- In the Matter of Certain Multimedia Display and Navigational Devices
On July 22, 2011, the International Trade Commission (ITC) broadly construed its “domestic industry” requirement, thereby limiting its jurisdiction over patent disputes. The decision was a victory for WLF, which filed a brief urging the ITC to…
- Al-Haramain Islamic Found., Inc. v. Obama
On July 22, 2011, WLF filed a brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, urging it to dismiss a challenge to the federal government’s Terrorist Surveillance Program (TSP), filed by an Islamic charity that has been determined to have…
- Capital Ventures International v. Republic of Argentina
On July 20, 2011, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit overturned a district court ruling that interfered with the rights of bondholders to seek to collect judgments against foreign states that have defaulted on their commercial debt….
- CSX Corp v. The Children’s Investment Fund
On July 18, 2011, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit overturned a district court injunction that sought to require corporate raiders to carry out their activities in compliance with federal securities laws designed to protect…
- 23-34 94th St. Grocery, Corp. v. New York City Board of Health
On July 15, 2011, WLF urged the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to bar New York City from forcing shopkeepers to display signs conveying the City’s anti-smoking message, with which they disagree. In a brief filed in support of New York…
- Tepid Guidance On A Hot Topic: New York City Bar Ethic Opinion On Litigation Financing
By Kirby T. Griffis, a partner with the Washington, D.C. law firm Hollingsworth LLP.
- Texas Tort Reform: Can “Loser Pays” Limit Lone Star State Lawsuit Abuse?
By Kyle Baum, a 2011 Judge K.K. Legett Fellow at Washington Legal Foundation who is entering his third year at Texas Tech University Law School.
- ExxonMobil v. New York City: Jury Awards Windfall In Case Involving Federally-Permitted Gas Additive
By Jeffrey S. Moller, a partner in the Philadelphia office of the law firm Blank Rome LLP.
- Lawsuit Roulette: Pursuit Of The “Children’s Trust” Climate Change Litigation
By Victor Schwartz, Chairman of the law firm Shook, Hardy, & Bacon L.L.P.’s Washington, D.C.-based Public Policy Group, Phil Goldberg, a partner, and Christopher E. Appel, an associate, both also with the firm’s Public Policy Group.