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Judges Lourie and Newman of the Federal Circuit Critique Alice/Mayo and Myriad

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, in AatrixSoftware, Inc. v. Green Shades Software, Inc., recently denied a rehearing en banc concerning two cases that may make it more difficult to dismiss a claim challenged for lack of … Continue reading

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Recent disciplinary findings and penalty recommendations of OATH Administrative Law Judges

Recent disciplinary findings and penalty recommendations of OATH Administrative Law JudgesSource: New York City Office of Administrative Trials and HearingsEmployee's "whistleblower defense" rejected by Administrative Law JudgeOATH Index No. 1883/17 A New York City claims examiner raised a Civil Service … Continue reading

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State Supreme Court Reverses Trial Judge’s Order of New Trial

The State Supreme Court of Rhode Island has held that a trial judge improperly ordered a new trial based on the judge’s conclusion that a jury had misjudged the credibility of a witness. In this case, Stacia Aptt filed a … Continue reading

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Kentucky states Judges must presume shared parenting plan in child custody battles.

In June, Kentucky will become the first state to require a presumption of equally shared parenting in child-custody cases even when one or more parents is opposed. While it’s common for states to prefer joint custody when both parents are amenable, Kentucky’s … Continue reading

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The Problem with Federal Judges Who Bully

The case primarily involves age discrimination but includes a sex discrimination claim. The sex discrimination claim gave rise to a venue dispute involving where the lawsuit could be filed. The federal government said the case had to be transferred from … Continue reading

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