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Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell, P.A.
The 2nd DCA granted a writ of certiorari and quashed an interlocutory order requiring borrowers to produce private financial records for court-ordered mediation in Morejon v. F&M Real Estate, Inc.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The same Court had previously rejected a social media campaign as being overbroad and untargeted.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Today the Pa Commonwealth Court held that New Life Church waived all issues on appeal by failing to file post-trial motions.
McGuireWoods LLP
Ironically, federal courts applying the federal work product rule take widely varying positions on a number of key elements, including the protection's duration...
Fox Rothschild LLP
Closing statements are one of the most important components of a trial.
Duane Morris LLP
It is one thing to know the high standards that govern requests for discretionary interlocutory appeals. It is quite another to hear two federal judges describe first-hand their extreme reluctance to permit such appeals.
Jones Day
Delaware recently enacted the Delaware Rapid Arbitration Act, a potentially cost-saving alternative form of dispute resolution for Delaware business entities.
Fox Rothschild LLP
John Shaeffer recently joined Fox Rothschild as a partner in the litigation practice group at the Los Angeles office.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Today the Pa Superior Court issued a published decision in which the Court went into a detailed analyses of coal, oil and gas rights in Pennsylvania.
Mayer Brown
Although the Supreme Court's modern due process cases have given lower courts a framework for deciding whether an award of punitive damages is excessive ..
Holland & Knight
The plaintiff attempted to rebut this presumption by asserting that the lateral lawyer had been appropriately screened.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Today the Pa Superior Court affirmed a decision and verdict of the Northampton County Court of Common Pleas.
Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell, P.A.
The Florida Supreme Court has granted civil immunity to all members and staffers serving on the newly enacted Local Professionalism Panels in each circuit across the state.
Mayer Brown
Natural Gas Act—Federal Preemption Of State-Law Antitrust Claims
We are delighted to announce the release of Arbitrating Under the 2014 LCIA Rules – A User's Guide (2015 Wolters Kluwer Law and Business), co-authored by Dr. Maxi Scherer, Special Counsel in the International Arbitration Practice Group at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP and Senior Lecturer at Queen Mary University of London, together with Lisa Richman and Remy Gerbay.
McGuireWoods LLP
In an article last fall, U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff lamented the prevalence and process of plea bargaining in today’s criminal justice system.
Butler Snow LLP
Jurisdictional rules are intended to be simple and thereby easy to administer and enforce.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In Jordan v. Nationstar Mortgage LLC a Ninth Circuit panel held that cases subject to the Class Action Fairness Act become "removable" only when removal under CAFA is first ascertainable.
The US Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia informed DC Superior Court Judge Michael Ryan today that it was dropping all charges against Gary Gathers and Keith Mitchell, whose convictions for first degree murder while armed were reversed by the DC Court of Appeals in October 2014.
Strasburger & Price, L.L.P.
Senate Bill 64, by Huffines, is self-importantly styled the "Appellate Court Accountability Act."
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Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
In a straightforward application of Section 2(a) of the Lanham Act, the TTAB upheld a refusal to register the mark PORNO JESUS for adult entertainment videos finding the mark may disparage Christian-Americans.
Italy’s high court has taken up the appeal of Amanda Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 murder of Knox’s British roommate in Italy.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
It is a given that companies strive to protect their intellectual property. Over the years, as an instrument of that protection, companies have made increasing use of non-disclosure agreements to advance that objective.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
On February 25, 2015, the parties to a Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA") class action lawsuit filed a proposed settlement agreement which may require health club operator Life Time Fitness ("LTF") to pay up to $15 million in damages.
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Kleiner Perkins emerged victorious last week in their former employee Ellen Pao’s heavily publicized sex discrimination lawsuit when the jury handed down a defense verdict after days of deliberation.
Pharrell Williams, famous for singing about how "Happy" he is, might be changing his tune these days.
Mayer Brown
Plaintiffs have filed a complex class action case against a global multimedia conglomerate, alleging widespread employment discrimination that resulted in suppressed wages.
Bryan Cave LLP
This decision provides a terrifyingly simple, and for parties involved costly, reminder to always double check your documents.
Reed Smith
On March 9, District Judge Sarah Evans Barker issued her long-anticipated order on the motion to dismiss in CFPB v. ITT Educational Services, Inc., No. 1:14-cv-00292 (S.D. Ind.).
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
Many companies rely on indemnification and additional insured provisions in their contracts for protection against losses arising from a contractual relationship.
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