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Yates Memo Revisions Encourage Cooperation, But Fail Fully To Achieve A Common-Sense Approach To Civil Enforcement
On November 29, 2018, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced a number of major changes to the Department of Justice's (DOJ) Justice Manual...
United States
17 Dec 2018
Federal Court Hands FERC Procedural Victory In Market Manipulation Enforcement Case While Confirming Statute Of Limitations Is A Confusing Mess
On September 24, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia denied defendants' motion to dismiss the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's complaint in FERC v. Powhatan Energy Fund.
United States
3 Oct 2018
DOJ Limits Use Of Guidance Documents In Affirmative Civil Enforcement Actions
On January 25, 2018, the Associate Attorney General directed the Department of Justice (DOJ) not to rely on agency guidance documents to establish a violation in affirmative civil enforcement ("ACE") cases
United States
30 Jan 2018
7th Circuit Balks At Class Action Defendant's Attempt To Pick-Off Lead Plaintiff
Defendants to putative class actions cannot moot a lead plaintiff's claims by depositing with the court the maximum amount of damages the individual plaintiff may recover.
United States
10 Jul 2017
Criminal Defendants Have A Constitutional Right To Introduce Evidence Of Clear Racial Bias In Jury Room After Guilty Verdict
The no-impeachment rule is that once a jury's verdict has been entered, it cannot generally be called into question based on the comments or conclusions during jury deliberations.
United States
10 Mar 2017
Judge Alsup Declines To Impose Sanctions For Alleged Discovery Misconduct
The case began when Sentegra filed an infringement action against Asus Computer International in the Southern District of New York.
United States
10 Jan 2017
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