Tag Archives: Jurisdiction

Update on the impact of Brexit on English jurisdiction

On January 18, the European Commission published guidelines outlining the impact a no-deal Brexit will have on the recognition and enforcement of UK judgments in the remaining 27 EU countries (EU 27). The Commission states that where the judgment concerned … Continue reading

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Failure to effect proper service of all of the necessary documents as mandated by law is fatal to a court attaining jurisdiction over the state parties in the action

Failure to effect proper service of all of the necessary documents as mandated by law is fatal to a court attaining jurisdiction over the state parties in the actionRandolph v Office of The N.Y. State Comptroller, 2019 NY Slip Op … Continue reading

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Student Loan/Credit Card Debt Counterclaims have No Supplemental Jurisdiction in the Middle District of Florida

What happens to the original debt when a consumer files an unlawful debt collection lawsuit?  Sometimes the creditor will file a counterclaim to force the underlying debt to judgment in an effort to turn the tide in favor of the … Continue reading

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Appeals Court in Dallas Affirms Trial Court’s Denial of City’s Plea to Jurisdiction in Discrimination Lawsuit

One of the most common issues in a Dallas employment discrimination lawsuit is whether the reasons for the defendant employer’s adverse employment action (such as termination, demotion, or failure to promote) were legitimate or pretextual. In deciding whether the employer … Continue reading

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Commissioner of Education lacks jurisdiction to consider appeals involving acts or omissions of post-secondary education institutions

Commissioner of Education lacks jurisdiction to consider appeals involving acts or omissions of post-secondary education institutionsAppeal of Diana Marie Van Vleet, Decisions of the Commissioner of Education, Decision No. 17,538Diana Marie Van Vleet appealed an action of Molloy College, an … Continue reading

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