The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit spent several hours on Wednesday weighing whether corporations and state attorneys general had legal standing to challenge the existence of the federal Consumer Financial Protection Board, the merits of their challenges notwithstanding.
- Senators Call for Independent Probe of Air Bag Defect
- Police Identify FSU Gunman as Texas Tech Law Graduate
- Dechert’s Lateral Hires Take Lead for Troubled Airbag Maker Takata
- Wiley Rein Nears Deal With McBee Strategic Lobbyists
- Judge: DA Has Authority to Prosecute Perry
- SEC Adopts Rules Addressing Stock Market Vulnerabilities
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld is again a winner during a lobbying practice shakeup, this time creating a strategic partnership with consultants who’ve left DLA Piper: Kristen Ratcliff and Krista Drobac, who founded Sirona Strategies this month.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday turned down a request from South Carolina to halt same-sex marriages there. Justices Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas voted in support of the application to stay.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday approved rules to address the technological vulnerabilities of stock market exchanges and other key securities market participants.
The American Clinical Laboratory Association on Tuesday announced it has hired longtime U.S. Supreme Court advocate Paul Clement and constitutional scholar Laurence Tribe to challenge draft guidance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to regulate certain laboratory tests.
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More than 420,000 cases are pending in U.S. immigration courts, a steadily growing backlog that immigration lawyers say they hope will be eased by President Obama’s soon-to-be-announced executive actions.
Takata Corp. on Thursday came under Senate pressure to initiate an independent investigation into a deadly air bag safety defect, following a news report that the Japanese autoparts maker covered up the problem.