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Homeland security information sharing: protections for private sector information
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2007

“Information sharing underpins any true partnership and is necessary to mitigate the threat posed by a cunning, adaptive, and determined enemy.”


A rare successful Type II differing site conditions claim
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • May 30 2007

Back in January of 2006, this column discussed proving a Type II differing site conditions claim, one for costs attributable to site conditions that differ from the known and usual


New Jersey Supreme Court limits application of blight designation in ongoing national debate over eminent domain
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2007

In a potential blow to municipalities seeking to redevelop "underutilized" properties, the New Jersey Supreme Court has held that a municipality's designation of a property as blighted and subject to the municipality's power of eminent domain based solely upon a finding that the property is not being utilized in a fully productive manner (i.e., "not fully productive use"), without producing evidence that the condition was due to conditions of title or diversity of ownership, is invalid


Supreme Court rules "Bong Hits 4 Jesus" not protected speech
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • June 28 2007

School administrators across the country achieved a significant victory this week with the US Supreme Court's 6-3 decision that school officials could regulate certain forms of students' speech without running afoul of the free speech protections of the First Amendment


Nevada joins national trend in responding to Kelo decision on eminent domain
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2007

On May 23, 2007, Nevada Governor Jim Gibbons signed into law Assembly Bill No. 102 ("AB102"), a reform measure seeking to curb perceived abuses of the power of eminent domain in response to the U.S. Supreme Court's Kelo decision


Status of chemical plant security legislation
  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2007

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued its interim final rule on Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards on April 9, 2007


Supreme Court decides to hear case on state taxation of bonds issued by other states
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2007

In a special alert we circulated in February, we pointed out that the United States Supreme Court had been asked to hear the case of Kentucky v. Davis, dealing with whether a state that does not impose income tax on its own bonds, and bonds issued by its subdivisions, can nevertheless impose income tax on bonds issued by other states and their subdivisions


Internal Revenue Service on Section 501(c)(3) organizations and political activity
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 13 2007

As the 2008 presidential election cycle begins, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) continues its efforts to enforce the prohibition on intervention in political campaigns by section 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations


Do you do business in Georgia?
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2007

Do you contract or subcontract with the state of Georgia to provide services in Georgia?


Retroactive application of House Bill 694 prohibited by court ruling
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2007

On June 8, 2007, the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas ruled that the new prohibitions in House Bill 694 cannot be applied to contributions made before the effective date of the law