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Teen Detained In Kuwait Sues U.S. Over No-Fly List
Posted on 18 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - (AP) Attorneys for a Virginia teenager have filed a federal lawsuit, claiming he was detained and tortured in Kuwait after being arbitrarily placed on the United States' no-fly list. Lawyers for Gulet Mohamed, 19, argued in their... Read More

Florida Supreme Court Upholds $2.5 Million Verdict In Engle Tobacco Case
Posted on 14 Mar 2013 by Michael Lefkowitz

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - (Mealey's) Florida's Supreme Court on March 14 affirmed, with one dissent, a trial court's application of its landmark decision in Engle v. Liggett Group, Inc. (945 So. 2d 1246 [Fla. 2006]) [ enhanced version available... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court Refuses To Take Up Due Process Challenge To EPA Orders
Posted on 7 Jun 2011 by Shane Dilworth

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on June 6 declined review of a District of Columbia Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruling holding that the Environmental Protection Agency's use of unilateral administrative orders to enforce... Read More

High Court's Goodyear, McIntyre Rulings Limit Jurisdiction Over Foreign Manufacturers
Posted on 19 Jul 2011 by johnlwatkins

By John L. Watkins, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP On June 27, 2011, the United States Supreme Court issued two decisions that limit the ability of U.S. courts to assert jurisdiction against foreign manufacturers if their contacts with... Read More