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  • Loyola Journal of Public Interest Law

    Issue number #20-2 (March 2019) of publication Loyola Journal of Public Interest Law is now available

    Jun 25, 2019 5:33 AM

  • Journal of Global South Studies

    Issue number #36-1 (March 2019) of publication Journal of Global South Studies is now available

    Jun 25, 2019 5:33 AM

  • Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

    Issue number #109-2 (March 2019) of publication Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology is now available

    Jun 25, 2019 5:32 AM

  • Franchising World

    Issue number #51-5 (May 2019) of publication Franchising World is now available

    Jun 25, 2019 5:32 AM

  • Iran Times International (Washington, DC)

    Issue number #49-3 (May 2019) of publication Iran Times International (Washington, DC) is now available

    Jun 25, 2019 5:32 AM

  • Journal of Law, Technology and the Internet

    Issue number #10 (January 2019) of publication Journal of Law, Technology and the Internet is now available

    Jun 22, 2019 11:05 AM

  • American Bankruptcy Law Journal

    Issue number #93-1 (January 2019) of publication American Bankruptcy Law Journal is now available

    Jun 22, 2019 11:05 AM

  • Video Age International

    Issue number #39-3 (May 2019) of publication Video Age International is now available

    Jun 22, 2019 11:05 AM

  • Federal court upholds injunction preventing immigrant minors from getting abortions

    Last week, federal court of appeals in D.C. upheld a district court injunction preventing the enforcement of the government’s prohibition of abortions for unaccompanied alien children. See Decision.

    Jun 21, 2019 10:04 PM

  • Bankruptcy Court Denies FERC Jurisdiction over Power Purchase Agreements in PG&E Bankruptcy

    “On June 7, 2019, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California issued a ruling on a matter that has been closely monitored by the power industry. The court issued a declaratory judgment that Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) need not seek the prior approval of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), and that the bankruptcy court has exclusive jurisdiction over any decision by PG&E to assume or reject any power purchase agreements (PPAs).” See Article.

    Jun 21, 2019 10:03 PM

  • Wisconsin Supreme Court: Wis.Stat. § 943.10(lm) (a)-(f) identifies alternative means of committing one element of the crime of burglary under § 943.10(lm)

    On June 6, the Wisconsin Supreme Court answered a certified question from the 7th Circuit Court. In answering, the Court held that “Wis.Stat. § 943.10(lm) (a)-(f) identifies alternative means of committing one element of the crime of burglary under § 943.10(lm). Accordingly, a unanimous finding of guilt beyond a reasonable doubt as to a locational alternative in subsections (a)-(f) is not necessary to convict.” See Decision.

    Jun 21, 2019 10:02 PM

  • Mississippi Supreme Court Ruling Reinstates Claims Against Anheuser-Busch, Mitchell Distributing

    “On May 23, the Mississippi Supreme Court published its opinion in the case of Rex Distributing Company v. Anheuser-Busch, LLC, et al. The ruling partially reverses the trial court's decision to dismiss all of Rex's claims against Anheuser-Busch and rival distributor Mitchell Distributing Company (Mitchell). The ruling will allow Rex Distributing Company (Rex) to proceed with its lawsuit alleging that Anheuser-Busch violated Mississippi's Beer Industry Fair Dealing Act (BIFDA) by refusing to approve Rex's attempt to sell its distribution rights to Anheuser-Busch products. In addition, the ruling will allow Rex to proceed with a claim against Mitchell for tortious interference and civil conspiracy.” See Article.

    Jun 21, 2019 10:01 PM

  • Vermont governor signs H.330 and H. 511

    On May 31, the governor of Vermont signed two pieces of legislation that will eliminate the six-year statute of limitations related to childhood sexual abuse and remove the criminal statute of limitations for manslaughter and sexual exploitation of a minor and extends the limits for several other violent crimes beyond their current standard. See Press Release.

    Jun 21, 2019 10:00 PM

  • Texas Court Declares Licensing Offer Based On End Device Is Frand, Diverges From California Court In Qualcomm

    “Standard-essential patent holders and implementers may face uncertainty regarding licensing practices following a May 23 Texas court ruling. In the ruling, a Texas federal judge reached a conclusion different from a recent California court decision ‘FTC v. Qualcomm’ on the question of whether an SEP holder must base its royalty rates on the "smallest salable patent-practicing unit" in order to comply with a fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory royalty commitment.” See Article.

    Jun 21, 2019 9:59 PM

  • U.S. Supreme Court: private operator of public access channels is not a state actors subject to the First Amendment

    On June 17, the U.S. Supreme Court has found that a private nonprofit corporation that was designated by New York City to operate cable channels for public access is not a state actor subject to the First Amendment. The Court noted, “[t]his Court's state-action doctrine distinguishes the government from individuals and private entities.” See Decision.

    Jun 21, 2019 9:58 PM

  • Tennessee District Court Deepens The “Without Authorization” Divide Under The Computer Fraud And Abuse Act

    “A Tennessee District Court recently ruled in Wachter Inc. v. Cabling Innovations, [] that two former employees with permitted access to company computers were not liable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”) for sharing their employer’s confidential information with a competitor. Wachter adds to the split amongst the circuit courts as to when an employee has acted “without authorization” or “exceeded authorized access” under the CFAA.” See Article.

    Jun 21, 2019 9:58 PM

  • University Business

    Issue number #22-4 (June 2019) of publication University Business is now available

    Jun 21, 2019 11:04 AM

  • 1st Circuit Court allows workplace injury suit to continued against Canada

    On June 10, the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the dismissal of a suit filed seeking damages after a workplace injury. The suit was filed against Canada in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. The Court found that the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA) did not bar the suit. See Decision.

    Jun 20, 2019 8:54 PM

  • Alabama Supreme Court Provides Guidance On Sales Taxation Of Computer Software And Services

    “The Alabama Supreme Court recently issued an opinion providing guidance on how computer software and related services are taxed by the State of Alabama for sales tax purposes. This is the first such opinion in this area by the Alabama Supreme Court in over 20 years.” See Article.

    Jun 20, 2019 7:54 PM

  • 5th Circuit: 42 U.S.C. § 4072 is applicable to actions against WYO Carriers

    On June 4, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals held that 42 U.S.C. § 4072 (providing for "original exclusive jurisdiction" in district court and one-year limitations period) is applicable to actions against Write-Your-Own (WYO) carriers ("private insurers [which] issue flood insurance policies [underwritten by the Government] in their own names" as part of the National Flood Insurance Program.” See Decision.

    Jun 20, 2019 7:52 PM

  • Court Grants Post-Cyan Discovery Stay In State Court Securities Class Action

    “On May 15, 2019, a Connecticut Superior Court found that defendants in a claim under the Securities Act of 1933 (Securities Act) were entitled to the mandatory discovery stay pending a motion to dismiss under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (PSLRA), a significant ruling due to its reasoning and the possibility that other state courts may follow the decision.” See Article.

    Jun 20, 2019 7:50 PM

  • Hawaii Supreme Court: in order ot use business necessity as a defense to work injury discrimination, an employe must show that the employees absence caused an impairment that could not be alleviated by means that would not be discriminatory

    Recently, the Supreme Court of Hawaii held that “in order for business necessity to constitute a valid defense to a claim of work injury discrimination, an employer must demonstrate that the employee's absence caused a business impairment that could not be reasonably alleviated by means that would not result in discrimination.” See Decision.

    Jun 20, 2019 7:49 PM

  • Clarification Or Counteroffer?

    “A recent opinion out of the Georgia Court of Appeals is forcing insurers to choose their words carefully when seeking clarification regarding time-limited settlement demands. In Yim v. Carr, the Court of Appeals reversed a ruling that a defendant driver's insurer had accepted the plaintiff's time-limited demand for the policy's limits, holding instead that the insurer's request for clarification regarding the scope of the offer's release was not an ‘unequivocal acceptance’ of the offer, but rather a counteroffer.” See Article.

    Jun 20, 2019 7:49 PM

  • 4th Circuit Court: employee injured while working ob bridge spanning navigable waters was not ‘upon navigable waters’ as required under LHWCA

    Recently, the 4th Circuit Court held that an employee injured while replacing railroad crossties on a bridge spanning navigable waters was not injured ‘upon navigable waters’ as is required by the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA.) See Decision.

    Jun 20, 2019 7:48 PM

  • The State of Washington Sues EPA to Challenge EPA’s Approval of Washington’s Own Human Health Criteria

    “On June 6, the State of Washington sued EPA in federal court to stop EPA from approving Washington’s own water quality standards. This is the latest installment in a multiyear battle over whether Washington’s water quality criteria for the protection of human health are sufficiently protective, particularly of groups who are at higher risk because they consume larger amounts of fish than the general population.” See Article.

    Jun 20, 2019 7:46 PM

  • Journal of Pakistan Vision

    Issue number #20-1 (June 2019) of publication Journal of Pakistan Vision is now available

    Jun 20, 2019 5:04 AM

  • Stanford Law Review

    Issue number #71-4 (April 2019) of publication Stanford Law Review is now available

    Jun 20, 2019 5:04 AM

  • Tax Executive

    Issue number #71-3 (May 2019) of publication Tax Executive is now available

    Jun 20, 2019 5:04 AM

  • Utah Business

    Issue number #33-5 (May 2019) of publication Utah Business is now available

    Jun 20, 2019 5:03 AM

  • New Hampshire Business Review

    Issue number #41-10 (May 2019) of publication New Hampshire Business Review is now available

    Jun 20, 2019 5:03 AM