Nov 242020
 November 24, 2020  Posted by  Court, Laws, U.S.

Jason C. Gavejian and Maya Atrakchi of JacksonLewis write: In late September, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana issued a first of its kind  ruling regarding the Telephone Consumer Privacy Act (“TCPA”). The court held that TCPA provision,  47 U.S.C. § 227(b)(1)(A)(iii) – which prohibits calls [Read More…]

Nov 242020
 November 24, 2020  Posted by  Court, Healthcare

Josh Blackman writes: At Verdict, Mike Dorf considers whether the state and federal governments could require people to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. He writes that the leading precedent is Jacobson v. Massachusetts (1905). Could government mandate vaccination for people who lack valid medical reasons why a generally safe and effective vaccine would pose an unacceptably high [Read More…]

Nov 212020
 November 21, 2020  Posted by  Laws, Non-U.S.

Chris Mellor writes: Remember GDPR? Of course you do. The GDPR directive gives individuals the right to be forgotten and requires EU and UK companies in certain instances to erase all personal data per a customer’s request. But this is problematic when details are contained inside a non-searchable database backup file. [Read More…]