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  • Conservatives Ask Supreme Court to End Qualified Immunity for Cops

    Reason.com occasionally gets it right, although their contributors have an annoying habit of reducing everything to dollars and cents (recently a former climate change-denier announced that he was now convinced by the science, but still had some...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Assessing The Contractual Impacts of COVID-19

    How are contract obligations affected in times of extreme uncertainty? This post looks first at the force majeure clause and how it might apply when contract non-performance is the result of supply chain...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Sartorial Anxiety Over Virtual Arguments

    Some of the nation’s top attorneys are preparing to make arguments that could make or break their career. The Supreme Court’s announcement it would hold virtual oral arguments because of coronavirus adds an additional layer of complication...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Dark Money Ties To Judicial Nominations

    Attorney general Bill Barr, Office of Personnel Management director Dale Cabaniss, and White House counsel Pat Cipollone have received letters from five U.S. Senators, suggesting that the role attorney Leonard Leo, co-chair of the conservative legal advocacy...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Disgorgement Case May Be Decided Quickly

    The Supreme Court heard Liu v. Securities and Exchange Commission on March 3. The case concerns the scope of relief in enforcement actions that the SEC brings in federal court. Specifically, it addresses the availability of a...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Win For Amazon In Giant Defense Contract Dispute

    The Court of Federal Claims has ordered the Pentagon to stop work on its cloud computing contract with Microsoft, a win for former bidder Amazon which asked for the delay. Amazon contends that it lost the Joint...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • U of Michigan Law School Alum Says School Misled Him, Revokes Bequest

    A University of Michigan Law School alumnus has revoked $2 million bequest he planned to make because a $150,000 donation he made was spent in a way that he claims was inconsistent with its intent. Lance J....

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Cybersecurity Industry Called a Market Failure

    An analysis of in Security Boulevard calls the cybersecurity industry a classic “market failure”, and offers several indicators to buttress that claim. First among them are chronic labor shortages, which are bad and getting worse. A 2019...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Restrictive Covenants Are the Most Effective Trade Secret Protection

    A restrictive covenant that addresses the competitive activities of an employee both during and after the employment relationship is a necessary tool for protecting a company’s trade secrets, according to attorney Chip Collins, writing in IPWatchdog. He...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Up to 25 Years For Maryland Man Convicted of FCPA Violations

    Mark Lambert, former president of Maryland transportation company Transportation Logistics Inc. (TLI) was convicted Nov. 22 of bribing a Russian official in exchange for contracts to deliver nuclear materials to customers in the U.S. The uranium came...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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