Commentary and analysis of current events that have legal implications.  We often pick up stories from Reuters news sources, or there may be a new court filing on Westlaw that catches our attention.

Next up for the CFPB: Loyalty points & rewards programs?

Sep 29, 2014 By: Richard D.R. Hoffmann

The Consumer Financial Protect Bureau may be ready to aim its regulatory headlights on loyalty and points programs

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

Sep 24, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs

Some highlights from the past week’s litigation news headlines over at the Westlaw Journals blog include a New York woman suing over

Court Awards $3.3M for Meat Product Co.’s Use of “Gang Time” System in Compensating Employees

Sep 23, 2014 By: Jury Verdicts

Gomez, et al. v. Tyson Foods Inc. (D.Neb.) Court Awards $3.3M for Meat Product Co.’s Use of “Gang Time” System in Compensating Employees

Filling Seats on the Fifth Circuit

Sep 22, 2014 By: Jason Steed

Although President Obama has created Democratic majorities in eight circuits since taking office, the Fifth Circuit remains held by a Republican majority … for now?

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

Sep 17, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs

Some highlights from the past week’s litigation news headlines over at the Westlaw Journals blog include a Delaware Chancery court ruling over

Jury Awards $206k for Foreign TV Network’s Claim for Unjust Enrichment Due to Lost Advertising Revenue

Sep 16, 2014 By: Jury Verdicts

Ekushey TV v. Soundview Broad. (N.Y.Sup.) Jury Awards $206k for Foreign TV Network’s Claim for Unjust Enrichment Due to Lost Advertising Revenue

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

Sep 10, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs

Some highlights from the past week’s litigation headlines over at the Westlaw Journals blog include a judge’s dismissal of an ex-inmate’s suit

Indiana Jury Awards $1.2M for Our Lady of America Religious Artifacts Dispute

Sep 9, 2014 By: Jury Verdicts

McCarthy v. Fuller (S.D. Ind.) Indiana Jury Awards $1.2M for Our Lady of America Religious Artifacts Dispute

Colorado court denies bankruptcy protection to marijuana growers

Sep 5, 2014 By: David Light

Colorado residents who earn a living by growing or selling marijuana are high and dry if they ever need to file for bankruptcy

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

Sep 3, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs

Some highlights from the past week’s litigation headlines over at the Westlaw Journals blog include two federal court rulings: one finding the