New York Court Rejects Defendants’ Attempt to Moot Class Plaintiffs’ Claims By Depositing Funds With the Court

A federal district court judge in New York has denied a request by the defendants in a putative class action to deposit funds with the Clerk of Court in the amount of the defendants Rule 68 offer of judgment ($400) an amount the defendants assert would moot the two named plaintiffs individual claims and require […]

Appeals Court: 'The Hurt Locker' Is Protected By the First Amendment

On Wednesday, the 9thCircuit Court of Appeals handed down a big ruling that will make it easier for film and television studios to create stories ripped from the headlines. The case concerns The Hurt Locker, the 2010 Oscar winner directed by Kathryn Bigelow and written by Mark Boal, about an army bomb squad during the […]

Appeals Court Upholds Sanctions Against TV Streamer

FilmOn flouted an injunction order after the Supreme Court ruled against Aereo. Aereo might be finished, but FilmOn is still fighting for the right to stream television programming. On Tuesday, however, FilmOn suffered a new setback when the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed rulings that found the company and its founder,Alki David, in […]

New Bankruptcy Court Case Filed in the Alabama – Northern District Bankruptcy Court: 16-00019- Vantage Bank of Alabama v. Moultrie et al

A new case was just opened in the Alabama Northern District Bankruptcy Court. The case number and the debtors name/adversary complaint plaintiff(s) and defendant(s) are: 16-00019- Vantage Bank of Alabama v. Moultrie et al. This is a breaking news story. More details about this bankruptcy court filing are available on Chapter11Dockets.com. Share this:Like this:Like […]

Court Limits Privilege Waiver Related to Advice-of-Counsel Defense in FLSA Action

Employers typically waive the attorneyclient privilege when they assert the advice-of-counsel defense to show their good-faith attempt at FLSA compliance. But what is the scope of that waiver? The SDNY recently provided its answer by limiting the scope of waiver to lawyers communications to employees relevant to the FLSA advice. The court found no privilege […]

New Bankruptcy Court Case Filed in the Indiana – Southern District Bankruptcy Court: 16-58009 Wells, Jr. et al v. OneMain Financial Inc.

A new case was just opened in the Indiana Southern District Bankruptcy Court. The case number and the debtors name/adversary complaint plaintiff(s) and defendant(s) are: 16-58009 Wells, Jr. et al v. OneMain Financial Inc.. This is a breaking news story. More details about this bankruptcy court filing are available on Chapter11Dockets.com. Share this:Like this:Like […]

Briefing For The Big Bucks: CRST Asks U.S. Supreme Court For Attorneys’ Fees From The EEOC

By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr., Christina M. Janice, and Alex W. Karasik EEOC v. CRST Van Expedited, Inc. is a key case for all employers. We have been tracking the developments (here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here) in this case since its inception. Now it has reached the U.S. Supreme Court on […]

[Eugene Volokh] ‘Israel appoints 7 new Muslim religious court judges’

Prof. Howard Friedman (Religion Clause) reports (paragraph break added): In Israel yesterday, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and Minister of Justice Ayelet Shaked spoke at a ceremony at the Presidents residence marking the appointment of seven new judges (Qadis) to Israeli Shariah courts that adjudicate Muslim personal status matters. (Ministry of Foreign Affairs press release.) As […]

New Bankruptcy Court Case Filed in the Pennsylvania – Middle District Bankruptcy Court: 4:16-bk-00543 KDP Bellefonte, Inc.

A new case was just opened in the Pennsylvania Middle District Bankruptcy Court. The case number and the debtors name/adversary complaint plaintiff(s) and defendant(s) are: 4:16-bk-00543 KDP Bellefonte, Inc.. 1314225286 This is a breaking news story. More details about this bankruptcy court filing are available on Chapter11Dockets.com. Share this:Like this:Like Loading… http://chapter11cases.com/2016/02/10/new-bankruptcy-court-case-filed-in-the-pennsylvania-middle-district-bankruptcy-court-416-bk-00543-kdp-bellefonte-inc/

New Bankruptcy Court Case Filed in the Florida – Southern District Bankruptcy Court: 16-01092- Menotte v. Rudoy

A new case was just opened in the Florida Southern District Bankruptcy Court. The case number and the debtors name/adversary complaint plaintiff(s) and defendant(s) are: 16-01092- Menotte v. Rudoy. This is a breaking news story. More details about this bankruptcy court filing are available on Chapter11Dockets.com. Share this:Like this:Like Loading… http://chapter11cases.com/2016/02/10/new-bankruptcy-court-case-filed-in-the-florida-southern-district-bankruptcy-court-16-01092-menotte-v-rudoy/