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The gov. Rick Perry indictment: another weak case that shouldn’t have been charged

  • Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 18 2014

The news outlets exploded this weekend with commentary on the Gov. Rick Perryindictment, and the criticism was fast and swift to deem it a very weak

City must have notice of condition to be found liable for condition of public sidewalks

  • Liebert Cassidy Whitmore
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2014

Menahem Heskel ("Heskel") suffered injuries when he tripped over a protruding base of a hollow metal post cemented into the City's sidewalk while

Legal updates for government entities covering May and June 2014

  • Ryley Carlock & Applewhite
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 8 2014

This case arises out of a cross-over crash on I-10 south of Phoenix that injured plaintiff Glazer and killed her husband and daughter. The driver of

California Supreme Court holds names of officers in police shootings should be disclosed

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 29 2014

The California Supreme Court has held that the names of police officers involved in shootings generally must be disclosed under state public records

Government lawyers’ communications not privileged in grand jury proceeding

  • Jenner & Block
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 30 2014

In In re Thirty-Third Statewide Investigating Grand Jury, No. 85 MM 2012 (Pa. Feb. 18, 2014), the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania held that

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

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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 Patton Boggs
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  • USA
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  • 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
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  • 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