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Call for Papers: Responding to Legitimacy Challenges: Opportunities and Choices for the European Court of Human Rights

PluriCourts at the University of Oslo has issued a call for papers for a workshop on "Responding to Legitimacy Challenges: Opportunities and Choices for the European Court of Human Rights," to take place September 21, 2018, at the European Court … Continue reading

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Court Says Don’t Cry Over Steamed Milk

A federal court granted Starbucks’ motion for summary judgment in a putative class action in which plaintiffs alleged Starbucks underfills lattes and mochas. The plaintiffs alleged that the underfilling of Starbucks drinks was a breach of warranty and constituted unfair … Continue reading

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Predatory marriage? Not so fast, rules the court

Not long ago, I blogged about the concept of predatory marriage. This phrase refers to a marriage in which a vulnerable person is being taken advantage of, usually for his or her money. It happens more than people perhaps realize, … Continue reading

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Trump Appointee Rules in Favor of Deported Mother in Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Trump Appointee Rules in Favor of Deported Mother in Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals On January 17, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled in favour of a Mexican mother of four who … Continue reading

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Chief Justice makes Court of Appeal administrative presiding justice appointment

It might be the Governor who appoints or nominates Court of Appeal justices and presiding justices, but it’s California’s Chief Justice who chooses an administrative presiding justice for those Courts of Appeal with more than one division (currently, the First, … Continue reading

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