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Justice Department Pushes Sanctuary Cities Issue to Supreme Court

In another bid to ensure its ability to punish so-called sanctuary cities, the Justice Department is sending a petition to the Supreme Court. According to POLITICO, the agency filed an emergency junction with the court on Monday, asking it to … Continue reading

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NY Insurance Department D&O Opinion

The New York Insurance Department has issued an opinion (see here) requiring admitted Directors and Officers liability (D&O) insurance policies not have a provision placing a duty to defend on the insured. A D&O liability policy may not include a … Continue reading

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Treasury Department Data Shows Continuing Increase in Availability of Marijuana Banking

The Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has released updated quarterly statistics showing a continuing increase in the number of depository institutions that actively bank U.S. marijuana businesses. As of March 31, 2018, a total of 411 banks and … Continue reading

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Department of Justice Intervenes in California FCA Lawsuit Against Pharmaceutical Company

Ever since the passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, all violations of the Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS) have been actionable under the False Claims Act (FCA). In plain language, this means that, if you are aware that people in … Continue reading

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Survivors of Pulse Nightclub Massacre Launch Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Orlando and Police Department

Survivors of the Pulse Nightclub killings in 2016 plan to pursue a civil rights lawsuit against the City of Orlando and the Orlando Police Department. The suit, reports WMFE, accuses law enforcement of violating the civil rights of survivors by … Continue reading

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