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  1. State asks U.S. judge to decertify class suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    Attorneys for the state are asking a federal judge to decertify a class-action lawsuit challenging Arkansas' discontinuation of Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood services. The case began in 2015 as a lawsuit filed on behalf of three anonymous women who used Planned Parenthood services.

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  2. Quinn Unloads on Faith Gay: $100 Million for 'Ingratitude' and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | American Lawyer

    How upset was John Quinn, the managing partner of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, when partners Faith Gay and Philippe Selendy left this month to launch their own firm ? The firm's pre-emptive press release on their departures was one sign that the split was not particularly amicable. But a reply-all email that Quinn sent Gay this week-responding to her farewell message to the firm-spells out his feelings more clearly.

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  3. Employer Bound by Promise to Pay Performance Bonus to At-Will EmployeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | JD Supra

    Employers who implement bonus programs to attract and retain key employees may be bound to the terms of those programs, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently held. In Boswell v.

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  4. Dismissal of Shareholder Derivative Action on Rule 23.1 Grounds...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | JD Supra

    The Delaware Supreme Court recently issued an important corporate law decision addressing issue preclusion in the context of multiple shareholder derivative actions. The court ruled in California State Teachers' Retirement System v.

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  5. Jackson Walker Sees 10 Percent Drop in 2017 Net Income; Slight Increase in Gross RevenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | American Lawyer

    After posting extraordinary results in 2016, Jackson Walker saw net income in 2017 drop by 10.6 percent on a slight increase in gross revenue. The Dallas-based firm brought in $249,429,000 in gross revenue in 2017, compared with $246,647,000 in 2016, and $94,651,000 in net income-down from $105,882,000 the prior year.

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  6. Appeals Panel Appears Unlikely to Undo Remington Gun SettlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | Law.com

    A federal appeals panel appeared unlikely to unravel a controversial class action settlement over defects in Remington rifles, raising doubts that a low claims rate necessarily indicates there's something inherently wrong with the notices that went out. The settlement, designed to provide refunds or repair an estimated 7.5 million Remington Model 700 rifles with allegedly defective triggers, has been a target of critics because of its dismal claims rate.

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  7. Eighth Circuit Hears "Disobedient " Presidential Elector CaseRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 14 | Ballot Access News

    On February 13, the Eighth Circuit heard Abdurrahman v Dayton, 16-4551. The issue is the Minnesota law saying if a presidential elector votes in the electoral college for someone who did not get the most popular votes, then he or she is deemed to have resigned, and will be replaced by the other electors.

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  8. OOIDA appealing court ruling on sleep apnea suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | Truck News

    The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association is appealing the United States Court of Appeals dismissal of their lawsuit alleging the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration bypassed the rulemaking process when regulating sleep apnea. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit dismissed the OOIDA's appeal in January, saying the appeal "lacked standing."

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  9. Prison Sentence Upheld for Man Who Pointed Laser at KC Police HelicopterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | FindLaw

    It's a crime, and it deserves time. A federal appeals court has affirmed a judge's three year prison sentence for Jordan Clarence Rogers, who repeatedly pointed a laser at a Kansas City police helicopter .

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  10. Court hears tribal challenge to South Dakota child removalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | Greenwich Citizen

    A lawyer representing two American Indian tribes urged a federal appeals court Tuesday to keep in place the changes a judge ordered for a South Dakota county's system of removing children from homes in endangerment cases. Stephen Pevar, a tribal law specialist with the American Civil Liberties Union, told the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that before those protections were imposed, the system was stacked against tribal families.

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  11. Do voters have a right to wear political garb at the polling booth?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | The Economist

    ... other justices will choose to walk down the straightforward doctrinal path offered by the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, which upheld the Minnesota law in a terse seven-page ruling last year. Restrictions on speech must clear a low constitutional ...

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  12. Hair Braiders Discuss Braiding Regulation Debate: The Winding RoadRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 13 | Allure

    To me, braiding is St. Louis, Missouri. That's where, as a kid, I'd sit at my aunt's feet as she braided my hair for the summer.

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  13. Thomas v. Board of Trustees of Nebraska State Colleges: A State...Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 8 | TCRecord

    ... court dismissed LaTanya's Title IX claim on the Board's motion for summary judgment, and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the lower court's opinion on appeal. In a brief unpublished decision, the Eighth Circuit affirmed the trial court's ...

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  14. The Ohio Supreme Court Rejects Cumulative Exposure as Sufficient to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 11 | jdsupra.com

    Numerous cases have been filed in courts across the United States alleging that exposure to defendants' asbestos-containing products caused various diseases, including mesothelioma, a rare cancer primarily linked to asbestos fibers. In most circumstances, plaintiff had been exposed to multiple asbestos-containing products, and sued multiple defendants, alleging each was responsible for the disease.

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  15. Terrence J. Salerno Commemorates 30 Years with Nebraska Association of Trial AttorneysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 9 | PRWeb

    Omaha personal injury attorney Terrence J. Salerno marks thirty years as a member of the Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys. The most satisfying aspect of my years as a member of the Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys is the work we have done to preserve the 7th Amendment right to a jury trial.

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  16. Mayor Spicer Announces the Appointments of the City Solicitor and Director of AdministrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 8 | City of Framingham

    Framingham, MA In accordance with the Home Rule Charter Article III: Executive Branch, Section 3a, "The mayor shall appoint, subject to review of the appointments by the council under Article II, all municipal officers, division heads, department directors employees and members of multiple-member bodies form who no other method of appointment or selection is provided by the charter, excepting only persons serving under the school committee, and persons serving under the council.

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  17. Attorneys of the Year: Judge Diana MurphyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | Minnesota Lawyer

    This painting of 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Diana Murphy hangs in her chambers in Minneapolis. Judge Diana Murphy's career advice: "You have to fight for others and you also have to fight for your own situation.

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  18. Trump's Most Dangerous Attack on LGBT PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | Advocate

    ... performed in Hawaii was a "grave danger," was confirmed to a lifetime appointment on the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. LGBT people are not the only ones harmed when these types of nominees are confirmed to federal judgeships. Every day, federal ...

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  19. Capitol Retort: Supreme decision; secret memo; grammar copsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | Minnesota Lawyer

    Gov. Mark Dayton is gearing up to select a Supreme Court justice to replace David Stras, who has been confirmed for a seat on the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Here's the court at currently constituted.

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  20. Long wait over, Stras quickly moves into Eighth Circuit seat amid SCOTUS chatterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | Star Tribune

    Minnesota Supreme Court Justice David Stras gave an interview to the Star Tribune following his confirmation for the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals last month. The now-former Minnesota Supreme Court justice, who this week became the first Minnesota federal judge confirmed under President Donald Trump, has closely studied a judicial selection process viewed as increasingly politicized and saddled by interest group influence.

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