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American Airlines Successfully Defends Helms-Burton Act Win

USA - August 18 2021 In the first published appellate opinion addressing a lawsuit under the Helms-Burton Act, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit…

Benjamin C. Mizer, Ricardo H. Puente, Robert N. Stander

Helms-Burton Act Lawsuit Dismissed for Lack of Article III Standing

USA - August 13 2020 In a ruling of first impression, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas dismissed for lack of Article III standing a…

Ricardo H. Puente

Bet on It: Supreme Court Clears Path for States to Legalize Sports Gambling

USA - May 16 2018 Since 1992, the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act ("PASPA"), 28 U.S.C. § 3702, has, among other things, made it unlawful for U.S. states…

Matthew A. Kairis, Brian A. Sun, Marc A. Weinroth

Recap of House Subcommittee hearing on Puerto Rico Chapter 9 Uniformity Act of 2015—H.R. 870

Puerto Rico - March 3 2015 On February 26, 2015, testimony was presented to the House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law (the…

Dan T. Moss, Bruce Bennett

Nine lessons from Detroit's chapter 9 case

USA - November 20 2014 On November 7, 2014, Judge Steven Rhodes, the judge presiding over the City of Detroit's bankruptcy case, announced that he would confirm the City's…

Corinne Ball, Bruce Bennett, David G. Heiman, Heather Lennox, Evan Miller