Monday Morning Regulatory Review: Barring Departure Bar

By | Federal Regulations Advisor | September 30, 2013
Monday Morning Regulatory Review: Barring Departure Bar

The weekly scour of administrative law sources occasionally comes up very dry.  Readers are welcome to provide tips and pointers on current events relating to the Administrative Procedure Act (APA), Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA), Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), Unfunded Mandates Reform Act (UMRA), and all significant things regulatory related to the federal agencies and their overseers, the Congress, and the courts.

Illinois Supreme Court to Consider FOIA, Due Process, Custody Hearings and Red Light Camera Ordinances As First Chicago Term Ends

By | The Appellate Strategist | September 27, 2013
Illinois Supreme Court to Consider FOIA, Due Process, Custody Hearings and Red Light Camera Ordinances As First Chicago Term Ends

On Wednesday morning, the Illinois Supreme Court allowed petitions for review in a long list of new civil cases, setting up interesting battles in the coming months over public works projects, the state Freedom of Information Act, an assortment of constitutional issues and the City of Chicago’s Red Light Camera Ordinance.

Ninth Circuit Rejects Securities Fraud Suit for Failure to Demonstrate Loss Causation

Ninth Circuit Rejects Securities Fraud Suit for Failure to Demonstrate Loss Causation

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently affirmed the lower court’s granting of summary judgment to the defendants in a federal securities fraud suit, holding that the plaintiffs had failed to provide sufficient evidence that defendants’ conduct had caused the plaintiffs’ economic loss.