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This is an original jurisdiction case brought by the States of Alabama, Florida, Tennessee, and Virginia, joined by the Southeast Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management Commission (the "Commission") (collectively "petitioners") seeking...

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Overview

Antitrust refers to laws which regulate the concentration of economic power, particularly with regard to trusts and monopolies.

History

Because of fears during the late 1800s that monopolies were dominating America's free market...

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Definition

A legal system is a procedure or process for interpreting and enforcing the law.

Overview

There are hundreds of legal systems in the world. At the global level, international law is of great importance, whether created by the practice of...

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Overview Minimum wage laws establish a base level of pay that employers are required to pay certain covered employees. The current federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour. In addition to a federal minimum wage, some states also have their own minimum...
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This matter arises out of a Chapter 11 bankruptcy case initiated by Pacific Gas & Electric Company (“Pacific Gas”), Respondent. Before Respondent commenced its bankruptcy case, Travelers Casualty & Surety Company (“Travelers”), Petitioner,...

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Overview

Workers' compensation laws protect people who become injured or disabled while working at their jobs. The laws provide the injured workers with fixed monetary awards, in an attempt to eliminate the need for litigation. These laws also provide...