United States District Court for the District of Columbia

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Name: United States District Court for the District of Columbia
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Tea Party Sues IRS

On Tuesday, the fifth anniversary of the 2009 Tax Day Tea Party rallies that forced the mainstream media to acknowledge the existence of the Tea Party movement, Tea Party Patriots filed a lawsuit in federal court against the IRS and the Department of ... [Published Breitbart.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Internal investigations and legal professional privilege – don’t get caught in the grey zone

By their very nature, reports of internal investigations can contain material which be extremely damaging in any subsequent litigation. Recent decisions in the US and the UK provide a timely reminder that legal professional privilege only attaches to ... [Published Lexology - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Privileged or not? Reevaluating the "primary purpose" of communications in Internal investigations

, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia issued a ruling that challenged traditional norms regarding the applicability of the attorney-client privilege and work-product doctrine to certain materials generated during internal in ... [Published Lexology - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Conflict Minerals

On Monday, the US Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued a ruling in National Association Of Manufacturers, Et Al.,v. Securities And Exchange Commission (SEC). Citing freedom of speech, the court ruled that companies cannot ... [Published Firedoglake - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

AHA, Hospitals Sue HHS Over the Two-Midnight Rule

The American Hospital Association and several delivery systems have filed two federal lawsuits challenging the “two-midnight rule” for hospitals, as well as a 0.2 percent payment cut in Medicare to offset alleged higher costs because of the rule.Under ... [Published Health Data Management - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Supreme Court decision reinstates $185 million arbitral award

Placing New Focus on Clear Prerequisites to Arbitration in Bilateral Investment TreatiesIn an opinion issued in BG Group PLC v. Republic of Argentina, 134 S. Ct. 1198 (2014), the United States Supreme Court found that a prerequisite to arbitration was ... [Published Lexology - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Gay Employee's Gender Stereotyping Claim Survives Motion to Dismiss

Author: Beth P. Zoller , XpertHR Legal EditorApril 14, 2014The United States District Court for the District of Columbia denied an employer's motion to dismiss a homosexual employee's claim that he was discriminated against for failing to conform to the ... [Published XpertHR - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

King & Spalding Files Court Challenge to 0.2 Percent IPPS Rate Reduction

On March 25, 2014, King & Spalding filed a complaint in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia challenging CMS’s 0.2 percent reduction to FY 2014 IPPS payment rates associated with the two-midnight rule.  When proposing and finalizing ... [Published JD Supra - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

District Court Upholds Controversial Settlement Agreements Between U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service And Environmental Groups

This week, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia upheld (pdf) two settlement agreements – one between the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) and WildEarth Guardians, and the other between the Service and the Center for Biological ... [Published JD Supra - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

New Regulations Governing Affirmative Action Requirements For Individuals With Disabilities And Protected Veterans Went Into Effect YESTERDAY!

Beginning yesterday, March 24, 2014, federal contractors and subcontractors have a number of new responsibilities. Contractors already have the existing obligation to collect demographic data regarding race and gender and take affirmative action to recruit, ... [Published JD Supra - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Court Denies Associated Builders and Contractors’ Attempt to Prevent New OFCCP Affirmative Action Requirements

SummaryBeginning on March 24, 2014, federal contractors that have a government contract or subcontract of $50,000 or more and have 50 or more employees must implement new affirmative action programs, including: (1) asking in every job application whether ... [Published JD Supra - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Feb 12 2014 - Updated Feb 12 2014 - 1 reports

US senator sues President Obama to stop NSA metadata dragnet

Sen. Rand Paul is a well-known libertarian politician from Kentucky. Talk Radio News Service Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has decided that he’s not going to take this whole telephone metadata collection thing lying down, and he wants the American public ... [Published Ars Technica - Feb 12 2014]

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Martin described the conduct of the IRS as "truly shameful." According to Martin, "President Obama promised a transparent government but instead, people have to file lawsuits just to learn the truth."
"This resolution allows the House of Representatives to bring legal action against the Executive Branch and challenge recent actions, inactions, and policies."
...ignoring the protections put inin place for endangered species," says PETA Foundation Director of Captive Animal Law Enforcement Delcianna Winders. "Exporting endangered tigers in order to force them to perform in circuses suggests that these protected animals are nothing more than a sideshow attraction."
..." The report "cherry- picks facts to support its views and ignores facts that don't" the company said

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Tea Party Sues IRS [Published Breitbart.com - Apr 17 2014]
Tea Party Patriots Sues IRS [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 17 2014]
Privileged or not? Reevaluating the "primary pu... [Published Lexology - Apr 17 2014]
Conflict Minerals [Published Firedoglake - Apr 17 2014]
Internal investigations and legal professional ... [Published Lexology - Apr 16 2014]
U.S. Supreme Court decision reinstates $185 mil... [Published Lexology - Apr 15 2014]
AHA, Hospitals Sue HHS Over the Two-Midnight Rule [Published Health Data Management - Apr 15 2014]
Gay Employee's Gender Stereotyping Claim Surviv... [Published XpertHR - Apr 14 2014]
King & Spalding Files Court Challenge to 0.2 Pe... [Published JD Supra - Apr 10 2014]
District Court Upholds Controversial Settlement... [Published JD Supra - Apr 07 2014]
Federal Judge Sending “Muslim Mafia” Case to Trial [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Apr 04 2014]
Commissioner William P. Doyle Votes on Amended ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 03 2014]
D.C. Circuit Appellate Court Overturns Lower Co... [Published JD Supra - Mar 29 2014]
Iran-Contra: How Lawrence Walsh Exposed Ronald ... [Published Global Research - Mar 27 2014]
D.C. District Court order provides a warning ab... [Published Lexology - Mar 26 2014]
Breaking Down The Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Lawsuits [Published Value Walk - Mar 26 2014]
New Regulations Governing Affirmative Action Re... [Published JD Supra - Mar 25 2014]
Court Denies Associated Builders and Contractor... [Published JD Supra - Mar 25 2014]
Abacha loot: U.S. serves govt $550m forfeiture ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Mar 25 2014]
Abacha secured 60 false security vote letters t... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Mar 22 2014]
Are Internal Compliance Investigations Privileg... [Published Main Justice - Mar 21 2014]
Federal Court Ruling Raises Questions About Pri... [Published JD Supra - Mar 19 2014]
How Abacha looted $2b, by U.S. report [Published The Nation Nigeria - Mar 18 2014]
Are Internal Compliance Investigations Privileg... [Published Reed Smith LLP - Mar 14 2014]
US senator sues President Obama to stop NSA met... [Published Ars Technica - Feb 12 2014]
IRS Lacks Authority to Regulate Paid Tax Preparers [Published JD Journal.com - Feb 12 2014]
Wendy Davis Testimony in Federal Trial: 'I Got ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jan 20 2014]
FISA Court Rubberstamps Yet Another Renewal Of ... [Published Techdirt - Jan 03 2014]
Federal Judge to NSA: What you did to Verizon C... [Published Informed Comment - Dec 17 2013]
30 Congressmen Sponsor Resolution To Bring Obam... [Published Breitbart Feed - Dec 13 2013]
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Tea Party Patriots Sues IRS [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 17 2014]
On Tuesday, the fifth anniversary of the 2009 Tax Day Tea Party rallies that forced the mainstream media to acknowledge the existence of the Tea Party movement, Tea Party Patriots filed a lawsuit in federal court against the IRS and the Department ...
Conflict Minerals [Published Firedoglake - Apr 17 2014]
On Monday, the US Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued a ruling in National Association Of Manufacturers, Et Al.,v. Securities And Exchange Commission (SEC). Citing freedom of speech, the court ruled that companies cannot ...
Federal Judge Sending “Muslim Mafia” Case to Trial [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Apr 04 2014]
Federal Judge Sending “Muslim Mafia” Case to Trial http://www.americanfreedomlawcenter.org/press-release/federal-judge-sending-muslim-mafia-case-to-trial/ Late last week, Federal Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly, sitting in the United States District ...
US senator sues President Obama to stop NSA met... [Published Ars Technica - Feb 12 2014]
Sen. Rand Paul is a well-known libertarian politician from Kentucky. Talk Radio News Service Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has decided that he’s not going to take this whole telephone metadata collection thing lying down, and he wants the American public ...
IRS Lacks Authority to Regulate Paid Tax Preparers [Published JD Journal.com - Feb 12 2014]
  During 2009, the IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman conducted a 6-month background study on Tax Preparer Standards. Input was obtained from all segments of tax industry participants to develop “uniform and high ethical standards of conduct for tax ...
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