Airbnb Inc., citing its home-sharing platform's arbitration policy, wants a Washington federal judge to dismiss a complaint in which a consumer says he was discriminated against based on his race. Hogan Lovells represents the company in Washington federal district court.
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A federal agency that's locked in a fight with a corporation over the interpretation of a statute might want to avoid the Ninth Circuit and head into the decidedly more "deferential" Sixth Circuit. That's according to the recent findings of a comprehensive study of the 1978 U.S. Supreme Court decision Chevron U.S.A. v. Natural Resources Defense Council.
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Cole's career move poses recusal issues for his wife, Judge Nina Pillard of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.