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The Fifteenth Court of Appeals: What Texas’s New Appeals Court Means for Environmental Litigation

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On June 11, 2024, Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced his inaugural appointments to the new Fifteenth Court of Appeals. The new intermediate court of appeals will take effect on September 1, 2024, and have statewide...more

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Courts Deal With a Review of Privilege Rulings

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In federal courts, it is nearly impossible to successfully file an interlocutory appeal of a trial court’s order requiring production of privileged documents — despite the obvious “cat out of the bag” nature of such rulings....more

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A First-Class Ticket to Federal Court?

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Michigan Grapples With Airport Authority Over Application of Federal Officer Removal Statute in PFAS Litigation For the last several months, the Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority (Airport) in Grand Rapids,...more

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Clash of the Titans: When Waiver and Subject-Matter Jurisdiction Collide

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So much of the law is geared towards addressing what happens when two black-letter principles apply simultaneously but point to different outcomes. The Court of Appeals had to resolve just such a conflict this week in In...more

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Summarizing Proposed Changes to Florida Rules of Civil Procedure

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The Florida Supreme Court has taken steps to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of civil litigation, and it has issued two separate per curiam opinions introducing proposed substantial amendments to the Florida Rules of...more

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Only B.C. Residents Can File Class Actions in British Columbia

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In MM Fund v. Excelsior Mining Corp. (MM Fund), the B.C. Court of Appeal upheld a decision striking a plaintiff's certification application because the plaintiff mutual fund was not a resident of British Columbia. Under s....more

Marshall Dennehey

Competent, Substantial Evidence Is the Name of the Game in Construction Disputes

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Q.D.S. Development, Inc. v. National Lining Systems, Inc., 2024 WL 357984 (Fla. 3d DCA Jan. 31, 2024) - It is common in construction disputes between sophisticated parties for the parties to agree to engage in a bench trial,...more

CDF Labor Law LLP

Deal Reached on Proposed PAGA Amendments to Avert a November Vote on PAGA Repeal

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Yesterday, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced that labor and business groups concluded their ongoing negotiations and reached an agreement to reform California’s Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA). The agreement is...more

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Justices Leave Federal Jurisdiction over Enforcement of Arbitration Awards Unclear

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The Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) requires federal courts to enforce agreements to arbitrate that impact interstate commerce. The FAA and its body of case law are binding on state courts and many states have adopted similar...more

Vedder Price

Can I Please Get Four Shots of Espresso Instead of Two?

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The Supreme Court Rejects a Watered-Down Approach to Preliminary Injunctions - On June 13, 2024, the United States Supreme Court held that when considering the National Labor Relation Board’s (the “Board” or “NLRB”)...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Court Dismisses Patent Claims Directed to Intermittent Fault Detection in Electrical Systems for Aircrafts as Ineligible Subject...

A district court recently granted a Rule 12(b)(6) dismissal of patent claims directed to intermittent fault detection (IFD) technology for electrical systems in aircrafts, deciding that the asserted claims are patent...more

Smart & Biggar

Supreme Court of Canada dismisses Apotex’s application for leave to appeal macitentan inducing infringement decision

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As previously reported, the Federal Court of Appeal dismissed Apotex’s appeal of a decision relating to macitentan (Janssen’s OPSUMIT), which found that Apotex would induce infringement of Janssen’s patent....more

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SCOTUS Orders NLRB to Follow Same Injunction Standards as Other Litigants

In Starbucks v. McKinney, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) must meet the same standard as other ordinary litigants in order to obtain an injunction from the...more

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The National Labor Relations Board Loses Deference in Pursuit of Preliminary Injunctions

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On June 13, 2024, the Supreme Court resolved a long-standing split among circuit courts when it issued a ruling in a high-profile labor dispute between Starbucks and the NLRB. The case originated in Memphis, Tennessee, where,...more

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US Supreme Court to Hear Nvidia Crypto Mining Case on Securities Pleading Standard

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On June 17, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in Nvidia Corp. v. E. Ohman J:or Fonder AB, agreeing to hear Nvidia’s appeal of a Ninth Circuit ruling that revived shareholders’ fraud claims regarding Nvidia’s...more

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Texas Business Courts Update: Governor Abbott Appoints Inaugural Appellate and Trial Court Judges

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Texas Governor Greg Abbott continues to announce the first wave of judicial appointees to the Texas Business Courts and the intermediate court of appeals which will oversee them—all of which are slated to go into effect on...more

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“Prettymuch All Goes to the Attorneys” No More?  Tentative Deal Reached to Reform California’s Broken Private Attorneys General...

Inspired by a push to repeal the Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) by ballot measure (which we previously covered here and here), and at the urging of Governor Gavin Newsom, stakeholders have reached an agreement in...more

Proskauer - Advertising Law

What’s in a Word? The Legal Battle over “Natural” in False Advertising

While class actions centered around “natural” claims remain popular with the plaintiffs’ bar, this past year has seen some growing skepticism from courts towards such lawsuits, particularly where plaintiffs fail to adequately...more

Holland & Hart - Your Trial Message

Stop Speculating on Your Damages Exposure

As civil jury trials continue to become more scarce, the need to reasonably assess what result a jury would return in trial becomes even more important. Even when the trial does not happen — especially when it does not happen...more

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The Seminole Tribe of Florida wins in West Flagler Associates v. Haaland

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After three long years, the Seminole Tribe of Florida, a leader in the fight for Tribal gaming rights, appears to have just won its latest battle – this one over a Tribe’s ability to offer mobile sports betting throughout the...more

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TiNY Report for June 14, 2024

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There are five cases to summarize this week. Most address issues you’ve seen before. But, Matter of Vance touches on New York’s temporary de-coupling from the CARES Act and other post-March 1, 2020, Internal Revenue Code...more

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Supreme Court Will Consider Whether Employers Have Heightened Burden for Demonstrating Overtime Exemption

On June 17, 2024, the Supreme Court of the United States decided to hear a wage and hour case concerning whether employers must meet a higher burden of proof to demonstrate that workers are exempt from the minimum wage and...more

Hogan Lovells

Clem v. Skinner: Court dismisses Caremark claims and warns of claims “doing more harm than good”

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In Clem et al. v. Skinner, the Delaware Court of Chancery granted a motion Caremark claims against the directors of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.’s for failure to plead demand futility. The court found that demand was not...more

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Palkon v. Maffei: Court permits suit challenging conversion to Nevada corporation

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In Palkon v. Maffei, the Delaware Court of Chancery permitted stockholders to pursue claims that the board of directors of TripAdvisor breached their fiduciary duties in converting TripAdvisor from a Delaware corporation to a...more

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Plaintiffs Benefit From SCOTUS Ruling There Is No Time Bar for Copyright Damages

Many companies are not strangers to receiving demand letters on behalf of copyright owners. Routine demand letters often allege that the company’s use of what it believed was a stock photo, public domain image, or music on...more

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