• National Law Journal

    'Diminished to the Point of Extinction': Trump DOJ's Retreat From Police Investigations Draws New Scrutiny

    June 8, 2020

    As thousands have poured into the streets nationwide to protest the death of George Floyd in police custody, the Trump administration's Justice Department has come under a renewed glare for shelving a powerful accountability tool.

  • Coal. for Competitive Electricity v. Zibelman

    Publication Date: 2018-10-03
    Practice Area: Administrative Law | Constitutional Law
    Industry: Energy | State and Local Government
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Dennis Jacobs
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiffs‐Appellants: Donald B. Verrilli, Jr., Munger Tolles & Olson LLP, Washington, DC; Henry Weissmann, Fred A. Rowley, Jr., Mark R. Yohalem, Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP, Los Angeles, California; Jonathan D. Schiller, David A. Barrett, Boies Schiller Flexner LLP, New York, New York; Stuart H. Singer, Boies Schiller Flexner LLP, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
    for defendant: For Amici Curiae Energy Economists, in support of Plaintiffs‐Appellants: Aaron M. Panner, Kellogg, Hansen, Todd, Figel & Frederick, P.L.L.C., Washington, DC. For amici curiae American Petroleum Institute, Natural Gas Supply Association in support of Plaintiffs‐Appellants: Ben Norris, American Petroleum Institute, Washington, DC; Dena Wiggins, Natural Gas Supply Association, Washington, DC. For Amicus Curiae Independent Market Monitor for PJM, in support of Plaintiffs‐Appellants: Jeffrey W. Mayes, General Counsel, Monitoring Analytics, LLC, Eagleville, Pennsylvania For Defendants‐Appellees: Peter J. Hopkins, Jeffrey A. Schwarz, Amber L. Martin, on the brief, Scott H. Strauss, Spiegel & McDiarmid LLP, Washington, DC; Paul Agresta, General Counsel, John Sipos, Deputy General Counsel, John C. Graham, Public Service Commission of the State of New York, Albany, New York. For Intervenors‐Defendants‐Appellees: David W. DeBruin, Zachary C. Schauf, William K. Dreher, on the brief, Matthew E. Price, Jenner & Block LLP, Washington, DC. For Amici Curiae Electricity Regulation Scholars in support of Defendants‐Appellees: Ari Peskoe, Harvard Law School Environmental Policy Initiative, Cambridge, Massachusetts For Amicus Curiae Institute for Policy Integrity, in support of Defendants‐Appellees: Bethany A. Davis Noll, Avi Zevin, on the brief, Richard L. Revesz, Institute for Policy Integrity at New York University School of Law, New York, New York For Amici Curiae Natural Resources Defense Council, Environmental Defense Fund, in support of Defendants‐Appellees: Miles Farmer, on the brief, Thomas Zimpleman, Natural Resources Defense Council, Washington, DC; Michael Panfil, Environmental Defense Fund, Washington, DC For Amicus Curiae Nuclear Energy Institute, in support of Defendants‐Appellants: Ellen C. Ginsberg, on the brief, Jonathan M. Rund, Nuclear Energy Institute, Washington, DC For amici curiae States of California, Connecticut, Illinois, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon, Vermont, and Washington, in support of Defendants‐Appellees: Seth A. Hollander, Assistant Attorney General, on the brief, Clare E. Kindall, Assistant Attorney General, for George Jepsen, Attorney General of Connecticut, New Britain, Connecticut; M. Elaine Meckenstock, Deputy Attorney General: Kathleen A. Kenealy, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Robert W. Byrne, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Sally Magnani, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Gavin G. McCabe, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, Melinda Piling, Deputy Attorney General, Myung J. Park, Deputy Attorney General, Dennis L. Beck, Jr., Deputy Attorney General, on the brief, for Xavier Becerra, Attorney General of California, Oakland, California For Amici Curiae Independent Economists, in support of Defendants‐Appellees: Samuel T. Walsh, Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP, Washington, DC For Amicus Curiae American Wind Energy Association, in support of neither party: Gene Grace, on the brief, Julia Dreyer, American Wind Energy Ass

    Case Number: 17-2654-cv

    N.Y.'s ZEC Program for Nuclear Power Plants Not 'Field','Conflict' Preempted by FERC

  • Daily Business Review

    Prominent Lawyers Back Prosecutor Over Governor in Death Penalty Decisions

    April 27, 2017

    Three former U.S. solicitors general, current and former district attorneys and two former American Bar Association presidents have their names on a brief challenging the removal by Gov. Rick

  • Daily Business Review

    Prosecutor Takes Anti-Death Penalty Fight to High Court

    April 19, 2017

    Gov. Rick Scott and State Attorney Aramis Ayala will face off in the Florida Supreme Court over her authority to reject the death penalty in murder

  • National Law Journal

    FCC Gives 'Robocalling' Relief to Utilities, Schools

    August 8, 2016

    Utility companies and school districts on Thursday won some relief from the ever-brightening spotlight of "robocall" lawsuits, as federal regulators clarified the scope of automate

  • National Law Journal

    FCC Gives 'Robocalling' Relief to Utilities, Schools

    August 5, 2016

    Utility companies and school districts on Thursday won some relief from the ever-brightening spotlight of "robocall" lawsuits, as federal regulators clarified the scope o