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Who Me? Couldn’t Be: Eleventh Circuit Finds Plaintiffs Lack Standing to Sue Ala. Attorney General in Equal Protection Lawsuit

Who Me? Couldn’t Be: Eleventh Circuit Finds Plaintiffs Lack Standing to Sue Ala. Attorney General in Equal Protection Lawsuit

January 7, 2020

Plaintiffs often select a state’s Attorney General, the official who ordinarily exercises power to enforce state laws, as the defendant to sue in cases involving a constitutional challenge to a state law.

Deciding When a Misstatement to a Court Makes a Mockery of the Judicial System

Deciding When a Misstatement to a Court Makes a Mockery of the Judicial System

November 7, 2019

When a litigant makes a statement to one court, and later makes a contradictory statement to another court, what must the other party show to prove the litigant intended to make a mockery of the judicial system?

Cow Manure Meets Insurance Law: Seventh Circuit Addresses Breach of Contract Exclusions in Malpractice Insurance

Cow Manure Meets Insurance Law: Seventh Circuit Addresses Breach of Contract Exclusions in Malpractice Insurance

October 28, 2019

Errors and omissions (E&O) and directors and officers (D&O) professional liability insurance policies commonly contain breach of contract endorsements that exclude coverage for claims “based upon or arising out of” a breach of contract. Whether this typical breach of contract exclusion is enforceable has now been called into doubt, where they are construed to exclude third-party claims.

Seventh Circuit Reins in Federal Trade Commission's Implied Powers

Seventh Circuit Reins in Federal Trade Commission's Implied Powers

September 9, 2019

The Seventh Circuit overturns long-standing precedent, and creates a circuit split, to limit the FTC’s authority to seek restitution.

Let’s Get Political: Fourth Circuit Protects Maryland Voter List as “Political Speech”

Let’s Get Political: Fourth Circuit Protects Maryland Voter List as “Political Speech”

July 22, 2019

Can the First Amendment apply to laws that selectively release government information to certain people for certain purposes?

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