Maureen McGuire
Deceased Smoker’s Daughter Testifies About His Smoking In Florida Wrongful Death Case (Watch The Video)

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla — (Mealey’s) The daughter of a deceased smoker testified in a wrongful death action in state court Aug. 19 that her father “was always smoking” and “was always trying to quit” ( Heather Irimi, et...

Kenneth Klee
Professor Kenneth N. Klee on the Supreme Court's Holding in Exec. Benefits Ins. Agency v. Arkison

Professor Kenneth Klee analyzes the Supreme Court holding in Executive Benefits Insurance Agency v. Arkison that while Article III of the Constitution prohibits a bankruptcy court from entering final judgment on a bankruptcy-related claim, the relevant...

Daniel M. Kowalski
The US Keeps 34,000 Immigrants in Detention Each Day Simply to Meet a Quota

"On any given day, Immigration and Customs Enforcement keeps at least 34,000 immigrants locked up while they wait for their cases to be heard in immigration court. Many of these detainees are incarcerated not because they are dangerous or likely...

Daniel M. Kowalski
‘A cemetery for our people’

A Guatemalan diplomat struggles to save her countrymen in south Texas and nearly loses herself. Part three of Beyond the Border, a four-part series from The Texas Observer and the Guardian. By Melissa del Bosque, The Texas Observer, and the Guardian US...

Daniel M. Kowalski
CA2 on 'Changed Circumstances,' Asylum: Lin v. Holder

"The statute states that an otherwise untimely asylum application “may be considered . . . if the alien demonstrates to the satisfaction of the Attorney General . . . the existence of changed circumstances which materially affect the applicant’s...

Jon Hyman
Cop Loses Big ADA Verdict on a Finding of No Disability

When is a disability not a disability? When an employer fires a difficult employee based on his inability to get along with his co-workers, his ADHD diagnosis notwithstanding, at least according to the 9th Circuit in Weaving v. City of Hillsboro (8/15...