April 18, 2022 In Business Law, Business Litigation

U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies “Favorable Termination” Element of Fourth Amendment Malicious Prosecution Civil Rights Claims

On April 4, 2022, in the case of Thompson v. Clark, No. 20-659, the United States Supreme Court (in a 6-3 decision) clarified the legal standard used to determine whether the plaintiff in a civil rights lawsuit based…

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December 7, 2021 In Business Law, Business Litigation

Jason G. Donoghue, Sr., Esq. Recently Quoted in News Article

Donoghue & Picker’s Co-Managing Partner Jason G. Donoghue, Sr., Esq. was quoted extensively in a news article entitled: “PA’s ‘Constitutional Carry’: Lawyers, Law Enforcement Weight In.”  Click here to read the article.  Mr. Donoghue focuses his legal practice…

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June 24, 2021 In Business Law, Business Litigation

Believe It or Not, Lawyers Have Ethics

You may have seen recent news reports that Rudy Giuliani, the former New York City mayor, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and attorney for former President Donald Trump, has been suspended from practicing law…

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June 24, 2021 In Business Law, Business Litigation

Supreme Court Clears the Way for Public Schools to Regulate Some Off-Campus Student Speech

On June 23, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Mahanoy Area School District v. B.L., No. 20-255.  The case is important because it (somewhat) decided the extent to which public schools may regulate students’ out-of-school speech.  In sum,…

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