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U.S. Senators Introduce Bill to Require Litigation Funding Disclosure

Along with the recent rise in third-party litigation financing has come a widely-held perception that there is something vaguely shady about it. For example, a May 12, 2018 New York Times article, in what is nearly a compulsory formulation, described … Continue reading

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In Meeting With Senators, Trump Proposes Counting RINs From Ethanol Exports And Allowing Year Round

By Lynn L. Bergeson On May 8, 2018, President Trump met with a group of Republican Senators and told them that he is considering allowing exported ethanol to count toward the volumes mandated by the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).  During this … Continue reading

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Senators Orrin Hatch and Kamala Harris write to AG Jeff Sessions to push for more medical marijuana research

As reported in this new press release, "US Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Kamala Harris (D-CA), both members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, sent a letter today to US Attorney General Jeff Sessions urging the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to … Continue reading

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U.S. Senators Ask Supreme Court to Overturn Quill

A number of parties have filed amicus curiae briefs in South Dakota v. Wayfair, a case that could substantially reshape the state sales tax landscape.  See here.  Perhaps one of the most interesting amicus briefs was filed by a group … Continue reading

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U.S. Senators Call for New Takata Airbag Hearing

The U.S. Senate Commerce subcommittee, which is also responsible for overseeing the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), will conduct a new hearing focusing on the status of the Takata airbag inflator recalls, which lawmakers claim is moving too slow. … Continue reading

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