Amidst a string of high-profile decisions released at the end of the Supreme Court’s most recent term, one under-the-radar decision may have far-reaching effects in the white collar world. Loughrin v. United States dealt with a narrow question of statutory construction in the federal bank fraud statute 18 U.S.C. §1344.
On July 14, 2014, the United States Department of Education issued a “Dear Colleague” letter reiterating its prior guidance to institutions for complying their Clery Act obligations under Campus SaVE Act provisions of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (“VAWA”).
A little over a month ago, the FAA opened the Section 333 UAS exemption process and targeted several industries for approval, including cinematographers and filmmakers.
Retaliating against an employee for reporting safety violations, the U.S. Postal Service asserted baseless terrorism charges against him.
As we pointed out the other day, there was little doubt that as the drama of the shootdown of MH 17 unfolds, the speculation regarding fault, blame and fingerpointing was likely to start almost immediately. Sure enough, it has started.