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Argument analysis: Quiescent bench dubious about broad fee awards in copyright cases

The week’s second argument, Rimini Street v. Oracle USA, has the justices considering the scope of fees available to a prevailing party in litigation under the federal Copyright Act. Sitting for the second week without Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the … Continue reading

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What Counts as Provocation in Dog Bite Cases?

Being bitten by a dog can be a painful experience, even if the dog is a smaller-sized breed. In fact, in many cases, smaller breeds can be more aggressive, due to a heightened fight-or-flight response. If a dog does, in … Continue reading

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Trump’s Shutdown Makes Immigration Cases Pile up

Experts say that President Trump's government shutdown, all done in the name of a long-promised border wall, is wreaking havoc on America's immigration courts. Read more detail on Recent Products Liability posts –

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Cases — January 6th through 12th, 2019

Miscellaneous Culbertson v. Berryhill (U.S., January 8, 2019) (reversing 11th Circuit decision in a disability benefit proceeding under the Social Security Act:  The section 406 25% cap applies only to fees for court representation, not to aggregate fees) Read more detail on Recent … Continue reading

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Attorney-Client Relationship in Family Law Cases

Family law cases are a specific type of civil cases, revolving around issues concerning spouses, parents or children.  In some family law cases, there is no need for a lawyer, such as in an uncontested divorce case when one party … Continue reading

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