9th Circuit: Assignment in Breach of PSA is Voidable not Void. Here is why they are wrong

  June 21, 2017 by Neil Garfield The thousands of trial court and appellate decisions that have hung their hat on illegal assignments being “voidable” demonstrates either a lack of understanding of common law business trusts or an adherence to a faulty doctrine in which homeowners pay the price for fraudulent bank activities. THIS ARTICLE … More 9th Circuit: Assignment in Breach of PSA is Voidable not Void. Here is why they are wrong

Trump’s Legal Advisor Sekulow Brings Eternal View Into Secular Politics

June 21, 2017  by  Bob Adelmann Following a whirlwind tour of weekend mainstream media talk shows, Jay Sekulow has emerged as President Donald Trump’s latest legal advisor. Mark Corallo, a spokesman for Trump’s legal team, made it official on Tuesday: “Jay is a member of the president’s legal team in the fullest sense of the … More Trump’s Legal Advisor Sekulow Brings Eternal View Into Secular Politics

Disparaging Trademarks No Longer Banned by Lanham Act

June 10, 2017 By George Khoury, Esq.  Trademark attorneys, brief your intake clerks, and tell them to get ready for the flood of unpopular clients. In a unanimous 8-0 decision, the Supreme Court held that the disparagement clause of the Lanham Act violates the First Amendment. The disparagement clause required rejection of a trademark “which … More Disparaging Trademarks No Longer Banned by Lanham Act

A Fatherly Manner

June 18, 2017 by Robert Knight   It’s Father’s Day, or the day after, depending on when you read this. Statistics about the decline of fatherhood are very sobering, but I’m not here to bring readers down or to make people feel bad if they did not have or don’t have a happy family life. … More A Fatherly Manner

Religious Hospitals Win Pension Dispute at Supreme Court

June 5, 2017 By William Vogeler, Esq. Church-affiliated hospitals are exempt from federal pension regulations, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled. The unanimous Court said Congress established the law favoring church-affiliated organizations decades ago, exempting them from regulations of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act. The Court rejected employees’ arguments to narrow the church plan exemption, … More Religious Hospitals Win Pension Dispute at Supreme Court

High Court Says No Joint and Several Liability in Forfeiture

  June 12, 2017 By William Vogeler, Esq.  The U.S. Supreme Court said two brothers were not jointly and severally liable under a forfeiture statute for conspiring to distribute products used to make methamphetamine. In Honeycutt v. United States, the High Court turned back prosecutors’ claims that both brothers owed $269,751 in the case — … More High Court Says No Joint and Several Liability in Forfeiture

Generics Win Brand-Name Drug Battle at Supreme Court

June 14, 2017 By William Vogeler, Esq. In a set-back to brand-name drug companies, the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for a generic drug-manufacturer to sell its products after gaining approval from the Food and Drug Administration. The court lifted an injunction against Sandoz, Inc., which markets a biologic drug to stimulate production of … More Generics Win Brand-Name Drug Battle at Supreme Court

VIDEO Sessions’ Testimony: Collusion or Conspiracy Theory?

June 14, 2017  by  C. Mitchell Shaw   Whereas ousted FBI Director Comey’s testimony last week before the Senate Intelligence Committee contained unsettling revelations, Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ testimony before that body Tuesday could be described as containing settling denials. Sessions denied misleading — or outright lying — to the Senate during his confirmation hearing, … More VIDEO Sessions’ Testimony: Collusion or Conspiracy Theory?

Ninth Circuit Court Rules Against Travel Ban, but Trump Fires Back

June 13, 2017 by  Warren Mass   On June 12, a three-judge panel with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled unanimously against President Trump’s March 6 executive order entitled “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorists’ Entry Into the United States.” Trump tweeted his objections soon afterward. The administration had asked the appeals … More Ninth Circuit Court Rules Against Travel Ban, but Trump Fires Back

VIDEO Sanders Rejects Nominee for OMB Deputy Director for His Christian Views

June 12, 2017  by  Steve Byas Recent comments made by Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) vividly illustrate just how fragile the liberties protected by our federal Constitution really are. And how little respect leftists such as Sanders, and even some others who claim to be “libertarians,” have for private religious opinions. Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson … More VIDEO Sanders Rejects Nominee for OMB Deputy Director for His Christian Views