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Mouvement laïque québécois v. Saguenay (City)
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • May 26 2015

In overturning the Court of Appeal's decision, the Supreme Court of Canada clarified that where a court reviews a decision of a specialized


Loyola High School v. Quebec (Attorney General)
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • May 26 2015

The appellant Loyola High School successfully appealed a decision of the respondent Minister of Education, Recreation and Sports. Loyola had been


Supreme Court strikes down wartime tolling of civil fraud claims, while affirming first-to-file reinstatement for civil False Claims Act cases
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • May 27 2015

Offering a mixed bag for federal contractors, on May 26, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States unanimously overturned the Fourth Circuit's


SCOTUS: no unlimited suspension of the statute of limitations under the False Claims Act; “first-to-file” doctrine does not bar related suits in perpetuity
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2015

In an opinion released May 26, 2015, Kellogg Brown & Roots Services, Inc. v. United States ex rel. Carter, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held


Applications for leave to appeal dismissed - 25 June 2015
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • June 26 2015

On appeal from the Court of Appeal for British Columbia. The applicant, Ms. Maguire, opposed the development of a composting facility by the


Civil liability in cases of self-inflicted deaths in prison custody a healthcare perspective
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 25 2015

The prison population in England and Wales has a higher mortality rate than in the community, with approximately one third of all deaths being


New Jersey Supreme Court affirms validity of criminal prosecution of employee’s theft of employer’s documents
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • June 25 2015

A former school board employee who removed confidential documents to assist in her employment lawsuit filed against the school board may be


Federal district court strikes down law that bans ballot selfies
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • September 8 2015

The U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire recently struck down on First Amendment grounds a 2014 amendment to New Hampshire Revised


Illinois Attorney General's office announces intention to dismiss False Claims Act against liquor retailers
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • April 30 2015

More than 50 cases have been filed against out-of-state liquor retailers and other retailers pursuant to the Illinois False Claims Act ("FCA") in


Irish High Court refuses extradition request from the USA on the grounds that solitary confinement at ADX Florence is inhuman and degrading
  • Corker Binning
  • Ireland
  • June 16 2015

“I am also fully satisfied that by being denied the opportunity for meaningful contact with others, the prisoner in solitary confinement is prevented