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Seventh Circuit Allows Review Of Potential Payments Made To Class Members Objecting To Class Settlement

By Christopher M. Cascino and Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. Seyfarth Synopsis: In Pearson v. Target Corp., No. 17-2275, 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 17337 (7th Cir. June 26, 2018), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit took aim at … Continue reading

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We know what you did last session: E-discovery made easy

It’s no secret that the most valuable information is always the most well-hidden—either by unfortunate chance or by design. Luckily, Adam Candeub, professor of law at Michigan State University College of Law and director of the Intellectual Property, Information, and … Continue reading

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Meat Made in a Lab? What?

By: Sean McNulty. You can’t buy it at the supermarket. Not yet, anyway. But companies in the United States and abroad are growing meat from cell cultures in labs. And they’re hoping to eventually do to the deli what soymilk … Continue reading

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Florida Appeals Court Upholds Priest's Objections To Testifying About Statements Made In Confessional

In Ronchi v. State of Florida, (FL App., June 15, 2018), a Florida state appellate court held that it would violate Florida's Religious Freedom Restoration Act to require a Catholic priest, Fr. Vincenzo Ronchi, to testify about a sex abuse victim's … Continue reading

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No Vicarious Liability Unless Statement Made Within Scope of Employment

Vicarious liability principles apply to defamation actions just as they do in tort law generally: the principal is normally liable for the tortious conduct of his agent committed within the scope of the agency relationship. Employers can thus be held … Continue reading

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