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Virgin Islands Supreme Court Rejects Akin Gump Claim That "Cross- Jurisdictional Litigation Practice" Was Permissible

The Virgin Islands Supreme Court denied pro hac vice admission to three Akin Gump attorneys and referred their conduct to disciplinary authorities Mark Eckard, Esq., moved for the pro hac vice admission of Jindal, Roush, and Schmitten—all affiliated with the… … Continue reading

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Immigration Article of the Day: Pereira v. Sessions: A Jurisdictional Surprise for Immigration Courts by Kit Johnson

Pereira v. Sessions: A Jurisdictional Surprise for Immigration Courts by Kit Johnson, Columbia Human Rights Law Review, Vol. 50, 2018 Abstract On June 21, 2, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a bombshell opinion regarding immigration court procedure: Pereira v. Sessions…. … Continue reading

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Ontario Court Rejects “Jurisdictional Overreach” for Canadian Securities Suits

Flag of Ontario There was a time only a few short years ago when the U.S. courts were the preferred forum for the litigation of securities class actions claims, arguably even claims whose relationship to the U.S. and to U.S. … Continue reading

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Jurisdictional Synergies in the Caribbean

Salvatore Caserta & Mikael Rask Madsen, Between Community Law and Common Law: The Rise of the Caribbean Court of Justice at the Intersection of Regional Integration and Post-Colonial Legacies, 79 Law & Contemp. Probs. 89 (2016). Erin F. Delaney Rising … Continue reading

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Jurisdictional reclassification of positions in the Classified Service

   Jurisdictional classification involves the assignment of positions in the classified service to the competitive, non-competitive, exempt or labor classes. In contrast, position classification is a grouping of positions, under common and descriptive titles, that are substantially similar in the essential … Continue reading

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