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The Sixth Circuit said Monday that a U.S. Supreme Court decision resolves a circuit court split over the correct interpretation of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code's "safe harbor" provision and overturns circuit court precedent on which two courts relied in a trustee's suit against a tribe and casino.
A Russian man who struck a deal to avoid charges he took part in a scheme using "bar girls" illegally brought to the U.S. to defraud patrons of South Beach nightclubs cannot appeal his dismissal because he has no injury to complain about, the Eleventh Circuit ruled Monday.
Native American tribes are reluctant to jump feet first into sports betting, worried about renegotiating their state compacts, dealing with inexperienced legislators and earning little profit, despite the temptation of a massive new gambling market.
A Kentucky federal judge handed Olive Garden a win Monday in an African American woman's $35 million lawsuit alleging she was fired because her skin was "too dark," though he said the conduct of the restaurant chain's counsel "leaves something to be desired."
As demonstrated by a Pennsylvania federal court's recent decision in Mielo v. Steak 'n Shake, it soon may no longer be possible to bring Americans with Disabilities Act claims against a company for failure to enact a policy that requires finding and removing potential physical barriers, say attorneys at Squire Patton Boggs.