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Former Solicitor General Ted Olson Discusses 2013's Biggest Supreme Court Case—His.
On May 1, the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, overturned a lower court’s order requiring a lender to modify a borrower’s loan agreement under the terms employed in the trial period as the penalty...more
On May 6, 2013, the United States Senate passed the Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 (the "Act") by a vote of 69 to 27. The legislation (S. 743) now moves to the House of Representatives for consideration....more
In the last two months, the United States Supreme Court granted review in two cases involving the limits of federal court jurisdiction over foreign companies: DaimlerChrysler AG v. Bauman, No. 11-965 (cert. granted Apr. 22,...more
A.D., et al. v. California Highway Patrol, et al. -
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The concept of qualified immunity involves shielding a police officer from a lawsuit where the...more
On April 22, 2013, the Supreme Court granted review in another personal jurisdiction case: DaimlerChrysler AG v. Bauman, No. 11-965 (cert. granted Apr. 22, 2013). The question presented in DaimlerChrysler is “whether it...more
Much attention has been paid to the Marketplace Fairness Act currently under consideration in Congress. Understandably, that coverage has focused on whether the bill, which would permit states to require out-of-state...more
On March 28, 2013, the Court of Appeals, New York’s highest court, issued a decision in Overstock.com, Inc. & Amazon.com, LLC, et al., holding that New York’s “click-through nexus” statute does not violate the Commerce Clause...more
A police officer claimed his due process rights were violated when a partner in a law firm advocated on behalf of a department within a city at a non-binding arbitration. Subsequently a partner from the same law firm advised...more
In This Issue:
New York Court of Appeals Upholds “Amazon” Statute; Guilty Plea and $5.5 Million Settlement Resolve New York’s False Claims Case; City ALJ Dismisses Case Seeking Interest on $30 Million Refund;...more
So-called “sue and settle” tactics are becoming an increasingly popular, problematic, and oftentimes successful litigation strategy used by pro-regulatory environmental groups. Because these groups, as well as regulators, are...more
In March, Judge Paul Engelmayer of the Southern District of New York ordered service of process on several international defendants through novel means—Facebook.
Within days of Kevyn Orr’s appointment as Detroit’s Emergency Manager, a group of elected officials, union representatives, civil rights activist and clergy brought a lawsuit against Gov. Rick Snyder and Treasurer Andy Dillon...more
Vagueness is a common problem in white-collar criminal cases. In many instances the line between legal and illegal conduct is blurry at best. This means that someone could face prosecution, a damaged reputation, loss of...more
Angelo Stio and Gina Maisto Smith discuss what was covered during the webinar and give a look at what to expect for future webinars on this topic.
Every day, colleges and universities throughout the country, face the...more
Every day, colleges and universities throughout the country, face the challenge of promoting personal responsibility while striving to make their campuses as safe as possible. Efforts to make campuses as safe as possible...more
In Hayden v. Greensburg Community School Corporation, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana found that a school’s haircut policy for the boys’ basketball team did not constitute gender discrimination,...more
The Northern District Court of Illinois found that Rich Township High School District 227 did not violate the free speech rights of former guidance counselor and girls’ basketball coach Bryan Craig when it dismissed him based...more
On February 19, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York held that the SEC’s allegations of personal jurisdiction over a former CEO of Siemens’ Argentinian subsidiary – a German citizen with no direct...more
You can always count on the FCPA paparazzi. When things are quiet in the FCPA world, they will take a mountain and turn it into a molehill. They have nothing better to write about; they have nothing better to focus on then...more
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has held that a taxpayer’s gain from the sale of timberland was apportionable business income using the “functional test” of Pennsylvania’s amended definition of “business income.” Glatfelter...more
In AT&T Mobility LLC v. AU Optronics Corp., Ninth Circuit Case No. 11-16188 (Feb. 14, 2013), the Ninth Circuit held that California’s antitrust law, the Cartwright Act, could apply to a price fixing conspiracy of LCD panels...more
In some jurisdictions, an environmental claim under a liability policy with a “sudden and accidental” pollution exclusion has the same prospect of success as a due process claim under the strict scrutiny standard — strict in...more
The Fourth District Court of Appeal recently held that the due process rights of a party are not violated in the circumstance where the administrative law judge who issued the recommended order was not the same administrative...more
On February 13, the plaintiffs in a case challenging portions of the Dodd-Frank Act sought leave to file a second amended complaint to add as plaintiffs the state attorneys general (AGs) of Alabama, Georgia, Kansas, Montana,...more
Earlier this week, in an unpublished decision (pdf), the Ninth Circuit affirmed the denial of compensation for construction that altered a point of access to an existing business. (Wardany v. City of San Jacinto (9th Cir....more
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