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New Wave of Lawsuits Challenges the Administration and Investments of University-Sponsored 403(b) Plans

USA - August 19 2016 Legal Update A wave of class action lawsuits is sweeping America, and the targets are elite universities. The attorney behind these lawsuits, Jerome…

Nancy G. Ross

The Risks of Changing One’s Mind

USA - July 13 2016 It is by now settled that federal agencies have broad authority to fill the gaps left by Congress. When an agency has been entrusted with…

Administrative Law—Chevron Deference

USA - June 20 2016 Under Chevron U.S.A. Inc. v. NRDC, an agency is ordinarily entitled to deference when it interprets a statute through notice-and-comment rulemaking…

Title VII—Limitations Period for Constructive Discharge Claims

USA - May 23 2016 A federal civil servant claiming a violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 must "initiate contact" with the EEOC "within 45 days of…

ERISA—Preemption of State Health-Care Reporting Requirements

USA - March 1 2016 Today, the Supreme Court held in Gobeille v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Co., No. 14‑181, that ERISA preempts Vermont's health-care database law when…

Nancy G. Ross