Volume 126 · April 2013 · Number 6
The Problem of Resource Access
Lee Anne Fennell
Not Unwritten, After All?
David A. Strauss
DEVELOPMENTS IN THE LAW
Developments in the Law — Immigrant Rights & Immigration Enforcement
D.C. Circuit Interprets Military Commissions Act of 2006 to Bar Retroactive Application of Material Support Prohibition. — Hamdan v. United States, 696 F.3d 1238 (D.C. Cir. 2012).
D.C. Circuit Dismisses Suit Against National Port Authority of Liberia for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction. — GSS Group Ltd. v. National Port Authority, 680 F.3d 805 (D.C. Cir. 2012)
Fifth Circuit Holds Evidence of Sex Stereotyping Insufficient in Same-Sex Harassment Action. — EEOC v. Boh Bros. Construction Co., 689 F.3d 458 (5th Cir. 2012)
Fourth Circuit Holds that Ban on Corporate Direct Contributions Does Not Violate First Amendment. — United States v. Danielczyk, 683 F.3d 611 (4th Cir. 2012), cert. denied, No. 12-579, 2013 WL 656067 (U.S. Feb. 25, 2013).
Eighth Circuit Grants Injunction Against Minnesota Reporting Requirement for Independent Corporate Political Expenditures. — Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life, Inc. v. Swanson, 692 F.3d 864 (8th Cir. 2012) (en banc).
Fourth Circuit Holds that Co-Conspirator Misconduct Can Forfeit Defendant's Confrontation Right and Hearsay Objection. — United States v. Dinkins, 691 F.3d 358 (4th Cir. 2012), cert. denied, No. 12-7923, 2013 WL 598772 (U.S. Feb. 19, 2013).
EEOC Affirms Protections for Transgender Employees. — Macy v. Holder, No. 0120120821, 2012 WL 1435995 (E.E.O.C. Apr. 20, 2012).
D.C. Circuit Rejects EPA's Attempt to Quantify and Implement Interstate Air Pollution Reductions. — EME Homer City Generation, L.P. v. EPA, 696 F.3d 7 (D.C. Cir. 2012), reh’g and reh’g en banc denied, No. 11-1302 (D.C. Cir. Jan. 24, 2013).
Federal Circuit Invalidates a Tresury Regulation Under State Farm for Lack of Contemporaneous Statement of Justification. — Dominion Resources, Inc. v. United States, 681 F.3d 1313 (Fed. Cir. 2012).