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Guest Post: Court Dismisses Statutory Misrepresentation Claim against Credit Union Board in Landmark Decision

In the following guest post, Deepshikha Dutt, Douglas B.B. Stewart,of and Frank E.P. Bowman of the Dentons law firm review and analyze a recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice relating to the liabilities of directors and officers under Ontario … Continue reading

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Fears Nachawati’s Jonathan Novak Featured in AP News Story About Purdue Pharma’s Landmark Opioid Settlement

Following the announcement that OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma had reached a landmark settlement with the state of Oklahoma for damages caused by opioid addition, the Associated Press spoke with Fears Nachawati trial lawyer Jonathan Novak about the significance of the … Continue reading

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Landmark Bill Combating Wildlife Trafficking Reintroduced in the House

On January 30, 2019, Reps. Don Young (R-AK) and John Garamendi (D-CA) introduced the Wildlife Conservation and Anti-Trafficking Act of 2019 (H.R. 864). This bipartisan, groundbreaking legislation enhances the ability of informants worldwide to detect and report wildlife crimes. It … Continue reading

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Illinois Supreme Court Issues Landmark Ruling Interpreting The Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act

By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr., Thomas E. Ahlering, and Alex W. Karasik Seyfarth Synopsis: The Illinois Supreme Court held in its first ever ruling concerning the state’s Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”) that a person need not have sustained actual damage … Continue reading

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Mouritsen’s Landmark Note of Law and Corpus Linguistics

A 2005 law review article by Lawrence Solan noted in passing that corpus linguistics had potential for its application to interpreting legal texts. 38 Loyola of L.A. Law Review 2027 (2005). But the first systematic exploration and advocacy of applying … Continue reading

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