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Bajeerah LaCava
Split U.S. High Court Orders Disclosure Of Referendum Petitions

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) In general, disclosing referendum petitions does not violate the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, a divided U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 24 ( John Doe #1, et al. v. Sam Reed, et al. , No. 09-559, U.S. Sup.)...

Bajeerah LaCava
Split U.S. High Court: Collective Bargaining Dispute Belongs In Court

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) A dispute over the ratification date of a collective bargaining agreement (CBA) is for a court to decide, not an arbitrator, a split U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 24 ( Granite Rock Co. v. International Brotherhood of...

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Gregg Lawson
Panelist: 'Interesting, Creative' Insurance Battles Over Gulf Oil Spill Loom

ATLANTA - The Gulf of Mexico oil spill could result in some "interesting and creative lawyering" in the insurance arena, an attorney on a four-member panel said June 25 on the last day of HB Litigation Conferences ' Oil in the Gulf: Litigation...

Gregg Lawson
JPMDL Hearing Set For Arguments On Where To Send Oil Spill Cases

ATLANTA - The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPMDL) will hold a hearing July 28 in Boise, Idaho, to hear arguments on where to transfer the more than 140 cases related to the BP Gulf oil spill that have been filed in federal and state courts...

Gregg Lawson
Gulf Oil Spill Liability: Only Question Is How Much BP Will Pay

ATLANTA - The question is not if BP will pay for the Gulf oil spill, but how much, a defense attorney said Thursday at HB Litigation Conferences ' Oil in the Gulf: Litigation & Insurance Coverage Conference here. Asked to give the defense perspective...