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PFAW's Feeble Attacks on Gorsuch
National ReviewFebruary 1, 2017

As he points out, the administrative-law judge in the matter “dismissed the citation against [the employer] for exactly this reason.” The second opinion that Mincberg objects to (in Weeks v. Kansas) was a short unanimous opinion that ... What Gorsuch ...more »

Judge Gorsuch and Administrative Law
National ReviewFebruary 1, 2017

Natural Resources Defense Council (1984) (courts must defer to an agency's reasonable interpretation of an ambiguous statute that it administers) and NCTA v. Brand X Internet Services (2005) (courts must overrule their own rulings about the meaning of ...more »

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Appellate Practice
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Law and orders
The Economist (blog)February 2, 2017

Litigation by states and cities will become an increasingly important form of resistance for Democrats in the Trump era. Democrats have not been in a weaker position since the 1920s. Republicans have majorities in both houses of Congress and both ...more »

General Civil Litigation
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JD Journal's Top Silicon Valley IP Litigation Law Firms
JDJournal.comFebruary 6, 2017

Tech's reliance on the protection of originality and innovation means that Intellectual Property Litigation is a hot practice area in Silicon Valley. Because of this, JD Journal has compiled a list of the Top IP Litigation firms in the affluent area ...more »

Business & Commercial Litigation
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Weintraub Tobin Supplements Commercial Litigation Ranks in Los Angeles
Satellite PR News (press release)February 3, 2017

Gilford has extensive experience handling complex business and commercial disputes, and he has tried cases involving intellectual property rights, contract and fraud claims stemming from a large-scale real estate development, contract and business tort ...more »

Securities Litigation/Broker Misconduct
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FinTech: How to Get Started with Blockchain
The National Law ReviewFebruary 6, 2017

Active funds can begin simply by accepting investments in bitcoin and redeeming investors in bitcoin. This will allow the fund's adviser, board, and service providers to become comfortable with the technology. Further, experimentation is easy thanks to ...more »

Stemtech Pictures High Court Taking Up $1.6M Photo Case
Law360 (subscription)February 6, 2017

Law360, San Francisco (February 6, 2017, 3:35 PM EST) -- Florida-based nutritional supplement maker Stemtech International Inc. has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to take up a ruling that affirmed a $1.6 million copyright damages verdict against the ...more »

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