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Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
(May 2020) - The overwhelming authority nationwide suggests that commercial motor vehicle drivers are held to the same standard of care as all other drivers – ordinary negligence. However, that has not stopped...
Duane Morris LLP
In an April 3, 2020 letter, Florida's largest advocacy group for long-term care providers, Florida Health Care Association, asked Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to extend...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled 9-0 that a 1990 law intended to provide a means of redress against States that commit copyright infringement is unconstitutional as written...
Cowan Liebowitz & Latman PC
In Allen v. Cooper, No. 18-877, 589 U.S. ____ (2020), the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed that the Copyright Remedy Clarification Act of 1990, known as CRCA...
Foley Hoag LLP
Edward Teach, more popularly known as Blackbeard, roamed the seven seas and terrorized merchant vessels off the U.S. and Caribbean coasts during the colonial period.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Jana Simmons (Of Counsel-Michigan) co-authored "Tribal Sovereign Immunity, Its Origins and Development," the first in a series of articles to be provided by DRI's Native Nations Law Task Force.
Arnold & Porter
On Monday, March 23, in the case of Allen v. Cooper, No. 18-877, the Supreme Court held that states and state entities cannot be sued for copyright ...
Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that North Carolina, and other states in the U.S., are generally immune from copyright infringement suits that seek compensatory damages unless Congress enacts appropriate legislation.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The U.S. Supreme Court's busy intellectual property term (with six copyright and trademark cases) rolls on. On March 23, SCOTUS ruled in Allen v. Cooper, 589 U.S.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
The Supreme Court handed down its unanimous decision in Allen v. Cooper this week, finding the Copyright Remedies Clarification Act (CRCA) was an unconstitutional abrogation of state sovereign...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
On March 23, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a decision in Allen v. Cooper, the closely-watched case testing the constitutionality of the Copyright Remedy Clarification Act of 1990
Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that individual state governments cannot be sued for copyright infringement
Stites & Harbison PLLC
Ahoy, Mateys! Earlier this week, in Allen v. Cooper the United States Supreme Court held that the Copyright Remedy Clarification Act of 1990, a federal statute stripping states of their sovereign immunity from ...
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
In the early hours of March 8, 2014, Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 disappeared somewhere over the Southern Indian Ocean.
Ropes & Gray LLP
For corporations that are increasingly targets of lawsuits seeking to impose retroactive liability for their overseas activities...
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
First Tuesday Update is our monthly take on current issues in commercial disputes, international arbitration, and judgment enforcement.
Are there circumstances in which forum non conveniens is a viable defense in the U.S. to a petition to confirm an arbitration award that is subject to the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement
One decision, two far-reaching effects. This aptly describes the Supreme Court's Jan. 21, 2020, decision to deny Facebook's petition for certiorari in Patel v. Facebook.
Holland & Knight
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit recently affirmed the forum non conveniens dismissal of wrongful death and product liability claims...
Littler Mendelson
ribal employers that negotiate gaming compacts will find this case of interest.
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