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Tenth Circuit Finds Kansas Anti-Subrogation Regulation Preempted by Federal Law

An anti-subrogation regulation in Kansas preventing insurers from issuing policies containing subrogation clauses came into conflict with the Federal Employees Health Benefit Act (“FEHBA”), but the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that federal common law preempted the Kansas regulation.

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NCIS Investigation of Civilian Computer Crimes Violated Posse Comitatus Act

Although Naval Criminal Investigative Service Special Agents are civilians, they work for the military and further military goals.  Thus, they are prohibited from enforcing purely civilian laws under the Posse Comitatus Act, according to an en banc panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and should not have investigated a civilian for downloading child pornography. 

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Federal Employees May Not Be Sued for Violating Constitutional Rights In Antiterrorism Operations Abroad, DC Circuit Rules

Mr. Amir Meshal a United States citizen and resident of New Jersey, traveled to Mogadishu, Somalia in 2006 to further his study of Islam.  In early 2007, Somalia experienced an outbreak of violence causing many civilians to flee the country for neighboring Kenya.

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