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State Law Trumps FAA Limitations Period If Enforcing Foreign Judgments, Not Awards
July 22
Texas Sons of Confederate Veterans Win on License Plate, Freedom of Speech
July 22
Reasoning in Payroll Software Case Insufficient
July 22
Controversial ‘Performance Copyright' Ruling Tied to Anti-Muslim Film Revised—Somewhat
July 22
Acceptance of Guilty Plea Is ‘Too Important’ To Be Left to Magistrate Judge, 7th Cir. Says
July 22
General Sentencing Statute Governs Term Imposed After Mandatory Release Revocation
July 22
Physical Takings Claims Against Verizon Over Equipment on Property Ruled Not Ripe
July 22
No Duty to Accommodate Worker for Profanity
July 22
Black Connecticut Trooper's Bias Claims Revived Based on ‘Fitting In' Comments
July 22
New EPA Model Consent Order Limiting Settling Parties to Contribution Claims Upheld
July 22
Coal Company Liable for Failure to Report Selenium Discharges Not Covered in Permit
July 22
Utah Gets Delay in Same-Sex Marriage Battle; Order Applies to Marriages During Window
July 22
Corporation Owned by Chinese Nationals Wasn't Given Due Process on Wind Project
July 22
Bin Laden Aide Gets Mixed Results on Appeal; Ex Post Facto at Gitmo Still Open Question
July 22
No Challenge for Gitmo Detention Conditions; Non-Habeas Enemy Combatant Claims Barred
July 22
Son's Status as Salvadorean Gang Target Won't Support Mother's Asylum Application
July 22
ITC Violated Own Rules in Reversing Decision That Import Ban Included Data Transmission
July 22
Exotic Dancer Must Arbitrate Overtime Claims
July 22
Workweek Needn't Maximize Overtime Pay To Comply With FLSA, Fifth Circuit Decides
July 22
‘Something for the Jury' Comment Forecloses JMOL
July 22
Supreme Court Ruling on Patent Evidence Applies to Multiple Types of Patent Cases
July 22
Humanist-Led Weddings Allowed; Indiana Law Tilts Too Much Toward Religion
July 22
Texas's Use of Race in Admissions Upheld; Could Mean Another Supreme Court Trip
July 22
Stanford Losses Not Covered By SIPC, D.C. Circuit Concludes
July 22
Medical Residents Not Students, 5th Cir. Says
July 22
Hershey's Gets Injunction Against Campaign Signs
July 22
Texas American Indian Tribe Loses Suit Over Natural Resources on 400,000 Acres
July 22
Asian Carp Invasion of Great Lakes Not Imminent
July 22
Employer Must Make ‘Voluntary' Payments to Fund
July 22
Foot Locker's Evidence Destruction Is Out of Bounds
July 22
Groups Get Chance to Challenge Fish Bypasses
July 22
Local Apprenticeship Mandate Falls to Preemption
July 22
No Issue Preclusion in FLSA Retaliation Suit
July 22
Avoiding Fee-Shifting as the Plaintiff in a Software-Based Patent Suit
July 22
EEOC Issues New Enforcement Guidance On Pregnancy Bias Under PDA and ADA
July 22
PlayStation Data Breach Settlement Gets Go Ahead
July 22
Data Breaches Cost N.Y. Companies $1.37 Billion in 2013, Report Says
July 22
Citigroup to Pay $7 Billion To Settle Mortgage-Bond Probe
July 22
Critics Attack DOJ Settlement with Citigroup; Say Deal Reaffirms ‘Too Big to Jail' Policy
July 22
NOMINATIONS AND CONFIRMATIONS
July 22
Roberts Bridges Court's Ideological Divide, But Shaky Consensus Reveals Depth of Split
July 22
Mobile Phone Digital Privacy Decision Headlines Supreme Court's 2013-14 Term
July 22
Supreme Court Term in Review—Civil Cases 2013-2014 (Chart)
July 22
Supreme Court Term in Review—Criminal Cases 2013-2014 (Chart)
July 22
Crash Victim Beats Old Arbitration Clause; Bank's Motion to Compel ‘Wholly Groundless'
July 15
Registration With Court's E-Filing System Dooms Claim Lawyer Didn't Receive Notice
July 15
Attorney Did Not Deserve Being Sanctioned For Complaining About Slow Payment of Fees
July 15
Funds Held by Trustee Must Go to Creditors; Fifth Circuit Squares Off With Third Circuit
July 15
California Court Takes Grace Period Approach To Complex Federal Jurisdictional Statute
July 15
Victorious Landlords Due Attorneys' Fees After City Violates Rights, Destroys Home
July 15
West, Lexis Make ‘Fair Use' of Briefs
July 15
Mandatory Consecutive Firearms Sentence May Shorten Sentence for Underlying Crime
July 15
Cost-Shifting Election Rule May Chill Speech, Pennsylvania Hopefuls Have Standing to Sue
July 15
Texas Agency's Attempts to Control Beaches Near Galveston Don't Amount to ‘Taking'
July 15
Anheuser-Busch to Pay Increased Pensions
July 15
Church Plan Challengers Win Third Victory
July 15
Illinois Retirees' Win Imperils Pension Reform
July 15
Windstream Reduction of Retiree Health Benefits OK
July 15
Barring Male Guards for Female Inmates Might Violate Title VII, Ninth Circuit Rules
July 15
KPMG Must Face Sex-Based Class Claims
July 15
CTS Corp. Site Stays on Superfund List Post-SCOTUS
July 15
Coal Company Liable for Unpermitted Discharges
July 15
Iran Must Pay $1.75B Terrorism Judgments; No Treaty Conflict in Iran-Specific Asset Law
July 15
Immigrants Win on Equal Protection Claim Against Arizona Driver's License Restriction
July 15
1st Cir. Axes $13M Fiduciary Breach Award
July 15
School ‘Civility Clause' Not Unconstitutionally Vague
July 15
Drivers' Class Action Over Rest Breaks May Proceed
July 15
False Patent Marking Suit Stays Dead As Private Citizen's Constitutional Claim Flops
July 15
Device Profile Claim for Date Sets Was Abstract Idea
July 15
Court Should Have Stayed Suit for PTAB Proceedings
July 15
FERC Can Set Rules for New England Power Markets
July 15
SLUSA Doesn't Bar Class Suit By Puerto Rico Fund Investors
July 15
No Short-Swing Liability for Forward Contracts
July 15
$170 Million Tax Refund Up For Grabs In FDIC, AmFin Financial Corp. Dispute
July 15
IRS Must Explain Lost Lerner E-Mails, Recovery
July 15
Fannie, Freddie Are Exempt From Ohio Property Transfer Taxes
July 15
Claims of World Trade Center Workers Revived; Each Plaintiff's Record Must Be Assessed
July 15
Tenth Circuit's Tymkovich Is ‘Straight Shooter': Accessible Opinions Reflect Colorado Values
July 15
Beware of Judgment Debtors Using the Fifth Amendment To Shield Their Assets
July 15
Lawyers May Advise Clients to ‘Take Down' Facebook Posts, but Must Preserve Deletions
July 15
Supreme Court's ‘Hobby Lobby' Decision Prompts Democrats to Draft Coverage Bill
July 15
NLRB General Counsel Provides Update On Responses to Noel Canning Decision
July 15
NLRB Gets an Earful in Northwestern Case; University, Union, and Amici Offer Arguments
July 15
NOMINATIONS AND CONFIRMATIONS
July 15
Arbitration Not Waived By Later-Joined Entity; Co-defendants' Litigation Actions Not Imputed
July 8
Lawyer Suspended Over ‘Sexts' to Law Clerk
July 8
Bogus Charges Case Doesn't Need State Bar as Party
July 8
Profits From Finishing Bankrupt Firms' Cases Belong to Law Firms That Completed Them
July 8
Law Firm Could Buy Opponent's Computer At Auction, Have Expert Examine Hard Drive
July 8
Need for Exoneration Extends Past Malpractice
July 8
Privilege for Internal Corporate Probes Fortified by D.C. Circuit Ruling in KBR Dispute
July 8
Eviction Dispute Involving Church Property Proves Worthy of Federal Court Abstention
July 8
Drive-By Victim Can't Sue Foreign Gun Maker; No ‘Stream of Commerce,' Minimum Contacts
July 8
Lawyer Attacked by Mentally Ill Client Gets Second Shot Against State Officials
July 8
Supreme Court Clarifies Upshot of 2013 Decision
July 8
Obstruction of Subcommittees Is Covered By Statute That Refers to ‘Any Committee’
July 8
Motel Guest's Privacy in Dumpster Was Protected by State Constitution
July 8
State Court Gives Officers Lots of Leeway To Conduct Other Investigations During Stop
July 8
Courts Dismiss Dueling Defamation Suits Between Law School and Plaintiffs' Lawyers
July 8
Some Super PACs May Be Subject To Limits on Campaign Contributions
July 8
Student-Athlete Benefits Litigation Whacked By Sixth Circuit; No ERISA Equitable Claims
July 8
No Age Discrimination Claim Under Section 1983
July 8
Victims of Alleged Abu Ghraib Torture May Pursue Claims Against U.S. Contractor
July 8
Loose Lips Sink Arguments to Keep Secret Legal Basis for Drone Strikes on U.S. Citizens
July 8
Post-Hobby Lobby Drama at Supreme Court; Sotomayor Says Court Ignores Latest Opinion
July 8
Convention Against Torture May Apply To Man Beaten by Uniformed Extortionists
July 8
Former Court Reporter Isn't FMLA Eligible Employee
July 8
Newspaper Carrier's Misclassification Class Affirmed
July 8
Challenge to N.J.-N.Y. Natural Gas Pipeline Rejected
July 8
Dismissal of Constitutional Challenge To First-Inventor-to-File Rule Affirmed
July 8
Fight Against Religious Sign Can Proceed; State Limitations Period Against Federal Policy
July 8
Executives' False Invoices Can Support Securities Fraud Claims, 11th Circuit Says
July 8
Baseball Fan's Suit Over Flying Hot Dog Remanded on Question of Inherent Risk
July 8
Flying Pigs Headed Back to State Court
July 8
From Smartphones to Smart Watches: A Primer on Mobile Device Discovery
July 8
Dudenhoeffer Poses Causation Questions, Might Increase Litigation, Speakers Say
July 8
Challenges on Water Jurisdiction Rule Expected Due to Conflicts With Court Rulings
July 8
Halliburton Will Increase Costs, Require More Analysis at Certification, Lawyers Say
July 8
$1 Million Attorney Sanction Results from Judge's Fixed Mistake
July 1
Win for Beneficiaries of Standby Letters of Credit
July 1
Second Circuit Rejects RESPA, FDCPA, N.Y Claims Against Citi Unit
July 1
Fees, Commission Must Be ‘Reasonable' Under Code Even if Valid Under State Law
July 1
California Justices Back Class Action Waiver But Decide a PAGA Claim Is Not Preempted
July 1
Jury Challenge Creates Battleground For Debate Over Same-Sex Marriage
July 1
Injured Railroader to Get Day in State Court; 4th Cir. Lacks Jurisdiction to Review Remand
July 1
Ford's Documents Remain Protected; Company Didn't Waive Confidentiality
July 1
Abortion ‘Buffer Zone' Crosses the Line; Justices Say Law Burdens Too Much Speech
July 1
City's Anti-Panhandling Statutes Survive Souter's Constitutional Scrutiny
July 1
Justices Reject NLRB Recess Appointments And Mark Constraints on Presidential Power
July 1
Component ID Is Prereq to Software Copyright Claim
July 1
Assertion of Recognizable Voice Saves Suit
July 1
Funkadelic Master Tapes Headed to Receivership
July 1
Phone Users Lack Right to Privacy In Text Messages They Send to Others
July 1
Police Can't Hold Digital Files Indefinitely That Are Beyond Scope of Search Warrant
July 1
Police Need Warrant to Search Mobile Phones Of Arrestees, Supreme Court Decides
July 1
Compelled Disclosure of Encryption Key Wasn't Covered by Act-of-Production Rule
July 1
High Court Kills Presumption of Prudence, Gives Some Hope to ESOP Fiduciaries
July 1
Split Over Exhaustion Requirement Still Growing
July 1
Fund's Equitable Claims Out; More Rulings Expected
July 1
One Use of N-Word Not Enough for Harassment
July 1
Utah's Ban on Same-Sex Marriage Violates Due Process, Equal Protection
July 1
Football Uniforms Apparel, Not Sports Equipment
July 1
Class Overtime Claim Barred by Arbitration Pact
July 1
Nordstrom's New Arbitration Agreement Is Valid
July 1
Personal Health Care Assistants in Illinois Can't Be Forced to Pay Union Agency Fees
July 1
FMLA Rights Intact Despite No Firm Return Date
July 1
Networks Tune In Big Win in Streaming Case; Impact for Cloud Computing Still Unclear
July 1
Utility Gets $53 Million in Nuclear Waste Dispute
July 1
Yahoo! Turns Tables on Infringement Claimant
July 1
Patent Mediators Subject to Same Neutrality, Disclosure Rules as Judges for Conflicts Review
July 1
Family-Owned Business ‘Exercises' Religion; Exempt From ACA's ‘Contraceptive Mandate'
July 1
Louisiana School Desegregation Suit Remains Alive in Case Open Since 1965
July 1
PwC, Citco Lose Bid to Upset Settlement Over Madoff Feeder Funds
July 1
Checking Box Wasn't Refund Request by Ford
July 1
Utility Patent Won't Stop Trade Dress Claim
July 1
False Claims Act's Public Disclosure Bar Stops Fraud Suit on Disabled-Made Products
July 1
Circuit Splits Reported in U.S. Law Week—June 2014
July 1
A Primer on Social Media E-Discovery
July 1
Status Update: Compelling Parties to Produce ‘Private' Social Media
July 1
PTO Circulates Post-Alice Decision Memo On Examining Software Patent Applications
July 1
Justices Recess Appointment Ruling Could Weigh on Future Nominations
July 1
R.J. Reynolds Socked With $20 Million Verdict
July 1
High Court's Halliburton Ruling Sets Stage For Key Litigation Battles Ahead, Panel Says
July 1
NOMINATIONS AND CONFIRMATIONS
July 1