Tag Archives: Impacts

The D.C. Circuit Holds that Hydroelectric Facilities May Not Ignore Historic Impacts In Relicensing

Earlier this month, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision that is a must-read for anyone who will be needing at some point to relicense an existing hydroelectric facility.  The short version is the status quo may no … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Ruling That ALJs Are Unconstitutional Impacts LHWCA and DBA Claims

A decision today by the United States Supreme Court impacts administrative law judges serving in the Department of Labor who adjudicate claims under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act and the Defense Base Act. Lucia v. Securities and Exchange Commission On … Continue reading

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How an Allegation of Violence Impacts a Child Custody Case

An allegation of violence against a child or the other spouse can have a fundamental impact on a child custody case in Georgia. Divorce is difficult enough at the best of times. If you are trying to escape from an … Continue reading

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Survey: Incomplete Legal Research Impacts Case Outcomes

Incomplete legal research by lawyers impacts case outcomes. Who would have thunk it? A research study worthy of circulating to your outside counsel: Most judges in a survey say that they see lawyers miss relevant precedent in their legal research … Continue reading

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Arizona SB 1100 Impacts Full and Final Settlements of Accepted Claims

Last month, Arizona Governor, Doug Ducey signed Senate Bill 1100 (SB 1100), which is a modification to the legislation allowing for full and final settlements.[1]  You may recall our initial blog on the ability to finally fully settle and close … Continue reading

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