Third Circuit Judge Slams 'Chevron' Deference in FMLA Retaliation Case

A U.S. Supreme Court decision widely criticized for giving too much power to executive agencies was panned by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in a decision involving mixed-motive jury instructions in a Family and Medical Leave Act retaliation case.

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Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane waves as she enters the Montgomery County courtroom on Thursday, August 11, 2016, to continue her trial in Norristown, Pa. Kane, a first-term Democrat, is accused of leaking secret grand jury documents to the press and lying about it under oath. (Art Gentile/Bucks County Courier Times via AP, Pool)
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  • Court OKs Attorney Fees for PSU Trustees in Battle Over Freeh Docs

    By Zack Needles

    Seven Penn State trustees are entitled to attorney fees and costs after a nearly two-year-long battle over access to the materials that formed the basis of the Freeh report, the Commonwealth Court has ruled.

  • Emails Between Hospital Counsel, PR Firm Not Privileged

    By Max Mitchell

    Communications between attorneys and a public relations firm working with a hospital in connection with an internal investigation are not barred from discovery in a subsequent lawsuit under either the attorney-client privilege or work-product doctrine, the Pennsylvania Superior Court has ruled.

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    In the Legal's Corporate Governance supplement, read about change in control of transactions, board composition and compensation and proposals to change how directors are nominated.

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Hank Grezlak, editor-in-chief of The Legal Intelligencer, discusses the economic outlook for 2016 before the Legal Marketing Association, Metropolitan Philadelphia Chapter.
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