- Dems advance nomination of drone memo author. Cox, Ramsey // Hill;5/22/2014, Vol. 21 Issue 61, p14
The article reports that the U.S. Senate has voted to end debate on the controversial nomination of David Barron to serve on the First Circuit Court of Appeals.
- Court rules against anti-gay NOM's refusal to disclose donors. // Empty Closet;Sep2011, Issue 449, p14A
The article reports on the ruling by the First Circuit Court of Appeals against the move by the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) to challenge the constitutionality of the election law in Rhode Island, New York that mandates the reporting of the so-called independent expenditures.
- Plaintiff Not Entitled to Severance Benefits. // Legal-Legislative Reporter;Jan2007, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p4
The article discusses a court case wherein the plaintiff was denied of severance benefits by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. Aside from denying said benefits, the court awarded statutory penalties for the plaintiff's failure to comply with the reporting and disclosure provision...
- Court Reverses Denial of Benefits After Finding Prejudice Caused by ERISA Violations. // Legal-Legislative Reporter;Mar2007, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p7
The article discusses a court case wherein the plaintiff applied for disability benefits under the defendant's plan after being terminated from work. It is stated that the plaintiff was found to be suffering from psychological disorders after termination. The court reviewed Employment Retirement...
- Termination Caused Forfeiture of Stock Option Rights. // Legal-Legislative Reporter;Nov2008, Vol. 42 Issue 11, p11
The article discusses the court case Noonan v. Staples Inc., in which the plaintiff sued the defendant for libel, breach of the agreements, and breach of the severance agreement. The plaintiff was terminated for cause when the defendant found that he falsified audited expense reports. The U.S....
- U.S. appeals court upholds Rx price reduction law in Maine. Conlan, Michael F. // Drug Topics;6/4/2001, Vol. 145 Issue 11, p46
Reports that the First United States Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of the drug price reduction law in Maine. Criticisms on the court's decisions; Provisions of the law; Information on the Healthy Maine Prescriptions program.
- Naming Non-Signatory to Avoid Arbitrating. // Dispute Resolution Journal;Aug-Oct2008, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p94
The article presents a discussion of a legal decision by the United States 1st Circuit Court of Appeals in the case of "Sourcing Unltd., Inc., d/b/a Jumpsource v. Asimco Int'l," which is relevant to the field of international law. The case involved questions of appellate jurisdiction, and...
- First Circuit Denies Post-Petition Interest to Senior Unsecured Creditors. Kohn, Samuel S.; Honig, David A.; Snyder, Elena L. // Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law;Sep2011, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p500
In this article, the authors explain a United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit decision upholding a bankruptcy court's ruling that, where subordination agreements lacked explicit provisions addressing the payment of post-petition interest on senior unsecured debt, the agreements...
- Disclosure of APR Subject to a Performance-Based Rate Reduction in the Future. Phillips, Earl // Consumer Credit & Truth-in-Lending Compliance Report;Mar2012, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p4
The article discusses how the disclosure of the annual percentage rate (APR) is subject to a performance-based reduction in the future. According to the author, there are closed-end home mortgage loans which provide for a reduction in the interest rate should the consumer make monthly payments...