Code of Federal Regulations

  • The HR Specialist

    Issue number #17-3 (March 2019) of publication The HR Specialist is now available

    Apr 18, 2019 9:48 PM

  • Risk Management

    Issue number #66-3 (March 2019) of publication Risk Management is now available

    Apr 18, 2019 9:48 PM

  • San Diego Business Journal

    Issue number #40-11 (March 2019) of publication San Diego Business Journal is now available

    Apr 18, 2019 9:48 PM

  • Mississippi Business Journal

    Issues #41-13 (March 2019) and #41-12 (March 2019) of publication Mississippi Business Journal are now available

    Apr 18, 2019 9:48 PM

  • Los Angeles Business Journal

    Issue number #41-12 (March 2019) of publication Los Angeles Business Journal is now available

    Apr 18, 2019 9:48 PM

  • Arkansas Business

    Issue number #36-12 (March 2019) of publication Arkansas Business is now available

    Apr 18, 2019 9:48 PM

  • Federal Communications Law Journal

    Issue number #71-1 (January 2019) of publication Federal Communications Law Journal is now available

    Apr 17, 2019 10:47 PM

  • HR Specialist: Pennsylvania Employment Law

    Issue number #14-2 (February 2019) of publication HR Specialist: Pennsylvania Employment Law is now available

    Apr 17, 2019 10:47 PM

  • South Carolina Bar Journal

    Issue number #2019 (January 2019) of publication South Carolina Bar Journal is now available

    Apr 17, 2019 6:18 PM

  • Information Outlook

    Issue number #23-1 (January 2019) of publication Information Outlook is now available

    Apr 17, 2019 4:32 AM

  • New York Times Upfront

    Issue number #151-11 (April 2019) of publication New York Times Upfront is now available

    Apr 17, 2019 4:32 AM

  • Business North Carolina

    Issue number #39-4 (April 2019) of publication Business North Carolina is now available

    Apr 17, 2019 4:32 AM

  • ICC judges reject opening of an investigation regarding Afghanistan situation

    “[On] 12 April 2019, Pre-Trial Chamber II of the International Criminal Court (ICC) rejected unanimously the request of the Prosecutor to proceed with an investigation for alleged crimes against humanity and war crimes, on the territory of in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. The judges decided that an investigation into the situation in Afghanistan at this stage would not serve the interests of justice.” See Press Release.

    Apr 16, 2019 12:48 AM

  • Third Circuit Shreds Plaintiff's Credit Card Receipt Case On Standing Grounds

    “The Third Circuit recently held that procedural violations of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act ("FACTA"), absent any showing of concrete harm, do not meet Article III standing requirements.” See Article.

    Apr 16, 2019 12:47 AM

  • U.S. Supreme Court denied certiorari in Alabama lethal injection challenge

    On April 12, the U.S. Supreme Court denied certiorari in the case of Price v. Dunn. The case challenged Alabama’s lethal injection drugs as unconstitutional. See Order.

    Apr 16, 2019 12:46 AM

  • Ohio governor signed SB 23

    Last week, the governor of Ohio signed SB 23, which will ban abortions after a heartbeat has been detected. The bill provides for exceptions in the case of medical necessity. The law is set to take effect in 90 days. See Bill.

    Apr 16, 2019 12:45 AM

  • Supreme Court Rules On Non-Judicial Foreclosure Under The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

    “On March 20, 2019, the Supreme Court ruled in the case of Obduskey v. McCarthy & Holthus LLP that a law firm that carries out non-judicial foreclosure proceedings would not be considered a "debt collector" pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ("FDCPA"), other than for a limited purpose.” See Article.

    Apr 16, 2019 12:44 AM

  • Subordination Agreement Barred Bankruptcy Discovery Concerning Senior Debt

    “In In re Argon Credit, LLC, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois ruled that, in accordance with section 510(a) of the Bankruptcy Code, a standby clause in a subordination agreement prevented a subordinated lender from conducting discovery concerning the senior lender's claims. According to the court, the subordinated lender's efforts to circumvent the clear terms of the subordination agreement by claiming that it was acting on behalf of the bankruptcy estate, or investigating the senior lender's alleged fraud, were unavailing.” See Article.

    Apr 16, 2019 12:43 AM

  • Los Angeles Business Journal

    Issues #41-11 (March 2019) and #41-9 (March 2019) of publication Los Angeles Business Journal are now available

    Apr 13, 2019 3:50 PM

  • San Diego Business Journal

    Issue number #40-10 (March 2019) of publication San Diego Business Journal is now available

    Apr 13, 2019 3:50 PM

  • Journal of Environmental Health

    Issue number #81-9 (May 2019) of publication Journal of Environmental Health is now available

    Apr 13, 2019 3:49 PM

  • Reason

    Issue number #51-1 (May 2019) of publication Reason is now available

    Apr 13, 2019 3:49 PM

  • WTO Issues Groundbreaking Decision On GATT National Security Exception

    “On April 5, 2019, a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel issued the first substantive WTO panel decision interpreting the "essential security" provision of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT 1994). The decision, which is still subject to appeal, has significant implications for other important disputes currently pending at the WTO - including the ongoing challenges to the steel and aluminum tariffs that the Trump Administration imposed under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 and the challenge that Qatar is pursuing against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in connection with the blockade imposed in 2017.” See Article.

    Apr 12, 2019 9:12 PM

  • Litigation Financing Agreements Affirmed By NY Appellate Court

    “The New York Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, First Department recently confirmed the legality of properly structured litigation financing agreements. In Cash4Cases, Inc. v. Brunetti, the defendant, appealing from the grant of summary judgment in favor of plaintiff Cash4Cases, Inc., which was seeking to enforce the agreement pursuant to which it purchased an interest in the defendant's personal injury litigation, argued that the agreement was usurious and unconscionable given the excessive interest rate. However, the appellate court unanimously affirmed the Supreme Court's judgment in favor of the litigation funder, rejecting both arguments.” See Article.

    Apr 12, 2019 9:12 PM

  • District Court Decision Rejects Commerce Clause Challenge To Missouri's Retailer Wine Shipping Laws

    “On Friday, March 29, the US District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri handed down its decision in Sarasota Wine Market v. Parson. The decision upholds Missouri's laws permitting in-state retailers to sell and deliver directly to consumers' homes, but withholding that same privilege to out-of-state retailers. Plaintiffs had challenged the Missouri statutes under both the so-called "dormant" Commerce Clause and the Privileges and Immunities Clause of the Federal Constitution.” See Article.

    Apr 12, 2019 9:11 PM

  • Federal Circuit Holds That Claims Directed To Methods Of Treating Pain In A Renally Impaired Patient Are Patent-Eligible Under Section 101

    “[T]he Federal Circuit has reversed a district court's finding of patent ineligibility under Section 101 in the life science space, this time concluding that claims directed to methods of treating pain in renally impaired patients are patent-eligible. In Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., the Federal Circuit again attempted to narrow the Supreme Court's holding in Mayo and strengthen its own precedent that method of treatment claims are directed to patent-eligible subject matter.” See Article.

    Apr 12, 2019 9:09 PM

  • U.S. House votes to pass the ‘Save the Internet Act of 2019’

    On April 10, H.R.1644 - Save the Internet Act of 2019, passed the U.S. House by a vote of 232 - 190. This act if passed would “restore the open internet order of the Federal Communications Commission.” See Bill.

    Apr 12, 2019 9:09 PM

  • Federal Circuit: The Exhaustion Requirement Is Not Jurisdictional

    “In China Kingdom (Beijing) Import & Export Co. v. United States, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ("Federal Circuit") addressed an issue at the cross-section of subject matter jurisdiction and exhaustion: does a federal court retain subject matter jurisdiction over a dispute if the party challenging the agency action failed to exhaust its administrative remedies? Yes, says the Federal Circuit.” See Article.

    Apr 12, 2019 9:08 PM

  • Second Circuit Affirms 'Snap' Removal Practice

    “[Recently,] a Second Circuit panel resolved a sharp disagreement among district courts regarding the interpretation of the forum defendant rule in the context of a multi-district litigation ("MDL") involving dozens of product liability lawsuits against the makers of the blood-thinning medication Eliquis. In Gibbons v. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., the court unanimously affirmed the district court's holding that 33 cases were properly removed to federal court and that the claims were impliedly preempted by FDA labeling rules.” See Article.

    Apr 12, 2019 9:07 PM

  • Court Strikes Down Work Requirements In Arkansas And Kentucky

    “There's a saying that one should work hard in the present to reap the rewards later in life. But should one need to work to qualify for Medicaid? In a week of legal machinations and legal setbacks on the health care front for the Trump Administration, Judge James E. Boasberg's opinion in Gresham v. Azar suggests that the answer is no, at least as the question was posed by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the state of Arkansas. Gresham v. Azar marks the second rebuff of the Trump Administration's attempts to defend work requirements for Medicaid in federal court.” See Article.

    Apr 12, 2019 9:04 PM