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    NY Blasts EPA, GE’s Handling Of Hudson River Cleanup

    New York state environmental regulators on Monday criticized the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s supervision of General Electric’s cleanup of pollutants in the Hudson River, saying contamination of the river remains at unacceptably...

    2nd Circ. Insurance Case May Be Bound For Conn. High Court

    The Second Circuit considered Monday sending a dispute over whether First Mercury Insurance must pick up the tab for four negligence suits stemming from a deadly 2010 construction accident at Yale University to Connecticut's top court after hearing...

    NJ Atty And His Hedge Fund Fire Back At SEC Complaint

    A New Jersey attorney and his hedge fund on Monday fought back at the Securities and Exchange Commission’s administrative action with their own lawsuit declaring the SEC an unconstitutional forum to hash out SEC claims that they misled clients about...

    Calif. Teacher Tenure Laws Upheld As High Court Skips Case

    The California Supreme Court cemented a victory for the state’s teacher tenure system Monday when it decided not to review an appeals court decision upholding the constitutionality of the system opponents say sticks poor and minority students with...

    Calif. Teacher Tenure Laws Upheld As High Court Skips Case

    The California Supreme Court cemented a victory for the state’s teacher tenure system Monday when it decided not to review an appeals court decision upholding the constitutionality of the system opponents say sticks poor and minority students with...

    Calif. Teacher Tenure Laws Upheld As High Court Skips Case

    The California Supreme Court cemented a victory for the state’s teacher tenure system Monday when it decided not to review an appeals court decision upholding the constitutionality of the system opponents say sticks poor and minority students with...

    McKesson Beats Class Cert. Bid In TCPA Ad Fax Suit

    A California federal judge on Monday shot down a class certification bid from a chiropractic clinic accusing McKesson Corp. of faxing unsolicited advertisements in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, saying there are too many individual...

    McKesson Beats Class Cert. Bid In TCPA Ad Fax Suit

    A California federal judge on Monday shot down a class certification bid from a chiropractic clinic accusing McKesson Corp. of faxing unsolicited advertisements in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, saying there are too many individual...

    3rd Circ. Upholds Dismissal Of FINRA Arbitration Suit

    A “drive-by jurisdictional ruling” in a footnote to an earlier decision in the Third Circuit is not binding on district courts and does not allow the lower courts to “look through” a motion to vacate an arbitration award to examine...

    3rd Circ. Upholds Dismissal Of FINRA Arbitration Suit

    A “drive-by jurisdictional ruling” in a footnote to an earlier decision in the Third Circuit is not binding on district courts and does not allow the lower courts to “look through” a motion to vacate an arbitration award to examine...

    3rd Circ. Upholds Dismissal Of FINRA Arbitration Suit

    A “drive-by jurisdictional ruling” in a footnote to an earlier decision in the Third Circuit is not binding on district courts and does not allow the lower courts to “look through” a motion to vacate an arbitration award to examine...

    Server Claims Disney Underpaid Her For Nontipped Work

    Walt Disney World Co. has been hit with a suit by a server at one of its restaurants, claiming the amusement park giant violated minimum wage laws by paying her at a lower rate allowed for tipped work even though she spent substantial time on nontipped...

    Server Claims Disney Underpaid Her For Nontipped Work

    Walt Disney World Co. has been hit with a suit by a server at one of its restaurants, claiming the amusement park giant violated minimum wage laws by paying her at a lower rate allowed for tipped work even though she spent substantial time on nontipped...

    Activist Meister Seeks To Replace Williams Board

    Activist investor Keith Meister of Corvex Management LP said Monday he intends to replace the board at Williams Companies Inc. after the death of its merger with Energy Transfer Equity LP, a move Williams called a potentially costly proxy battle for control...

    Activist Meister Seeks To Replace Williams Board

    Activist investor Keith Meister of Corvex Management LP said Monday he intends to replace the board at Williams Companies Inc. after the death of its merger with Energy Transfer Equity LP, a move Williams called a potentially costly proxy battle for control...

    Ex-Rite Aid GC's Fraud Case Fee Bid Tossed By Del. Court

    A once-jailed general counsel to Rite Aid Corp. saw his bid for millions in company-paid attorney fees and expenses tossed Monday after a Delaware vice chancellor ruled that time for the demand ran out in early 2014. ...read more

    Gov't Argues Immunity From Haitian's Deportation Suit

    The federal government told a Florida federal judge on Monday that it has sovereign immunity and should not face allegations by a deported Haitian citizen that the government should have allowed him to return to the U.S. to attend his reopened immigration...

    In-House Counsels Eye New Gigs As Pay Pressure Grows

    Forty percent of in-house counsels say they would consider taking a new position because of compensation concerns, and rising BigLaw salaries are set to make pay disparities an even bigger issue for corporate employers, according to a new report. ...read...

    5 Things Keeping Competition Attorneys Up At Night

    Competition authorities ramping up enforcement efforts, complicated international transactions and hazy legal standards are just some of the things causing antitrust practitioners and their clients to lose sleep. Here, competition attorneys share their...

    Daily Fantasy Sports Allowed To Resume In New York

    DraftKings, FanDuel and other leading daily fantasy sports companies can resume operating online daily fantasy sports contests in New York state, potentially putting a cap on months of litigation by the state attorney general and subsequent legislation...

    Daily Fantasy Sports Allowed To Resume In New York

    DraftKings, FanDuel and other leading daily fantasy sports companies can resume operating online daily fantasy sports contests in New York state, potentially putting a cap on months of litigation by the state attorney general and subsequent legislation...

    Calif. Investment Firm Stuck In FCRA Row, Equifax Escapes

    A California federal judge declared Monday that Armored Investment Group and two of its principals can be sued in a putative class action alleging they illegally bought consumer reports from Datamyx LLC, which was selling them on behalf of Equifax Information...

    Calif. Investment Firm Stuck In FCRA Row, Equifax Escapes

    A California federal judge declared Monday that Armored Investment Group and two of its principals can be sued in a putative class action alleging they illegally bought consumer reports from Datamyx LLC, which was selling them on behalf of Equifax Information...

    Calif. Investment Firm Stuck In FCRA Row, Equifax Escapes

    A California federal judge declared Monday that Armored Investment Group and two of its principals can be sued in a putative class action alleging they illegally bought consumer reports from Datamyx LLC, which was selling them on behalf of Equifax Information...

    Aeropostale Investor Sycamore Rips Retailer's Ch. 11 Plan

    Aeropostale Holdings Inc. investor Sycamore Partners on Monday issued its latest challenge to the apparel retailer’s restructuring strategy, telling a New York bankruptcy judge that the company has wasted millions of dollars in a bungled Chapter...