Prof. Johnson co-authors Supreme Court Amicus Brief

Prof. Lyman Johnson
Prof. Lyman Johnson

Washington and Lee law professor Lyman Johnson is co-author on an amicus brief, filed yesterday, September 2, 2014.   The brief supports the respondents in Omnicare Inc., et al.  v. Laborers Dist. Council Constr. Indus. Pension Fund, et al.  a case currently before the United States Supreme Court, docket no. 13-435.

This securities law case, appealed from the sixth circuit, addresses whether a statement of opinion or belief is actionable under 1933 Securities Act §11 only if the speaker knew its disclosures were untrue.

Download the brief here.

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