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Gerald M. Levine
Plenary Adjudication After An Adverse Decision

The UDRP does not provide for an administrative appeal from an adverse order. Rather, recourse must be a de novo law suit under national law which, in the case of the United States would be a claim under the Lanham Act, infringement of a registered mark...

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Jonathan Drimmer
Jonathan Drimmer on the Aiding and Abetting Conundrum Under the Alien Tort Claims Act

In consolidated class actions filed against companies doing business in Apartheid South Africa, the district court, exemplifying one trend of cases, rejected the Alien Tort Claims Act (ATCA) claims, ruling that aiding and abetting was not cognizable under...

Lex Larson
Industrial Commission Fight Song

Industrial Commission Fight Song This song has everything you will ever need to know about the history of workers' compensation. Credits: Lyrics by Lex Larson. Vocals, banjo: Lex Larson. Drums, Euphonium, Backup Vocals: Todd Gambling. Guitar...

Jess Carter
Action! How to Draft a Pleading

You need to initiate a legal action on behalf of one of your firm’s clients. Of course your overall objective is to put the opponent on notice. But whether the action involves personal injury, breach of contract, wrongful death, or any other issue...

Daniel M. Kowalski
The HIV Immigration And Tourism Ban

"Removing the ban is in the PEPFAR renewal bill now before Congress. If you'd like to help, please email your senator or the Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. Virtually no one opposes removing this anachronism. But it takes some political will...

Daniel M. Kowalski
?Saving for Citizenship? Program

SAN JOSE, Calif. ? June 24, 2008: "A $1.85 million grant by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation will help Opportunity Fund launch Saving for Citizenship?a new program that will help 500 low-income legal immigrants in Silicon Valley save money...