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ALJ Doesn’t Properly Weigh Medical Evidence for Claimant with Bipolar Disorder

In a recent district court decision, a 51-year-old plaintiff asked for summary judgment to reverse the SSA’s finding that he wasn’t disabled. If you are trying to obtain Social Security Disability benefits in California, it is crucial to have a … Continue reading

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DSIO leaders weigh in on proposed swap dealer rule amendments

By Brad Rosen, J.D.Leadership from the CFTC’s Division of Swap Dealer & Intermediary Oversight (DSIO) elaborated on the recently proposed amendments to the swap dealer de minimis exception, the highlight of which is the exemption from swap dealer registration at … Continue reading

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Grandparent Visitation in New York: Do a Child’s Expressed Desires Weigh into the Court’s Decision?

In a previous post, we considered a situation in which the grandparents of a child or children sought visitation when the custodial parent was opposed to such visitation. This week, we consider a related, although slightly different situation in which … Continue reading

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Unemployment Benefits for Job Switchers- the New Jersey Supreme Court Will Now Weigh In

In McClain v Board of Review, Patricia McClain had been a teacher at the Learning Edge Academy, in Galloway Township. On Oct. 12, 2015, she accepted an offer to teach at another school, in Egg Harbor, to start within seven … Continue reading

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Argument analysis: Justices weigh threats to free speech against constraints on local policing

About midway through Tuesday’s oral argument in Lozman v. City of Riviera Beach, Justice Elena Kagan provoked audience laughter with a remark to Shay Dvorertzky, the attorney for the city. She observed that Pamela Karlan, who represents plaintiff Fane Lozman, … Continue reading

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