- In a paper posted at SSRN, Jonathan Harkavy reviews the employment law decisions for the October Term 2016.
- At Greenwire (registration or subscription required), Amanda Reilly reports on the “strange-bedfellow world of Clean Water Act legal jurisdiction,” in which “four national green groups are siding with industry and states foes” against two environmental organizations and the federal government in National Association of Manufacturers v. Department of Defense, a dispute over which type of court has jurisdiction over challenges to the Obama administration’s Clean Water Rule.
- In USA Today, Richard Wolf reports that a three-judge panel on Thursday chose not to enter a preliminary injunction declaring Maryland’s sixth congressional district an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander; the court put further proceedings on hold pending the Supreme Court’s ruling in Gill v. Whitford, a partisan-gerrymandering challenge to Wisconsin’s redistricting plan.
- With three posts from different guest authors, the Washington Legal Foundation reviews implied-false-certification suits under the False Claims Act after Universal Health Services v. United States ex rel. Escobar, forum shopping after BNSF Railway Co. v. Tyrrell and Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California, San Francisco County, and securities-fraud jurisprudence after the last term.
[Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is among the counsel to the respondents in National Association of Manufacturers and was among the counsel to the respondents in Bristol-Myers; the author of this post, however, is not affiliated with the firm.]
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