Mississippi Abortion Law Blocked by Appeals Court

A federal appeals court panel on Tuesday struck down a Mississippi law that would have had the effect of closing the state’s only remaining abortion clinic.

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Legal Times

  • Inside Washington: Our Annual Report on D.C. Law Offices

    Despite Congressional gridlock on a number of critical national issues, legal work that grows from government relations and federal regulation continues to spell opportunity for lobbyists and lawyers.

  • The Morning Wrap

    By Jenna Greene

    A round up of legal news from ALM-affiliated publications and around the web: NLRB holds McDonalds jointly liable for franchisee violations; the McDonnell trial gets personal; a retroactive application of juvenile life sentence bans.

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Regulation

  • Full D.C. Circuit Upholds Meat Labeling Rule

    By Jenna Greene

    Meat producers must disclose where an animal is born, raised and slaughtered, the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled Tuesday, holding that the congressionally mandated disclosure requirement does not violate commercial free speech protections.

  • Oversight Committee Questions FTC Data Case

    By Jenna Greene

    The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Thursday jumped in the middle of the Federal Trade Commission’s ongoing data security trial against medical testing facility LabMD, holding a three-hour hearing that questioned whether the agency’s case is appropriate or fair.

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Calls For Nomination

Supreme Court Brief

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Litigation

  • Lawsuit Alleges Dunning Letters Violated Federal Law

    By Lisa Hoffman

    A national debt-collection company is violating federal law by “renting” the letterhead and seals of dis-trict attorneys to falsely convey to debtors that criminal prosecution awaits if they don’t pay up, ac-cording to a proposed federal class action filed in Washington state.

  • Pharmacy Software Company Might Be Liable for Side-Effect

    By Amaris Elliott-Engel

    A California appeals court has ruled that a software company that provided a program to distribute drug information to pharmacy customers might be liable to a plaintiff who received truncated warnings about a drug’s risks.

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