Recent Entries

  • New York Court Denies Habeas Petition for Bronx Zoo Elephant
    by John M. Simpson. On February 18, 2020, a trial court in Bronx County, New York, denied a habeas corpus petition filed by the Nonhuman Rights Project (NhRP) on behalf of “Happy,” a 48-year old Asian elephant residing in the Bronx Zoo.  Nonhuman Rights Project v. Breheny, No. 260441/19 (N.Y.... read more
    Posted to Animal Law Developments Published on Thursday, February 20th, 2020 By John M. Simpson
  • California Attorney General Proposes Modified CCPA Regulations – Overview of Significant Proposed Changes
    On February 10, 2020, California’s Office of the Attorney General proposed a modified version of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) regulations first published on October 11, 2019. The initial proposed regulations were summarized in our previous Alert. The deadline for providing comments on the modified proposed regulations is February 25, 2020. This Alert summarizes some... read more
    Posted to UpdateEd Published on Thursday, February 20th, 2020 By DuaneMorris3
  • Proposed Modifications to CCPA Regulations – Service Providers, Authorized Agents, Minors, Nondiscrimination and Calculating the Value of Consumer Data
    Note: This blog post is the last of three expanding on the information contained in an Alert on the Duane Morris LLP website. On February 10, 2020, California’s Office of the Attorney General proposed a modified version of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) regulations first published on October 11, 2019. The initial... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris TechLaw Published on Thursday, February 20th, 2020 By DuaneMorris3
  • Proposed Modifications to CCPA Regulations – Consumer Requests and Verification Requirements
    Note: This blog post is the second of three expanding on the information contained in an Alert on the Duane Morris LLP website. On February 10, 2020, California’s Office of the Attorney General proposed a modified version of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) regulations first published on October 11, 2019. The initial... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris TechLaw Published on Thursday, February 20th, 2020 By DuaneMorris3
  • Proposed Modifications to CCPA Regulations – Definitions and Consumer Notice Requirements
    Note: This blog post is the first of three expanding on the information contained in an Alert on the Duane Morris LLP website. On February 10, 2020, California’s Office of the Attorney General proposed a modified version of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) regulations first published on October 11,... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris TechLaw Published on Thursday, February 20th, 2020 By DuaneMorris3
  • D.C. District Court Rejects Challenge to BLM Wild Horse Removal Decisions
    by John M. Simpson. The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia recently rejected claims challenging actions by the U.S. Department of Interior, acting through the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), to remove wild horses from an area of federal land in Nevada known as the Caliente Complex. In 2008, BLM... read more
    Posted to Animal Law Developments Published on Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 By John M. Simpson
  • Risks From Data Breach Sufficient For Standing?
    Data breaches, unfortunately, are not entirely uncommon. A question that has arisen is whether there is standing to sue for people whose data has been stolen but who have not yet suffered actual damages. The Circuit Courts of Appeal have been split on the issue, with a recent decision by... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris TechLaw Published on Monday, February 17th, 2020 By Eric J. Sinrod
  • D.C. District Court Dismisses Endangered Species Act Case for Lack of Article III Standing
    by John M. Simpson. A U.S. District Court in the District of Columbia recently dismissed a lawsuit brought under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and the federal Administrative Procedure Act by the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) against the Secretary of the Interior and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service... read more
    Posted to Animal Law Developments Published on Friday, February 14th, 2020 By John M. Simpson
  • Key Cannabis Issues for Illinois Employers in 2020
    By Jennifer Long On January 1, 2020, Illinois became the 11th state to legalize adult-use cannabis. The Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act is comprehensive and impacts employers in many ways. Following Illinois’ legalization of medical cannabis in 2014, marijuana is now available for recreational use by all adults age 21... read more
    Posted to Cannabis Industry Published on Thursday, February 13th, 2020 By DuaneMorris3
  • PHYSICIAN COMPENSATION – FAIR MARKET VALUE
    A recent whistleblower case led to the filing of a false claims act complaint against Community Health Network (CHN) by the United States of America Department of Justice on January 7, 2020. The complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, alleges that CHN compensated... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Health Law Published on Thursday, February 13th, 2020 By Patricia S. Hofstra