Tag Archives: Upheld

Case o' The Week: Convictions of King and Queen Upheld by Ninth – Anieze-Smith and Restitution

  Queen avoids custody.   (But not restitution).United States v. Anieze-Smith, 2019 WL 1944737 (9thCir. May 2, 2019), decision available here. Players: Decision by Judge Gould, joined by Judge Nguyen and District Judge Benitez.   Hard-fought appeal by, among others, CD Cal AFPD … Continue reading

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Fifth Circuit – Copyright Law – Default Judgment For Failure To Comply With Local Rules/Delay Upheld

Bulletlink.comIn  Sindhi v. Raina, 905 F.3d 327 (5th Cir. 2018): the Fifth Circuit affirmed a trial court's refusal to vacate a default judgment in a copyright infringement action.  The action was commenced in Texas against an Indian national residing in India for … Continue reading

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Failure To Provide Employee Religious Accommodation Upheld

In Dockery v. Maryville Academy, (ND IL, March 29, 2019), an Illinois federal district court dismissed an employee's Title VII failure to accommodate and religious discrimination claims. Plaintiff, a youth care worker at a child welfare agency, wanted Fridays and … Continue reading

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Discounted meal policy requiring employees to stay on company premises upheld

In Rodriguez v. Taco Bell Corp., 896 F.3d 952 (9th Cir. 2018), an employee brought a putative class action alleging that Taco Bell’s discounted meal policy effectively denied employees the ability to take a duty free meal break.  At issue … Continue reading

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Not "Dependent Property" — Denial of Business Income Loss Claim Upheld

COMMERCIAL PROPERTY – BUSINESS INCOME LOSS CLAIM – "DEPENDENT PROPERTY" Cohen & Slamowitz, LLP v. Zurich Am. Ins. Co.(2nd Dept., 1/23/2019)Commercial property policy for the plaintiff, a former debt collections law firm, provided coverage for actual loss of "business income" sustained by the plaintiff … Continue reading

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