Recent Rulings

 
 
  • EU Court Rules Data Transfer Act Invalid

    The EU’s top court has ruled that Privacy Shield, an agreement that allows thousands of companies to transfer data to the United States, is invalid because the American government can snoop on people’s data. The ruling will...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Nobody Likes Rachel

    The USA, divided about almost everything, is united in its disdain for robocalls. Writing for the majority, Justice Cavanaugh took note of this fact as the Supreme Court ruled that neither political and polling organizations nor the...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • Law Professor Accused Of Rape Wins Million Dollar Defamation Case

    A University of Minnesota law professor who had been accused by a woman of raping her in a startlingly violent encounter has won more than $1 million in a defamation suit. The judge ruled that the woman’s...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Former Sales Manager For Alstom Sentenced

    Larry Puckett, a U.S.-based former sales manager for Alstom S.A., the multinational transport systems company, has been sentenced to two years of supervised release for his role in a scheme to bribe officials in Indonesia, Saudi Arabia,...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Federal Circuit Rules That Agencies Can Retaliate Against Whistleblowers

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has issued a groundbreaking interpretation of the Whistleblower Act. According to the ruling issued April 18, federal agencies can conduct retaliatory investigations against employees who blow the whistle...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Appeals Court Slams Attorneys For Misrepresentations

    On the Appelate Advocacy Blog, Tessa Dysart writes that the two most common complaints from judges are: (1) briefs are too long, and (2) attorneys misstate the law and record.  Changes to the Federal Rules of Appellate...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Good News For Franchisers From The NLRB

    The final rule regarding joint-employer status under the National Labor Relations Act, issued late last month by the National Labor Relations Board and scheduled to become effective on April 27, will be welcomed by many companies, and...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Ninth Circuit Rules Against Mandatory Arbitration In California

    A five year old class action alleging that AT&T used deceptive and unfair trade practices by marketing its mobile service data plans as unlimited when the company limited plans in several ways, including “throttling” (slowing down mobile...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Ninth Circuit Rules Against Mandatory Arbitration In California

    A five year old class action alleging that AT&T used deceptive and unfair trade practices by marketing its mobile service data plans as unlimited when the company limited plans in several ways, including “throttling” (slowing down mobile...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Hacked Law Firm Sued For Malpractice By Chinese Client

    A Chinese businessman and political dissident who had retained a Detroit law firm to help with his asylum claim has sued the firm for malpractice. The plaintiff — who maintains that he has evidence of corruption in...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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