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January 28, 2020 in 75-1.1 Exemptions by

Read Before Signing

I didn’t anticipate how many friends and family members would tap me for free advice when I became a lawyer. Sometimes, my J.D. seems to hang over me like the sign at Lucy’s psychiatry booth from Peanuts. You might have had the same experience. Remarkably, I get asked one question […]

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September 10, 2019 in 75-1.1 Exemptions by

In Departing-Employee Litigation, Can a Claim for Unfair Trade Practices Bring the Case to the Business Court?

Today’s post concerns a recent decision about the scope of N.C. Gen. Stat. § 7A-45.4, the statute that controls which cases the North Carolina Business Court can hear. This issue and the decision—called UNOX, Inc. v. Conway—are important for at least two reasons. For one, and stating the obvious, the […]

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April 16, 2019 in 75-1.1 Exemptions by

West Virginia Accused a Catholic Diocese of Deceiving Consumers. Did the West Virginia Legislature Intend this Result?

We recently wrote about one state’s novel and high-profile use of its consumer-protection laws. In West Virginia, the state attorney general sued a Roman Catholic Diocese, alleging that it had deceived consumers—more specifically, parents who send their children to diocesan schools and camps. The lawsuit concerns allegations of sexual abuse […]

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