WASHINGTON – After advancing two bills aimed at boosting the Food and Drug Administration’s regulatory authority over compounding drugs, Senate lawmakers released a report calling for a uniform statutory framework to better protect public health.
WASHINGTON — The Senate confirmed Principal Deputy Solicitor General Srikanth “Sri” Srinivasan to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit Thursday, increasing the buzz about a possible U.S. Supreme Court nomination in his future.
WASHINGTON – A Senate committee has advanced the nominations of President Barack Obama’s five picks for the National Labor Relations Board, setting the stage for a potential partisan showdown on the Senate floor.
Errors in credit reports can cause businesses to deny credit to potentially valuable customers, a director of the Federal Trade Commission warned a U.S. Senate subcommittee earlier this month.
WASHINGTON – A long running battle between a Minnesota frequent flyer and an airline carrier has landed before the U.S. Supreme Court, giving the justices yet another chance to weigh in on whether a federal law preempts a state law-based lawsuit.
Wage-and-hour lawsuits filed under the Fair Labor Standards Act have hit an all-time high, according to a new study of federal court caseloads.
The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether a patentee bears the burden of proving infringement when its licensee brings a declaratory judgment action to establish non-infringement.
WASHINGTON – Next term the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether an employee of a privately held contractor or subcontractor of a public company is covered under the whistleblower protections of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that a Michigan murder defendant’s due process rights were not violated when a change in state law following his 1994 conviction prevented him from reasserting a diminished-capacity defense when he later won a new trial.
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether a tenant who previously objected to a warrantless search of an apartment must be personally present and objecting to prevent a search when police officers later ask a co-tenant for consent to search.