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Yesterday, the National Whistleblowers Center filed an amicus, or fiend of the court, brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in its case of Wiest v. Lynch, Case No. 11-4257. The main issue is whether the Court should adopt the ARB's broad "reasonable belief" standard...
Does a Single "Or" Excommunicate Congressional Intent From the Bankruptcy Code? Supreme Court to Resolve Circuit Split on Credit Bidding
The U.S. Supreme Court will rule this term in RadLAX Gateway Hotel Inc. v. Amalgamated Bank on whether the Bankruptcy Code permits a debtor in a chapter 11 case to sell encumbered assets without providing the secured lender an opportunity to credit bid its debt. Determination of this question...
My recent SCOTUSblog post on the October 2010 Supreme Court Term class action decisions does not address an important decision from the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, which was issued last week. In Litman v. Cellco Partnership, the Third Circuit held that New Jersey decision holding class...
“Eligible entity” policies suspended in light of Third Circuit decision From our Unintended Consequences File: The recent Third Circuit decision on multiple ownership rules – which took the Commission to task for failing to do more to promote minority and female broadcast...
Shades of 2004! Court tosses 2008 version of newspaper/broadcast cross-ownership rule, major elements of 2008 Diversity Order. Remember in the original Planet of the Apes, when Charlton Heston had gone through years of space travel and wild adventures, only to find after all that that (SPOILER...