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The Supreme Court: cases to watch in the October 2013 term

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • October 10 2013

This week marks the first Monday in October, which for Supreme Court watchers is a holiday: the start of a new term. While not everyone gets that

Constitutional challenge to voter-approved gay marriage ban heating up in the Sixth Circuit in the wake of last week’s Supreme Court ruling

  • Squire Sanders
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2013

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court, in its divided 5-4 decision in United States v. Windsor, No. 12-307 (U.S. Jun. 26, 2013) (PDF), struck down as

DOMA ruling may alter campaign finance laws

  • Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2013

On June 26, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court announced its decision in the high-profile case U.S. v. Windsor, overturning a portion of the Defense of

Independent schools should review student travel policies in light of recent jury verdict

  • Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 22 2013

A former student at The Hotchkiss School won a $41.75 million dollar jury verdict against the school for injuries sustained after contracting

Federal court condemns frivolous, serial ADA litigation which subverts the noble purpose of the ADA and the entire legal profession

  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 8 2013

On April 16, 2012, an article appeared on the front page of the New York Times about the proliferation of lawsuits brought under the Americans with

Fourth department breaks with long-standing precedent by finding school district liable for injuries student sustained before she boarded school bus

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 3 2013

Until last month, the law was clear that a school district did not owe a duty of care to a student, and thus did not have any risk of liability

The Supreme Court - February 19, 2013

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 19 2013

The Supreme Court of the United States announced decisions in four cases this morning: Florida v. Harris, No. 11-817: This case concerned how a court

High-profile lawsuits headed to the Sixth Circuit in 2013

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 25 2013

Last year was an active year for the Sixth Circuit, particularly on its business docket. As you know from following our blog, the Sixth Circuit

Mississippi court holds no coverage for molestation claim under E&O policy

  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 24 2013

In its recent decision in Tudor Ins. Co. v. Manchester Educ. Found., Inc., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 8458 (S.D. Miss. Jan. 22, 2013), the United States

Illinois appellate court finds schools not liable for student injury and deaths in two separate lawsuits

  • Franczek Radelet PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 15 2013

Last fall, the Illinois Appellate Court issued opinions on two different cases involving the tort immunity of school districts. In both cases, the