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Supreme Court Leaves Standing for Privacy and Cybersecurity Cases Unresolved

Guest Commentary

By Michelle Visser, a Partner, David Cohen, Of Counsel, and Nicole Gelsomini, an Associate, with Orrick

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Does DOJ’s Qui Tam Dismissal Policy Go Far Enough?

Featured Expert Contributor, False Claims Act

Stephen A. Wood, Chuhak & Tecson, P.C.

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The False Claims Act confers upon the U.S. 3,435 more words

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Update: Second Circuit Upholds Dismissal of Absurd Diet-Soda Class Action

Nearly a year ago in Neither Reason nor Science Supports Class Actions against Diet Soda Makers, we applauded the dismissal of several copycat class-action lawsuits alleging that because the word “diet” in “diet soda” implies the beverage aids in weight loss, companies like Pepsi and Dr. 195 more words

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In Climate Suits, Cities Ask Judges to Start a Primitivist Revolution

To illuminate a modest living room for three hours a night for two months, you would need about a million lumen-hours of light. Now consider three inflation-adjusted numbers. 945 more words

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Government's Authority to Unilaterally Dismiss Qui Tam Fraud Suit Faces Court Test

Last week, the United States filed its long-awaited motion to dismiss a major False Claims Act (FCA) lawsuit filed in the Northern District of California, … 2,007 more words

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Supreme Court's DeVries Decision Doesn't Spell the End of "Bare Metal" Defense in Asbestos Cases

Featured Expert Contributor, Mass Torts—Asbestos

Robert H. Wright, a Partner with Horvitz & Levy LLP in Los Angeles, CA

Last month, the United States Supreme Court rejected the “bare metal” defense to products liability claims in maritime cases.  1,090 more words

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