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In Madden v. Midland Funding, LLC, 786 F.3d 246 (2d Cir. 2015), cert. denied, No. 15-610, 2016 U.S. LEXIS 4211 (U.S. 1,051 more words

Client Alerts

Cruz for President Cannot Avoid Copyright Infringement and Breach of Contract Claims

In May of 2016, “Cruz for President” and its ad agency (together “Cruz”) were sued by a music downloading website and two artists (collectively “Leopona”) for breach of contract and copyright infringement. 481 more words


At Oral Argument, Ninth Circuit Appeared Poised to Preempt Hawaii GMO Ordinances

On June 15, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit heard oral arguments in three related bids to invalidate separate Hawaiian county ordinances.  911 more words

Environmental Law & Regulation

WLF's Annual End-of-Term Review Assesses Key Supreme Court Free-Enterprise Decisions

The U.S. Supreme Court: October 2015 Term Review

Speakers: The Honorable Jay Stephens, Kirkland & Ellis LLP; Andrew J. Pincus, Mayer Brown LLP; Elizabeth P. 36 more words

Civil Justice & Litigation

Functionality: it's in the bag

Schutte Bagclosures
Inc. v. Kwik Lok Corp., No. 12-cv-5541 (S.D.N.Y. Jun. 14, 2016)

Following up from previous post on an earlier
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LA Supreme Court Grants Writs of Parish Against Commissioner of the Office of Conservation Arising from a Drill Permit for a Well

In 1998, St. Tammany Parish adopted a home rule charter in accordance with its constitutional authority under La. Const. art. VI, § 17. Pursuant to the parish’s home rule charter, the zoned area at issue, which was located over a significant source of drinking water, was designated wholly residential in 2010. 185 more words

Current Caselaw

NY Appellate Court Holds Local Laws Regulating Extraction of Groundwater Were Not Preempted by Water Resources Law

Petitioners-plaintiffs owned land in the Town of Greig situated in a rural residential district, and filed a special permit application seeking permission to install 7,600 feet of underground pipeline for the purpose of transporting water from their property to a “load out” facility in a separate town. 421 more words

Current Caselaw - New York