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U.S. Supreme Court: Notwithstanding SLUSA, State Courts Retain Concurrent Jurisdiction for ’33 Act Claims

In a unanimous March 20, 2018 opinion written by Justice Elena Kagan, the U.S. Supreme Court held that state courts retain concurrent jurisdiction over class action lawsuits alleging only violations of the Securities Act of 1933’s liability provisions and that … Continue reading

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Federal and State Courts Deny Daubert and Kemp Motions; Set Stage for Abilify Trials

There is good news for those suffering from injuries caused by Abilify. It comes in the form of an order denying summary judgment against the several hundred plaintiffs. The news comes from Robins Kaplan LLP®. Before I let them explain … Continue reading

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Injured Cruise Ship Worker Allowed to Proceed with Negligence Claim in State Court

A former cruise ship worker for Seabourn was allowed to proceed with her Jones Act negligence and unseaworthiness case in state court. The injured crewmember filed a lawsuit in Florida state court against her cruise line employer for injured sustained … Continue reading

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This is why you don’t have to say the Pledge of Allegiance (West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette)

This is the latest in a series of Quimbee.com case brief videos. Have you signed up for your Quimbee membership? The American Bar Association offers three months of Quimbee study aids (a $72 value) for law student members. And if you go Premium, you’ll receive Quimbee … Continue reading

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News/Funding Opportunities: U.S. State Department

News:The U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, was fired on 13 March 2018. The following references highlight some of the refugee- and migration-related actions taken by, as well as the damage done to, the State Department during his brief tenure.Articles … Continue reading

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