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August 10 roundup

  • From suing employers to regulating them at a key affirmative action agency: "Patricia A. Shiu, currently vice president for Programs at the Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center (LAS-ELC), has been named Director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP)." [Bales, Workplace Prof]
  • "Judge Robreno: Cleaning up clogged asbestos MDL" [Eastern District of Pennsylvania; Aricka Flowers, LNL via Cal Civil Justice]
  • Bill to reopen lapsed statutes of limitation on sex abuse founders in Albany [New York Times, earlier]
  • "Consequences Unintended: Does the FCPA Actually Increase Corruption?" [WSJ Law Blog] Plus: "Has Economic Uncertainty Expanded Reach of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act?" [NYLJ]
  • Name local doc as a defendant to defeat diversity? Maybe that won't work [Beck & Herrmann]
  • Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act: "Cert denied in 9/11 Saudi Liability Case" [Mass Tort Lit]



Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy

Manhattan Institute


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