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McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC

Federal Court Allows Ex-Teacher’s First Amendment Claim to Proceed to Trial

A jury will consider a former teacher’s (Mr. Moorehead) First Amendment claim against his former employer, a Pennsylvania School District (the “District”). The claim arose from Mr. Moorehead’s attendance at the “Stop the...more

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Preserving the Practice of Oral Argument

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Oral argument is an integral part of the judicial process. Before the advent of case law and written opinions, lawyers relied primarily on oral argument to advocate for their clients. Today, judges and lawyers alike will tell...more

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OFAC Releases Guidance on Extended Statute of Limitations & Forthcoming Recordkeeping Changes

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The U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has released updated guidance concerning recent legislation that doubled the statute of limitations for violations of certain sanctions and export control...more

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The trustee has brought a reformation action to reorder the equitable property rights of the trust’s beneficiaries: Spotting the...

Section 415 of the Uniform Trust Code provides that even in the absence of ambiguity the court may reform the terms of a trust to conform the terms to the settlor’s intention if it is proved by clear and convincing evidence...more

Mayer Brown

Ruling on an Issue of First Impression, US COFC Finds Protest Jurisdiction Over Challenge to a Follow-On Production Other...

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On July 16, 2024, the Court of Federal Claims (“COFC” or “Court”) published an opinion, Independent Rough Terrain Center, LLC v. United States, exercising jurisdiction to consider a bid protest involving Other Transaction...more

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30 States Urge Ninth Circuit to Reinstate Data Privacy Lawsuit

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In an unusual move, attorneys general (AG) from 30 states and the District of Columbia filed a bipartisan amicus brief in the Ninth Circuit supporting efforts to revive a proposed class action against payment processor...more

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What Standard Applies to Courts’ Review of Special Masters’ Privilege Calls

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In some cases involving voluminous or complicated privilege issues, courts rely on special masters to make the privilege calls. Courts often call on well-respected private lawyers, or sometimes academics (which not...more

Paul Hastings LLP

The Post–Chevron Future: Litigating Against Administrative Agencies Following Loper and Corner Post

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Over the last few weeks, the Supreme Court issued two long-awaited decisions that are each significant in their own right, but, together, will drastically reshape the future of litigation against administrative agencies—and...more


This Week in eDiscovery: Following ESI Protocols, Photographic Metadata and Discovery Disclosure

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Every week, the Array team reviews the latest news and analysis about the evolving field of eDiscovery to bring you the topics and trends you need to know. This week’s post covers the period of July 17-22. Here’s what’s...more


Eighth Circuit concludes that admissibility at class certification is a “red-herring”

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In Cody v. City of St. Louis, 103 F.4th 523 (8th Cir. 2024), the Eight Circuit maintained its position that admissibility standards do not apply strictly at the class certification stage, thereby solidifying a circuit split...more

Paul Hastings LLP

Pennsylvania Federal Judge Denies Motion Challenging FTC Non-Compete Ban

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On July 23, 2024, the Pennsylvania Eastern District Court upheld the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Non-Compete Clause Rule (“Rule”), issued in April 2024 to prohibit most employee non-compete agreements. Earlier this...more

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85% Discount on PAGA Claims

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The PAGA reform caps penalties at 15% or 30% for employers that take “all reasonable steps” to comply with the law. This cap is especially meaningful when plaintiffs demand seven figures for alleged PAGA violations. This...more

Amundsen Davis LLC

Pennsylvania Judge Disagrees with Texas Judge And Denies Motion for Preliminary Injunction Challenging the FTC’s Non-Compete Rule

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A judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania declined on July 23 to enjoin the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC’s) ban on non-compete agreements. ATS Tree Services, LLC v. FTC, Case No....more

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

U.S. Supreme Court Upends 40 Years of Judicial Deference to Regulations

In a historical opinion in Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo, Secretary of Commerce, released at the end of June, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the “Chevron” doctrine, which for so long had controlled judicial review...more

McGlinchey Stafford

Ohio Appeals Court Finds Credence to “Show Me the Note” Theory in Foreclosure

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On June 21, 2024, the Ohio Second Appellate District reversed a trial court decision granting plaintiff summary judgment in a residential foreclosure action, finding that a competing lienholder’s discovery request for...more

Harris Beach PLLC

NY Appellate Court Addresses Engineer Testimony and Frye Hearing

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New York’s Appellate Division, Second Department reversed a trial court order precluding defendants’ expert engineer from testifying, issuing a new trial on the issue of liability in a personal injury action stemming from a...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

What Must the Consumer Read on Product Packaging? The Answer is Anything but Black-and-White Following the Ninth Circuit’s...

The Ninth Circuit’s recent Whiteside decision complicates the question of when information on the back of a product’s packaging can be used to clarify information on the front of the packaging. As a result, the bar for using...more

Husch Blackwell LLP

Not So Fast: The Supreme Court of the United States Holds District Courts Should Not Dismiss Lawsuits Pending Arbitration

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On May 16, 2024, the Supreme Court of the United States (“SCOTUS”) unanimously held that when a district court finds that when a lawsuit involves an arbitrable dispute and a party has requested a stay of the court proceeding...more

Womble Bond Dickinson

Supreme Court Clarifies Arbitration Clauses: Key Takeaways for Companies

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Recent decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court in Smith v. Spizzirri, 601 U.S. 472 (2024) and Coinbase, Inc. v. Suski, 144 S. Ct. 1186 (2024) provide important guidance for companies utilizing arbitration clauses in their...more

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

Chevron, Energy and the Pivotal Shift

The U.S. Supreme Court recently overturned the Chevron doctrine, a significant legal principle established by Chevron U.S.A., Inc. v. Natural Resources Defense Council. For 40 years, lower courts have relied on the Chevron...more

Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL

District Court Finds in Favor of FTC, Declines to Issue Injunction

The Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) push to invalidate non-compete agreements for millions of workers gained steam today, courtesy of a ruling out of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. As noted by this blog, in April of...more

Vinson & Elkins LLP

Texas Business Court Could Make Litigation Faster, More Efficient

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Texas’ new business court, which the state hopes will make complex litigation more efficient, opens in less than four months. And while there’s still uncertainty about how the court will operate, its structure and the Texas...more

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Don’t Select Your Jury on Gut or Habit: Create a Unique Jury Profile for Every Case

Of all the areas of legal lore, perhaps none are more loaded down with mystique than jury selection. Attorneys with long experience will develop some pretty solid views, and those habits on who they’re looking to seat and who...more

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Post-Chevron Health Care Regulations: What May Be in Store for Stark Law Litigation

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The US Supreme Court recently overturned its ruling in Chevron USA, Inc. v. Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc., changing the landscape for federal agency rulemaking and actions, particularly in the health care industry....more


In a Win for Policyholders, California Supreme Court Broadly Applies Unfair Competition Law’s Four-Year Statute of Limitations to...

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What happens when a policyholder seeks to bring an action against its insurer for violation of California’s Unfair Competition Law (Bus. & Prof. Code, § 17200 et seq., (“UCL”)), which has a four-year statute of limitations,...more

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