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Investors in Ponzi Scheme Reversed the Cook County Order Granting Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Standing

Six investors in Lancelot Investors, a Cayman Islands hedge fund, were suckered by the operator of a billion-dollar Ponzi scheme. They sued Lancelot’s auditors in Cook County, where the offshore company is headquartered. The lawsuit alleged that fraudulent and negligent … Continue reading

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Lack of Technical Solution in Patent Claims Justifies CBM Review and Alice Ineligibility

Finding that claims of patents directed “to a graphical user interface (‘GUI’) for electronic trading” lacked a technical solution to a technical problem, the Federal Circuit affirmed a Patent Trial and Appeal Board decision holding the claims ineligible under 35 … Continue reading

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Lack Of "Clear Cut" Rules Leads To Rejected Claims Of Fraud On Law Partners

The California State Bar Court Hearing Department recommended a 30-day suspension of an attorney charged with (and largely absolved of) dishonesty toward his law partners. The four partner firm had no formal policy on pro bono matters While the Corporation… … Continue reading

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Quick Hits – Use of force, lack of candor during an investigation, and a public policy challenge to an officer's reinstatement

Termination for excessive use of force converted to a suspension Grievant, a Chillicothe, OH police officer, had been dismissed for allegedly hitting a prisoner, failing to turn on his body camera, and using inappropriate language. Grievant had stopped a vehicle … Continue reading

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District Court Dismisses Maryland's Obamacare Case Against the Feds for Lack of Standing

Judge Ellen Lipton Hollander (D. Md.) dismissed Maryland's case against the federal government for a declaration as to the constitutionality and enforceability of the Affordable Care Act and an injunction to get the government to enforce it. Judge Hollander concluded… … Continue reading

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