right of action


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the legal right to sue

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determine whether a private right of action is available for the
A federal civil right of action will also eliminate the complicated and costly process of pursuing legal action across multiple state jurisdictions.
188) Sosa's conclusion that the ATS presupposes an implied federal right of action under federal common law thus disposes of the Article III objection to Filartiga suits.
The United States Courts of Appeals for the Eleventh and Fifth Circuits have held that because HAMP does not create a private right of action under federal law, mortgagors are barred from bringing claims against lenders for violations relating to HAMP under state law.
the loss of the material right of action concerning a principal subjective right affects also the accessories subjective rights if the law does not provide were otherwise (6);
The judicially-recognized Rule 10b-5 private right of action, "a judicial oak which has grown from little more than a legislative acorn," (41) was established long ago and has been consistently recognized by the courts.
contained a private right of action for aggrieved employees.
That is, Congress agreed that Dodd-Frank would require the Government Accountability Office to conduct a study to analyze the impact of creating a private right of action for aiding and abetting securities laws violations.
It also accounts for the characteristic structure of the private right of action.
Legislation creating a new private right of action leads to more lawsuits, which are expensive to defend regardless of the outcome.
These states have by statute or regulation mandated that no private right of action exists:
PVA's particular interest in this bill is in Section 401, which specifies a private right of action under the Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA).
If it shows you in a defamatory light, for example, you may have a right of action.
The Ed Trust proposes that parents of children in Title I schools, those that have a disadvantaged population and are the main recipients of federal funds, be vested with a private right of action "to enforce their rights under the law.
The defense argued that unlike in Nevada, New Jersey insurance law neither allows a statutory private right of action for nonpayment of benefits nor specifically makes punitive damages available in these cases.