Five New Publications:

  • Conversations With: Threats to Philanthropic Freedom. Features The Honorable Dick Thornburgh, Of Counsel to the law firm K&L Gates LLP, leading a discussion with Dr. Larry P. Arnn, President of Hillsdale College; Heather R. Higgins, President and Director of the Randolph Foundation; and Adam Meyerson, President of the Philanthropy Roundtable.

Litigation Updates:

  • Commonwealth of Va. v. Sebelius.  On August 2, 2010, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia rejected a request by the federal government to dismiss a constitutional challenge to a controversial new federal health care law. The decision was a clear victory for WLF, which had filed a brief in the case in support of the Commonwealth of Virginia’s constitutional challenge to the recently enacted Patient Protections and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).

  • Therasense, Inc. v. Becton.  On August 2, 2010, WLF filed a brief in support of the plaintiffs-appellants urging the United States Court of Appeals For The Federal Circuit to overturn the District Court’s decision.

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