WLF Media Briefing | Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

The U.S. Supreme Court: October Term 2016 Review

• John Thorne, Kellogg Hansen Todd Figel & Frederick PLLC

• Andrew S. Tulumello, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Adam G. Unikowsky, Jenner & Block LLP

Our panel of appellate experts will examine rulings in cases in which WLF filed briefs as well as others affecting the free-enterprise system, and will assess the Term’s key trends and themes.

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court
On June 19, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the U.S. Constitution imposes strict limits on the authority of state courts to exercise jurisdiction over out-of-state defendants, ruling 8-1 that they may not be sued based on claims lacking a...
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Ziglar v. Abbasi
On June 19, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that senior federal officials—including former Attorney General John Ashcroft and former FBI Director Robert Mueller—are not subject to damages claims based on the manner in which they...
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Bloomingdale’s Inc. v. Vitolo
On June 19, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a one-sentence order declining to review an appeals court decision that refused to enforce an arbitration agreement entered into between a retailer and some of its employees. The decision was a...
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Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis
On June 16, 2017, WLF filed a brief in the U.S. Supreme Court, urging it to uphold the enforceability of arbitration agreements in employment-related disputes. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has concluded that federal labor law prevents...
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Phillips v. Honeywell Int’l Inc.
On June 14, 2017, the California Supreme Court issued an order declining to clarify the evidentiary threshold that must be met to prove causation in asbestos litigation. The decision was a setback for WLF, which filed a letter brief urging the Court...
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June 27, 2017 | 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
The U.S. Supreme Court: October Term 2016 Review
Andrew S. Tulumello, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Adam G. Unikowsky, Partner, Jenner & Block LLP
John Thorne, Partner, Kellogg Hansen Todd Figel & Frederick PLLC
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