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High court takes on law barring false political speech (access required)

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WASHINGTON — The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court seemed to cast some constitutional doubt on a state statute that prohibits making false statements about political candidates during oral arguments Tuesday in the case of Susan B. Anthony List v. ...

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Preemption ruling could lead to increased litigation (access required)

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WASHINGTON — A recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that a common law claim was preempted by federal airline law was bad news for a disgruntled frequent flier who tried to sue Northwest Airlines for revoking his reward program privileges. But ...

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NLRB memo could signal litigation priorities (access required)

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WASHINGTON — Labor and employment attorneys are taking special notice of a recent memorandum issued by the general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board that requires regional officers to seek guidance from the board’s Division of Advice before proceeding ...

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