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Watch out for relevant statutes when entering into contracts (but also, read your own contract language)

A recent case out of the Eastern District of Virginia, K12 Insight LLC v. Johnston County Board of Education, Civil Action No. 1:17-cv-1397, is a cautionary tale for being aware of how statutes can affect contracts. But, also, it could… … Continue reading

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Kwok on Vagueness in White Collar Statutes

David Y Kwok (University of Houston Law Center) has posted Is Vagueness Choking the White Collar Statute? (Georgia Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN.  Here is the abstract: While expansive statutes may be important in addressing the creativity of white collar offenders, the … Continue reading

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AIA Statutes Can Impact Patent Reexamination Orders

325(d) Compliments SNQ Standard The popularity of AIA trial proceedings at the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) has caused a corresponding nosedive in patent reexamination filings. Not surprisingly, when faced with a high-value patent dispute, patent challengers greatly prefer … Continue reading

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2018 Legislature’s Amendments to Homeowners’ Association (“HOA”) Statutes – Chapter 720

On March 23, 2018, Governor Rick Scott approved HB 841/SB 1274 which makes subtle changes to the Homeowners’ Association Act, including Sections 720.303, 720.305, 720.306, and 720.3085.[1]  The amendments are effective July 1, 2018, unless otherwise addressed in the amendment.  … 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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