Category Archives: US CONGRESS

U.S. House & Senate Maritime Bills Will Impact All Maritime Commerce


Few Reporters Realize that The Cleanwater Act Sailing Through Congress, which Congressmen and Congresswomen hope to pass before mid-term elections will impact every single person in Maritime Commerce. Continue reading

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Winston & Strawn Files U.S. Supreme Court Brief Urging Court To Allow Prisoners Monetary Damages for Religious Rights Abuses


“Texas’ solution typically has been to simply move prisoners filing religious freedom lawsuits from prison to prison, thus making prisoners’ pending cases moot. Poof! Problem solved,” said Gene Schaerr, firm-wide chair of Appellate and Critical Motions practice at Winston & Strawn LLP. Continue reading

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Gov’t. Says FDIC Isn’t Backed By U.S. Congress


Editor’s Advisor                  Contact:   Pamela Whitney –  202.747.4440 July 7, 2010 SIGNS on Bank Counters Insuring Deposits Up to $250,000 Really Backed By US Congress? WHO:            Tom Buchanan, partner Winston & Strawn LLP (Wash, DC) Frank Slattery, Jr. and … Continue reading

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