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Clark Ervin on National Security’s Business Impacts
On June 24, 2013, the Supreme Court denied certiorari to review the Sixth Circuit’s November 2012 decision in United States ex rel. Sanders v. Allison Engine Co. This allows a significant circuit split over the retroactive...more
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, in HSBC Bank USA, N.A., Trustee v. Jodi B. Matt, No. 11101 (Jan. 14, 2013), recently clarified the issue of standing for both plaintiffs and defendants in actions under the...more
Earlier this month, in a lengthy and well reasoned opinion, a federal trial court relied on the Political Question Doctrine in dismissing a wrongful death action against a military contractor. In Harris v. Kellogg, Brown &...more
The eighth in a series on blunders made by the Supreme Court of the United States. In this article the case of Cramer v. United States (325 U.S. 1, 1945) is reviewed. The blunder made is that the United States Supreme...more
STRIKE TWO, YOU'RE OUT (of Georgia)
Connie Rhodes is a military doctor who received US Taxpayer funding for her medical education and agreed to serve two years in the military in exchange for that education. Rhodes is...more
This case is brought by the Center for Constitutional Rights on behalf of lawyers and others working with the Guantanamo Bay prisoners. It is based on the chilling effect on their ability to defend their clients due to the...more
State of Alabama Municipal Court Speeding ticket dismissed. Alabama Military Code forbids ticketing and/or arrest of state militia while performing their duties.
A similar law exists for state legislators....more