The Ninth Circuit on Wednesday upheld a lower court's dismissal of an American Diabetes Association lawsuit over diabetes care in the U.S. Army's Child, Youth and School Services programs, finding it is moot because the policy was updated and lacks standing because the organization did not show any injury.
Top Democrats on the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday reiterated their demand that the U.S. Department of Defense hand over records related to Air Force personnel staying at President Donald Trump’s resort in Scotland during layovers at a nearby civilian airport.
A pair of U.S. Senate Democrats, including 2020 presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar, is pressing election security legislation that would require the intelligence community to create a new information-sharing center to combat foreign interference.
A Texas federal judge said Wednesday that both sides were off-base in a fight over attorney fees after a jury found an EchoStar Corp. unit liable for $21 million for infringing on a defense contractor's satellite network patent.
Senate Democrats on Wednesday derailed a Republican attempt to take up a government spending package as the fight over funding for President Donald Trump’s long-promised border wall continues on Capitol Hill.
Kellogg Brown & Root Services Inc. is urging the Federal Circuit to reverse an appeals board’s decision that the Army doesn’t owe the company $48 million in reimbursements for delaying security transportation for builders on a military housing project in Iraq.
The co-writer of the memoir "Once a Gun Runner" who is embroiled in a copyright dispute with the book's subject — a former international arms dealer — over ownership of the work, told a Florida federal court Tuesday it should sanction the former arms dealer and his attorneys for continuing to pursue the case in federal court.
Corruption charges against a University of Kansas researcher show the U.S. Department of Justice is taking a hard line against U.S.-based researchers suspected of having undisclosed foreign conflicts, even where they aren't accused of espionage or trade secret theft.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he has instructed the U.S. Treasury Department to "substantially increase" sanctions on Iran as tensions mount between the two countries over suspicions that the Middle East nation was behind a recent attack on Saudi Arabian oil sites.
China's domination of the worldwide market for rare-earth minerals used in many defense systems creates a significant national security issue, and the Pentagon's response will have a big impact on whether domestic rare-earth sources can be used to alleviate the issue.
Bankrupt aircraft builder One Aviation Corp. brought its turbulent Chapter 11 case in for a smooth landing Wednesday when a Delaware judge confirmed its plan of reorganization that will swap its secured debt for equity while providing recoveries for unsecured creditors.
Foreign acquirers hailing from certain U.S.-allied countries may soon see their inbound transactions breeze through the national security review process, based on recently released draft rules for an overhaul of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States.
U.S. government employees and their families affected by al-Qaida terrorist bombings in 1998 have told the U.S. Supreme Court that Sudan owes them punitive damages for backing the terrorist group, arguing that an exception to foreign sovereign immunity applies retroactively.
The British government announced Wednesday that it has launched an investigation into the planned £4 billion ($5 billion) combination of private equity firm Advent International Corp. and U.K. defense firm Cobham PLC, citing national security concerns.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday chose the U.S.’ chief hostage negotiator Robert O’Brien as his new national security adviser, replacing John Bolton who was forced out after clashing with the president on a number of policy issues.
The House of Representatives agreed unanimously Tuesday to conference with the Senate on the $738 billion National Defense Authorization Act for 2020, but rejected a Republican move to replenish Pentagon funds diverted to building the contentious southwest border wall.
Attorneys for a former CIA programmer accused of spilling secrets to WikiLeaks continued to push for the declassification of several recordings of his conversations made in public places, telling a New York federal court Tuesday that the spy agency cannot justify keeping the recordings secret.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has agreed to turn over information to the American Civil Liberties Union about a law enforcement immigration screening program that the civil rights group said could be encouraging racial profiling.
The U.S. Justice Department claims the publication of whistleblower Edward Snowden's new tell-all memoir breached nondisclosure agreements he signed as a National Security Agency contractor, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday in which the government aims to seize proceeds of the book's sales.
A New York federal judge has tossed a suit from veterans accusing 10 banks of helping fund terrorism, ruling that the allegation the banks conspired with Iranian entities to avoid U.S. sanctions doesn’t mean they directly financed terrorist activities.
The U.S. Department of Defense won’t proceed with 20 miles of barriers along the southern border after running out of money for the project, it told a Washington, D.C., federal court Monday as part of several disputes over the use of military funds for the contentious border wall.
The Federal Communications Commission is still probing whether two Chinese telecom carriers should be allowed to continue operations in the U.S., a Democratic FCC member said Tuesday, adding that recent pressure from Capitol Hill is welcome but that the agency must also take a broader look at the security of infrastructure projects.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., on Monday asked the Federal Communications Commission to review two Chinese telecom companies' authorizations to operate in the U.S., citing national security risks.
A D.C. federal judge on Monday penciled in April 6 of next year as the start date of a jury trial for a Russian company that former special counsel Robert Mueller charged with running a disinformation campaign to influence the 2016 presidential election in favor of then-candidate Donald Trump.
South Korea complained to the World Trade Organization on Monday that Japan’s recent decision to restrict certain chemical exports for purported national security reasons breaches international trade agreements.
One year ago, our firm signed the American Bar Association's well-being pledge and embraced a commitment to providing on-site behavioral health resources, which has since become a key aspect of our well-being program, say Meg Meserole and Kimberly Merkel at Akin Gump.
In the wake of Hurricane Dorian's devastation, creditors should take note of the laws Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas have in place to protect members of the National Guard called to service as part of response efforts, say attorneys at Buckley.
After our firm signed the American Bar Association’s well-being pledge one year ago, we launched two key programs that included weekly meditation sessions and monthly on-site chair massages to help people address both the mental and physical aspects of working at a law firm, says Marci Eisenstein at Schiff Hardin.
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s recent addition of China's largest nuclear power company, the China General Nuclear Power Group, to its entity list dramatically increases the scope of U.S. export restrictions on CGN, even prohibiting the export of low-technology consumer goods and software, say attorneys at Winston & Strawn.
The early and prompt provision of samples from all electronically stored information sources as a part of ESI protocol search methodology is consistent with the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and may allow for significant cost savings during discovery, says Zachary Caplan at Berger Montague.
Three recent federal tax cases show how the U.S. Supreme Court's June decision in Kisor v. Wilkie, substantially restricting agency deference, is affecting interpretation of the many regulations and guidance issued post-tax reform, say Andrew Roberson and Kevin Spencer at McDermott.
The New York federal court case AM General v. Activision, involving use of the trademarked "Humvee" vehicle in a First-Amendment-protected video game, is set to have wide-ranging legal, creative and brand implications across a host of industries, says David Jacoby of Culhane Meadows.
In the absence of a federal rule governing deposition location, federal courts are frequently called on to resolve objections to out-of-state deposition notices. Recent decisions reveal what information is crucial to courts in making the determination, says Kevin O’Brien at Porter Wright.
Contractors can expect the U.S. Department of Defense to ramp up its oversight and enforcement efforts to protect controlled unclassified information on contractor-owned networks and systems, in order to address common noncompliance deficiencies revealed in a recent government audit, say Todd Overman and Roee Talmor at Bass Berry.
Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 57 and its state counterparts provide a method for expediting claims for declaratory judgment that warrants closer attention than it has historically received from litigants and courts, say attorneys at Gibson Dunn.
The recent U.S. Court of Federal Claims copyright case APL v. U.S. highlights how even a long-forgotten webpage last modified over a decade ago can still support a copyright lawsuit if a single viewer accessed the page within three years of filing a claim, says Eric Goldman of Santa Clara University School of Law.
The U.S. government's revised Federal Acquisition Regulation, which prohibits federal agencies from acquiring telecommunications equipment and services produced by certain Chinese companies, applies across a strikingly broad range of contract values and types, say David Fletcher and Julia Fox at Perkins Coie.
In this month's bid protest roundup, Alissandra Young of Morrison & Foerster looks at three August U.S. Government Accountability rulings — covering agency decisions to withhold proprietary data from prospective offerors, the GAO's strict timeliness rules regarding challenges to improprieties of solicitations, and agency classification of a procurement.
The Wayback Machine, which archives screenshots of websites at particular points in time, can be an invaluable tool in litigation, but attorneys need to follow a few simple steps early in the discovery process to increase the odds of being able to use materials obtained from the archive, says Timothy Freeman of Tanenbaum Keale.
Recently proposed Chinese export control legislation demonstrates how current nationalist trends are throwing up fences at a time when the world’s technology development is more interwoven across borders than ever, say Reid Whitten and Julien Blanquart at Sheppard Mullin.