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Delta Air Lines Inc. v. Lukacs: Supreme Court weighs in on Canadian Transportation Agency’s application of civil courts’ tests of standing

The Supreme Court of Canada recently released its decision in Delta Air Lines Inc. v. Lukacs, 2018 SCC 2, in which it considered whether the Canadian Transportation Agency (the “Agency”) acted reasonably in dismissing the complaint of Gabor Lukacs against … Continue reading

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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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Another Same-Sex Parenting Rights Issue Upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Arizona Supreme Court Same-Sex Custody Case Decision The U.S. Supreme Court declined on February 22, 2018, to hear an appeal of a case where the Arizona Supreme Court found that a lesbian woman should be recognized … Continue reading

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Unemployment Benefits for Job Switchers- the New Jersey Supreme Court Will Now Weigh In

In McClain v Board of Review, Patricia McClain had been a teacher at the Learning Edge Academy, in Galloway Township. On Oct. 12, 2015, she accepted an offer to teach at another school, in Egg Harbor, to start within seven … Continue reading

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Georgia Supreme Court Reverses $22 Million Negligence Award, Orders New Trial

Georgia law draws a sharp distinction between ordinary negligence and medical malpractice. The former does not necessarily require an expert’s opinion to prove liability, but the latter does. Specifically, the Georgia Supreme Court has said that medical malpractice victims must … Continue reading

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