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Ninth Circuit Joins Fourth Circuit in Holding That CAFA's Class Action Removal Provisions Do Not Apply to State Parens Patriae Suits

It has certainly taken me long enough to get around to posting about it, but the Ninth Circuit issued an opinion earlier this month that raises an important issue for those of us who defend consumer class actions: what is … Continue reading

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Something smells bad: 8th Circuit reverses literal falsity holding

Buetow v. A.L.S. Enterprises, Inc., — F.3d —-, 2011 WL 3611488 (8th Cir.) Another day, another decision making it harder to recover for false advertising. Game animals use their senses of smell to avoid hunters, who therefore like clothes with … Continue reading

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FINRA RULES INCH TOWARD HOLDING BROKERS FULLY ACCOUNTABLE TO THEIR CUSTOMERS

Later this year, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ("FINRA") will put in effect new rules of conduct that narrow the gap between brokers' duties and investors' expectations of their brokers' responsibility. Many investors would be surprised to learn that licensed … Continue reading

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The ground rules for individual holding two public offices simultaneously

The ground rules for individual holding two public offices simultaneouslyInformal Opinions of the Attorney General, Informal Opinion 2000-9 Wondering if an attorney may simultaneously hold two different public offices? The answer: it depends on the situation! The Attorney General recently … Continue reading

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PADEP In Holding Pattern

Since Election Day, I've been around to several PADEP regional offices and I've had numerous conversations with people in PADEP's Central Office in Harrisburg. It seems to me that most everyone is in that wait and see mode. Governor-Elect Corbett's … Continue reading

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