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Lawsuit Alleges that U.S. Government Violated Constitutional Rights of America’s Youth by Promoting the Development and Use of Fossil Fuels

By Nikita Perumal and Jessica Wentz A foundational component of sustainable development is the principle of inter-generational equity: that we should meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their...

Foley & Lardner LLP
Response from Robins in the Spokeo Case at the U.S. Supreme Court

Earlier this month, the respondent, [subscribers can access the order granting certiorari: lexis.com | Lexis Advance ], in Spokeo v. Robins filed his merits brief . The main thrust of the brief, [subscribers can access an enhanced version of this brief...

McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC
Supreme Court Slams The Brakes On Challenge To Disparate Act

By Donald Kaufman and Emily Hart* As of now, the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) prohibits dealers from unintentional, or “disparate impact,” discrimination in setting dealer reserves in auto financing. This disparate impact can...

DLA Piper
DC Circuit Court Upholds Federal Ban On Campaign Contributions – What’s Next for Politically Active Government Contractors?

By William H. Minor A unanimous federal appeals court in Washington, DC has upheld a long-standing ban on federal campaign contributions by government contractors. The case, Wagner et al. v. Federal Election Commission , [subscribers can access...

DLA Piper
District Court Says Appointment of SEC Administrative Law Judge Was Likely Unconstitutional

By Courtney Gilligan Saleski , Jonathan W. Haray , and Mark A. Kasten In Hill v. Securities Exchange Commission , the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, [subscribers can access an enhanced version of this opinion...

Keller and Heckman LLP
Chemical Labeling and Disclosures: Can the Government Put Words in Your Mouth

Eric Gotting and Martha Marrapese, Partners at Keller and Heckman, authored the article "Chemical Labeling and Disclosures: Can the Government Put Words in Your Mouth." The article was published in the Spring 2015 edition of Natural Resources...