In its weekly orders (8/22/14), the Texas Supreme Court issued seven opinions, granted four petitions for review, and set four mandamus petitions for argument. In this post, I will summarize three of the opinions, two of the...more
On July 18, 2014, a coalition of plaintiff-side lawyers and government watchdog groups proposed ways to strengthen the SEC whistleblower program in two petitions filed with the SEC. The groups urged the SEC to update Rule...more
Money Transmission Act Petition Withdrawn -
Earlier this month, I wrote about a pending petition questioning the failure of the Department of Business Oversight to adopt regulations under the Money Transmission Act. ...more
1. IN RHODE ISLAND, THE WRIT OF CERTIORARI IS INDEED EXTRAORDINARY.
There are two distinct procedural mechanisms for obtaining review by the Rhode Island Supreme Court. The most common is the appeal, which may be...more
After receiving three separate petitions for review, including petitions from real parties Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. and the City of Sonora, the California Supreme Court voted unanimously on February 13, 2013 to grant review of...more
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