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Halliburton II: The Securities Fraud-On-The-Market Presumption Is Here To Stay

As anticipated, a majority of the U.S. Supreme Court declined to overrule the fraud-on-the-market presumption of Basic v. Levinson.[1] The Court rejected Halliburton's opening argument that the presumption is misplaced because today many investors do not assume market efficiency or base...

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An Overview Of Supreme Court Cases In The Recent Term

Editor: Please describe your background during your term as Assistant to the Solicitor General at the Department of Justice. Explain your role in the case of United States v. Windsor. Shah: I spent over five and a half years as an Assistant to the Solicitor General in the Solicitor General...

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Supreme Court Campaign Finance Decision Invalidates Aggregate Limits

On April 2, in a five-to-four decision written by Chief Justice Roberts, the U.S. Supreme Court invalidated the aggregate limits restricting the total contributions individual donors could make to candidates, political action committees and political party committees in a two-...

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