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Federal Court protects western chorus frog, restricts development

On June 22, 2018, Canada’s Federal Court released its ruling in Le Groupe Maison Candiac Inc. v Canada (Attorney General) (“Maison Candiac v Canada”), a decision allowin Read more detail on Recent Environmental Law posts –

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Debtors Lose? Third Circuit Rejects “Discovery Rule,” Restricts Period to Assert Federal Debt Collection Actions in Break With Fourth and Ninth Circuits

In an en banc decision issued last Tuesday, the Third Circuit held that civil actions alleging violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) must be filed within one year from the date of the violation’s occurrence – and … Continue reading

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The Dynamex Decision: The California Supreme Court Restricts Use of Independent Contractors

On Monday, April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court issued a landmark decision in the matter of Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court of Los Angeles. In a voluminous, 82-page decision, the California Supreme Court reinterpreted and ultimately rejected … Continue reading

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Federal appeals court restricts inequitable conduct defense for patent law

[JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit [official website] on Wednesday restricted [opinion, PDF] the use of the “inequitable conduct” defense for invalidating patents. Inequitable conduct previously allowed the judge to use his or her discretion in … Continue reading

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