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Delaware Appraisal Cases Decline

Kevin LaCroix on his widely-respected blog called The D&O Diary, comments on the results of a Cornerstone Research report which found that the number of appraisal actions filed in Delaware courts declined in 2017 and 2018–compared to increases every year from 2010 … Continue reading

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Monsanto Motion Denied for Summary Judgment in Roundup Cancer Cases

Share This Item March 7, 2019 – San Francisco, California – – The federal judge overseeing the federal Monsanto Roundup cancer multidistrict litigation (MDL) denied Monsanto’s motion for summary judgment on non-causation grounds, finding that the plaintiffs’ claims in three bellwether … Continue reading

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Court Discusses Pleading Standards in New Jersey Wage Violation Cases

Under both New Jersey and Federal Wage laws, a plaintiff seeking to recover damages for overtime and wage violations must set forth a pleading with sufficient facts that, if proven to be true, would entitle him or her to the … Continue reading

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Two New U.S. Supreme Court Cases on Copyright Law

The U.S. Supreme Court has issued a pair of copyright decisions.  The first concerns the award of costs and the second is directed to registration as a prerequisite to bringing an infringement action.  The first case, Rimini Street v. Oracle, … Continue reading

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Opinion analysis: Court limits fee awards in copyright cases

The desultory argument in Rimini Street v. Oracle USA (discussed in my earlier post) suggested a consensus hostile to the broad fee award approved by the lower court, so nothing in today’s unanimous opinion reversing the court of appeals comes … Continue reading

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