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Daniel M. Kowalski
Updated Rivera v. Holder Practice Advisory (Release on Conditional Parole; Alternative to Monetary Bond)

(Current as of May 1, 2015) - Immigration Judges’ Authority to Grant Release on Conditional Parole Under INA § 236(a) as an Alternative to Release on a Monetary Bond " This advisory discusses the recent decision in Rivera v. Holder...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Dallas Volunteers Assist Central American Asylum Applicants

"Once a month, lawyers, translators, schoolteachers and other volunteers gather at a free legal clinic at Catholic Charities in northeast Dallas. They listen to horrific stories from children who crossed the Texas border in unprecedented numbers...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Flores Settlement Talks Extended

"Lawyers negotiating the future of the Obama administration's family detention program agreed late Friday to extend talks until June 12. The Department of Justice is fighting to keep three family detention centers open after a California judge...

Martin Klug
Missouri: Sleepy Worker Collects Disability for Breaking Her Ankle

The Commission in a 2-1 opinion affirmed an award of disability of more than $82,000 for a worker who fell because of a sleep disorder caused by working long shifts. Riggins v My Camp , 2015 MO WCLR Lexis 47 (May 14, 2015) An injured worker must show...

Bullivant Houser Bailey PC
Bullivant Houser Bailey PC: Superior Court of Pennsylvania Strikes Down ‘Any Exposure’ Theory in Asbestos Litigation

By Melissa Tarab The Superior Court of Pennsylvania recently issued another decision holding that the purported "any exposure" or "each and every fiber" theory is not sufficient to establish causation in cases alleging exposure...

Bullivant Houser Bailey PC
Bullivant Houser Bailey PC: California Court Says Neighbor Has a License to Landscape, Forever

By Ronald L. Richman License to Landscape: A property owner's longstanding and substantial landscape improvements to a roadway easement on his neighbor's property results in an irrevocable license, granting him a permanent right to continue...