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What a Difference an A Makes: Attorney-Client Privilege for In-House Counsel

In-house attorneys, who offer both business and legal advice, were looking forward to some judicial clarity on the scope of the attorney-client privilege. Instead, they’ve been left disappointed. SCOTUS decided to dismiss an appeal styled In re Grand Jury, which would have settled what standard should govern privilege in these dual purpose communications situations: Only […]

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The Counsel’s Corner: Is the Chevron Doctrine a Ghost Ship Waiting to Sink?

Is the Chevron Doctrine a Ghost Ship Waiting to Sink? The Supreme Court has granted review in a case where the petitioner has asked to overturn the Chevron doctrine. Justice Jackson has recused herself. From the 8 justices who will consider Chevron, it seems that Chief Justice Roberts as well as Justices Thomas, Gorsuch, and Kavanaugh have already criticized it […]

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The Counsel’s Corner: Mallory v. Norfolk Southern Railway Co.

Are there any constitutional limits to general jurisdiction after the U.S. Supreme Court decided Mallory v. Norfolk Southern Railway Co. at the end of June 2023? There should be nothing controversial about a plaintiff suing a company in a state where the parties were when some claim accrued. But it is unusual for a plaintiff to sue […]

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