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Breaking news: Sixth Circuit strikes down Michigan constitutional amendment on college admissions

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2011

A divided panel of the Sixth Circuit today struck down an amendment to the Michigan constitution added by voters in 2006 that prohibited Michigan’s public colleges and universities from granting “preferential treatment to any individual or group on the basis of race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin.”

French law - no trust means no benefits

  • DMH Stallard LLP
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  • France, United Kingdom
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  • September 3 2010

A recent case illustrates the sort of unanticipated problem that can arise as a result of owning property abroad

New Rules of Procedure for initiating human rights complaints in Ontario

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • June 9 2008

On June 4, 2008, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario published its new Rules of Procedure

Supreme Court of Canada considers collective and individual aspects of Aboriginal and treaty rights

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 30 2013

On May 9, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada rendered its judgement in Behn v. Moulton Contracting Limited, dismissing the appeal. The Government of

Secure tenant required to give up possession of flat

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 23 2010

Wilson v London Borough of Harrow is a decision of the High Court concerning the right of a tenant to remain in council property which she had occupied for some 17 years

SCOTUS refuses to backtrack on controversial Citizens United decision

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 5 2012

In a much anticipated ruling, the Supreme Court of the United States reversed a Montana Supreme Court ruling that said that a 100-year old law barring corporate independent expenditures in the state was justified by the state’s history of corruption in the 19th and early 20th centuries

International Trade and Technology Transfer Reporter IT3: 2012 Issue 2

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • November 29 2012

“Breakneck speed” might be an overstatement, but it cannot be denied that achieving broad export control reform as envisioned by the Obama Administration requires a massive undertaking involving many complex issues that it will take considerable time to work through and finally resolve

FEC starts to make Citizens United a reality

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 12 2010

As we previously noted, the Supreme Court has ushered in a new dawn on corporate political spending in its recent decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, 558 U.S. ____ 2010

Developer wins a Town or Village Green case

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • July 20 2011

In the recent history of judicial decisions on Town or Village Green (TVG) matters, this is something of a rarity

Judge rules State Assembly must open records

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 18 2012

In a resounding victory for public access to state government documents, a Sacramento judge has rejected efforts by the California State Assembly to keep secret records reflecting its internal budgeting and spending of taxpayer money