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  • Take a 'Journey' Through the Justices' Bookshelves

    By Marcia Coyle

    In the U.S. Supreme Court term that ended last June, Justice Samuel Alito turned to books most often to bolster his opinions, while Justice Anthony Kennedy—the court's most influential voter—made least use of the wisdom embodied in books. Justices cite books for a variety of reasons, Yale Law School's Linda Greenhouse, a veteran high court observer, writes in "The Books of the Justices" in the latest Michigan Law Review.

  • On Patent Dance, Justices Struggle to Find Rhythm

    By Scott Graham

    The U.S. Supreme Court justices indicated they could remand a case involving the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act, a decision that would leave pharmaceutical companies without needed clarity on the law.

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Regulation

  • Microsoft Hires Ex-FTC Commissioner as Cybersecurity, Privacy Lead

    By David Ruiz

    Former commissioner for the U.S. Federal Trade Commission Julie Brill will be deputy general counsel and report directly to Microsoft president and chief legal officer Brad Smith. Brill joins the company after roughly a year with Hogan Lovells.

  • Anthem Loses DC Circuit Bid to Revive $54B Cigna Merger

    By C. Ryan Barber

    A federal appeals court in Washington on Friday rejected Anthem Inc.'s proposed $54 billion acquisition of Cigna Corp., upholding a trial judge's decision to block the deal on the ground it would substantially reduce competition.

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Litigation

  • Microsoft Hires Ex-FTC Commissioner as Cybersecurity, Privacy Lead

    By David Ruiz

    Former commissioner for the U.S. Federal Trade Commission Julie Brill will be deputy general counsel and report directly to Microsoft president and chief legal officer Brad Smith. Brill joins the company after roughly a year with Hogan Lovells.

  • Take a 'Journey' Through the Justices' Bookshelves

    By Marcia Coyle

    In the U.S. Supreme Court term that ended last June, Justice Samuel Alito turned to books most often to bolster his opinions, while Justice Anthony Kennedy—the court's most influential voter—made least use of the wisdom embodied in books. Justices cite books for a variety of reasons, Yale Law School's Linda Greenhouse, a veteran high court observer, writes in "The Books of the Justices" in the latest Michigan Law Review.

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