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5th Circuit Upholds Punitive Damages Award Against Employer For Offensive Gorilla Suit Performance

In an unpublished case, Henry v. Corpcar Servs. Houston, Ltd., 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 1208, 2015 WL 327650 (5th Cir. Tex. Jan. 27, 2015) , African-American employees of a limousine service company asked for time off for June 19, known as "Emancipation...

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California Official Reports: Electronic Advance Sheet – Court Opinions For Monday, March 2, 2015

The Shepard's Link(TM) feature has created hyperlinks to www.lexis.com Find a LexisNexis Sales Representative ▪ Browse Legal Bookstore ▪ Search Court Records ▪ Feedback The CA e-Advance provides a business daily e-mail service to keep you...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Adjudication of H-1B Petitions for Nursing Occupations: USCIS Policy Memo, Feb. 18, 2015

"This policy memorandum (PM) provides guidance on the adjudication of H-1B petitions for nursing positions. Specifically, this PM assists U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officers in determining whether or not a nursing position...

Thomas O. Gorman
Cooperation by Broker Mitigates SEC Sanctions

Cooperation was a key factor in the resolution of an action involving a minority owner of a broker-dealer that is alleged to have facilitated a fraudulent scheme to conceal losses at a major Japanese company. In the Matter of Hajime Sagawa, Adm. Proc...

State Net
State Net Capitol Journal – March 2, 2015; Red and Blue States Considering Tax Cuts For Middle-Class

Budget & Taxes RED AND BLUE STATES CONSIDERING TAX CUTS FOR MIDDLE-CLASS: Republican- and Democrat-dominated states are polls apart on most issues. But there appears to be some agreement about the need for tax cuts for low- and middle-income taxpayers...

Kathy Bazoian Phelps
February 2015 Ponzi Scheme Roundup

Below is a summary of the activity reported for February 2015. The reported stories reflect: 2 guilty pleas or convictions in pending cases; over 64 years of newly imposed sentences for people involved in Ponzi schemes; at least 5 newly discovered schemes...