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Supreme Court: Derailing Traffic for Political Revenge Might Be Unpalatable, But Does Not Violate Federal Fraud Statutes

On May 21, 2020 by Schnader in Criminal Defense

Danielle Bruno McDermott and Laurel Gift published a client alert, “Supreme Court: Derailing Traffic for Political Revenge Might Be Unpalatable, But Does Not Violate Federal Fraud Statutes.” On May 7, 2020, the United States Supreme Court overturned two criminal convictions connected to the Bridgegate case, concluding that the defendants’ conduct […]

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Construction Workers’ Return and COVID-19

On May 14, 2020 by Schnader in Construction

Brian M. Wallen, Jo Bennett and Gordon S. Woodward published a client alert, “Construction Workers’ Return and COVID-19.” Businesses in the construction industry face a range of labor and employment issues related to COVID-19 as their employees increasingly return to worksites. These concerns may include compliance with government orders for […]

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Parallel Proceedings: The Pennsylvania Superior Court Adopts a Federal Court’s Framework for Analyzing Requests to Stay Civil Proceedings Pending Ongoing Criminal Prosecution

On May 12, 2020 by Schnader in Litigation

Danielle Bruno McDermott and Jonathan W. Hugg published a client alert, “Parallel Proceedings: The Pennsylvania Superior Court Adopts a Federal Court’s Framework for Analyzing Requests to Stay Civil Proceedings Pending Ongoing Criminal Prosecution.”  A not uncommon tactic of defendants facing both civil lawsuits and criminal charges is to attempt to […]

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Intellectual Property and College Athletics – NCAA Clarifies Stance on Student-Athlete Compensation

On May 11, 2020 by Schnader in Intellectual Property

W. Drew Kastner, Matthew N. Korenoski, and E. Taylor Hodges published a client alert, “Intellectual Property and College Athletics – NCAA Clarifies Stance on Student-Athlete Compensation.” On April 29, 2020, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (“NCAA”) clarified its position supporting the NCAA’s Federal and State Legislation Working Group’s proposed rule […]

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