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Stepdad Learns That Parenthood Has A Price

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled in A.S. v. I.S., 2015 Pa. LEXIS 3129 (Pa. Dec. 29, 2015) , that a stepfather who successfully litigated for shared custody of his stepsons had to pay child support as part of the parenthood package. The stepfather married the mother, who had twin sons from a prior...

HeadsUp for Washington State: Court Opinions From Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 To view the full text of these opinions, please click here . Lexis.com® and Lexis Advance® subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on lexis.com and Lexis Advance. Division Two of the Court of Appeals filed 1 new published opinion and Division Three filed...

California E-Advance: Court Opinions For Issue Date: Thursday, February 11, 2016

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HeadsUp for Washington State: Court Opinions From Thursday, February 11, 2016

Thursday, February 11, 2016 To view the full text of these opinions, please click here . Lexis.com® and Lexis Advance® subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on lexis.com and Lexis Advance. The Supreme Court of Washington filed 1 new opinion and Division Three of the Court...

California E-Advance: Court Opinions For Issue Date: Friday, February 12, 2016

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California E-Advance: Court Opinions For Issue Date: Tuesday, February 16, 2016

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California E-Advance: Court Opinions For Issue Date: Wednesday, February 17, 2016

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California E-Advance: Court Opinions For Issue Date: Thursday, February 18, 2016

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In FOIA Litigation, DOJ Calls Immigration Judges "Low-Level Employees"

Josh Gerstein, Politico, Feb. 18, 2016 - "A federal appeals court is wrestling with the question of whether the government should be forced to make public the names of immigration judges accused of misconduct either on or off the job. A three-judge panel of the D.C. Circuit heard arguments for nearly...

Biting at the Apple

On February 16, 2016, Magistrate Judge Sheri Pym of the United States District Court for the Central District of California issued an order compelling tech-giant Apple Inc. to assist law enforcement agents in enabling the search of an encrypted iPhone 5C seized in the course of a search warrant. The...

New York State Jury Awards $11.6M In Medical Malpractice Action Against Radiologist

On Jan. 25, 2012, Kevin Orr arrived at the Emergency Department at Glens Falls Hospital, with a documented history of dizziness, headache, and inability to stand. A CT scan was ordered and read by radiologist James E. Bell, M.D., of Adirondack Radiology Associates, P.C. The CT scan allegedly showed that...

CWCI Continues Case Law Series With 2016 Update

The California Workers’ Compensation Institute (CWCI) will conduct a one-day case law seminar in May in both Long Beach and San Francisco to examine how recent trends in decisional law are reshaping California workers’ compensation and to discuss appropriate negotiation and defense strategies...

Damages Representing an Animal's Sentimental Value Not Recoverable

On June 6, 2016, the Georgia Supreme Court issued an opinion concerning the proper measure of damages available to the owners of an animal injured or killed through the negligence of others. In 2012, Robert and Elizabeth Monyak boarded Lola, an 8 1/2 -year old dachshund mix, and a 13-year-old mixed...

DHS Statements on Entry of LPRs, Court Orders, EOs (Jan. 29, 2017)

1. Statement By Secretary John Kelly On The Entry Of Lawful Permanent Residents Into The United States - "In applying the provisions of the president's executive order, I hereby deem the entry of lawful permanent residents to be in the national interest. Accordingly, absent the receipt of significant...

More Lawsuits Filed Against Trump Refugee/Travel Ban

Apple Considers Legal Options Against Trump’s Immigration Order - Wall Street Journal, Jan. 31, 2017 13 Legal Actions Challenging Trump's Immigration Executive Order - ABC News, Feb. 1, 2017 Litigation Documents & Resources Related to Trump Executive Order on Immigration - Lawfare

Experts: Constitutionality of Trump's Expedited Removal Expansion Will Be Litigated "For Years"

David G. Savage, L.A. Times, Mar. 3, 2017 - "The Trump administration’s plan for putting hundreds of thousands of recent migrants in the country illegally onto a fast track for deportation is likely to trigger the next major legal battle over immigration enforcement. ... One part of that effort...

Eminent Domain Litigation Will Halt Border Wall Construction

Prof. Gerald S. Dickinson, Washington Post, Mar. 3, 2017 - "Trump’s real difficulty will be in getting permission from property owners to build the wall — no matter how much money it takes — and the land wars that will bog down his plans. Trump, who has cast himself as a master...

Trump Travel Ban Faces Court Hearings By Challengers Today, Mar. 15, 2017

Joel Rose, NPR, Mar. 15, 2017 - "At least three judges will hear last-minute challenges today to President Trump's revised executive order on immigration, which goes into effect at 12:01 a.m. ET on Thursday. The order temporarily halts the U.S. refugee program and travel from six mostly Muslim...

Litigation Documents & Resources Related to Trump Travel Ban

Lawfare Blog, Mar. 15, 2017 - "President Donald Trump’s executive order banning entry into the United States by immigrants and refugees from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen is facing legal challenges in a number of federal jurisdictions. Below is a roundup of the documents...

Expert: "A leopard cannot change his spots by taking a bath" (Trump Travel Ban Litigation)

Laura Jarrett, CNN, Mar. 17, 2017 - "When then-presidential candidate Donald Trump called for a "total and complete shutdown of Muslims" entering the US back in 2015, he probably didn't imagine those words would come back to haunt him federal court in 2017. Two different federal judges...

Expert: Circuit Shopping May Guide Trump's Travel Ban Litigation Strategy

Matt Zapotosky, Washington Post, Mar. 23, 2017 - "The speed with which the administration moved was befitting of the national security crisis the ban purported to address. The administration ultimately lost in court, and since then, it has slowed the pace considerably, putting off a rewrite of the...

Expert: Courts Will Be Very Busy With Immigration Cases

Ben Remaly, NBC News, May 30, 2017 - "The Congressional Hispanic Caucus is criticizing the appointment of a Citizenship and Immigration Services ombudsman who previously worked for a group that supports immigration restrictions as "offensive, insensitive and malicious". The caucus has...

Expert Predicts More Litigation Over Trump Travel Ban 2.0

Laura Jarrett and Elise Labott, CNN, June 30, 2017 - "After months of winding through the courts, the so-called "watered-down," revised version of President Donald Trump's fiercely litigated travel ban finally went into effect at 8 p.m. ET Thursday. Less than an hour before the ban...

Keeping Track of Travel Ban Litigation (Lawfare Blog)

Litigation Documents & Resources Related to Trump Executive Order on Immigration - "President Donald Trump’s first executive order banning entry into the United States by immigrants and refugees from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen, and his revised executive order banning...

New Documents Filed in MAVNI Litigation: Nio v. DHS

Filed July 28, 2017 in Nio v. DHS: - Declaration of Daniel Renaud - Declaration of Stephanie P. Miller - Declaration of Rachel Canty