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Supreme Court dismisses FISA challenge based on “paranoid fear”
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2013

Late last month, the Supreme Court held, in Clapper v. Amnesty International USA, that a group of plaintiffs lack standing to challenge the


Supreme Court nixes FISA surveillance suit on standing grounds
  • Covington & Burling LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2013

This week, in a 5-4 decision in Clapper et al. V. Amnesty International USA et al., the United States Supreme Court rejected two theories of Article


Another free speech precedent in Alberta
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • March 14 2013

On October 17, 2012, the Court of Appeal of Alberta ruled in favour of Pastor Stephen Boissoin, upholding his freedom to write a letter to the Editor


No privilege in notes of interview with witness who is now opposing party in related litigation
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • February 27 2013

Steve Hart, along with other members of the federal public service, sued the government for alleged misrepresentations about the transferability of


Primera declaración de inconstitucionalidad de una ley singular por conculcar el derecho a la tutela judicial efectiva
  • Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados
  • Spain
  • July 30 2013

No es ningún secreto que los Gobiernos de buena parte de las Comunidades Autónomas, en connivencia con sus Asambleas Legislativas, creían haber dado


Historic first conviction under Lobbying Act (Canada)
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • August 1 2013

For the first time since the Act took effect in 1989, a lobbyist was convicted, July 31, 2013, of violating the federal Lobbying Act. This historic


DOJ secures $200,000 Lobbying Disclosure Act penalty
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • December 13 2013

A default judgment secured in U.S. v. Biassi Business Services Inc., D.D.C. may be indicative of a more aggressive Lobbying Disclosure Act (LDA


Sixth Circuit upholds dismissal of fraud-related claims against Thomas M. Cooley Law School
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • August 1 2013

The Sixth Circuit on Tuesday upheld the dismissal of claims brought by twelve graduates of Thomas M. Cooley Law School based on Cooley's alleged


25 years after the Shark: Supreme Court ruling on the NCAA casts a shadow on current investigations
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 12 2013

Before John Calipari, Rick Pitino and other presently successful college basketball coaches, there was the "Shark". Jerry "Tark the Shark" Tarkanian


Singapore Court of Appeal upholds ruling on legal entitlement to assets of deposed Philippines premier, Ferdinand E Marcos
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • Philippines, Singapore
  • February 14 2014

In 1986, the President of the Philippines, Mr Ferdinand E. Marcos, was deposed by a non-violent coup later popularised as the ‘People Power