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  • April 20, 2018

    FDA Offers Guidance On Making Opioid Addiction Treatments

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released draft guidance Friday outlining ways drug companies can develop new medications to treat opioid addiction, focusing on how companies can create modified-release drugs that are either implanted or injected.

  • April 20, 2018

    Litigation Funding Isn't Just For The Little Guy Anymore

    As their industry gains acceptance and a greater foothold in the legal marketplace, commercial litigation financing firms are finding themselves not only helping Davids level the playing field, but also Goliaths with respect to better managing risk and deploying their resources more strategically.

  • April 20, 2018

    Mapping The Travel Ban's Journey To The High Court

    Next week, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments over the extent of the president's power to control immigration policy and whether President Donald Trump has shown anti-Muslim animus in a case challenging the most recent version of his travel ban. With all eyes turning to the justices, here is a play-by-play of how we got here.

  • April 20, 2018

    Pa. Court Won't Derail State's Medical Marijuana Program

    A Pennsylvania court agreed on Friday that a company that lost out on a potentially lucrative cannabis dispensary permit needed to exhaust administrative remedies before it could file suit challenging the constitutionality of the application process for the state’s new medical marijuana program.

  • April 20, 2018

    Rule 23 Changes: Avoid Delays In Class Settlement Approval

    Among the proposed amendments to Rule 23 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, which are scheduled to take effect Dec. 1, 2018, are specific requirements related to “front-loading.” They outline the process for seeking preliminary court approval of class action settlements and related notice plans, say Shandarese Garr and Niki Mendoza of Garden City Group LLC.

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