US law and business press ~ Blocking Nader in PA, Wachovia compensation settlement, noncommercial tort exceptions Maryam Shad at 6:06 AM ET
In Friday's US law and business press, the Legal Intelligencer notes that the PA Commonwealth Court has denied Ralph Nader's motion to be placed on the PA presidential ballot.... The Charlotte Business Journal reports that Wachovia Corp. will pay $5.5 million to settle allegations of compensation discrimination against female employees.... Law.com features an Associated Press report on a PA Supreme Court ruling that PA's drunk driving law is unconstitutionally vague and cannot be enforced against horseback riders.... The Recorder reports on a Ninth US Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that a WA man involved in a bar fight with British soldiers cannot sue the British government under a "noncommercial tort" exception.... FindLaw's Writ has former White House counsel John W. Dean's column on the possibility that the next president may appoint at least three US Supreme Court justices, as well as DC attorney Matt Herrington's book review of University of Chicago law professor Cass Sunstein's The Second Bill Of Rights: FDR's Unfinished Revolution And Why We Need It More Than Ever.
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