- Report Sheds Light On Parallel World Of Asbestos Bankruptcy Trusts By Mark A. Behrens and Cary Silverman, attorneys in the Washington, DC-based Public Policy Group of Shook, Hardy, & Bacon L.L.P.
- Fourth Circuit Upholds Ban on Alcohol Advertising By Katherine A. Fallow, a partner in the law firm Jenner & Block LLP in its Washington office, and Garrett A. Levin and Carrie F. Apfel, associates with the firm.
- False Claims Act’s Public Disclosure Bar: Does It Apply To “New Media”? By R. Ben Sperry, a 2010 summer fellow with Washington Legal Foundation and a student at George Mason University Law School, where he is a candidate member of the George Mason Law Review.
- 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.
From The Legal Pulse:
- Let’s Not Hang Our Public Officials Out to Dry – By Richard Samp
- WLF’s Monthly Washington Examiner Column: FTC’s Anti-Consumer Crusade – By Dan Popeo
- Judge in FTC “Pay-for-Delay” Case Allows Subpoena of Generic Drug CEO – By Glenn Lammi
- Anti-Biotech Activists’ Court Win Is Loss for Farmers, Consumers – By Cory Andrews
- Law Firms Assess Implications of FTC/Intel Settlement – By Glenn Lammi