and blocked the state from enforcing the law that could...more
Relying in part on the recent United States Supreme Court’s ruling in Clapper v. Amnesty International, a federal judge in New Jersey dismissed a putative data breach class action against three healthcare entities and a...more
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Sazant v. College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, 2013 CanLII 22324 (S.C.C.), dismissing leave to appeal of a decision in 2012 ONCA 727 -
In Sazant, a physician faced both criminal...more
On September 11, 2013, HHS stated in a joint motion filed in the case of Adheris, Inc. v. Sebelius, No. 1:13-cv-1342 (D.D.C.), that it plans to issue guidance on a HIPAA regulation related to prescription drug refill...more
The Illinois Supreme Court has announced that on Thursday morning, it will hand down its decision in Hope Clinic for Women v. Adams. ...more
Last week, the US Supreme Court issued a long-awaited decision in Myriad Genetics, which sent shockwaves through the very foundation of the biotech industry. The decision invalidated one of Myriad’s patents on mutated...more
In This Issue:
- Top News
..CMS Finalizes MLR Rule for Plans, Maintaining Application to Part D Sponsors
..Early State Filings Show Premium Reductions under ACA
..HHS Received More Than 830 Letters of...more
Our preview of the September term of the Illinois Supreme Court concludes with Hope Clinic for Women v. Adams. Although Hope Clinic arises from a constitutional challenge to Illinois’ Parental Notice of Abortion Act, the...more
Last year, the Supreme Court limited the ability of states to regulate the sale of prescription data. In Sorrell v. IMS Health, the Supreme Court determined that a 2007 Vermont law that effectively banned the...more
Do you text while driving? Have a swimming pool at home without a cover? Have a gun in your house?
All sensible questions for pediatricians to ask parents and adolescent patients, looking for ways they can help improve...more
On June 23, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a 6-3 decision in Sorrell v. IMS Health Inc., declaring a Vermont law designed to prevent data mining unconstitutional. The Vermont Prescription Confidentiality Law at issue...more
In This Issue:
- ENFORCEMENT ACTIONS AGAINST MANAGEMENT OF HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS By Ralph Levy, Jr.
- HEALTHCARE IT NEWS A PARTIAL MEANINGFUL USE REPRIEVE By Tatiana Melnik
- CMS ANNOUNCES CHANGES IN...more
On June 23, 2011, the United States Supreme Court struck down Vermont’s law restricting the sale, disclosure, and use of pharmacy records that reveal the prescribing patterns of individual physicians. Vermont and other states...more
La prassi clinica e psichiatrica non può e non deve discostarsi da quelli che sono i fondamenti legali e disciplinari della relativa competenza specialistica....more
On Thursday, June 23, the United States Supreme Court voted 6-3 to strike down a Vermont statute that sought to impose significant restrictions on pharmaceutical detailing and “data mining” activities. Justice Kennedy’s...more
The United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Sorrell v. IMS Health, Inc., et al. on June 23, 2011. The 6-3 decision, authored by Justice Anthony Kennedy, struck down the Vermont Prescription Confidentiality Law (Vt....more
Several Supreme Court justices strongly suggested recently during oral arguments that Vermont’s attempt to restrict the use of drug prescription records for marketing purposes violates corporate free-speech rights. Vermont’s...more
EPIC Files Amicus Brief on Risk of "Reidentification," Urges US Supreme Court to Uphold Vermont Privacy Law
EPIC has filed an amicus brief in Sorrell v. IMS Health, a case now before the US Supreme Court concerning a state...more
In this issue: U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Marketing Consent Law; NAD Weighs In on Toning Shoes; ‘Well-Known’ Robocaller Banned from Telemarketing; FTC Settles False Environmental Certification Claims; and Kellogg Settles...more
Supreme Court Affirms Right to Informational Privacy, But Says Privacy Act Safeguards Sufficient for NASA Records
The Supreme Court has issued a decision in NASA v. Nelson, a case brought by NASA scientists who argued that...more
EPIC Files Brief in Airport Body Scanner Case
EPIC has filed its reply brief in the suit to suspend the Department of Homeland Security's controversial airport body scanner program. The brief argues that "the TSA has acted...more
DHS Files Brief in EPIC Airport Body Scanner Case
The Department of Homeland Security has filed its answer brief in EPIC's suit to suspend the agency's controversial airport body scanner program. EPIC filed its opening...more
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