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US Circuit and District Court Nominations During President Trump’s First Year in Office

CRS report – U.S. Circuit and District Court Nominations During President Trump’s First Year in Office: Comparative Analysis with Recent Presidents, May 2, 2018. “This report, in light of continued Senate interest in the judicial confirmation process during a President’s … Continue reading

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Elder Abuse Act claim against airline fails in federal district court

Balukjian v. Virgin America, Inc. (N.D. Cal. Mar. 9, 2018).  The passenger/plaintiff was traveling on a red-eye flight from San Francisco to Boston with her 93 year-old father, who had a portable oxygen concentrator with him.  During the flight, the … Continue reading

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EB2 PERM Labor Certification Approval for Filipino Speech Language Pathologist Beneficiary and Public Schools District Petitioner in North Dakota

CASE: PERM Labor Certification EMPLOYER: Public Schools District BENEFICIARY: Filipino Speech Language Pathologist LOCATION: North Dakota Our client has a current employer that was willing to petition him for a second-preference petition (I-140).  Our client has a master’s degree in … Continue reading

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District Court Holds Tax Liens Stay with Property after Conveyance

United States v. Gerard, a recent case from the Northern District of Indiana, demonstrates how a tax lien, once attached, can stay with property even after the property is conveyed to someone other than the taxpayer.  In 1990, a husband … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Finds District Court Sharply Deviated from Existing Authority on CERCLA Cleanup Costs Between Military Contractor and U.S. Government When it Allocated 100 Percent of Liability to Military Contractor

TDY Holdings v. United States, et al., 872 F.3d 1004 (9th Cir. 2017). TDY brought suit for contribution under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) against the U.S. government relating to environmental contamination at TDY’s manufacturing plant. … Continue reading

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