Finding the ‘maverick’ in Maveric Judge

Dec 22, 2011 By: West Reference Attorneys

Judge Rakoff Rejects CitiGroup SEC Settlement On November 28 2011, Judge Rakoff of the Southern District of New York, rejected a $285M

SUPREME COURT BLOTTER/SHUFFLE

Dec 13, 2011 By: West Reference Attorneys

Oyez, Oyez, Oyez! Last week the Court heard 2 patent-related cases on vastly different issues. Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. v. Novo Nordisk

Climate Change: End of Kyoto?

Dec 2, 2011 By: West Reference Attorneys

This week signaled the start of the 17th Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in

Efficient Breach – Not a Moral or Ethical Obligation

Nov 23, 2011 By: West Reference Attorneys

Recently, I was listening to NPR and to Carl Richards, a financial adviser, telling his story regarding how he stopped making his

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and the Courts

Nov 10, 2011 By: West Reference Attorneys

Recently, I watched a documentary on Netflix called “The Medicated Child”. It was a Frontline exposé on the over-medication of children for

Warrantless GPS Tracking – a Fourth Amendment Issue

Nov 10, 2011 By: West Reference Attorneys

The United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments on November 8, 2011 in the case of US v. Jones.  The oral arguments

RefAtty Cases: Judgment Rendered, Appeal Filed – Rajaratnam

Oct 28, 2011 By: West Reference Attorneys

This is an interesting case and I have been following its developments. On May 11, 2011, defendant Rajaratnam was convicted of fourteen

A Tablet Game Changer?

Oct 18, 2011 By: West Reference Attorneys

Amazon.com’s recently unveiled Kindle Fire tablet computer is being hailed as the first serious competitor to Apple’s industry-leading iPad. The Fire features a

RefAtty Cases: Rajaratnam

Oct 17, 2011 By: West Reference Attorneys

On May 11, 2011, defendant Rajaratnam was convicted of fourteen counts of securities fraud and conspiracy. On August 11, 2011, the court

Alabama Immigration Law Upheld in Federal Court

Oct 6, 2011 By: West Reference Attorneys

…but is it constitutional? According to an article in the New York Times (2011 WLNR 13207962), on September 28, Judge Sharon Lovelace