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  • Airbnb Pushes Arbitration to Shut Down Discrimination Suit in D.C.

    By C. Ryan Barber

    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.

  • D.C. Circuit Won't Force DOJ to Disclose Prosecution Manual

    By Zoe Tillman

    An internal prosecution guide developed by the U.S. Department of Justice in the aftermath of the failed case against the late Sen. Ted Stevens is exempt from public records requests, a federal appeals court in Washington ruled on Tuesday.

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  • Where Federal Agencies Find the Most—and Least—Respect in Circuit Courts

    By Marcia Coyle

    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.

  • Complaint: United States v. Anthem Inc. and Cigna Corp.

    By ALM staff

    The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday sued to block the proposed $54 billion merger between Anthem Inc. and Cigna Corp., two giants in the health insurance industry.

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