McGlashan Begins Defense in “Varsity Blues” Case

A former top private equity executive charged in the college admissions scandal denies he paid any bribe to get his son into USC using a “side door” and says the boy has a legitimate learning disability that warranted special testing provisions.

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Significant CDA Immunity Victory For Social Networking App

In a closely watched case, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously affirmed that a social network application and its owners cannot be held liable for the acts of its users. Plaintiff sued Grindr and its owners, including the firm’s client, alleging that they were liable for the despicable conduct of one of the app’s users.

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Navajo Nation’s Gold King Mine Spill Suit to Proceed Against United States

On Thursday, February 28, 2019, in a significant victory for the Navajo Nation, Chief U.S. District Judge William P. Johnson denied the United States’ motion to dismiss the Navajo Nation’s claims. This means all of the Navajo Nation’s claims against the federal government arising out of the unprecedented 2015 Gold King Mine will proceed.

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