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Shaking down the thunder from the sky: Notre Dame’s challenge to the contraception mandate

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2014

The Supreme Court will inevitably decide to what extent the Religious Freedom Restoration Act protects religiously affiliated employers from

NHS continuing care: Court of Appeal confirms that NHS is primary decision maker for individual cases

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 8 2008

The Court of Appeal has handed down an important judgment which confirms that decisions on eligibility for NHS continuing care are, in law, decisions for primary care trusts alone and are not joint decisions between the NHS and local authorities

Supreme Court declines review of Medicare secondary payer decision: three key takeaways

  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 8 2012

On Oct. 1, 2012, the Supreme Court of the United States declined review of a 6th Circuit decision that upheld the government's authority under Medicare Secondary Payer law to recover all expenses paid on behalf of a Medicare beneficiary when that beneficiary, in turn, recovers from a third party

Winning a battle, losing the war: why the ACLU’s strategy in Myriad may have backfired

  • Ward and Smith PA
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 1 2013

Did you know that genes are Civil Liberties? At least that's what the American Civil Liberties Union ("ACLU") thinks. "VICTORY!" That was the

Seventh Circuit reinstates claim that jail food violated 8th Amendment

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 30 2012

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed in part a district court dismissal of claims that being fed nutriloaf in a county jail subjected an inmate to cruel and unusual punishment in violation of his Eighth Amendment rights

Accessing competitor information in Canadian government files

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 3 2012

The Canadian government allows the public to request access to information in government files

Seventh Circuit finds enough evidence of deliberate indifference to get to jury

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 19 2011

Shortly after Arboleda Ortiz was incarcerated in the Terre Haute federal prison, an ophthalmologist diagnosed him with a pterygium, a thin film covering the eye, and recommended surgery

Sýkora v Czech Republic 2012 ECHR 1960

  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • December 3 2012

This case rightly described by the Mental Disability Advocacy Centre as ‘Kafkaesque’ concerned inter alia: (1) the removal of the applicant’s legal capacity; and (2) his detention in a psychiatric hospital

Buckman preemption fraud on the coast guard

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 23 2012

Don’t roll your eyes at us the way a daughter does when her mother is about to tell a story about the mother’s college years for the sixth, seventh . . . OK 100th time

Florida Constitution: Florida Supreme Court removes three proposed amendments from the general election ballot

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 7 2010

In a series of opinions issued on August 31, 2010, the Supreme Court of Florida removed from the November general election ballot three amendments to the Florida Constitution that had been proposed by the Legislature and allowed two amendments that had been proposed by petition to remain on the ballot