F Reviving a 12-year-old lawsuit, US District Judge Shira Scheindlin in Manhattan accepted an argument from a group of plaintiffs that corporations may be held liable under a 1789 law, the Alien Tort Statute (ATS), that lets non-US citizens pursue ... Moneycontrol.com, 1 day ago
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The long-litigated seven-year suspension from the Southern District of former Dorsey & Whitney partner Kristan Peters has been affirmed by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. By per curiam opinion Friday, the Second Circuit said ...New York Law Journal, 2 weeks ago
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By CHERYL ARMSTRONG MANHATTAN (CN) - A man who pleaded guilty to concealing gambling transactions for the three leading poker websites cannot claim now that the indictment alleged a "nonoffense," the 2nd Circuit ruled. Ira Rubin was sentenced on ...Courthouse News Service, 1 month ago
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