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Supreme Court Denies Cert. Petition Accusing Fifth Circuit of “Sabotage of Off-Label Enforcement”

By Jennifer M. Thomas & Andrew J. Hull — Last September, we posted on the Fifth Circuit’s decision to uphold summary judgment and award of costs in favor of Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in a False Claims Act (FCA) case (see … Continue reading

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Court Statistics for 2008

The Courts have made public some statistics for 2008 and made a press release. As always, there some good news and some bad news. For the Court of Justice, there is a decline in the number of preliminary references made… … Continue reading

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USA: Ketab Corp. v. Mesriani and Associates, PC, United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, No. 16-55958, 02 May 2018

Cheryl BeiseThe federal district court in Los Angeles did not err in dismissing trademark infringement, dilution, and related claims brought by Ketab Corporation—a telephone directory and marketing services to the Iranian community in the Los Angeles area—against a competing directory … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Approves Forcing Employees into One-On-One Arbitration, Exacerbating the Power Imbalance Between Employees and Employers

Earlier this week, the Supreme Court killed one of the few remaining mechanisms for employees to get some measure of justice for the illegal acts of their employers – class arbitrations. The National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”) was enacted in … Continue reading

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Trump’s Twitter blocking violates First Amendment, court rules

Enlarge (credit: NurPhoto/Getty Images) A federal judge ruled on Wednesday that Donald Trump's use of the Twitter block button violated the First Amendment. The ruling has implications for any government official—federal, state, or local—who uses Twitter or other social media … Continue reading

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