Code of Federal Regulations

Index

  • NBER Reporter

    Issue number #2016-3 (September 2016) of publication NBER Reporter is now available

    Dec 2, 2016 11:33 AM

  • National Right to Life News

    Issue number #43-10 (October 2016) of publication National Right to Life News is now available

    Dec 2, 2016 11:32 AM

  • Utah Business

    Issue number #30-11 (November 2016) of publication Utah Business is now available

    Dec 2, 2016 11:32 AM

  • National Defense

    Issue number #101-756 (November 2016) of publication National Defense is now available

    Dec 2, 2016 11:32 AM

  • USA Today Magazine

    Issue number #145-2858 (November 2016) of publication USA Today Magazine is now available

    Dec 2, 2016 11:32 AM

  • Business North Carolina

    Issue number #36-11 (November 2016) of publication Business North Carolina is now available

    Dec 2, 2016 11:32 AM

  • Shooting Industry

    Issue number #61-11 (November 2016) of publication Shooting Industry is now available

    Dec 2, 2016 11:32 AM

  • Worldwide Biotech

    Issue number #28-12 (December 2016) of publication Worldwide Biotech is now available

    Dec 2, 2016 11:32 AM

  • Biotech Business

    Issue number #29-12 (December 2016) of publication Biotech Business is now available

    Dec 2, 2016 11:32 AM

  • Multimedia Publisher

    Issue number #27-12 (December 2016) of publication Multimedia Publisher is now available

    Dec 2, 2016 11:32 AM

  • Worldwide Databases

    Issue number #28-12 (December 2016) of publication Worldwide Databases is now available

    Dec 2, 2016 11:32 AM

  • Electro Manufacturing

    Issue number #29-12 (December 2016) of publication Electro Manufacturing is now available

    Dec 2, 2016 11:32 AM

  • IRS new proposed regulations on executive compensation

    The IRS has released new proposed regulations which lay out the rules for deferred executive compensation. In these new proposed regulations an executive may defer party of their compensation to another year if they agree to provide two years of service or an agreement not to compete with the nonprofit for two years. See Proposed Regulations.

    Dec 2, 2016 1:07 AM

  • Lanham Act's application extraterritorially is a matter of trademark law

    The Court has reversed a previous court decision which had held that the Lanham Act did not apply in a case where goods were purchased and sold in a similar type store in Canada. The Court found that the application of the Lanham Act outside of the United States was a matter of trademark claim and not a matter of jurisdiction. The Court also found that the claims alleged were sufficient to allow the extraterritorial application of the act. See Decision.

    Dec 2, 2016 1:06 AM

  • Reputation harm on its own is not enough for retaliation claims, Court rules

    On appeal, the Court has found that statements made in retaliation for the plaintiff’s rights under the first amendment did not rise to the level of being actionable under 42 USC 1983 as he only suffered harm to his reputation which does not give rise to a claim unless it is accompanied by an additional more concrete interest. See Decision.

    Dec 2, 2016 1:04 AM

  • Challenge to native Hawaiians' effort to establish own government ruled moot

    The Court has found a challenge of Hawaiian residents to be moot. The challenge was brought by Hawaiian residents against an effort by native Hawaiians to establish their own government. The Court found that the claim was moot as the court could not provide the relief requested and additionally there was no exception making the claims not moot. See Decision.

    Dec 2, 2016 1:03 AM

  • Court rules reduction in sentence not authorized under guideline amendment

    An Appeals Court judge has affirmed a lower court decision which denied a motion requesting a reduction of a sentence. The Court found that the sentences were not modifiable as the sentences were minimum and not based on the guideline range which was amended and the district court additionally was not authorized by law to reconsider the consecutive qualities of the sentence. See Decision.

    Dec 2, 2016 1:00 AM

  • SEC rules security exchanges of high speed trading are not imune

    The Securities Exchange Committee has found that securities exchanges are not immune from suit under allegation of a manipulated market due to “high-speed” trading. The complaints allege that the system allows traders to manipulate the market to make trades before normal investors would be able to. See Decision.

    Dec 2, 2016 12:57 AM

  • NLRB rules against Chipotle for firing employee for social media comments

    The National Labor Relations Board has stated that the company Chipotle had violated federal labor laws after it fired an employee for posts that were made to Twitter. The employee had been fired from the company for replying to a customer’s tweet, discussion how little employees at the chain restaurant were paid. The NLRB stated that complaints made by employees about hours or wages were protected from retaliation and could not be prohibited. See Decision.

    Dec 2, 2016 12:55 AM

  • FDA unveils new complaint portion of website

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has created a new web site page which makes it easier for the general public to submit complaints. The new page contains information of the types of allegations that can be reported, how to submit allegations of medical devices, as well as the review process after a complaint has been submitted. See Website.

    Dec 2, 2016 12:53 AM

  • California CPA

    Issue number #85-2 (August 2016) of publication California CPA is now available

    Dec 1, 2016 11:32 AM

  • William and Mary Law Review

    Issue number #58-1 (October 2016) of publication William and Mary Law Review is now available

    Dec 1, 2016 11:32 AM

  • National Right to Life News

    Issue number #43-11 (November 2016) of publication National Right to Life News is now available

    Dec 1, 2016 11:32 AM

  • The New American

    Issue number #32-21 (November 2016) of publication The New American is now available

    Dec 1, 2016 11:32 AM

  • NotiSur - South American Political and Economic Affairs

    Issue number #25-43 (November 2016) of publication NotiSur - South American Political and Economic Affairs is now available

    Dec 1, 2016 11:32 AM

  • Volkswagen settlement approved

    A District Judge has approved a settlement between Volkswagen and the United States Department of Justice. The settlement is approved for approximately $14.7 billion and requires the repurchase of all cars sold in violation of the pollution standards, as well as programs supporting reductions of emissions. See Decision.

    Dec 1, 2016 1:45 AM

  • Louisiana prevented from using law regarding minor verification online

    District Court Judge Jackson in Louisiana has issued a final order which prevents the state of Louisiana from enforcing a state law on internet use. The law required that websites verify the age of internet users before allowing access to any material which is harmful to minors. The opposition to the law claims that it was in violation of first amendment rights. After a ruling for a preliminary injunction, the defendants decided to no longer oppose the plaintiff’s arguments about the unconstitutionality of the law. See Decision.

    Dec 1, 2016 1:43 AM

  • Court of Appeals remands case where prior arrests not proper nor probative

    The Court of Appeals has remanded a case for a new trial which was brought against the Baltimore City Police Department. The plaintiff alleged that she had been unlawfully arrested after she was seen filming the arrest of a juvenile. At the trial, testimony was allowed on three prior arrests of the plaintiff. On appeal the Court did not believe that there was any relevance to admitting the prior arrests and that the probative value was outweighed. See Decision.

    Dec 1, 2016 1:36 AM

  • Government contractor defense to apply in asbestos case

    In the case of a failure to warn for asbestos, the Court of Appeals has determined that the government contractor defense would apply in the current case. This reversed the decision of the District Court which had found that the defense was not applicable. See Decision.

    Dec 1, 2016 1:34 AM

  • Court dismisses case after misrepresented law on advanced care notice

    The Court of Appeals has reversed a decision where the plaintiff had misrepresented law and facts in the case. The case was relating to the revocation of a written advanced care notice. The Court found that due to the misrepresentations there was no reasonable basis to proceed with the case. See Decision.

    Dec 1, 2016 1:32 AM