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Inconsistent Case Law on 28 U.S.C. 1782 Continues to Confuse Litigants and District Courts
  • Hausfeld LLP
  • USA
  • November 28 2018

Two recent federal circuit court decisions highlight a growing divergence among the Supreme Court, circuit courts, and district courts' applications

Personal Jurisdiction over Non-resident Class Members? District Courts Diverge on Application of Bristol-Myers Squibb to Nationwide Class Actions
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2018

Following the Supreme Court’s landmark personal-jurisdiction decision in Bristol-Myers Squibb, federal district courts have continued to disagree

Supreme Court Resolves Debate Over the Scope of the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Protection Provisions
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • February 28 2018

The Supreme Court recently resolved a circuit split affecting employers subject to the anti-retaliation provisions set forth in Section 21F of the

Supreme Court Limits Scope of Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Protections
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2018

On February 21, the US Supreme Court decided Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers (583 U.S. ____ (2018)), which resolved a circuit split related to

Unanimous Supreme Court Limits Key SEC Bargaining Chip
  • Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2017

On Monday, the Supreme Court resolved an ongoing circuit split in its unanimous Kokesh v. Securities and Exchange Commission decision, putting to

Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument In Significant FDCPA Case
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2017

This month, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in a case with potential to affect companies that purchase consumer debt and then collect it for

U.S. Supreme Court Holds That District Courts’ Decisions to Enforce or Quash EEOC Subpoenas Are to Be Reviewed Under Deferential Abuse of Discretion Standard
  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2017

The United States Supreme Court recently resolved a Circuit Court split on the appropriate standard of review of a District Court’s decision whether

Third Circuit Finds Title IX Provides a Remedy for Sex Discrimination in Fully Funded Educational Institutions
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • March 23 2017

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has again created a circuit split by disagreeing with decisions from the Fifth and Seventh Circuit Courts of

State Farm Fire & Casualty Co. v. U.S. ex rel. Rigsby : Judges Have Discretion Whether To Dismiss False Claims Act Suits Over Seal Violations
  • Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
  • USA
  • December 9 2016

On December 6, 2016, the US Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in the case of State Farm Fire & Casualty Co. v. U.S. ex rel. Rigsby, holding

Are Those Taxes Owing On Your Late-Filed Tax Return Dischargeable? Maybe, But You Better Be In The Right Circuit
  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Bryan Cave)
  • USA
  • July 25 2016

Individual debtors with old tax debts relating to late-filed tax returns may be surprised to find that those tax debts may not be dischargeable under