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California Workers' Compensation Institute
Ag Claims, Physical Medicine and High-Cost Opioids All Common on California’s Central Coast

The California Workers’ Compensation Institute (CWCI) has issued a new “Regional Score Card,” the sixth in its research series that looks at workers’ comp claims experience in 8 different regions of California. The new Score Card...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Expert: Immigration Courts Are Different

CNN, Feb. 21, 2017 - "[D]espite DHS' assurances that their increased enforcement does not affect DACA recipients, the community remains concerned that everyone is a target. ... Stephen Yale-Loehr , a professor of immigration law practice at Cornell...

TaxAnalysts®
U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Hear 2 Dormant Commerce Clause Cases

The United States Supreme Court on February 21 let stand a Massachusetts high court decision on the apportionment of a financial institution’s property and declined to rule on the tax treatment of sales by a Florida florist. The cases -- First Marblehead...

TaxAnalysts®
U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Rule on Constitutionality of Unpublished Decisions

The U.S. Supreme Court February 21 declined to hear a case challenging state court rules that bar litigants from citing unpublished decisions as binding. According to the taxpayer’s cert petition in Friedman v. Comptroller of the Treasury , the...

LexisNexis® Legal Newsroom Staff
Order Requiring Parents to Pay College Expenses Vacated

The Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division recently decided a case involving a mother’s challenge to a family court order mandating that she and her former husband contribute to the college tuition expenses of their daughter, who had intervened...

LexisNexis® Legal Newsroom Staff
Compelling Criminal Defendant to Provide Fingerprint to Unlock Cellphone Did Not Violate Self-Incrimination Privilege

A recent Minnesota Court of Appeals case of first impression in that State has established that compelling a criminal defendant to provide a fingerprint to unlock his cellphone does not violate the Fifth Amendment, U.S. Const. amend. V, privilege against...