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Founder of Halal Co. Sentenced to Two Years in Federal Prison
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 4 2016

The founder of Midamar, an export company charged with fraud for sending “halal” meat to Malaysia that failed to meet halal slaughtering standards


Class rejected again under ascertainability doctrine
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2015

We have posted before about the important doctrine of ascertainability, implicit in Rule 23's requirements. And last year we posted about a federal


EPA draft report on fracking
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2015

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently issued a draft report on hydraulic fracturing, concluding that there is no evidence that fracking


Idaho “ag-gag” statute struck down
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2015

An Idaho federal court has invalidated a state law that criminalized undercover investigations at agricultural manufacturing plants, finding that the


Red Stripe misrepresented as Jamaican beer, projected class action alleges
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2015

Two consumers have filed a lawsuit against Diageo PLC alleging that Red Stripe is falsely marketed as Jamaican because it has been brewed and


Amicus brief applies Comcast in Ninth Circuit appeal
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2015

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce recently weighed in with an amicus brief in an interesting class action appeal in the Ninth Circuit. See Brazil v. Dole


Ninth Circuit upholds dismissal of challenge to shark fin law
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2015

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a lower court's ruling dismissing a challenge to California's law criminalizing the sale or


Resealable cookie packaging patent invalidated as obvious in Kraft- Kellogg dispute
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2015

An Illinois federal court has granted summary judgment in favor of Kellogg North America Co. in a lawsuit disputing the patented design of resealable


Dealing with premature motions for class certification (filed to avoid Rule 68 offers)
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2015

Filing an bare-bones motion for class certification alongside the class-action complaint is one tactic to avoid the mooting effect of a Rule 68 offer


The TCPA hearts Huckabee
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

When movies, politics, the TCPA, and Article III standing come together, the results are magic. This happened recently in Golan v. Veritas