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  • Mob Hits in the Age of Trump

    The man who rubbed out Francesco Cali, the alleged leader of the Gambino crime family, was acting under a delusion fostered by Qanon, a website that specializes in bizarre theories about conspiracies directed against Donald Trump. Qanon...

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  • Victim of Gang Rape on Cruise Ship Can Sue, Says 11th Circuit

    A lawsuit over a woman’s claim that cruise ship employees should have intervened to prevent her from being gang raped during a 2015 cruise can proceed. The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Miami reversed a lower...

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  • Here’s Your Ring Back You Cad

    Our engagement has lasted longer than many, begins this love letter from a client to its IP attorneys, but I have to be honest with you, I feel like we’re just going through the motions. “Our relationship...

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  • Tesla Drops Suit Against A Short-Seller & Critic

    Tesla was trying to get a permanent restraining order against the man, who is part of an online community of Tesla short-sellers and critics who maintain the company exaggerates its technological claims and financial prospects. Tesla claims...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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    Kagan and Gorsuch Square Off Over Agencies Prerogatives

    A major conflict has erupted between Justices Elena Kagan and Neil Gorsuch over the issue of judicial deference to federal agencies’ interpretation of regulations. Central to their disagreement is the question of whether a Supreme Court precedent,...

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  • Law Prof Praises Stevens’ Legacy

    Sam Erman, a professor of law at USC Gould School of Law, reminisces in The Hill about the late Justice John Paul Stevens, whom he served as law clerk. He calls Stevens a man whose sincere humility...

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  • DOJ Approves Big Mobile Carriers Merger

    T-Mobile and Sprint received the green light to merge into one company from the DOJ. The $26 billion deal will likely be challenged by various state attorneys general, but if it goes through it will result in...

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  • Federal Courts Spending Less Time on Business, More on Politics

    Trump’s increasing reliance on executive actions in the face of an intransigent congress means the federal courts have become the battleground for his agenda. Washington, D.C.-based Judge Trevor McFadden dismissed a lawsuit filed by House Democrats over...

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  • Labor Pick Scalia Has Brand Recognition, Anti-Reg Creds

    So confident is President Trump in the loyalty of his blue collar supporters that he has chosen Eugene Scalia to be his new Labor Secretary, despite Scalia’s anti-worker and anti-union record. A partner in the Washington office...

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  • FedEx Sues Commerce Dept. Over Export Rules

    FedEx has filed suit in the District of Columbia, claiming it should not be expected to enforce rules restricting exports to China, and can not reasonably be held liable for shipping products that it doesn’t not know...

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