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  • July 14, 2020

    11th Circ. Again Affirms Atty's Stock Fraud Conviction

    The Eleventh Circuit has affirmed an attorney's fraud conviction for the second time, flatly rejecting his revived argument that the government violated his due process rights by allowing false testimony at trial in 2013.

  • July 14, 2020

    Fla. High Court Orders More Arguments On Pot License Law

    The Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday asked a would-be medical marijuana company and the state's Department of Health to return to court for a second round of oral arguments over whether the law governing the licensing process is an unconstitutional "special law."

  • July 14, 2020

    States' Case To Be Bellwether In Generic Drug Price-Fix MDL

    The Pennsylvania federal judge overseeing multidistrict litigation for price-fixing allegations in the generic drug industry has selected a case from state attorneys general to serve as a bellwether along with three private cases centered on individual drugs.

  • July 14, 2020

    5th Circ. Upholds $905K Verdict In Diagnostic Lab Spat

    The Fifth Circuit on Monday upheld a $905,000 verdict against a Texas lab testing company sued by a Louisiana lab testing company with whom it had formerly partnered, saying neither side had a solid argument for questioning the outcome.

  • July 14, 2020

    How Cosmetics Cos. Can Prepare For Growth In Class Actions

    Given light federal regulation of cosmetics, consumers are increasingly turning to class action litigation against the cosmetics industry, so companies should carefully review manufacturing processes and marketing claims, say attorneys at Perkins Coie.

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