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Ninth Circuit Affirms Tribal Court Jurisdiction Over Claims Against Nonmember Former Employee
In Knighton v. Cedarville Rancheria of Northern Paiute Indians, et al., No. 17-15515, 2019 WL 1145150 (9th Cir., March 13, 2019), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
United States
1 May 2019
Illinois General Assembly Corrects Additional Juvenile Court Act Errors
The Illinois Juvenile Court Act (JCA) (705 ILCS 405/1-1 et seq.) was amended significantly in late 2017.
United States
7 Jan 2019
A Contractor's Guide To The Impending Government Shutdown
With less than a day before appropriated funding runs out for some federal agencies, confidence in avoiding a potential shutdown is waning.
United States
3 Jan 2019
MDL Court Dismisses Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 Cases On FNC Grounds
Only a few pieces of wreckage subsequently were washed ashore on islands in the Indian Ocean and the eastern coast of Africa.
United States
5 Dec 2018
New Illinois Governor May Act Quickly To Legalize Recreational Marijuana
With the election of J.B. Pritzker as the next governor of Illinois on Nov. 6, 2018, there is likely to be quick legislative action on the legalization of recreational marijuana use.
United States
13 Nov 2018
You Can't Sue The Government Under The Federal Trade Secrets Act
It's an old aphorism that "you can't fight City Hall."
United States
19 Oct 2018
You Can't Sue The Government Under The Federal Trade Secret Act
It's an old aphorism that "you can't fight City Hall." Now it's time to add a related aphorism: "you can't sue the government under the federal Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA)...
United States
18 Oct 2018
Court Allows Trade-Secret Misappropriation Claim Based On Inevitable Disclosure
A recent decision by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois allowed one company to sue its direct competitor for misappropriation of trade secrets based entirely on the improper...
United States
31 May 2017
Tribal Immunity Protects The Navajo Times Against Bankruptcy Strong Arm Action
A New Jersey Bankruptcy Court holds that, unless waived, the Bankruptcy Code does not abrogate sovereign immunity for Indian Tribes because Congress must make clear and unequivocal its intent to abrogate an Indian Nation's immunity.
United States
23 May 2016
Illinois Supreme Court Abolishes Long-Standing Public Duty Rule
The public duty rule, which prevents individual citizens from suing public employees under most circumstances, largely overlaps the Illinois Local Governmental and Governmental Employees Tort Immunity Act...
United States
1 Feb 2016
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