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Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
As the reach of the Internet of Things (IoT) expands, counsel must learn to harness the increasing explosion of data to effectively extract relevant information in litigation while balancing
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On Monday, as the partial government shutdown entered its third week, the AOC announced its intention to continue paid operations through January 18, extending its previous estimate by one week.
Mintz
As expected, extensive litigation concerning materiality has ensued.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
California's legislature and courts have acted to curb an employer's ability to recover its fees and costs when it prevails in a lawsuit brought under California's Fair Employment and Housing Act
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On November 29, 2018, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced a number of major changes to the Department of Justice's (DOJ) Justice Manual...
Morgan Lewis
Rosenstein stated that, without this discretion, corporate resolutions are delayed and attorneys potentially pursue civil litigation that is "unlikely to yield any benefit."
Reed Smith
Bexis saw Bohemian Rhapsody last week and, as a result, is suffering from multiple Queen earworms.
Fisher Phillips LLP
In a case of first impression, a federal appeals court just found that an applicant's request for a religious accommodation did not constitute protected activity under Title VII for the purpose of establishing a retaliation claim.
Orrick
The U.S.-China trade relationship is at an especially unique moment following the countries' imposition of tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of each other's goods.
Foley Hoag LLP
On November 13, 2018, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced a $100,000 settlement with Lord & Taylor LLC ("Lord & Taylor") to resolve allegations that the clothing...
Withers LLP
Non-charitable private foundations have long been used in civil law jurisdictions as an alternative to the common law ‘trust' to hold wealth for the benefit of a family.
Carlton Fields
On October 15, 2018, in the matter of Richard Delisle vs. Crane Co., et al., the Supreme Court of Florida unequivocally reaffirmed that Frye remains the standard for the admission of expert testimony.
Carlton Fields
On October 3, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the district court's approval of a class settlement, an award of attorney's fees to class counsel, and the provision of an incentive award
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
A procedural maneuver known as "snap removal" can allow a defendant to remove such a case in certain situations.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
Last year, I tried a prisoner civil rights case in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. After a three-day trial, the jury returned a verdict in favor of my client and awarded him $30,000 in damages.
Mintz
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has joined five other Circuits in determining, unremarkably, that class or collective arbitrability is a gateway question that is presumptively for the court to decide.
McDermott Will & Emery
On appeal, the Federal Circuit found that the Nevada district court had subject matter jurisdiction over Hyatt's challenge under the APA.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
Several interesting cases this year involve waiver and privilege jurisprudence. Perhaps none more sharply underscores the importance of a well-written proffer agreement when making disclosures to the government than a decision by the Fourth Circuit.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
On October 10, 2018, the Department of Homeland Security ("DHS") posted a NPRM in the Federal Register related to the public charge grounds of inadmissibility under the IMA, as amended section 212(a)(4).
Rosen Hagood
By now, most estate planning attorneys, wealth advisors, and litigators are familiar, or at least becoming more acquainted with the overall rise in trust and estate conflicts.
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Foley Hoag LLP
On November 13, 2018, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced a $100,000 settlement with Lord & Taylor LLC ("Lord & Taylor") to resolve allegations that the clothing...
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
California's legislature and courts have acted to curb an employer's ability to recover its fees and costs when it prevails in a lawsuit brought under California's Fair Employment and Housing Act
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On November 29, 2018, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced a number of major changes to the Department of Justice's (DOJ) Justice Manual...
Reed Smith
We're blogging today because of an annoyance – another of these nuisance motions filed by plaintiffs that should be skirting the border of Rule 11, but unfortunately isn't.
Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP
Before I was a practicing civil defense lawyer the word "reptile" would have conjured up images of tetrapod animals such as snakes, lizards, crocodiles, and turtles.
Morgan Lewis
Rosenstein stated that, without this discretion, corporate resolutions are delayed and attorneys potentially pursue civil litigation that is "unlikely to yield any benefit."
Withers LLP
Non-charitable private foundations have long been used in civil law jurisdictions as an alternative to the common law ‘trust' to hold wealth for the benefit of a family.
Arnold & Porter
Four things dominated the Supreme Court's 2017– 18 term: wedding cakes, immigration, unions—and amicus curiae.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The New York State Court of Appeals upheld a decision that contractual attempts to extend the statute of limitations for causes of action dealing with breaches of contracts are unenforceable on the grounds...
Reed Smith
Bexis saw Bohemian Rhapsody last week and, as a result, is suffering from multiple Queen earworms.
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