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Factors considered by courts in evaluating the disciplinary penalty imposed on an employee found guilty of misconduct

Supreme Court denied an Educator's petition seeking to vacate the determination of the New York City Board of Education [DOE] terminating her from employment after a Disciplinary Hearing Officer had found her guilty of a number of charges and specifications. … Continue reading

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The Delaware Supreme Court’s Decision in Verition Partners Master Fund Ltd. v. Aruba Networks, Inc.—Calculating Fair Value in Statutory Appraisal Cases

Posted by Jason M. Halper, Joshua Apfelroth, and Jared Stanisci, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, on Saturday, April 20, 2019 Editor's Note: Jason M. Halper and Joshua Apfelroth are partners and Jared Stanisci is special counsel at Cadwalader, Wickersham & … Continue reading

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Congress Poised to Align Courts with USPTO on 101 Reform

Senate/House Outline Follows USPTO’s Top-Down Approach The USPTO released Revised Guidance on Patent Eligibility Under 35 U.S.C. § 101 back in January. The Guidelines simplified the case law by presenting a top-down approach to distill the morass of case law … Continue reading

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Courts Aren’t So Sure Virginia Has an Anti-SLAPP Statute

When California congressman Devin Nunes, a public figure, decided to file a pair of defamation lawsuits against Twitter (based in California), The McClatchy Company (based in California), and others, why do you suppose he selected Virginia as his forum of … Continue reading

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Federal Circuit Vacates and Remands District Court’s Infringement and Willfulness Findings in Omega Patents v. CalAmp

On April 8, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued a precedential decision in Omega Patents, LLC v. CalAmp Corp. that reversed and vacated a district court’s ruling that CalAmp had directly infringed certain patent claims asserted by … Continue reading

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