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Yesterday | Examiner.com
The U.S. Government's very slow processing of the cases of tens of thousands of immigrant children at the U.S./Mexico border crossings is likely to end up in a wave of lawsuits that could tie up the courts for a very long time.
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Yesterday | JD Supra
Addressing the question of what constitutes "use" of a trade secret absent direct evidence, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit upheld the jury's finding of trade-secret misappropriation based in part on inferences of use based on potential harm to the trade-secret owner.
Former Pleasant Township Fire Chief Jeff Mathias will not return to his position.
Federal prosecutors are appealing a judge's decision to grant a new trial to a former BP engineer convicted of obstructing justice in an investigation of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
After an administrative hearing that included nearly 18 hours of testimony over two nights - both lasting until nearly 3 a.m. - the board found David Fulmer guilty of five violations of district policy.
After the Supreme Court held in Sackett v. EPA that EPA must provide hearings to those to whom it issues unilateral administrative orders, the regulated community immediately began to wonder how broadly the ruling would sweep .
A federal appeals court has rejected a claim by the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas that the federal government failed to protect the tribe's land from drilling and timber harvesting.
In April, 2013, I wrote a post about The Aransas Project v. Shaw , a case involving water management agencies, whooping cranes, and the Endangered Species Act.
David Post has responded to my critique of his post on the Supreme Court's decision in the the Hobby Lobby case.
Prosecutors tried Tuesday to persuade a federal appeals court to reinstate some of the manslaughter charges against two BP employees in a case arising from the deaths of 11 workers in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico.
A victory in the Fifth District Court of Appeals probably won't reduce Shane Brown's prison sentence.
A federal appeals court is set to decide whether to reinstate some of the charges against two BP employees in a manslaughter case arising from the death of 11 workers in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico.
The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled recently that Texas did not violate the Endangered Species Act, or ESA, through the operation of its surface water permitting program.
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 04:17 pm
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