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U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments on Oct. 12th in Immigration Case Involving Question of Whether LPR is Eligible for 212(c) Waiver

SCOTUS is hearing oral arguments in immigration case out of the Ninth Circuit in Judulang v. Holder, Docket No.: 10-694, on issue of whether Lawful Permanent Resident who plead guilty to manslaughter in 1989, was eligible for INA § 212(c) … Continue reading

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Family Court Referees and Their Authority to Hear Cases

Most of the cases in Family Court are decided by Family Court Judges who preside over most Family Court hearings. The Family Court Judges, here in Monroe County and elsewhere in New York State, typically hear child custody, visitation, adoption, … Continue reading

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Authority to hear a disciplinary appeal

Authority to hear a disciplinary appeal Pierino v Brown, 281 A.D.2d 960 The issue in the Pierino case concerns the proper forum to consider a disciplinary appeal. John Pierino filed an Article 78 action challenging a disciplinary determination based on … Continue reading

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Supreme Court to hear immigrant removal case

[JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] granted certiorari [order list, PDF] Monday in Kawashima v. Holder [docket; cert. petition, PDF] to clarify what counts as an aggravated felony for purposes of removing an immigrant from the country. Petitioners Akio … Continue reading

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Supreme Court to hear Jerusalem passport, arbitration cases

[JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website; JURIST news archive] on Monday granted certiorari [order list, PDF] in MBZ v. Clinton [docket; cert. petition, PDF] to determine whether the political question doctrine [Cornell LII backgrounder] deprives a federal court of … Continue reading

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