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Appeals court won't dismiss climate change lawsuit against U.S. government; Group suing Exxon supports case

By Amanda Thomas | May 8, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit has denied the federal government’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a group of youths who want the government to take stronger actions in fighting climate change.

Differences of opinion in courts over Equal Pay Act heightens likelihood of U.S. Supreme Court review, attorney says

By John Breslin | Apr 24, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – Differences of opinion among different federal courts of appeal makes it likely that a dispute over the interpretation of the Equal Pay Act is likely to make its way to the U.S. Supreme Court with a request for a review.

Judge affirms dismissal of TCPA lawsuit over patient survey calls

By Amanda Thomas | Apr 11, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A federal judge has affirmed the dismissal of a putative class action lawsuit accusing a California marketing company of violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by repeatedly calling a medical group's patients.

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