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Federal District Court Invalidates Entire Affordable Care Act
On Friday, December 14, 2018, a federal district court in Texas invalidated the entire Affordable Care Act ("ACA").
United States
27 Dec 2018
Québec Appeals Superior Court Ruling That Bill 74 Is Unconstitutional
In August 2018, the Attorney General of Québec announced its intention to appeal the decision of the Superior Court of Québec, which held that the Québec government's controversial attempt to force Internet Service Providers ...
27 Sep 2018
Election Law – Reviewing Candidate Filings
The Michigan Court of Appeals held that that a candidate for office who fails to indicate his or her voting precinct on the "affidavit of identity" required by the Michigan Election Law is not eligible to be placed on the election ballot.
United States
3 Oct 2016
Sixth Circuit Upholds Municipal Grass-Mowing Fees
In Shoemaker v. City of Howell, a federal appeals court issued an important decision regarding the legality of municipal fees.
United States
17 Nov 2015
Speech Regulation After Gilbert: From Yard Signs To Panhandling And Beyond
The U.S. Supreme Court's recent Reed v. Town of Gilbert decision involved a dispute over yard signs, but its consequences reach far beyond for local governments.
United States
17 Nov 2015
Municipal Legal News: Volume 1, Number 2
The Michigan Attorney General has interpreted a recent law requiring municipal building officials to be "employed" by a municipality to mean that building officials cannot be private independent contractors.
United States
17 Nov 2015
Municipal Legal News - February 2015 - Volume 1, Number 1
Emily Rysberg joins Dickinson Wright's Municipal Law & Finance group with experience in the areas of municipal law and litigation.
United States
18 Feb 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court Rules Defense Of Marriage Act Unconstitutional: Significant Implications For Employee Benefit Plans
On June 26, 2013, in "U.S. v. Windsor", the US Supreme Court held the federal Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional as a violation of the right to liberty.
United States
4 Jul 2013
The Aftermath Of The U.S. 2012 Election: Is Federal I-Poker Legislation Looming?
The final verse has been written for the 2012 U.S. Presidential Election.
United States
14 Nov 2012
Health Care Reform Moves Forward
It was widely anticipated that the Supreme Court would uphold or strike down the individual mandate under the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution.
United States
18 Sep 2012
ESOP Legal News - March 2012, Volume 1, Number 1
White House corporate tax reform may eliminate certain ESOP tax benefits; Iowa house passes pro-ESOP legislation; White House budget proposes clarification of 1042 rollover; official discusses re-proposal of regulation; sixth circuit addresses presumption of prudence; district court dismisses ESOP claims against ESOP trustees; ESOP participant seeks class certification in action against Kodak Company; pro-ESOP legislation pending in House and Senate.
United States
26 Mar 2012
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