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Daniel M. Kowalski
170 Groups Tell DOJ To End Criminal Prosecution of Refugees at Border - Law360

Law360, July 30, 2015 - "More than 170 civil rights, human rights and faith-based groups urged the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday to stop criminally prosecuting immigrants who arrive at the U.S.-Mexico border seeking asylum, saying the prosecutions...

Daniel M. Kowalski
CA1 on Credibility: Mboowa v. Lynch

"Petitioner Henry Mboowa, a native and citizen of Uganda, asks us to review a Board of Immigration Appeals ("BIA") order denying his claims for asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the United Nations Convention Against Torture...

Eric Meyer
NJ Supreme Court: Whistleblower Law Protects Watchdog Employees Too

Can a person whose job is to ensure that the company follows a particular standard of care; i.e., a watchdog employee, bring an action against the company under New Jersey’s Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA), the state’s whistleblower...

Thomas Fox
The Trait of Empathy in Compliance

Can you empathize with those who work for you, around you and those you report to? While many leaders, particularly those who might be labeled the ‘command and control’ type seem to think that empathy is a negative; I think that it is an important...

Thomas O. Gorman
SEC Settles Unregistered Broker Charges Tied to Offering Fraud

The SEC entered into partial settlements with three persons charged with acting as brokers without registering. The charges were tied to an offering fraud which centered on selling interests in a firm that claimed to be engaged in the business of buying...

Randy J. Maniloff
Federal Appeals Court Addresses Proof Of Lost Policies

Tapas: Small Dishes of Insurance Coverage News & Notes Back in the heyday of asbestos and environmental coverage litigation it was not uncommon to see decisions addressing whether alleged lost policies were sufficiently proven to possibly owe...