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Mack Sperling
You Can't Appeal That! Or Can You?

You may remember the case of Out of the Box Developers, LLC v. Logicbit Corp . It has spawned a couple of interesting discovery decisions. One was on subpoenas to third parties , another involved nearly $40,000 in sanctions for attorneys' fees against...

Bajeerah LaCava
U.S. High Court Hears Arguments over Classifying State’s Suit as a Mass Action

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) A state’s lawsuit may not be removed to federal court under the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA), Jonathan S. Massey of Washington, representing the State of Mississippi’s attorney general, told the...

Mark Rogers
U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Hear Appeal over Facebook Beacon Privacy Settlement

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) In its Nov. 4 order list, the U.S. Supreme Court denied certiorari in a petition regarding the settlement of a privacy class action over Facebook Inc.’s short-lived “Beacon” program, with Chief...

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff
New York's Proposed UCC Amendments: Will New York Pass Legislative Amendments to Bring Its Uniform Commercial Code in Line with the Rest of the Country?

by Kyle C. Bisceglie Esq., Thomas J. Fleming Esq. and Lori Marks-Esterman Esq. New York's Antiquated UCC: In June 2013 legislation was proposed that would modernize New York's UCC, making a wholesale modification of Articles 3 and 4 governing...

Margit Livingston
Professor Margit Livingston on Attachment of U.C.C. Article 9 Security Interests

The first job for any secured party seeking to have an enforceable and perfectible security interest is to achieve attachment by: 1) having the secured party give value to the debtor; 2) the debtor having rights in the collateral and; usually, 3) the...

State Net
State Net Capitol Journal: Nevada Upping Ante on Medical Marijuana

In 1931 the Nevada Legislature passed "The Wide Open Gambling Bill," which helped turn a nascent industry into a cornerstone of the state's economy. This past June the state passed a law that could do the same for another budding industry...