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Supreme Court Docket Report - October 17, 2011
The Supreme Court granted certiorari today in two cases addressing whether corporations, as opposed to individuals, can be held liable in civil suits alleging human rights abuses committed abroad.
United States
19 Oct 2011
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Supreme Court Decision Alert – June 27, 2011
In "International Shoe Co. v. Washington", 326 U.S. 310, 316 (1945), the Supreme Court ruled that a state court may exercise general jurisdiction over a foreign corporation when the corporation’s operations within the State are so "continuous and systematic" that "the maintenance of the suit does not offend traditional notions of fair play and substantial justice."
United States
29 Jun 2011
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Supreme Court Decision Alert - March 1, 2011
Under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 ("USERRA"), 38 U.S.C. § 4311 et seq., it is unlawful for an employer to discriminate on the basis of an employee’s membership in the armed services.
United States
2 Mar 2011
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Tellabs, Inc. v. Makor Issues & Rights, Ltd., No. 06-484
In an effort to curb abusive securities fraud litigation, the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 ("PSLRA") requires plaintiffs to "state with particularity facts giving rise to a strong inference that the defendant acted" with scienter, i.e., that the defendant’s intention was to deceive, manipulate, or defraud. 15 U.S.C. § 78u-4(b)(2) (emphasis added).
United States
3 Aug 2007
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