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Litigation Updates:

  • Ashcroft v. Al-Kidd.  On August 18, 2010, WLF filed a brief in the U.S. Supreme Court, urging it to review (and ultimately overturn) an appeals court decision that allows the ACLU to go forward with a challenge to the Bush Administration’s anti-terrorism policy.
  • Cappuccitti v. DirecTV.  On August 18, 2010, WLF urged the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit to reconsider a recent panel opinion that would severely undermine the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA).
  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Janssen Pharmaceutica, Inc. On August 17, 2010, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court sidestepped a ruling on the propriety of pay-to-play bidding on public contracts, ruling that a defendant being sued by Pennsylvania lacked standing to argue that the State’s attorneys should be disqualified.

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