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Commentary: Supreme Court reaffirms mens rea requirement

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On June 27, 2022, the United States Supreme Court, by a vote of 9-0, overturned the lower circuit courts’ rulings affirming the convictions of two physicians of the unlawful distribution of controlled substances.

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Commentary: Government hoping to increase placement of renewable energy projects on public land

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In order to keep pace with the federal government’s ambitious goal of permitting the production of at least twenty-five gigawatts of renewable energy through projects placed on public land by 2025, the Department of the Interior (the “DOI”) recently announced several policy changes to ensure developing renewable projects on public land is attractive and affordable for third-party developers and investors.

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Commentary: Supreme Court holds that emotional distress damages are not available under Title VI, Title IX, and other spending clause statutes

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In Cummings v. Premier Rehab Keller, P.L.L.C., the U.S. Supreme Court held that a plaintiff suing under Title VI (prohibiting race, color, and national origin discrimination), Title IX (prohibiting sex discrimination), the Rehabilitation Act (prohibiting disability discrimination), and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) may not recover emotional distress damages.

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Commentary: Making friends with other attorneys

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BALTIMORE, MD — When I first started practicing, an older lawyer once told me that I could never be friends with lawyers. He said that I could be friendly and I should be courteous, but I would never make a true friend who was another family law attorney.

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