Tag Archives: Immunity

Proposed: Sovereign Immunity for Big Media

Having heard that a House-version of "Protect IP" was introduced last week, I made a quick check to see if this bill also contained a provision outsourcing judicial functions to private corporations. Sure enough, it does. Here's the relevant text, … Continue reading

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Qualified immunity of public officials in litigation

Qualified immunity of public officials in litigation Sonnleitner v York, et al, 304 F.3d 704 Sometimes public officials are named as respondents in a lawsuit. The Sonnleitner case considers a qualified immunity defense available to such officials in connection with … Continue reading

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Is Medical Malpractice Immunity in Exchange for Treating Medicaid Patients on the Horizon?

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The application of the doctrine of governmental immunity in the context of acts of terrorism

The application of the doctrine of governmental immunity in the context of acts of terrorism Matter of World Trade Ctr. Bombing Litigation, 2011 NY Slip Op 06501, Court of Appeals In this appeal addressing litigation arising from the 1993 terrorist … Continue reading

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Analyzing the Determinants of Temporary Antitrust Immunity Seeking Behavior: The Dispensation Requests in the Netherlands

Posted by D. Daniel Sokol Erik Brouwer (PricewaterhouseCoopers; Professor of Competition and Innovation at Department of Economics, CentER & Tilburg Law and Economics Center) and Fatih Cemil Ozbugday (Tilburg Law and Economics Center) discuss Analyzing the Determinants of Temporary Antitrust… … Continue reading

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