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Tell Us, Judge Posner, Who Watches the Watchmen?

By Justin Silverman In what is now their widely publicized exchange, U.S. Seventh Circuit Judge Richard Posner took attorney Richard O'Brien to task last week for arguing that the Illinois eavesdropping statute should be stricken as unconstitutional (audio here). The … Continue reading

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Miami Federal Judge Imposes Longest Sentence Ever For Medicare Fraud – 50 Years – On Executive Of Mental Health Care Company

Mr. Lawrence Duran – Sentenced to 50 Years After a 3-day sentencing hearing, Miami resident Lawrence Duran, the owner of a mental health care company, American Therapeutic Corporation (ATC), was sentenced on September 16, 2011 to 50 years in prison … Continue reading

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Ohio Federal Judge Allows Say-on-Pay Lawsuit to Proceed

In a September 20, 2011 Opinion, Judge Timothy Black of the Southern District of Ohio ruled that a lawsuit brought against senior executives and directors of Cincinnati Bell, Inc. alleging a breach of fiduciary duty regarding compensation would be allowed … Continue reading

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Where Did Judge Kozinski's Libertarian Streak Go in the Redondo Beach Case?

By Mike Dorf A little over a week ago, an en banc 9th Circuit court invalidated a Redondo Beach, CA ordinance banning "stand[ing] on a street or highway and solicit[ing], or attempt[ing] to solicit, employment, business, or contributions from an … Continue reading

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Federal judge dismisses state challenge to voting rights law

[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the District of Columbia [official website] Wednesday dismissed a challenge to election monitoring under the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (VRA) [materials]. In a 151-page decision [opinion, PDF], Judge John Bates … Continue reading

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