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  1. 2nd Circuit Tilts the Scale in Favor of Discovery in Aid of ArbitrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | JD Supra

    The recent decision by the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York in In re Ex Parte Application of Kleimar N.V. , No. 16-MC-355, 2016 WL 6906712 , which allowed discovery in the United States in favor of commercial arbitration pending in London under the rules of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association, placed a heavy thumb on the scale in favor of discovery in the aid of arbitration.

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  2. Discrimination Claim Extends to Employee's Personal RelationshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Law.com

    On April 1, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals joined the 5th, 6th and 11th Circuits in holding that an "employer may violate Title VII if it takes action against an employee because of the employee's association with a person of another race." Depending on one's view of the analysis utilized by these courts, this type of cause of action may seem obvious.

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  3. District Court Allows Medicare Beneficiary Class Action to ProceedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | jdsupra.com

    On February 8, 2017, the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut declined to fully dismiss allegations filed by a class of Medicare patients against HHS in Alexander et al. v. Cochran .

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  4. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to speak at StanfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Stanford

    Sonia Sotomayor, associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States , will speak Friday, March 10, in Stanford's Memorial Auditorium. Sotomayor, who is the first Supreme Court justice of Hispanic heritage, will be in conversation with M. Elizabeth Magill , dean of Stanford Law School.

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  5. For Our Eyes Only: Understanding the Attorney-Client Privilege and Its Application to BanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | JD Supra

    ... law that the facts underlying any legal dispute are fully discoverable. In this regard, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals has opined that because the attorney-client privilege "stands in derogation of the public's 'right to every man's evidence, . ...

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  6. Google Required to Hand Over Foreign Stored Emails to Justice Department: eDiscovery Case LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | JD Supra

    In the ruling In re Search Warrant No. 16-960-M-01 to Google , Pennsylvania Magistrate Judge Thomas J. Rueter ordered Google to comply with a search warrant to produce foreign-stored emails, disagreeing with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit's ruling in the Microsoft Ireland warrant case, where Microsoft was not ordered to provide access to emails in that ruling.

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  7. Warrants issued in Lebanon Walmart theftsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 23 | UnionLeader.com

    The Lebanon Police Department has obtained felony warrants for all five, which make them candidates to be extradited back to New Hampshire if they are arrested in other New England states.

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  8. Second Circuit Rules That Defendant Who Pleads Guilty Mid-Trial May...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | jdsupra.com

    On Wednesday, February 15, the Second Circuit issued a published opinion in United States v. Barret , No.

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  9. BWP Media v. Polyvore: It's All About ControlRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Eff.org

    Major entertainment companies are once again trying to expand copyright law to gain leverage over a wide variety of user-generated content sites. If they succeed, they would have a veto over Internet users' access to the tools that allow us to remix, mashup, and participate in popular culture.

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  10. Federal Judge to Speak to Northwestern Law CommunityRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Newswise

    The Honorable Gerard E. Lynch of the a U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuita will visit Northwestern Pritzker School of Law as the Howard J. Trienens Visiting Judicial Scholar. He will participate in a moderated conversation with Northwestern Law Dean Daniel B. Rodriguez at 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 8 in Lincoln Hall, 357 E. Chicago Ave., on the Law School's Chicago campus.

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  11. NRF and retailers to U.S. Supreme Court: Let swipe card fees ruling standRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Chain Store Age

    Payment card fees are a sore subject for the retail industry - especially with the possibility that a settlement is being revisited by parties seeking an appeal. The National Retail Federation and the Retail Industry Leaders Associa-tion requested that the U.S. Supreme Court let stand an appeals court rul-ing that struck down a controversial 2012 settlement of a class action lawsuit over Visa and MasterCard's swipe card fees.

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  12. NY Court Declares No Performance Rights For Flo and Eddie: "POOF" Goes 5 Million DollarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Hypebot

    ... authority on questions of rights under the laws of a particular State. Thus, on appeal, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals asked for guidance on the issue and certified the question of pre-1972 performance rights in sound recordings to the New York ...

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  13. What 'Billions' gets right about insider tradingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Minnesota Lawyer

    "Billions" is back on Showtime - Season 2 began on Sunday - and aren't you glad? From the start, "Billions" has been a guilty pleasure, a drama about Wall Street that may lack the highbrow seriousness of, say, the Sopranos, but more than makes up for it with wicked portrayals and campy fun. The central plotline of "Billions" revolves around an epic struggle between a U.S. attorney named Chuck Rhoades and the fictional hedge fund titan Bobby "Axe" Axelrod .

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  14. Second Circuit Holds That Minority Bondholders Cannot Avail Themselves of the Trust Indenture ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | JD Supra

    ... in restructurings that affected their investments. But a Jan. 17, 2017, decision from the Second Circuit Court of Appeals has limited the scope of the Act. Hearing the appeal from the Marblegate decision, the Second Circuit held that the Act does ...

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  15. SiriusXM Radio Wins Copyright Battle in NY Appeals CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | FindLaw

    ... of Appeal. The plaintiffs, represented by Flo & Eddie, have lost their appeal in the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals. The court reversed a trial court decision and ordered the plaintiffs case be dismissed. The circuit court issued its decision ...

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  16. Worst Defective Products of 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | US Recall News

    We have lost an unprecedented number of great artists and other beloved public figures. We saw horrific tragedies, like the mass shooting in Orlando.

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  17. Retailers urge Supreme Court to strike out interchange fee settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Finextra Research news

    The National Retail Federation and the Retail Industry Leaders Association today asked the U.S. Supreme Court to let stand an appeals court ruling that struck down a controversial 2012 settlement of a class action lawsuit over Visa and MasterCard's credit card swipe fees. "This alleged 'settlement' was a backroom deal that would have done nothing to end price fixing or keep swipe fees from soaring in the future," NRF Senior Vice President and General Counsel Mallory Duncan said.

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  18. Brooklyn Detainees May Sue NYC Over #039;Degrading#039; ConditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | AllMediaNY

    Reuters reports that New York City must face a lawsuit claiming it unconstitutionally subjected pretrial detainees at Brooklyn Central Booking to "degrading" conditions such as overcrowded and filthy cells, rotten food and undrinkable water, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday. By a 3-0 vote, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan rejected a lower court finding that the city and senior police officials could not be held liable for damages because the plaintiff detainees were held for less than one day, and none suffered serious injury or sickness.

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  19. Top Attorneys to Lead Discussion on ArbitrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Law.com

    Leading litigators will tackle the topic of arbitration on March 7 at a panel discussion hosted by the Southern District and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

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  20. Retailers Ask Supreme Court Not to Revive Disputed Credit Card Swipe Fee SettlementRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    The National Retail Federation and the Retail Industry Leaders Association today asked the U.S. Supreme Court to let stand an appeals court ruling that struck down a controversial 2012 settlement of a class action lawsuit over Visa and "This alleged 'settlement' was a backroom deal that would have done nothing to end price fixing or keep swipe fees from soaring in the future," NRF Senior Vice President and General Counsel Mallory Duncan said. "Even worse, it includes a provision that would keep merchants from ever suing over this issue again.

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