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1 hr ago | Law.com

Third Circuit Says Prevailing Wage Claims Not Preempted by ERISA

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has reinstated a suit filed under New Jersey's Prevailing Wage Act, finding that it is not completely preempted by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 or the Labor Management Relations Act.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Atlantic City, NJ

9 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Sound blasting off Atlantic ocean floor-New Jersey you're up first on 8-1-14

New Jersey's marine life, ocean and coastal communities just can't get any relief.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government, New Jersey, Rutgers University, US News, Columbia University

13 hrs ago | JD Supra

Supreme Court Unanimously Rejects Special 'Presumption of Prudence' For Investment in Employer Stock

In the past, fiduciaries of employee stock ownership plans and other defined contribution plans that invest in employer stock generally have been able to rely on a special "presumption of prudence" in court when defending their decisions to continue to offer employer stock as an investment option, even when the investment has substantially declined ... (more)

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Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, Fifth Third Bancorp, US News, US Supreme Court, Personal Finance, Retirement, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Ballot Access News

Third Circuit Expedites Virgin Islands Ballot Access Case

On July 18, the Third Circuit expedited Coffelt v Fawkes, 14-3280. Two of the three briefs have now been filed.

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Related Topix: US News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Daily Kos

The Hobby Lobby Decision

In her dissent on the contraception ruling, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg notes that "the exercise of religion is characteristic of natural persons, not artificial legal entities."

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court

Daily Kos

This Week In Marriage Equality: Sixth Circuit Panel Announced & Worldwide ME Map

We have news from Florida, Georgia, Colorado, Washington, and North Dakota this week.

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Related Topix: Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, This Week In, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, George Bush, Liberal Political News

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Appeals court upholds proposed bullet train route

The decision is a short-term win for Gov. Jerry Brown, who has prioritized the $68-billion project that has become bogged down by legal and regulatory challenges.

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Related Topix: California High-Speed Rail, Jerry Brown, US Governors, US News

The York Daily Record

Hubert Michael Jr.'s execution set for Sept. 22

Governor Tom Corbett has signed a death warrant for Hubert Lester Michael Jr., who pleaded guilty to kidnapping and first-degree murder for the shooting death of 16-year-old Trista Eng, of Franklin Township.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, US News

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Hubert Michael Jr.'s execution set for Sept. 22

Governor Tom Corbett has signed a death warrant for Hubert Lester Michael Jr., who pleaded guilty to kidnapping and first-degree murder for the shooting death of 16-year-old Trista Eng, of Franklin Township.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, US News, Opinion

Philadelphia Gay News

Convicted killer of gay man pushes for freedom

Frank R. Chester, convicted of the grisly slashing death of gay artist Anthony Milano, says his trial attorney was so dysfunctional, he had legal representation in name only.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News, Bucks County, PA

JD Supra

Third Circuit Holds Debtors Need Not Dispute Debt Before Filing Suit Under FDCPA

In McLaughlin v. Phelan Hallinan & Schmeig, LLP, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently held that debtors are not required to notify a debt collector in writing regarding a disputed debt as a prerequisite to filing a lawsuit under Section 1692g of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act .

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Related Topix: US News, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Business Journal

Inventor's lawsuit against Heinz over Dip & Squeeze package revived

A Michigan inventor who claims H.J. Heinz Co. stole his idea for the Dip & Squeeze condiment package will get another day in court.

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Related Topix: Food, Heinz H J, Inventions, Science / Technology, US News

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WNFL-AM Green Bay

Seven ex-NFL players appeal concussion settlement

Seven retired National Football League players are appealing a recent settlement between the league and about 5,000 former players stemming from a lawsuit over concussions suffered on the field, court records show.

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Related Topix: US News

Ballot Access News

Pennsylvania Says it May Ask for Rehearing in Ballot Access Case, Asks Court for More Time to Decide

As already noted, on July 9, the Constitution, Green, and Libertarian Parties won a procedural victory in the Third Circuit in Constitution Party of Pennsylvania v Aichele.

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Related Topix: US News

Business Journal

Attorneys seek state Supreme Court review of Sutter data breach case

Plaintiffs' attorneys in a data theft class action against Sutter Health say they will petition for California Supreme Court review of the case dismissed by an appeals court Monday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Sutter Health, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, US News

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Courier News

Middlesex County puts immigration policy on iceMiddlesex County puts...

Middlesex County puts immigration policy on ice Advocates don't want jails holding suspected illegal immigrants Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1rv2I03 A corrections officer in a sleeping quarter used for immigration detainees at the Middlesex County Correctional Facility in North Brunswick.

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Related Topix: Middlesex County, NJ, US News, Prison, North Brunswick, NJ

Fri Jul 18, 2014

JD Supra

Insurers Say "Over My Dead Body" to Claims for Damage From Decomposition

Last April saw decisions handed down in Pennsylvania and Florida that addressed the ghoulish question of whether first-party policies cover property damage from a decomposing body, and the courts in both jurisdictions held that the answer in no.

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Related Topix: Lloyd's of London, Insurance, US News, OSHA

Phillymag.com

Theresa Santai-Gaffney Strikes Again, Filing an a oeEn Banca Motion With the Third Circuit Court

If at first you don't succeed, try, and try, and try, and try, and try again. Not a bad matra to live by-unless, of course, you're Theresa Santai-Gaffney, who seems to be stopping at nothing to make sure we lose our right to marry.

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Related Topix: US News, Samuel Alito

Erie Times News

Court upholds dismissal of long-running Millcreek schools suit

A federal appeals court has all but finished off a lawsuit that preoccupied top officials in the Millcreek Township School District for seven years.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Healthcare Law, US News

Thu Jul 17, 2014

O-R Online

Law firm pays county $10,000 in settlement of jail case

The Washington County commissioners often present or receive giant facsimile checks, but this week, a lawyer delivered the real thing to the tune of five figures.

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Related Topix: Prison, Washington County, PA, Washington, PA, US News

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