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WLF Feb. 11, 2016 Media Briefing Available as an On-Demand Video

High Court Halftime: The October 2015 Term at Midpoint

• Jay B. Stephens, Kirkland & Ellis LLP and Chairman, WLF Legal Policy Advisory Board (Moderator)
• Gregory G. Katsas, Jones Day
Ashley C. Parrish, King & Spalding LLP
Melissa Arbus Sherry, Latham & Watkins LLP

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United Student Aid Funds, Inc. v. Bible
On February 5, 2016, WLF asked the U.S. Supreme Court to consider grant review in a case in order to overturn its own precedent that requires federal courts to defer to an administrative agency’s interpretation of its own regulations. Decided nearly...
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Fox Television Stations, Inc. v. FilmOn X, LLC
On February 2, 2016, WLF asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to reverse a lower-court decision that would legitimize a business model based on the unauthorized, for-profit exploitation (via the Internet) of copyrighted works. In a...
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Universal Health Services, Inc. v. U.S. ex rel. Escobar
On January 27, 2016, WLF filed a brief in the U.S. Supreme Court, urging it to rein in efforts by the plaintiffs’ bar to use the federal False Claims Act (FCA) as a means of extorting funds from the business community. WLF argued that Congress...
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Amgen, Inc. v. Harris
On January 25, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous, four-page opinion summarily reversing the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit’s deeply flawed decision in a case brought under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act...
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Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez
On January 20, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a lawsuit should not be dismissed as moot simply because the defendant unconditionally offers to give the plaintiff everything he has asked for in a lawsuit. The decision was a setback for WLF,...
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Conversations With: Inquiring into the Expanded Use of Deferred-Prosecution and Non-Prosecution Agreements
Featuring The Honorable Jay B. Stephens, Chairman of WLF’s Legal Policy Advisory Board and Of Counsel, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, and The Honorable Larry D. Thompson, John A. Sibley Chair of Corporate and Business Law, University of Georgia School of Law.
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Legal Fact and Fiction: The Contraction and Expansion of Florida’s Collateral-Source Rule
By George Meros, Jr., a Shareholder in the Tallahassee, FL office of GrayRobinson, PA, and Justin Marshall and Ashley Hoffman, litigation associates in the Orlando and Tallahassee offices of GrayRobinson, respectively.
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February 11, 2016 | 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
High Court Halftime: The October 2015 Term at Midpoint
The Honorable Jay B. Stephens, Of Counsel, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Gregory G. Katsas, Partner, Jones Day
Ashley C. Parrish, Partner, King & Spalding LLP
Melissa Arbus Sherry, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP
 
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