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GreenbergTraurig
Supreme Court Rules Same-Sex Marriage is a Fundamental Right

On June 26, 2015, in a 5-4 decision authored by Justice Kennedy, the Supreme Court struck down the laws of those states that preclude same-sex marriage and also held that each state must recognize same-sex marriages lawfully performed in other states...

Columbia Law - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
Government Found Liable for Hurricane Katrina Flooding

Jennifer M. Klein, Esq. Associate Director & Fellow Flooding from Hurricane Katrina constitutes a taking of property without just compensation by the United States government, according to a recent decision, [ enhanced version available to lexis...

Ballard Spahr LLP
Class Action Landscape May Be Altered By Supreme Court’s Grant of Cert In Campbell-Ewald Company v. Gomez

By Mark J. Levin The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide a case that could alter the landscape of federal class action litigation. Granting the defendant’s petition for certiorari in Campbell-Ewald Company v. Gomez , the Court will review...

Williams Mullen
Williams Mullen Files Brief with NC Supreme Court to Protect Rights of Shooting Range Owners

By Camden R. Webb On June 1, 2015, the North Carolina Supreme Court accepted an amicus brief, [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], from the Second Amendment Foundation, authored by Camden R. Webb in a case that challenges the ability...

Ballard Spahr LLP
California Federal Court Rules ‘No Surcharge’ Law Unconstitutional

A federal district court in California, [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], has ruled that a state law prohibiting retailers from imposing a surcharge on credit card purchases placed an unconstitutional restriction on the retailers’...

Foley & Lardner LLP
Supreme Court Holds Providers Cannot Sue States to Challenge Low Medicaid Rates

The Supreme Court ruled, on March 31, in a 5-4 decision, [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], that hospitals and all other providers cannot sue to force a state to pay higher Medicaid rates. The name of the case is Armstrong v. Exception...