Tag Archives: Weigh

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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The Latest on U.S. v Microsoft: Microsoft Files Respondent Brief, Still More Amici Curiae Weigh In

On Thursday, January 11, Microsoft filed its brief in the U.S. v Microsoft case set to go before the Supreme Court in the 2017-2018 term. The central question in the case is whether the Stored Communications Act allows the U.S. … Continue reading

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What Brexit means for IP: The UK Law Society, the IP Bar, CIPA and CITMA weigh in on Brexit strategy

It’s no surprise that many in the professional and legal services industries are putting increasing thought into what the post-Brexit world will, or should, look like. The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA) in the UK has been the latest … Continue reading

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