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Prior Public Corruption Trials Show How the Government May Prove Cases Against Indicted Cincinnati Councilmembers Jeff Pastor and P.G Sittenfeld

The recent indictments of members of the Cincinnati City Council on bribery charges may thrust the Supreme Court's 2016 interpretation of the meaning.. Read More

Sixth Circuit Decision Illustrates How Debtors are Often Unable to Discharge Judgment Debts for Business Tort Claims in Bankruptcy

Due to the economic repercussions of COVID-19, businesses are increasingly viewing bankruptcy as an option in light of their vanishing profits and.. Read More

COVID-19: How to Determine whether the Pandemic is a Force Majeure Event that Excuses Contractual Performance

The outbreak of COVID-19 has caused an unprecedented disruption in American life that is now expected to continue through at least April.  While most.. Read More

Rick Pitino's Lawsuit Against Louisville Could Set New Precedent on Contract Law

On November 30, 2017, Rick Pitino filed a lawsuit against the University of Louisville Athletic Association (the "ULAA").  Pitino filed the lawsuit.. Read More

Class Certification Proving Challenging in Data Breach Actions

A trio of decisions illustrates the challenge of obtaining class certification in class actions based on data breaches. Relatively few courts have.. Read More

Corruption Trial of Governor Cuomo's Former Aide Tests New Definition of "Official Act"

The trial of a former aide to New York governor Andrew Cuomo is the first in a series of high-profile cases that will apply the Supreme Court's.. Read More
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