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November 11, 2014

In The News Today – November 11, 2014

A “packed schedule” and lengthy vetting process is likely to move any vote on U.S. Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch into the next legislative session under the Republican-controlled Senate. (The Hill)

A federal judge has refused BP’s efforts to remove Patrick Juneau as Gulf Oil Spill claims administrator. BP had argued that Juneau had failed to notify BP of his prior work for the state of Louisiana on issues related to oil spill claims. (WWLTV)

Lester Brickman, professor, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law of Yeshiva University, writes that the U.S. Supreme Court will soon decide whether to take up a class action case involving BP and whether a federal court can certify a class of plaintiffs that includes, in the words of BP’s petition, “vast numbers of members who have not suffered any injury caused by the defendant.” (The Hill)

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