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9th Circuit Remands Infected Eye Fluid Case After Mexican Court Rejects Jurisdiction
Posted on 8 Apr 2011 by Tom Moylan

SAN FRANCISCO -- (Mealey's) A California federal court must reconsider if a Mexican court is a suitable alternative forum for eight Mexican nationals who went blind or lost their eyes due to contaminated eye fluid made by an American company, a split... Read More

Lawsuit: Company Sought To Hire Illegal Immigrants
Posted on 1 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

JACKSON, Miss. - (AP) A Mississippi company that pleaded guilty to conspiracy related to the nation's largest workplace raid on illegal immigrants is now facing a lawsuit accusing it of discriminating against non-immigrants who applied for jobs. A... Read More

Arizona Gov. Opposes Mexico's Participation In Appeal
Posted on 7 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHOENIX - (AP) Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is opposing a court ruling that lets other countries file a friend-of-the-court brief in her appeal of a decision that put parts of the state's new immigration law on hold. Mexico and 10 other Latin American... Read More

11 Countries Seek Voice In Arizona Immigration Appeal
Posted on 6 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHOENIX - (AP) Mexico and 10 other Latin American countries want a federal appeals court to consider their viewpoints in Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's appeal of a ruling that put parts of her state's new immigration law on hold. The countries are... Read More

Arizona Governor Countersues Federal Government
Posted on 11 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHOENIX - (AP) Gov. Jan Brewer sued the federal government Thursday for failing to control Arizona's border with Mexico and enforce immigration laws, and for sticking the state with huge costs associated with jailing illegal immigrants who commit... Read More

California Church Documents Show Sex Abuse Allegations
Posted on 26 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN DIEGO - (AP) Attorneys for nearly 150 people who claim sexual abuse by Roman Catholic priests made nearly 10,000 pages of previously sealed internal church documents public Sunday, revealing at least one previously unknown decades-old case in which... Read More

Mexican Court Upholds Capital's Gay Marriage Law
Posted on 9 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MEXICO CITY - (AP) Mexico's Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a law allowing same-sex marriages in Mexico City is constitutional, rejecting an appeal by federal prosecutors who argued it violated the charter's guarantees to protect the family... Read More

Mexico Asks Court To Reject Ariz. Immigration Law
Posted on 23 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHOENIX - (AP) Mexico on Tuesday asked a federal court in Arizona to declare the state's new immigration law unconstitutional, arguing that the country's own interests and its citizens' rights are at stake. Lawyers for Mexico on Tuesday... Read More

Drug Company Lawyer Taped Trying To Foil Lawsuit
Posted on 19 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) International business can be an ethical jungle, but it's rare to get details of bare-knuckle tactics on tape. According to a recording and sworn testimony provided to The Associated Press, a lawyer in Mexico for a leading... Read More

Tyson To Pay $5.2 Million To Settle Mexico Payoff Claims
Posted on 11 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) Meat producer Tyson Foods Inc. is paying $5.2 million to settle with the U.S. government over claims that its Mexican poultry subsidiary made payoffs to get products certified for export. Tyson says it voluntarily reported that improper... Read More

Hit Mexican Film Pulled Pending Legal Challenge
Posted on 8 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MEXICO CITY - (AP) A theater chain halted screenings Monday of an acclaimed documentary about the failings of Mexico's justice system pending a court ruling on a complaint from a prosecution witness. The film, "Presunto Culpable" ("Presumed... Read More

Mexican Workers Claim Forced Labor In Federal Lawsuit
Posted on 28 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - (AP) A group of Mexican guest workers is accusing a former employer in a lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court of engaging in human trafficking and forced labor. The suit filed in Nashville claims managers with Vanderbilt Landscaping... Read More

Family Of Mexican Teen Killed By Border Agent Sues
Posted on 18 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

EL PASO, Texas - (AP) A federal lawsuit filed Monday in Texas accuses the U.S. Border Patrol of wrongful death and civil rights violations in an agent's fatal shooting of a 15-year-old Mexican boy in June. The lawsuit filed in El Paso on behalf of... Read More

Family Of Dead Mexican Migrant Sues U.S. Government
Posted on 18 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN DIEGO - (AP) A wrongful death lawsuit against the federal government charges that a Mexican man was beaten by immigration agents before one of them fired a stun gun several times as he lie on the ground. The family of Anastacio Hernandez argues in... Read More