Happy New Year and welcome back to The Legal Pulse. The holidays of last month may have diverted your attention for a few weeks, so we thought we’d offer some links to notable Washington Legal Foundation activities and products with enduring importance and relevance that you may have missed to begin 2011.
- Amicus brief filed in U.S. Supreme Court in Ashcroft v. al-Kidd, where WLF represented five former Attorneys General of the United States urging reversal of a U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruling.
- Amicus brief filed in U.S. Supreme Court in Stern v. Marshall, where WLF argued for the upholding a U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruling.
- Amicus brief filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit representing twelve member of the United States Congress in Thomas More Ctr. v. Obama, arguing that the health insurance manadate in the “ObamaCare” law is unconstitutional.
- Comments filed with the European Union’s (EU) Health and Consumers Directorate, urging it not to adopt new restrictions on consumer product packaging.
Legal Studies Division Publications
- “False Patent Marking” Qui Tam Lawsuits Are Constitutionally Suspect, by Adam Charnes and Chad Hansen
- Emerging Risks For U.S. High Tech: How Foreign “Public Interest” Regulation Threatens Property Rights And Innovation, by Lawrence Kogan
- FDA’s 510(k) Working Group Report: How Will It Affect Medical Device Innovation?, by Neil O’Flaherty
- First Amendment Implications Of Arizona Immigration Law, by Calli Bailey
Legal Pulse Posts
- Government Utilizes the “Responsible Corporate Officer” Doctrine with a Vengence, by Rich Samp, WLF
- Video Game “Bot” Provides Platform for Latest Judicial Pronouncement on Copyright & Software, by Brad Newberg, Reed Smith LLP
- Settlement-Trolling Patent Plaintiff Snagged on Half-Million Dollar Sanction, by Glenn Lammi, WLF