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New markets: smartgrid and e-health
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 27 2012

The Michigan Public Service Commission (MI PSC) has opened an investigation into the deployment of smart meters by electric utilities


The effect of scandals on the economics of college sports
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 26 2012

The issues raised in the Freeh Report about the actions of top Penn State executives in the University, Athletic Department and football program, including legendary coach Joe Paterno, with respect to Jerry Sandusky may result in NCAA sanctions, and perhaps civil and federal claims against the University


A primer on the Northwestern-NLRB decision and its effects
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 23 2014

It is unlikely that any ruling by a Regional Director of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has ever sparked such nationwide commentary as


Stiff arm: college football players at Michigan public universities barred from unionizing
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2015

On December 30, 2014, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder (R), signed Public Law 414 into law, which excludes college athletes from the definition of


House passes H.R. 1734, the Civilian Property Realignment Act - “Civilian BRAC” Bill moves to Senate
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2012

Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1734, the Civilian Property Realignment Act, which was first introduced on May 4th, 2011 by Rep. Jeff Denham, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management


7th Cir. rules Chicago suburb’s parking ticket practice creates risk for ID theft
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 31 2012

The 7th Circuit recently ruled that a Chicago suburb's policy of printing personal information such as an individual's name, home address, date of birth, sex, height, and weight on parking tickets violates the federal Driver's Privacy Protection Act (DPPA), thus reversing a lower court's dismissal of a class action complaint over the practice


The effect of scandals on the economics of college sports
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2012

On July 16, 2012, the NCAA issued unprecedented sanctions against Penn State University, the Penn State University Athletic Department, its football program, and its legendary coach Joe Paterno relating to the criminal conviction of Jerry Sandusky and the actions of highranking Penn State officials in not reporting incidents related to Sanduskys criminal acts


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 13 2012

On August 7, 2012, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski gave a speech to the Latin American Youth Center in Washington, DC in which he announced the PC Pledge 100 initiative launched by Redemtech, an IT asset disposition company


Breaking: US Supreme Court grants cert in closely watched False Claims Act case
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2014

The US Supreme Court this morning granted cert in a closely watched False Claims Act (FCA) case, Kellogg Brown & Root Services, Inc. v. United States


ADA claims are back and on the rise
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 18 2013

In 1990, Congress enacted Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA") to eliminate barriers to disabled individuals' access to public