Senator Sessions Questioned On Whistleblowers

By | The Whistleblower Blog | January 12, 2017
Senator Sessions Questioned On Whistleblowers

Washington, D.C. January 12, 2017.  During his confirmation hearing President-Elect Trump’s nominee for Attorney General, Sen. Jeff Sessions, was questioned on his position on whistleblowers.
The Justice Department manages many of America’s most important whistleblower programs, including the False Claims Act (“FCA”) anti-fraud law.

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The Jeff Sessions Cannabis Sessions: A Close Reading

By | Canna Law Blog™ | January 12, 2017
The Jeff Sessions Cannabis Sessions: A Close Reading

On Tuesday, we wrote that Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearing had begun, for the post of U.S. Attorney General. In that piece, we expressed our hope that one of the committee members would “drill down from civil rights to marijuana legalization, and specifically, to enforcement of the Federal Controlled Substances Act.”

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Supreme Court Declines to Revisit Broad Personal Jurisdiction Over ANDA Filers

Supreme Court Declines to Revisit Broad Personal Jurisdiction Over ANDA Filers

On Monday, January 9, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court denied, without comment, Mylan Pharmaceuticals’ petition for certiorari to reverse an opinion by the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, which affirmed a broad scope of personal jurisdiction over generic ANDA filers in patent infringement suits under the Hatch-Waxman Act.

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Louisiana Third Circuit Addresses Payment of Royalties in Situations Involving Production Under a Mineral Lease Pursuant to a Conditional Allowable Prior to Unitization

Louisiana Third Circuit Addresses Payment of Royalties in Situations Involving Production Under a Mineral Lease Pursuant to a Conditional Allowable Prior to Unitization

In Gladney v. Anglo-Dutch Energy, L.L.C., the Third Circuit addressed the question of whether or not a mineral lessee must pay its lessor full lease-basis royalties for production undertaken during the effective period of a conditional allowable but prior to the effective date of a unit order.

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