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Florida Federal Judge Admonishes “Shotgun Pleading,” Grants Dismissal

A Florida federal judge chided putative class action lead plaintiff Michael Fox for what she described as “a quintessential shotgun pleading” last month and dismissed two defendants to Fox’s consumer protection lawsuit. Fox alleged violations of Florida’s consumer protection and … Continue reading

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Orange County Psychiatrist Arrested on Federal Charges Alleging Illegal Prescriptions for Opioids Without Legitimate Medical Need

The use of undercover officers who pose as "patients" are standard where physicians are charged with prescribing without legitimate medical necessity. A recent case used at least one undercover officer in its investigation.A psychiatrist Dr. Robert Tinoco Perez who practices at a … Continue reading

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From the Jails to the Streets, Courthouses and Worksites: California Takes on the Federal Immigration Police

The familiar lines were drawn.  Combatants clashed in a war of words, competing governance philosophies, conflicting laws, and judicial challenges – all in an age-old constitutional battle of federal power versus states’ rights. This time around, however, the roles were … Continue reading

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Department of Justice Seeks to Terminate “Legacy” Antitrust Judgments in Federal District Court in Washington, D.C.

Department of Justice Seeks to Terminate “Legacy” Antitrust Judgments in Federal District Court in Washington, D.C. See here for the press release. Read more detail on Recent Antitrust posts –

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Federal Judge Ends Trump Administration Practice of Arbitrarily Detaining Asylum Seekers

A federal judge in the District of Columbia has effectively ended the Trump administration’s practice of detaining asylum seekers indefinitely and denying them parole, citing that this goes against government policy. The ruling was the result of a challenge brought … Continue reading

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