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5 hrs ago | JD Supra

Preclusive Effect Of Prior Arbitration Is An Arbitrable Issue

The U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts recently applied the First Circuit's analysis in Employers Insurance Co.

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12 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Kaufman a " How a preservation easement taxpayer was penalized for winning

On March 31, 2014 the Tax Court issued a Supplemental Memorandum Opinion in Kaufman v.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Capital Weekly

U.S. Supreme Court sends back South Thomaston man's conviction for review

The United States Supreme Court has vacated the conviction of a South Thomaston man who spent five months in prison for health care fraud on the grounds a word was interpreted incorrectly.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Thomaston, ME, South Thomaston, ME, Rockland, ME

JD Supra

Federal Appellate Courts Address Stranger-Oriented Policies With Mixed Results

Federal appellate decisions concerning stranger-oriented annuity and life insurance transactions are infrequent, making the First and Ninth Circuit's decisions this winter particularly interesting.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Attorney Dan Mitchell Tapped to Speak at National Fraud Conference

Dan Mitchell, shareholder and chair of the Data Security Team at Bernstein Shur, will speak at the Information Security Media Group's Fraud Summit in San Francisco, CA on April 29, 2014.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Bangor Daily News

U.S. Supreme Court overturns health care fraud conviction of Maine...

The health care fraud conviction of a man awaiting sentencing in the Township 37 marijuana case was vacated Monday by the U.S. Supreme Court on technical grounds and sent back to the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Drugs, Antonin Scalia, Thomaston, ME

Townhall

Bernardine Dohrn's Nomination For The First Circuit Court of Appeals

What are the chances that Bernardine Dohrn, the wife of Bill Ayres, and a principal signatory on the Weather Underground's " Declaration of a State of War " in May 1970 could be appointed as a judge in a Federal Court? of Law at Northwestern University School of Law .

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Related Topix: US News, Northwestern University, University of Illinois Chicago, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Opinion

Sun Apr 20, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Court to feds: Identify aliens arrested in NH

A federal appeals court has ruled that the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency must release the names of six individuals arrested in New Hampshire during a 2011 federal crackdown on criminal activity involving illegal immigrants.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, Concord, NH

Fri Apr 18, 2014

JD Supra

1st Circuit Limits Secured Lender's Right to Post-Petition...

In an important decision for lenders, the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals recently decided In re SW Boston Hotel Venture LLC , holding that a bankruptcy court was right to give a lender a claim for post-petition interest beginning on the date of the sale of its collateral rather than the commencement date of the debtor's bankruptcy case.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

JD Supra

U.S. Supreme Court Rules That Employees Of Private Contractors Of...

SOX prohibits retaliation against employees who "blow the whistle" on various forms of fraud by public companies, such as mail, wire, securities, and shareholder fraud.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

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The Louisiana Supreme Court rejected an appeal from a Chauvin man serving life in Angola Prison after he was convicted of killing a 10-month-old boy in 2007.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Business Journal

SW Boston wins key appeals court backing for W Hotel bankruptcy plan

The First Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld an earlier decision which blocked efforts by the Prudential Insurance Co.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Law.com

Court Weighs Whether Deportation Fits Crime

A federal appellate court heard oral arguments Wednesday about whether immigration judges must consider whether deportation amounts to disproportional punishment for a legal permanent resident following a criminal conviction.

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Related Topix: Prison, US News, US Military, US Marine Corps

JD Supra

First Circuit Holds That AIG Must Defend Directors and Officers in FDIC Litigation

The United States First Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that an insured versus insured exclusion did not exempt AIG from advancing defense costs under a D&O policy in a suit brought against the directors and officers of Westernbank by the bank's FDIC receiver.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Examiner.com

A 'Christian' hospital asks permission to cover up its sins

Linda Carswell's 10-year marathon fight with Christus St. Catherine Hospital to find out what happened to her husband came as near to closure last week as she may reasonably hope.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

JD Supra

Does The First Amendment Allow Journalists To Lie To Their Subjects?...

On April 1, 2014, West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin issued a press release accusing Adroit Films of fraud.

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Bangor Daily News

Cape Elizabeth judge wins award named for former federal bench colleague

U.S. District Judge D. Brock Hornby on Sunday received the Morton A. Brody Distinguished Judicial Service Award during an event at Colby College.

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Related Topix: Cape Elizabeth, ME, Colby College, Canada, US News

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Florida Baptist Witness

Tallahassee church calls Court of Appeals clerk as youth minister

Woodrun Baptist Church in Tallahassee has called Casey Gunnels as minister to youth.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Business Insurance

AIG unit must pay D&O liability in Puerto Rican bank case, court rules

An American International Group Inc. unit is obligated to pay defense costs for directors and officers of a now-defunct Puerto Rican bank under terms of its directors and officers liability insurance policy, in litigation filed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., says an appeals court.

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Related Topix: Insurance, American International Group, US News, World News, Puerto Rico,

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Midwest InHouse

Retaliation claim by skycap can proceed

A skycap who was fired because his employer said he solicited tips in violation of company policy could bring a retaliation claim asserting that he was actually terminated for his involvement in a Fair Labor Standards Act action against the company, the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has decided.

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