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White collar roundup - October 2013
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • October 1 2013

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in United States v. Vilar set off a spate of interest by ruling Morrison v. National Australia Bank


Rochalski v. Sklodowski
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2012

In Rochalski v. Sklodowski, Case No. 10-P-1750, 2012 Mass. App. Unpub. LEXIS 12 (Jan. 6, 2012), a decision issued pursuant to Rule 1:28, the Appeals Court affirmed the probate court's judgment voiding certain transactions on grounds of lack of capacity and undue influence


"It vexes me. I'm terribly vexed."
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • September 4 2012

The Hyde Amendment gives criminal defendants the chance to win attorney's fees and costs when "the court finds that the position of the United States was vexatious, frivolous, or in bad faith."


D'ambrosio v Milgroom
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • November 5 2009

Three decisions issued last week by the Appeals Court pursuant to Rule 1:28 are worth mentioning


T&E litigation update: Coyne v. Nascimento
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • November 24 2010

In Coyne v. Nascimento, Case No. 10-P-12, 2010 Mass. App. Unpub. LEXIS 1251 (Nov. 19, 2010), a decision issued pursuant to Rule 1:28, the Appeals Court affirmed summary judgment against the plaintiff on statute of limitations grounds


Common-interest privilege confirmed in the garden state
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2014

The Supreme Court of New Jersey unanimously endorsed broad protections for the common-interest privilege in O'Boyle v. Borough of Longport. There


New Year's resolution -- make sure your estate plan reflects your wishes
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • January 17 2013

With the start of a new year and the enactment of a new federal law that will affect estate planning in a variety of ways, now is the time to review


Lifting the veil of secrecy
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2011

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder wrote the chair of the Advisory Committee on the Criminal Rules, recommending an amendment to Rule 6(e), which governs the secrecy of grand-jury materials


Sherman v. Shub
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2011

In Sherman v. Shub, Case No. SUCV2007-BLS1, 2011 Mass. Super. LEXIS 146 (Suffolk Super. Ct. June 16, 2011), a Superior Court decision that was issued in June but just recently reported, the Court entered summary judgment against the plaintiffs on their Chapter 93A claim against the defendant insurance advisers and attorneys relating to allegedly defective estate plans


The perils of consent
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2011

The Sixth Circuit held that a suspected marijuana grower's consent to a search of his residence for "other material or records pertaining to narcotics" allowed the police to search a thumb drive connected to his laptop, on which they found child pornography