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Supreme Court Leaves Big Partisan Gerrymandering Questions Undecided: Some Clues About What Happens Next

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On Monday the Supreme Court avoided deciding, once again, when, if ever, political gerrymandering violates the Constitution. In Gill v. Whitford, the Supreme Court was presented with startling evidence that Wisconsin...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

San Francisco and Montana Pass Campaign Finance Regulations Affecting Government Contractors

On June 8, 2018, Montana Gov. Steve Bullock signed an executive order requiring recipients of major government contracts to disclose certain political activities. All business entities seeking contracts valued at more than...more

Faegre Baker Daniels

Supreme Court Decides Gill v. Whitford

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On June 18, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States decided Gill v. Whitford, No. 16-1161, holding that where voters assert that a state’s legislative districts have been improperly gerrymandered, those voters lack...more

Dentons

2018 Ontario election summary

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On Thursday, June 7, 2018, the 2018 Ontario Election saw an approximate 58 percent voter turnout—the highest since 1999—resulting in a majority government for the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party (PC) and...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Why High Court May Not Rein In Gerrymandering This Term - Law360

During the current term, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in two redistricting cases involving claims of partisan gerrymandering. Now, commentators, observers and map-drawers across the country are waiting to see...more

BakerHostetler

[Webinar] Federal Policy Webinar: Election 2018 – Which Party Will Control Congress? - June 12th, 1:30pm ET

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Democratic voters nationwide are eager to send a message to President Trump, but is there enough anti-Trump sentiment for Democrats to win control of the House? Are Trump’s voters unique, and will they turn out for Republican...more

Epiq

SCOTUS Ruling has Far-Reaching Effects on Employment Litigation and Class Action

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On Monday, May 21, the Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, ruled that companies can use arbitration clauses in employment contracts to prohibit workers from banding together to bring class action suits over workplace issues....more

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

A Roadmap to Canada’s Rapidly Changing Lobbying Landscape: Q1 Highlights

Canada’s lobbying landscape is rapidly changing — a number of amendments have recently come into force or been proposed that revise lobbying, election finance and conflict of interest requirements in Alberta, British...more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

White House Infrastructure Plan — Perspectives for the P3 Market

On February 12, 2018, the Trump administration released its long-awaited infrastructure plan, titled “A Legislative Outline for Rebuilding Infrastructure in America” (the Plan). In 50-plus pages, the Plan sets forth a...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Question Mark Leaves Court Questioning Defamation Claim

Demonstrating the power of punctuation, actor James Woods dodged a Twitter defamation suit after a federal court judge found that his use of a question mark meant his tweet was not a false statement of fact and merely invited...more

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Election Finances: Recent Reforms in British Columbia, Manitoba and New Brunswick

Election finance rules in British Columbia, Manitoba and New Brunswick have undergone significant reform over the past several months. British Columbia has now imposed monetary limits on political contributions, prohibited...more

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart,...

Beltway Buzz - February, 2018 #2

Déjà Vu All Over Again? It is perhaps fitting that last Friday was Groundhog Day, as this week we relived the same government funding battle that we went through just a few weeks ago. Thankfully, because the shutdown card has...more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

As Congress Struggles With ACA Repeal, Trump Administration Moves Forward With Regulatory Reform

The Trump administration and Republican-led Congress spent substantial time and political capital in 2017 on efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and enact sweeping Medicaid reform. By the end of the...more

Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP

Republican-Majority NLRB Closes out 2017 With A Bang!

The now Republican majority on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) was on a roll in December and is not hesitating to revise standards set by its Democratic predecessors....more

Dentons

2017 Election Recap and Analysis

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One year after brash businessman Donald Trump stunned the Washington political-media complex, his party suffered stinging down-ballot defeats, losing two gubernatorial contests, two attorneys general offices and a...more

Womble Bond Dickinson

Supreme Court Considering Whether to Limit the “Business of Rigging Elections”

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On January 27, 1998, the Winston-Salem Journal featured an article discussing the lack of competitive Congressional races in North Carolina. John Hoeffel, Six Incumbents Are a Week Away From Easy Election, Winston-Salem...more

Patrick Malone & Associates P.C. | DC Injury...

Trillions in tax cuts for the rich, pennies to fight the opioid drug crisis

As the Republican-controlled Congress rams through a national budget and a package of changes to the tax system, President Trump and his partisans are staying true to course. They’re determined to slash taxes for the rich,...more

WilmerHale

China's 19th National Party Congress

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Communist Party General Secretary Xi Jinping opened the Party's quinquennial 19th National Congress on October 18 with a clearly delivered, 86-page, three-and-a-half hour report entitled "Secure a Decisive Victory in Building...more

Sands Anderson PC

Reading Tea Leaves from Arguments in Gill v. Whitford: 5 Lessons from an Election Law Revolution

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In Wisconsin, legislative assembly elections are like Alice – they’re through the looking glass. After redistricting in 2011, Wisconsin Republicans lost the popular vote for legislative seats with only 49% of the votes cast....more

Baker Ober Health Law

Fate of Last-Minute Affordable Care Act Initiatives Uncertain

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This week, the debate over the Affordable Care Act (ACA) gained new momentum in two separate, but connected channels. As the fiscal year (FY) budget reconciliation window enabling expedited passage of an ACA repeal draws to a...more

Mintz Levin - Health Law & Policy Matters

Health Care Weekly Preview from ML Strategies – September 2017 #2

Welcome back everybody. The House is out this week and the Senate is out Thursday and Friday with a lot to sort out before they skip town. Graham-Cassidy has people on edge because, if nothing else, it is still alive. The...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Health Care Reform Returns to the Spotlight

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Congress is now back in session and, once again, focus has turned to health care. With all eyes on returning health care reform to the forefront, a flurry of activity has sparked new legislative efforts including the...more

Proskauer - Labor Relations

NLRB Ditches Effort To Expand Weingarten Rights to Non-Union Workplaces

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Since the change in Presidential administrations, the main topic has turned to what rules will a newly constituted NLRB change? With the addition of Marvin E. Kaplan the Board now has four members, which makes undoing some of...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Senate Democrats Introduce “Better Deal” Antitrust Enforcement Legislation

As part of the effort to rebrand the party and reconnect with working-class voters who were lost in the presidential election, congressional Democrats revealed a new populist policy agenda, titled “A Better Deal: Better Jobs,...more

Dechert LLP

It’s the Taxes, Stupid

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In this commentary we have talked about a lot of challenges facing commercial real estate finance and other capital market activities over the years. With more or less “pants on fire” anxiety, we’ve talked about Dodd-Frank’s...more

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