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CPS shift as Elveden unravels
  • Corker Binning
  • United Kingdom
  • May 6 2015

On 17 April, a jury at the Old Bailey delivered another blow to Operation Elveden, the Metropolitan Police's £11 million investigation into payments


Victory against council that failed to supervise suspected paedophile
  • Bolt Burdon Kemp
  • United Kingdom
  • January 23 2015

Naomi was seriously sexually abused by her music teacher at a school in Cambridgeshire. When Naomi was 15 years old the teacher began to abuse her in


Agreed pecuniary penalties with regulators no longer a done deal
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • May 5 2015

Regulators' practice of agreeing pecuniary penalties with businesses has been dealt a serious blow by the Full Bench of the Federal Court (Director


Bringing disciplinary proceedings did not breach duty of care
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 4 2014

In Coventry University v Mian, the Court of Appeal has held that an employer did not breach its duty of care to an employee by bringing disciplinary


What to do at your federal sentencing: lessons learned from ex-Virginia Governor McDonnell
  • Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP
  • USA
  • January 7 2015

Yesterday, former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell was sentenced to two years in prison following his public corruption conviction for using the


Which law? Which courts?
  • Gateley Plc
  • United Kingdom
  • October 13 2014

The Scottish referendum has been and gone; although its repercussions have yet to be fully played out, one constant remains - Scotland retains its


U.S. Supreme Court rules that failure to include Section 1983 claim in complaint is not fatal to suit against state actor
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • USA
  • November 13 2014

On November 10, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court entered a per curiam order in Johnson v. City of Shelby, Mississippi, reversing the Fifth Circuit Court


Seventh Circuit finds Tribal arbitration is unreasonable and unconscionable
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2014

In a victory for advocates who worry that the odds are impossibly stacked against consumers in some arbitral fora, the Seventh Circuit found that a


Supreme Court rules that public employee's testimony is protected by First Amendment
  • Ford & Harrison LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court recently held that a public employee's truthful sworn testimony, under subpoena, which was not part of his ordinary job duties


SCOTUS preview: is the end in sight for public employee unionism (and fair share fees)?
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • June 24 2014

Does a collective bargaining agreement that requires nonunion home-care workers to pay a fee to a union representative violate the First Amendment of