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Court Bars Removal of Cheaper Alzheimer’s Drug

The Court Of Appeals for the Second Circuit has endorsed the antitrust "product hopping" theory that was pioneered by Hilliard & Shadowen founder Steve Shadowen and others. Shadowen co-authored a leading academic study of the issue and was trial counsel for plaintiffs in the first district court case that accepted the theory. Hilliard & Shadowen authored the amicus curia brief on behalf of the American Antitrust Institute in the Second Circuit case.

Judge rules Border Patrol chief should remain in lawsuit concerning fatal shooting by agents

A lawsuit over the fatal shooting of a Mexican immigrant accused of throwing rocks at Border Patrol agents is moving forward, not only against the two agents at the scene, but against the chief of the U.S. agency.

A San Diego federal court judge ruled to keep Chief Michael J. Fisher in the lawsuit earlier this month. It marks a rare instance of a supervisor of his stature being legally held to answer for the actions of his subordinates in a wrongful death case.

Ranbaxy Accused Of Filing Deceptive Drug Applications

Law360 -- Michigan-based retailer Meijer Inc. on Tuesday launched a putative class action in Massachusetts federal court accusing Ranbaxy Inc. of recklessly stuffing generic drug approval queues with deceptive applications in an effort to block or delay competitors from coming to market.

Steve Shadowen Argues Before Third Circuit in Chocolate Price Fixing Case

Steve Shadowen argues on behalf of plaintiffs before Third Circuit Court of Appeals in chocolate price fixing case.  

Fifth Circuit: Border Agent Has Immunity For Shooting Death of Mexican Teen

"The full Fifth Circuit on Friday ruled that the U.S. Border Patrol agent who shot and killed a Mexican teenager standing in Mexico from across the U.S. border in Texas had qualified immunity and could not be sued by the teen’s family under the Fourth or Fifth amendments.

The court partially reversed a divided panel’s June 2014 in a series of cases against Agent Jesus Mesa Jr., his supervisors and the U.S. government filed by the family of Sergio Adrian Hernandez Guereca accusing them of assault, negligence and use of excessive force.

Federal appeals court dismisses lawsuit in Border Patrol shooting of Juárez teen

A federal appeals court on Friday dismissed a lawsuit against a U.S. Border Patrol agent who fatally shot a Juárez teenager standing on Mexican soil in 2010.

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