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U.S. Supreme Court: Notwithstanding SLUSA, State Courts Retain Concurrent Jurisdiction for ’33 Act Claims

In a unanimous March 20, 2018 opinion written by Justice Elena Kagan, the U.S. Supreme Court held that state courts retain concurrent jurisdiction over class action lawsuits alleging only violations of the Securities Act of 1933’s liability provisions and that … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Court Upholds Contempt Finding Against Father Who Failed to Pay

The Wisconsin courts take child support payments very seriously and demand that parents pay close attention to ensure that they are meeting their obligations. While many may think that child support is something that can be put on hold for … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Court Holds Credit Card Debt Is Community Debt In Marriage

During a divorce, most couples think primarily about how the assets they have will be split up. They want to know who will get the house, the retirement accounts, and the most time with the kids. What many couples may … Continue reading

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Court of Appeals Rolls Back Portions of the FCC’s 2015 Robocall and Text Ruling

By Lauren Lynch Flick and Amy Pierce This past Friday, the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit released its long-awaited decision in ACA International et al. v. FCC, a case involving the Telephone Consumer Protection Act … Continue reading

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California Court Finds Parking Lot Owner Not Liable for Aggressive Driver’s Actions

Earlier this month, a state appellate court issued a written opinion in a California car accident case involving the aggressive actions of a third party and how they can affect a defendant’s liability. Ultimately, the court concluded that the unpredictable … Continue reading

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