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En banc Sixth Circuit strikes down portions of Michigan’s constitutional amendment on affirmative action
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • November 16 2012

Yesterday (Nov. 15, 2012), the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, sitting en banc, voted 8 to 7 to strike down portions of the amendment to Michigan’s constitution that barred the use of affirmative action in the admissions to public colleges and universities


The Queen on the application of London Borough of Havering v (1) Mark Bowyer (2) James Jones (3) Richard Bowyer
  • Eversheds
  • United Kingdom
  • October 22 2012

D1 originally claimed damages against the council stating that he had tripped on a pothole on 11 June 2006


When does fairness require consultation?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 26 2012

In this e-bulletin we consider the issue of when, absent a promise or past practice of consultation, public bodies may be required to consult as part of their general duty to act fairly


School trip: liability for non-employee. XVW and YZA v Gravesend Grammar School for Girls and Adventure Life Signs Ltd 13.03.12
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 4 2012

School and expedition company not liable for rape of schoolgirls whilst on trip to Belize


Iowa state court rejects theory of unconscious bias and disparate impact class claims in bellwether ruling
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2012

When one thinks of the judicial venues responsible for leading class action rulings, the District Court of Polk County, Iowa, does not immediately come to mind


New Jersey Supreme Court decides 911 operators entitled to immunity
  • Blank Rome LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2012

The New Jersey Supreme Court filed a decision in Paris Wilson v. City of Jersey City this morning (Thursday, March 08, 2012


Volunteer web designer’s creation of website for political committee was not a reportable contribution
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • August 28 2012

In Sorock v. Illinois State Board of Elections, in a case of first impression, the Appellate Court held that a self-employed web designer’s creation of a website for a political committee supporting a tax rate increase for a school district was not a reportable contribution pursuant to the Illinois Election Code


SOX obstruction provision applies to pre-investigation acts
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2012

In United States v. Kernell, No. 10-6450, 2012 WL 255765 (6th Cir. Jan. 30, 2012), the Sixth Circuit affirmed the defendant’s conviction and held that the obstruction of justice provision of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act applies to and criminalizes the destruction of documents before the commencement of a federal investigation when it is done with the intent to hinder a foreseeable investigation


Sleeping with the enemy: can corporate counsel be “too cooperative” with the government?
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2012

In 1999, then-United States Deputy Attorney General Eric Holder issued the “Holder Memorandum” a document that has come to profoundly impact the way in which corporations conduct internal investigations and deal with the government in the face of misconduct allegations


Federal Court of Appeal upholds election of Chief of the Fort McKay First Nation
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • August 29 2012

On July 25, 2012, the Federal Court of Appeal allowed an appeal from the decision of the Federal Court, which had set aside the April 5, 2011 election for Chief of the Fort McKay First Nation