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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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NLRB General Counsel Issues Post-Boeing Guidance Memorandum On Employer Handbook Rules

On June 6, 2018, National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) General Counsel Peter B. Robb issued a memorandum (“GC 18-04”) to NLRB Regional Directors providing guidance on how to analyze employee handbook rules in the wake of the Board’s recent decision … Continue reading

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Podcast: Interview with Author of Illinois Report Calling for Loosening Rules on Lawyer-Client Matching Services

Recently, I wrote about a new report from the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (both on this blog and on Above the Law) that recommends loosening rules on attorneys’ participation in for-profit referral services such as Avvo Legal Services. … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Christian Baker in Same-Sex Wedding Case Due to Colorado Commission’s Religious Hostility

By Steven T. Collis The U.S. Supreme Court, in a 7-to-2 decision, overturned a Colorado public accommodation sexual orientation discrimination case that found that a Lakewood baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple violated the … Continue reading

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District Court Rules for Philly in Sanctuary Cities Case

Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School Senior Judge Michael M. Baylson (E.D. Pa.) ruled in favor of Philadelphia yesterday in its sanctuary-cities case against the Trump Administration. The court held that the three immigration-enforcement conditions that Attorney General Jeff… … Continue reading

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