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The U.S. Supreme Court: October 2014 Term Review

Carter G. Phillips, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP
Deanne E. Maynard, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP
David B. Salmons, Partner, Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

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Rains v. Stayton Builders Mart, Inc.
On July 2, 2015, WLF filed a brief in the Oregon Supreme Court, urging it to reject a constitutional challenge to a state statute limiting a plaintiff to no more than $500,000 in noneconomic damages. WLF argued that the Jury Clause of the Oregon...
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Grocery Manufacturers Assoc. v. Sorrell
On July 1, 2015, WLF filed a brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, urging it to enjoin enforcement of the Vermont law that requires labeling of foods that contain genetically engineered (GE) ingredients. WLF argued that the...
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BP Exploration & Production Inc. v. United States
On June 29, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a one-sentence order declining to review an appeals court decision that adopted a confusing test for determining hazardous-discharge liability under the Clean Water Act (CWA). The dispute arose from...
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Texas Dep’t of Housing & Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project, Inc.
On June 25, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the Fair Housing Act (FHA) encompasses liability for otherwise lawful activities that are not motivated by discriminatory intent but that nonetheless result in a “disparate impact” on protected...
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King v. Burwell
On June 25, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed an appeals court’s decision to allow the IRS to appropriate billions of dollars a year without clear statutory authorization from Congress to do so. The case arose from a dispute over the proper...
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Law Rejecting “Innovator Liability” Theory Restores Civil Justice Sanity to Alabama
By John J. Park, Jr., Of Counsel to the Atlanta office of the law firm Strickland Brockington Lewis LLP and former Deputy Attorney General for the State of Alabama, 1995 to 2006.
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A ‘Perfect Storm’ Confronts Asbestos Defendants in Newport News
Mark A. Behrens is a Partner in the Washington, D.C. office of the law firm Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P., where he co-chairs the Public Policy Group. He is also a member of WLF’s Legal Policy Advisory Board.
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June 23, 2015 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court: October 2014 Term Review
Carter G. Phillips, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP
Deanne E. Maynard, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP
David B. Salmons, Partner, Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
 
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