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Michigan Supreme Court Poised to Rule on Constitutionality of Controversial ‘Adopt-and-Amend’ Policy - What Will It Mean for...

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The Michigan Constitution allows voters to initiate ballot measures to change or propose new laws. These citizen initiatives are made outside of the Legislature, enabling ordinary voters to create policy through the ballot. ...more

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Making Sense Of The Demise Of Chevron Deference After Loper Bright

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On June 28, 2024, the Supreme Court overturned Chevron deference in a 6-3 decision in Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo, Case No. 22-452. As a result, courts will no longer need to defer to an agency’s interpretation of a...more

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Healthcare Preview for the Week of: July 22, 2024

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WILL WE EVER SEE “PRECEDENTED TIMES” AGAIN? If the last month, if not the last several years, has felt like emotional-political whiplash, it is for good reason. We’ve witnessed the US Supreme Court issue landmark rulings,...more

A&O Shearman

FINRA Faces Post- Jarkesy Challenge to its Enforcement Program

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The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) is now facing a second litigation challenging the constitutionality of its use of disciplinary tribunals to impose sanctions on FINRA members. A broker filed a complaint...more

Mintz - Intellectual Property Viewpoints

Supreme Court Doesn’t Want to Play the Name Game: Prohibition Against Using a Person’s Name in a Registered Mark Without Consent...

On June 13, 2024, the Supreme Court held that the Lanham Act’s prohibition on registering trademarks utilizing another person's name without consent was constitutional. In Vidal v. Elster 602 U. S. ____ (2024), the Supreme...more

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Supreme Court’s Social Media Ruling Tilts Toward Free Speech

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The US Supreme Court this month declined to rule on whether Florida and Texas laws limiting social media platforms’ content moderation violates the First Amendment, sending the issue back to the lower courts. But in doing so,...more

Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP

R.I. Court Holds 2023 Shore Access Law Is An Unconstitutional Taking

In June 2023, the Rhode Island General Assembly enacted legislation granting the public expanded “privileges of the shore,” including but not limited to the right to fish from the shore, to swim in the sea and to pass along...more

Perkins Coie

The Fearless Fund Decision: Implications for Corporate Giving and Constitutional Standing

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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit released its much-anticipated follow-up decision in American Alliance for Equal Rights v. Fearless Fund Management, LLC, on June 3, 2024. The case has been closely watched by...more

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo -- Justice Gorsuch's Triumphant Concurrence

It has been one of Justice Gorsuch's signature judicial goals to overturn the Court's Chevron U.S.A., Inc. v. Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. decision and while it has taken seven years for a case to arise giving him...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Will the WTO Survive a Change of Administration?

The World Trade Organization (WTO) experienced some of its most challenging times during the first Trump administration. While the Biden administration has been relatively kinder to the WTO, it still remains critical of the...more

Conn Maciel Carey LLP

[Webinar] ADA Website Compliance Obligations for Businesses - October 23rd, 1:00 pm EST

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As in years past, the number of lawsuits filed against hotels, restaurants, and other places of public accommodation alleging that their websites violate the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) has continued to rise...more

Troutman Pepper

CFPB Moves to Dissolve Preliminary Injunction and Supplements Motion to Transfer in Credit Card Late Fee Rule Case; Court...

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Last week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) filed a brief in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas in support of its motion to dissolve the preliminary injunction that has stayed...more

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Just Opt Out! Boehringer Ingelheim’s IRA Challenge Is Latest To Fail

Since its enactment in 2022, the validity of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) and its drug price negotiation program (Program) has been repeatedly challenged in District Court, with little success. Boehringer Ingelheim’s...more

Womble Bond Dickinson

What Is President Biden’s Affirmative Relief Announcement?

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On June 18, 2024, President Biden announced new pathways to legal immigration status for two groups: college-educated “Dreamers” and certain American family units....more

Ballard Spahr LLP

Fifth Circuit orders CFPB to file a response to petition for rehearing en banc in CFSA case

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We recently reported that, upon remand from the Supreme Court (after it ruled that the CFPB’s funding mechanism is Constitutional), the plaintiff-trade groups filed a petition for rehearing en banc in the Fifth Circuit in the...more

Snell & Wilmer

SCOTUS Decides Against Sacklers’ Release in Purdue Pharma

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On June 27, 2024, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated decision in Harrington v. Purdue Pharma L.P. The issue before the Court was whether the Bankruptcy Code permits nondebtors to obtain a release of...more

Snell & Wilmer

Supreme Court Clarifies First Amendment and Standing Standards Applicable to Social Media Content Moderation Policy Challenges

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Social media companies have long moderated the type of content that appears on a person’s home page by, for instance, deleting explicit posts or “downgrading” posts containing misinformation. Based on the belief that these...more

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What Overturning Chevron Means for the Way Congress Does Its Business

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While most of the attention surrounding the Supreme Court’s (the Court) decision in Loper Bright v. Raimondo (Loper), overturning the longstanding Chevron doctrine, has focused on the increased potential for successful...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Supreme Court Holds That the Eighth Amendment Does Not Prevent Enforcement of Local Camping Bans, Authorizing a Significant Shift...

Until recently, local policies on homelessness have been guided by two controversial rulings from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals: Martin v. Boise (9th Cir. 2019) 920 F.3d 584 and Johnson v. City of Grants Pass (9th Cir....more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

SCOTUS Punts on EMTALA Preemption Question

On June 27, 2024, the U.S. Supreme Court dismissed Idaho v. United States on procedural grounds and sent the case back to the Ninth Circuit. By doing so, the Supreme Court reinstated the preliminary injunction issued by the...more

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Implications of the Dissolution of the Chevron Doctrine on New Title IX Rules

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On June 28, the US Supreme Court overruled the Chevron doctrine, significantly reducing the power of federal agencies’ staff acting as experts in interpreting federal statutes. The Loper Bright v. Raimondo ruling said that...more

Blank Rome LLP

Potential State and Local Tax Implications of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision in Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo

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On June 28, 2024, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Loper Bright Enterprises et. al. v. Raimondo, Secretary of Commerce, et. al., No. 22-451 603 U.S. ___, (June 28, 2024), in which it held that in interpreting...more

Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP

Two Supreme Court Decisions Shift the Ground for Legal Challenges to Federal Agency Actions

The Supreme Court has now concluded its most recent term, and in its final two days handed down two decisions with major implications in the area of administrative law (each by a 6-3 margin).  And while their precise...more

Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP

Texas challenge to EEOC harassment guidance ends -- for now.

It's not over. I previously reported that a number of states have challenged the new Enforcement Guidance on workplace harassment issued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, based on the position that the...more

Cozen O'Connor

Democratic AGs File Amicus Brief Supporting Drug Pricing Transparency Law

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A group of 21 Democratic AGs filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit supporting Oregon in its defense of H.B. 4005, which requires pharmaceutical manufacturers to report certain information...more

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