Category: School of Law

Prez after latest health care setback: ‘Let Obamacare fail’

Boston Herald quoting Wendy Mariner, School of Law/ School of Public Health “The apparent failure of Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare has left the party in disarray and the future of the health care system in limbo — and President Trump says he’s ready to ‘let Obamacare fail…’” Expert quote: “If the ACA stays in […]

Shareholder alert: SEC commissioner floats class-action-killing proposal

Reuters quoting David Webber, School of Law “This could be the start of something huge: Securities and Exchange Commissioner Michael Piwowar said in a speech Monday to the Heritage Foundation that the SEC is open to the idea of allowing companies contemplating initial public offerings to include mandatory shareholder arbitration provisions in corporate charters…” Expert […]

‘Joint Employment’ Rulings Face Tests in US Supreme Court, DC Circuit

National Law Journal quoting Michael Harper, School of Law “As the business community awaits a federal appellate court decision on the National Labor Relations Board’s definition of “joint employer,” another key labor case—one that also looks at the relationships between companies—is moving forward in the U.S. Supreme Court…” View full article. 

Conservatives Urge Grassley to Stop Democrats from Blocking Trump Judicial Nominees

CNS News quoting Jack Beermann, School of Law “Conservatives groups such as the Judicial Crisis Network and the Heritage Foundation are asking Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) to move forward and confirm President Donald Trump’s nominations for federal court vacancies…” Expert quote: “They left the Supreme Court seat open for almost a year.” […]