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1 hr ago | Law.com

Extraterritoriality Occupies Second Circuit in 2014: Part I, Section 10

Seldom has there been a more acerbic rejection of a Circuit-specific body of law than the Supreme Court's reversal of the Second Circuit's rulings on the extraterritoriality of section 10 of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 and its administrative handmaiden, SEC Rule 10b-5, in Morrison v.

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Related Topix: US News, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Weston Daily Voice

Easton Mom's Arrest For Leaving 4-Year-Old Alone Tops Week's News

Brittany Ann Hacker, 24, was arrested on charges of leaving her 4-year-old daughter alone in a hotel room in Fairfield while having a fight with her ex-husband at his Easton home.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, CT, Easton, CT, Greenwich, CT, US News

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Aereo Tells Judge It Can Beat Lawsuit Despite Supreme Court Ruling

On Friday, Aereo filed its opposition to an injunction demanded by television broadcasters.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor, DMCA News

jdsupra.com

Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act Applies to Anyone Collecting a Debt

The Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act prohibits anyone attempting to collect a debt from using certain types of abusive, deceptive, and misleading tactics.

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JD Supra

Second Circuit's Significant Decision Could Impact Liquidating Trustees

In the case of United States of America v. Edward P. Bond , No. 12-4803 , the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a decision that could have far-reaching effects on how liquidating chapter 11 bankruptcy cases will be handled in the future.

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Related Topix: US News, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Tax

The Campbell Reporter

Pizarro: U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor coming to San Jose State

San Jose State Social Science Professor Maria Luisa Alaniz was reading U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's autobiography when she saw a connection between Sotomayor's story of struggle and that of San Jose State students.

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Related Topix: US News, My Beloved World, Books, US Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor, UC Berkeley

JD Supra

ParkCentral v. Porsche: The Second Circuit Signals New Lines of...

In ParkCentral Global Hub Ltd. v. Porsche Automobile Holdings SE , the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that domestic securities transactions that did not involve the foreign defendant, whose alleged fraudulent actions occurred largely abroad and related to price movements in non-US securities, were beyond the territorial scope of ... (more)

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JD Supra

Federal Appeals Court Says Dodd-Frank Does Not Protect Overseas Whistleblowers

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has ruled that the Dodd-Frank Act does not protect whistleblowers outside the United States.

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Related Topix: US News, Siemens AG, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Courthouse News Service

'Naked Link' at Heart of Adelson's Libel Appeal

Defamation claims by Republican-funding casino magnate Sheldon Adelson could hinge upon whether a "naked hyperlink" to allegations is akin to describing them, 2nd Circuit judges said Thursday.

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Related Topix: US News, Mitt Romney, US Politics

MediaPost

FilmOn Appeals Contempt Finding In New York

Streaming video company FilmOn is appealing an order holding the company in contempt and directing it to pay around $150,000 in sanctions and legal bills.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Advertising

Forward

Judges Slam Yeshiva University in $680 Million Abuse Case

Imagine you are in a car accident. It's the other guy's fault, and you know your insurance company will sue his.

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Reuters

HSBC, Nomura lose bid to avoid U.S. agency's mortgage lawsuits

A U.S. regulator can proceed with lawsuits accusing HSBC Holdings Plc and Nomura Holdings Inc of misleading Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac into buying mortgage-backed securities that later turned toxic, a federal judge ruled on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Nomura Holding, Financial Services, Investment Services, HSBC Holdings, Banking, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US News

Forbes.com

Ross Mandell's Long Legal Journey Now Has A New Stop; Prison

I write on white-collar crime and how seemingly good, smart people are capable of doing the dumbest things.

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Real Change

You want to fix troubled police departments? That's easy. Just hire a smarty-pants or two

Had enough news from Ferguson yet? Let this item from ABC News brighten your outlook on the whole discussion: "Court OKs Barring High IQs for Cops."

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

BBC News

Landmark court cases deleted from net

Records of landmark US civil rights cases presided over by one of the country's most senior judges have been removed from the internet.

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Related Topix: US News, University of Washington, Sonia Sotomayor

Towleroad

Florida Supreme Court Asked To Rule On Constitutionality Of Same-Sex Marriage

Florida's Second District Court of Appeals has asked the state's Supreme Court to decide whether the ban on same-sex marriage passed by 62% of Floridian voters in 2008 is unconstitutional, the AP reports .

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Related Topix: Florida, US News, Hillsborough County, FL, Gay/Lesbian, US Supreme Court

JD Supra

Parkcentral v. Porsche: Second Circuit Opens the Doors of Morrison,...

In Parkcentral Global Hub Ltd,. et al. v. Porsche Automobile Holdings SE, et al. , Dkt.

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Channel3000

Sheboygan Walmart shooter loses appeal

The 2nd District Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld the convictions against Kou Yang and also rejected his argument that the $36,000 in restitution to cover funeral costs was excessive.

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The Day

Quinnipiac University Builds School of Law Center

Quinnipiac University School of Law Dean Jennifer Gerarda Brown stands in front of the new Quinnipiac University School of Law Center on the North Haven Campus.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Reuters

Update 1-U.S. loses bid to dismiss ex-Aig Ceo's $25 bln lawsuit over bailout

A federal judge has rejected the United States' bid to dismiss a more than $25 billion lawsuit filed by Maurice "Hank" Greenberg, the former chief executive of American International Group Inc, over the insurer's government bailout, clearing the way for a Sept.

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