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Foley Hoag LLP
This month's edition of the Advanced Cyber Security Center's newletter includes my discussion of lessons to be learned from the Wyndham decision:...
McGuireWoods LLP
One of the things that makes legal academia so frustrating to practitioners (and possibly courts) is that much of it appears to focus on easily-researched questions...
McGuireWoods LLP
Defendant appraised the Relator's property and subsequently brought an expropriation suit after Relator failed to sell his property for its appraised value.
Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
In a decision rendered last Friday, the Delaware Supreme Court addressed when a director may be considered "independent,", as contrasted with "interested," consequent to a long-standing personal relationship.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Ronald L. Williams and Jennifer J. Hanlin of Fox Rothschild represented Berks County in the matter.
McGuireWoods LLP
Last week's Privilege Point discussed the D.C. Circuit's refusal to order disclosure of privileged communications a Rule 30(b)(6) deponent reviewed before testifying.
Fox Rothschild LLP
The Superior Court recently issued Administrative Directive 2015-5, which modifies the caption designation for civil and criminal filings.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Here are summaries of ethics opinions issued during June 2015. The opinions were issued by the NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics.
McGuireWoods LLP
As anticipated in our previous discussion of the Ashley Madison data breach litigation, lawyers representing the various putative classes have begun sparring over their preferred venues.
Ford & Harrison LLP
As part of its 50th Anniversary celebration, the OFCCP recently launched a website that lists, by contractor name, establishments that are in the process of developing a class member list...
Fox Rothschild LLP
Mark A. Goodman and Michael S. Rumac were featured in the Law360 article "Supreme Court Snubs Texas Atty Fighting Contempt Order." Full text can be found in the October 5, 2015 issue, but a synopsis is below.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
Lawyers are taught to follow the rules, and that includes local rules of trial courts and individual judges.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
There are cases where it is clear from relatively objective evidence – video of the accident, downloaded vehicle and engine data, cell phone records, medical records...
McGuireWoods LLP
The qui tam provisions of the False Claims Act (FCA) are broad in scope and permit a wide array of individuals to pursue FCA litigation as relators acting on behalf of the Government.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
E-Discovery counsel Samantha V. Ettari wrote an article titled "Proportionality: The (Not So) New Kid on the Block" which appeared in the October 5, 2015, issue of the New York Law Journal.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Today the Pennsylvania Superior Court reversed a Lower Court ruling by the Chester County Court of Common Pleas regarding the fraudulent transfer of a liquor license.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The Supreme Court today refused to grant review of the Second Circuit's restrictive insider-trading decision in United States v. Newman.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently issued a rare opinion addressing the analysis courts should undertake when considering a request to stay a trial court judgment or order pending appeal.
Fox Rothschild LLP
In a 44 page decision, the Pennsylvania Superior Court vacated a jury verdict for the sole purpose of allowing the Plaintiff Sears, Roebuck & Co. (‘Sears") to have its demand for punitive damages submitted to a jury.
Mayer Brown
Cases in which an appellate court holds that a state's standard for punitive liability was not satisfied even though there was sufficient evidence to support liability for the underlying causes of action are regrettably rare.
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Dykema Gossett
In a win for the collection industry, in Bentrud v. Bowman, Heintz, Boscia & Vician, the Seventh Circuit again declined to apply the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to collection-related court proceedings.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On Wednesday, August 12, 2015, U.S. District Court Judge Ellen Huvelle of the District of Columbia vacated the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) 2008 rule allowing F-1 students in the U.S.
Duane Morris LLP
In the broadest sense, the North Dakota District Court ruling concerns whether the final rule impermissibly expands the scope of the federal agencies' jurisdiction over small waterways beyond that granted by Congress...
Thompson Coburn LLP
A restaurant tells customers it may sue them if they post unfavorable reviews on the Internet.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
According to the 1998 Guinness World Records, "Happy Birthday to You" is the most recognized song in the English language.
Proskauer Rose LLP
ERISA, as the Supreme Court has often noted, reflects a "careful balancing" between the interests of plan sponsors and plan participants.
Cyber criminals posing as company executives have successfully made off with millions from company coffers by tricking company employees into sending them the cash.
Reed Smith
On September 15, a judge in Boston ruled that Yelp must reveal the identity of an anonymous commenter who wrote a negative review of a jeweler on the online review site.
Strasburger & Price, L.L.P.
In 2011, the US Supreme Court decided Sorrell v US, holding that "[s]peech in aid of pharmaceutical marketing . . . is a form of expression protected by the Free Speech Clause of the First Amendment."
Troutman Sanders LLP
This settlement serves as another reminder of the risks that employers face in conducting background checks on prospective employees.
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