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The U.S. Supreme Court Rules CFPB Leadership Structure Unconstitutional
The U.S. Supreme Court Rules CFPB Leadership Structure Unconstitutional

The U.S. Supreme Court Rules CFPB Leadership Structure Unconstitutional

On June 29, the Supreme Court issued a decision in

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Class Action Against Walmart For Overcharging Meat Prices Still Cooking After Motion to Dismiss Denied
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Class Action Against Walmart For Overcharging Meat Prices Still Cooking After Motion to Dismiss Denied

Walmart’s motion to dismiss class action claims brought against it for allegedly overcharging consumers for reduced-price weighted goods, such as beef, poultry, and pork, was recently denied in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida. Plaintiff Vassilios Kukorinis is seeking remedy…

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Attorneys General Urge Passage of SAFE Banking Act as Part of COVID-19 Relief

On May 19th, a coalition of thirty-four state attorneys general led by Colorado AG Phil Weiser urged Congress to pass the Secure and Fair Enforcement (“SAFE”) Banking Act as part of upcoming COVID-19 relief legislation. The bipartisan group includes attorneys general, such…

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Clashing Circuit Court Opinions Bring Viability of Nationwide Class Actions into Question
Clashing Circuit Court Opinions Bring Viability of Nationwide Class Actions into Question

Clashing Circuit Court Opinions Bring Viability of Nationwide Class Actions into Question

Perhaps the most consequential debate being waged over the future of class action litigation is whether nationwide class-action lawsuits will continue to be permitted against defendants who are neither based nor incorporated in the state in which a suit is brought. The…

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Coronavirus: How Can Businesses and Employees Move Forward?
Coronavirus How Can Businesses and Employees Move Forward

Coronavirus: How Can Businesses and Employees Move Forward?

As states begin to lift stay at home orders and reopen their economies, many employers are wondering what it means for their businesses. States are encouraging businesses to open in a way that makes employees and customers feel safe. While the transition…

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CARES Act Provides Emergency $349B in Forgivable Loans to Small Businesses
CARES Act Provides Emergency 349B in Forgivable

CARES Act Provides Emergency $349B in Forgivable Loans to Small Businesses

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) was signed into law Friday by President Trump. The Act drastically expands loans available through the Small Business Act (SBA) in order to allow small businesses to pay regular expenses, with extensive…

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Republican Attorneys General Association Changes Leadership Ahead of 2020 Election

Earlier this week, the Republican Attorneys General Association ("RAGA") officially announced the election of a new leadership team that will lead the organization's campaign efforts in 10 states holding attorney general races in the upcoming 2020 elections. The leadership team, which will…

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Health Care Practitioners Beware: Ohio Enacts New Law Regulating Solicitations

Recent changes in Ohio law make it illegal for chiropractors and certain health practitioners to contact individuals immediately after an automobile accident or crime. The law marks a substantial change for many health practitioners who derive a large amount of business from…

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Ohio’s “Tobacco 21” Law Takes Effect

Last week, Ohio joined the growing list of states that have raised the age requirement to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21. The "Tobacco 21" law applies to cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and vaping products. The change in Ohio's age requirement comes in light…

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CWAG Introduces Newly-Formed Attorney General Alliance

As membership and programming have continued to expand beyond its original geographic boundaries, the Conference of Western Attorneys General ("CWAG") has announced the formation of the Attorney General Alliance ("AGA"). With 43 states and territories participating, AGA is an alliance of Attorneys…

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