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  • June 28, 2017

    10th Circ. Says Courts Can't Review Tribal Gambling Opinion

    The Tenth Circuit on Tuesday upheld a lower court decision to toss a suit by Kansas over a letter from the National Indian Gaming Commission’s general counsel saying that land held in trust for the Quapaw tribe of Oklahoma was gambling-eligible, ruling that the letter shouldn’t be reviewed by the courts under federal Indian gambling law.

  • June 28, 2017

    Acquisition-Hungry TPG Blank Check Company Prices $400M IPO

    TPG Pace Holdings Corp., a blank check company backed by private equity firm TPG and led by founder Karl Peterson, priced a $400 million initial public offering on Tuesday, raising money to pursue an acquisition potentially in the technology, media or business service industries.

  • June 28, 2017

    Carnival Cruise Fire Victims Ask 11th Circ. To Revive Suit

    Passengers aboard a 2013 Carnival Corp. cruise ship whose engines caught fire asked the Eleventh Circuit on Tuesday to revive their claims against a third-party contractor that maintained the engines, arguing their tickets weren't clear about whether they had to notify Carnival or the third party before suing.

  • June 28, 2017

    How Discovery Has Changed Under New Federal Rules

    In December 2015, an amendment to Rule 26 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure was implemented with the intent of putting reasonable limits on civil discovery. The many subsequent cases that have applied the amended rules provide guideposts for litigants and practitioners, say Brandee Kowalzyk and Christopher Polston of Nelson Mullins LLP.

  • June 27, 2017

    Father Fights Disney's Quick Win Bid In Accommodation Row

    The father of an autistic child urged a California federal judge to deny Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Inc.'s move for a quick win on his claims that the company’s treatment of autistic guests is discriminatory, arguing they have raised valid questions about the sufficiency of Disney’s disability program.

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