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General Petraeus avoids jail for leaking classified information to girlfriend
  • Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP
  • USA
  • April 24 2015

Yesterday, former CIA head and retired General David H. Petraeus was sentenced for leaking classified information about the war in Afghanistan to his

Must schools protect teachers from bullying by students online?
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • June 12 2015

A lawsuit filed by a California teacher against the school district where she works puts a new spin on an old problem. As the National School Boards

Parents can litigate idea claims when adult students have delegated education rights
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • April 21 2015

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, which has jurisdiction over Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin, recently held that even where a disabled student

Ninth Circuit announces new test for Federal Tort Claims Act coverage of tribal employees
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • December 10 2014

On December 8, 2014, the Ninth Circuit announced a new, two-part test for determining whether tribal employees performing their duties pursuant to a

Municipalities are policyholders too: a review of unique insurance coverage issues faced by cities and towns
  • Ice Miller LLP
  • USA
  • February 5 2015

In most cases, cities, counties, and other political subdivisions are like any other commercial insureds. They have many of the same procurement

7th Circuit rejects public-disclosure bar in qui tam case
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2014

A cardinal rule of a qui tam action brought under the False Claims Act is that the relator must be the information's original source. In United

Debating unlawful command influence in the military
  • Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2014

As readers of this blog know, Montgomery McCracken successfully represented Brigadier General Jeffrey Sinclair in his court-martial in March. General

Shelby County v. Holder decision has broad impact on Voting Rights Act compliance
  • Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2013

On June 25, 2013, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a landmark Voting Rights Act opinion that will impact all Texas governmental entities

In Windsor, Supreme Court finds federal Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2013

By a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court ruled today that Section 3 of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional insofar as it purports

New incentive compensation decision
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2014

Yesterday, the DC District Court issued an opinion in the continuing saga of the U.S. Department of Education's 2010 Program Integrity regulations