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Facebook postings grounds for dismissal of police officer, but delay in City's response warrants backpay

Arbitrator Eric Landauer has found that the City of West Linn, Oregon was justified in terminating a police officer because his Facebook posts contained "what reasonably could be viewed as racist comments." Arbitrator Landauer's award can be found here.He rejected the Union's … Continue reading

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Transfer Motions in California Divorce Proceedings Filed in the Middle of the Case for a Party's Convenience (or on Other Grounds) Cannot be Granted

Dear Reader: I apologize for not providing updated materials on new and interesting topics involving California divorce for many moons, on our Enlightened Divorce Blog™. I've just been too preoccupied with the daily grind. But once in awhile something tweaks … Continue reading

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What Denying Asylum On Grounds Of Domestic Violence Means For Survivors

In the Matter of A-B- the government disqualified domestic violence claims as a basis of asylum except on narrow grounds. Those grounds will be near impossible for most asylum applicants to prove. The opinion demands that "An applicant seeking to… … Continue reading

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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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