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1 hr ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Yeshiva University, US News

9 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Federal Prisons, Prison, Business News

17 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: US News

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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Related Topix: US News, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, US Supreme Court

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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Related Topix: US News

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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Related Topix: Insurance, American International Group, US News

Midwest InHouse

Flurry of Supreme Court decisions keeps IP bar busy

A flurry of patent and other intellectual property decisions from the U.S. Supreme Court is keeping one of New England's most vibrant practice areas on its toes.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, New York, Stephen Breyer

JD Supra

Made for the U.S.A Only: Second Circuit Holds That the Dodd-Frank...

According to the SEC , in fiscal year 2013, foreign whistleblowers accounted for 404 of the 3,238 whistleblower reports received by the SEC .

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Related Topix: US News, Siemens AG, UpTake

jdsupra.com

Second Circuit Rules Broad Forum Selection Clause Trumps FINRA Rule Requiring Arbitration

On August 21, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit joined the Ninth Circuit in holding that FINRA rules requiring arbitration of customer disputes may be superseded by an agreement between a member and a customer containing a broad forum selection clause requiring all disputes to be heard in court.

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Related Topix: Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Banking, CitiMortgage, Citigroup

AmmoLand

Connecticut Bar Association Deadlocks On Gun Control Law Defense

Connecticut Bar Association members last week deadlocked in a referendum on whether to reverse the decision of the organization's leadership to support the defense of Connecticut's highly restrictive gun control law in the Shew v.

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Related Topix: Guns, US News

Law.com

Received in yesterday's mail

Received in yesterday's mail: An advance review copy of the forthcoming book " Judging Statutes ," by Robert A. Katzmann .

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Court: cops don't have immunity for fatal raid

Police at the home on Dogwood Drive, in Easton, Conn. where Gonzalo Guizan was shot and killed by police during a raid on May 18th, 2008.

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Related Topix: Easton, CT, Norwalk, CT, US News

WISN-TV

Same-sex marriage battle hits the highway

SEX MARRIAGE HITS THE HIGHWAY. CHALLENGING THE BAN ON GAY MARRIAGE ORDER TO BUS TO CHICAGO.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Courthouse News Service

FBI Informant Wins Retrial for Aiding Arson

An FBI informant was improperly convicted for driving Staten Island mobsters to set a house on fire because the trial court improperly excluded a recording of an agent assuring him he'd done nothing wrong, the 2nd Circuit ruled.

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Related Topix: US News

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