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Sessions’ Rules Against Woman Previously Granted Asylum On Grounds of Domestic Abuse

On June 11, Attorney General Jeff Sessions vacated a 2016 decision by the Board of Immigration Appeals that could have significant consequences for victims of domestic abuse and gang violence who are applying for asylum in the United States. The … Continue reading

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Judge Sleet Concludes that Asserted Claims of Patent In-Suit Are Not Invalid Due to Obviousness-Type Double Patenting and No Grounds for Prosecution Laches Are Present

Following a four-day bench trial before him in Shire Orphan Therapies LLC et al. v. Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC, Civil Action No. 15-1102-GMS (D.Del. June 5, 2018), and having considered the entire record in the case and the applicable law, … Continue reading

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Despite Second Shot at Ascertainability Post-Petrobras, Renewed Motion to Certify Falls Flat on Predominance Grounds

Royal Park, an investment company, recently suffered its second defeat in its attempt to certify a class action against Deutsche Bank regarding bond-like instruments collateralized by mortgages held in trusts entitling instrument-holders to the mortgages’ cash flow for various contractual … Continue reading

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12 Grounds for Objecting to Interrogatories

Interrogatories play a key role in litigation: They’re used to gather potential evidence to support a party’s contentions, including facts, witnesses, and writings, or to determine what contentions an opposing party is planning to make. CCP §2030.010(b). But just because … Continue reading

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Is Humiliation Grounds for Divorce?

Dear Carolyn, My spouse has done something that is terribly embarrassing to me.  It also might be criminal.  Everyone in the community knows; our friends know, and I am mortified and humiliated.  I want a divorce.  Do I have grounds … Continue reading

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