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In anticipation of Monday’s oral argument, Supreme Court coverage and commentary focuses on Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31, in which the court will consider whether an Illinois law allowing public-sector unions to charge nonmembers for collective-bargaining activities violates...

After a bit of last-minute drama, the SEC on Wednesday issued its guidance for public company cybersecurity disclosures. The Commission’s guidance document emphasizes companies’ disclosure obligations under existing law and requirements. The statement also underscores the Commission’s concerns about insider trading prohibitions and the obligation...

The petition of the day is: Lake v. Skelton 17-1089 Issue: Whether county sheriffs in Georgia function as an arm of the state, and are thus entitled to Eleventh Amendment immunity, when they feed (or fail to properly feed) people detained in the county jail. The post Petition of...