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Asylum Applicants May Face New Rules From AG Sessions

Under the current U.S. immigration system, the U.S. Attorney General (AG) has substantial power to direct the interpretation of immigration laws. Current AG Jeff Sessions has taken recent actions to adjust the way that immigration courts decide asylum claims, which … Continue reading

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Cause and Effect of PTSD in Asylum Applicants

Guest blogger: Ryan Vander Horn, law student, University of San Francisco When reviewing the requirements for an asylum application a glaring issue regarding mental health appears. Since applicants for asylum are under the burden of demonstrating that they have a… … Continue reading

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NYC DCAS Job applicants need to enter tasks performed in job application

New York City’s Department of Administrative Services writes, administers and grades Civil Service Exams. A Notice of Examination states the job requirements for a civil service title. A Civil Service job candidate when filling out the application, which is often … Continue reading

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Considerations for Canna-Patent Owners and Applicants in Light of Insys Development Co. v. GW Pharma Ltd.

By George "Trey" Lyons, III, Nicole Grimm, and Brett Scott — For companies in the cannabis industry seeking to protect their innovations, patent protection is typically available for cannabis-related inventions (including the plant itself), just like it is for any … Continue reading

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Federal appeals court says job applicants are protected by ADEA

A federal appeals court based in Chicago has ruled that job applicants are protected under the Age Discrimination in Employment of 1967, contradicting an earlier ruling by a federal appeals court in Atlanta. A three-judge panel for the 7th Circuit … Continue reading

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