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Critical limitations soften blow of Seventh Circuit decision voiding Indiana school’s boys basketball hair length rule
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • February 26 2014

School districts across the country allow their athletic departments and coaches to regulate student player appearances, including rules requiring

Who would have thought? Removal of non-diverse state law claims
  • Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC
  • USA
  • October 17 2012

One of the most important battles in some cases is fought at the outsetover whether the case will be litigated in a state or federal forum

Real truth about Abortion v. FEC
  • Dentons
  • USA
  • October 11 2012

Under FEC rules, communications that, "taken as a whole and with limited reference to external events, such as proximity to the election, could only be interpreted by a reasonable person as promoting or opposing the election of a candidate" qualify as express advocacy

Minnesota jury awards whistleblowing dean nearly $400,000
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 3 2013

On August 15, 2013, a Washington County, Minnesota jury awarded the former dean of a for-profit university $395,000 under Minnesota's whistleblower

Harrisburg: a case study in state law barriers to Chapter 9
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2012

On November 23, 2011, the Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania dismissed Harrisburg, Pennsylvania’s Chapter 9 bankruptcy petition because, shortly before the filing, the state legislature expressly prohibited Harrisburg from seeking relief under Chapter 9

Ninth Circuit allows surveillance case to proceed against government, but not telecoms
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • January 7 2012

A law granting immunity to telecommunications companies that allegedly assisted the U.S. government in conducting warrantless surveillance on American citizens is constitutional, according to the Ninth Circuit

Judgment against preschool teacher who stated discrimination claims affirmed
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2012

In Henry v. Red Hill Evangelical Lutheran Church of Tustin, Case No. G044556, 2011 WL 6119336 (Cal. App. 4 Dist. Dec. 9, 2011), a former preschool teacher brought an action against Red Hill Lutheran School alleging wrongful termination for living with her boyfriend and raising their child together without being married

California Governor's budget zeros out all redevelopment agency funding
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2012

Following the California Supreme Court’s decision upholding legislation to eliminate redevelopment agencies, the state budget proposed by Governor Jerry Brown yesterday takes full credit for the tax revenues that would have gone to redevelopment agencies, dealing a further blow to efforts by redevelopment agency proponents to reach a quick legislative solution prior to the elimination of redevelopment agencies on February 1, 2012

U. S. Supreme Court unanimously recognizes ministerial exception to employment discrimination laws
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • January 12 2012

On January 11, 2012, the United States Supreme Court unanimously confirmed the existence of a “ministerial exception” grounded in both the Free Exercise Clause and Establishment Clause of the First Amendment that operates as an affirmative defense to bar a “minister” from suing a religious institution for employment discrimination

Guilty plea by Syed Ghulam Nabi Fai under FARA
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2012

On December 7, 2011, Syed Ghulam Nabi Fai pled guilty in the U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Virginia to conspiracy and tax violations in connection with a scheme to conceal from the United States government the fact that, for over 20 years, Pakistan had funded his efforts to influence U.S. policy towards Kashmir