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Judge Gilstrap Cautions on Tactics Directed Solely to PTAB Interests

Court Takes Offense to Tactics Geared to PTAB Alone Litigants beware; Judge Rodney Gilstrap (E.D. Texas) warned litigants considered to be using the district court proceedings to posture positions in co-pending CBM proceedings that ‘[t]he Court does not countenance—in fact this … Continue reading

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U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Whether a State Can Tax a Trust Solely Based on Residence of a Beneficiary

The Due Process Clause of the U.S. Constitution requires a taxpayer have sufficient contacts with a state before the taxpayer can be subject to income taxes in that state. This has led to disparate results on when the income of … Continue reading

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Local police officers in New York State require a warrant to arrest an immigrant solely to transfer custody to federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement authorities

Local police officers in New York State require a warrant to arrest an immigrant solely to transfer custody to federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement authoritiesPeople ex rel. Wells v DeMarco, 2018 NY Slip Op 07740, Appellate Division, Second DepartmentSusai Francis, … Continue reading

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Dismissal for misconduct cannot be based (solely) on anonymous reports

Anonymous reports have been mistrusted for a number of years in France, for historical reasons. While anonymity enables individuals to raise their voice more openly, without being the targets of retaliation measures, it can also drift into slander. This explains … Continue reading

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Borrower Not Entitled To Attorneys’ Fees Under PA Act 6 Based Solely On Affirmative Defense

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court held that a Philadelphia homeowner was not entitled to attorneys’ fees under a PA consumer protection law because filing affirmative defenses doesn’t qualify as filing an “action” under the law. In Bayview Loan Servicing LLC v. Rodger Lindsay, … Continue reading

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