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Supreme Court of Canada Decision: Trial in Language of Accused

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Merger Agreement Termination based on Plain Contract Language

Posted by Paul J. Shim, David I. Gelfand & Mark E. McDonald, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, on Saturday, April 6, 2019 Editor's Note: Paul J. Shim, David I. Gelfand, and Mark E. McDonald are partners at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP. … Continue reading

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Some express condition language for you

When I teach express conditions, we talk a lot about the language that you use to create them. A recent case out of the Northern District of Ohio, Health and Wellness Lifestyle Clubs, LLC v. Raintree Golf, LLC, Case No…. … Continue reading

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Language deprivation — "The Forbidden Experiment."

From Wikipedia:According to Herodotus, the Egyptian pharaoh Psamtik I carried out such an experiment, and concluded the Phrygian race must antedate the Egyptians since the child had first spoken something similar to the Phrygian word bekos, meaning "bread"….An experiment allegedly … Continue reading

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Georgia Court Parses Language in Insurance Contract, Offsetting Plaintiff’s Recovery by Amount Already Paid by Insurer

Earlier this month, a state appellate court issued a written opinion in a Georgia car accident case requiring the court to determine if the plaintiff’s recovery amount should be reduced by the amount of money that the insurance company paid … Continue reading

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