• “Diet” in soft drink name didn’t promise weight loss. http://cdn.ca9.uscourts.gov/datastore/opinions/2019/12/30/18-16721_.pdf
  • Chief Justice urges civic education. https://www.supremecourt.gov/publicinfo/year-end/2019year-endreport.pdf
  • ERISA plan couldn’t cut interest rate retroactively. http://www.ca2.uscourts.gov/decisions/isysquery/9ce07543-f731-4cdf-a2d4-1d44f8fa6505/1/doc/17-1211_opn.pdf#xml=http://www.ca2.uscourts.gov/decisions/isysquery/9ce07543-f731-4cdf-a2d4-1d44f8fa6505/1/hilite/
  • Trucker’s promise to buy shipping broker supported $5.7 million promissory estoppel verdict. http://www.ca5.uscourts.gov/opinions/pub/17/17-20725-CV0.pdf


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