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Due process and equal protection—right of same-sex couples to marry

USA - June 26 2015 Two years ago, in United States v. Windsor, No. 12-307, the United States Supreme Court invalidated Section 3 of the federal Defense of Marriage Act…

Hannah Chanoine, Miriam R. Nemetz, Charles A. Rothfeld

Bankruptcy Code—disposition of funds held by Chapter 13 trustee after conversion to Chapter 7

USA - May 18 2015 Chapter 13 of the Bankruptcy Code allows debtors to keep certain assets (such as their home and car) and to repay their creditors in installments by…

Thomas S. Kiriakos, Brian Trust

West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals’ refusal to review punitive award for excessiveness under due process clause warrants summary reversal, says Chamber of Commerce in Mayer Brown-authored amicus brief

USA - May 11 2015 As readers of this blog and litigants and their attorneys in punitive damages cases well know, the U.S. Supreme Court gets the final say on matters…

US Supreme Court grants certiorari in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Abercrombie & Fitch stores, Inc.

USA - October 3 2014 Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 makes it an unlawful employment practice for an employer to discharge or refuse to hire an individual…

Brian D. Netter

US Supreme Court reaffirms that forum-selection clauses are presumptively enforceable

USA - December 9 2013 Forum-selection clauses are common, and highly useful, features of commercial contracts because they help make any future litigation on a contract…

David K. Duffee, J Paul Forrester, John F. Lawlor, James F. Tierney