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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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How to Read Michael Cohen's Latest Plea and Its Revelations About the Trump Organization

President Trump could be forgiven if he feels like the walls are closing in on him. In just the past few days, Robert Mueller’s office apparently has been gearing up for action against Trump associates Jerome Corsi and Roger Stone. … Continue reading

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Some interesting portions of the Manafort plea agreement

Here is the entire agreement. Some interesting parts:1. The Government believes that the sentencing guidelines yield a sentence of 210-262 months, even after acceptance of responsibility. That means that if Manafort had gone to trial and lost, the prosecution would … Continue reading

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Mueller Gets Another Cooperation Plea: Sam Patten

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team picked up another notch on its belt today with the guilty plea of Sam Patten, a Republican lobbyist who specialized in Russian and Ukraine affairs. Patten pleaded guilty to a FARA (Foreign Agents… [[ This … Continue reading

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Go for it: Republican leaders urge vulnerable incumbents to criticize Trump after Cohen plea

Midterm pressures are liberating centrist Republicans to start criticizing President Trump. via www.washingtonexaminer.com Read more detail on Recent Legal Theory posts –

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