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Are States Trending Toward Prescription Drug Affordability Boards?

While Maryland became the first state in the nation to pass legislation creating a Prescription Drug Affordability Board, it may not be the last. Several other states are exploring similar legislation but legal challenges may follow. Read more detail on … Continue reading

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Call for Papers–AALS 2020, Immigration Control and Environmental Regulation: Toward Justice?

The Section on Immigration Law of the Association of American Law Schools invites papers for presentation at its principal session during the 2020 AALS Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, which will take place January 2-5, 2020. This session has been… … Continue reading

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Bankruptcy Payments Permitted to be Directed Toward Principal During Plan

Faced with a nearly impossible standard to discharge federal student loan debt in bankruptcy due to undue hardship, creative debtors’ attorneys and the bankruptcy courts are continuing to create pockets of relief wherever possible. Finding that “non-dischargeability does not immunize … Continue reading

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New on LLRX – US takes tentative steps toward opening up government data

Via LLRX – US takes tentative steps toward opening up government data – At the beginning of this year, President Trump signed into law the Open, Public, Electronic and Necessary Government Data Act, requiring that nonsensitive government data be made … Continue reading

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Actual Malice Toward “Actual Malice”? Why One Supreme Court Justice Wants to Roll Back a Half-Century of First Amendment Jurisprudence.

Justice Clarence Thomas stunned court watchers last week when he went out of his way to urge his fellow jurists to reconsider New York Times v. Sullivan, 376 U.S. 254 (1964), a cornerstone of First Amendment jurisprudence for more than … Continue reading

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