Tag Archives: States

Human Rights Litigation and the States

Seth Davis and Christopher A. Whytock, State Remedies for Human Rights, 98 B.U. L. Rev. 397 (2018). Adam N. Steinman It has been almost forty years since the Second Circuit’s landmark decision in Filártiga v. Peña-Irala, which opened the door … Continue reading

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IMPORTANT: If you believe that you or someone you know has been injured by romaine lettuce related to this outbreak call Andrews & Thornton IMMEDIATELY at (800) 664-1734 On April 10, 2018, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) issued a statement … Continue reading

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A Straight-up Victory for States Rights in Regulating Sports Betting

On May 14, 2018 the Supreme Court of the United States released its decision in Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Association.  This decision invalidates the key Federal prohibition on State-authorized sports gambling businesses, the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act … Continue reading

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From Slip Law to United States Code: A Guide to Federal Statutes for Congressional Staff

CRS report – From Slip Law to United States Code: A Guide to Federal Statutes for Congressional Staff, May 2, 2018. “This report provides an overview of federal statutes in their various forms, as well as basic guidance for congressional … Continue reading

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The (First?) Post-Oil States Shoe Drops In Patent Takings By Inter Partes Review

If you understand this post's headline, congratulations: you are the nerdiest of law nerds, checking no less than two boxes in the obscure law category, takings and patent law. But if you have been paying attention here, you know that … Continue reading

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