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SCOTUS Overrules Special Master’s Water Wars Decision, and Remands It Back for Further Consideration
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2018

The most recent development in the decades-long water wars between Georgia, Florida, and Alabama occurred today at the Supreme Court. In a 5-4


Supreme Court Prevents Plaintiffs From Bringing Piggyback Class Actions After the Statute of Limitations Has Run under American Pipe
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2018

The Supreme Court’s decision yesterday in China Agritech Inc. v. Resh is a significant victory for defendants in federal class action lawsuits, as it


SCOTUS Permits Employee Arbitration Clauses That Forbid Class Actions
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2018

On May 21, 2018, a divided U.S. Supreme Court held that employers can force employees into individual arbitration and avoid class action lawsuits


U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Class Action Waivers in Employment Contracts, Adding to its Decisions Consistently Enforcing Arbitration Provisions
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2018

On May 21, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision penned by Justice Neil Gorsuch, held that employers can include a clause in their employment


U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Class Action Waivers in Employment Contracts, Adding to its Decisions Consistently Enforcing Arbitration Provisions
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2018

On May 21, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision penned by Justice Neil Gorsuch, held that employers can include a clause in their employment


Supreme Court Strikes Down Federal Ban on Sports Gambling
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2018

On May 14, the Supreme Court struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (“PAPSA”), a federal law that prohibited most states from


D.C. Circuit Holds that FERC Lacks Jurisdiction over Certain Interstate Gas Sales by Municipalities
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2018

On April 24, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit (“D.C. Circuit”) held that FERC lacks jurisdiction over certain of the City of


Supreme Court Will Not Review the Seventh Circuit’s Controversial Decision that Compliance with Controlling Law May Result in FDCPA Liability
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2018

We previously reported on the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision in Oliva v. Blatt, Hasenmiller, Leibsker & Moore, LLC, 864 F.3d 492 (7th Cir


Supreme Court Unanimously Decides that State Courts Have Jurisdiction Over Class Actions Brought Under the Securities Act of 1933
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2018

In a unanimous decision on March 20, 2018, the United States Supreme Court held in Cyan, Inc. et al. v. Beaver County Employees Retirement Fund, et al


What May Happen To Your IPR The Day After Oil States
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2018

On Nov. 27, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Oil States Energy Services LLC v. Greene's Energy Group LLC and a decision is expected