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USTR Issues Proposed Tariff List on Nearly $300 Billion of Chinese goods

Further to our prior blog post, on May 13, 2019, at the direction of President Trump, the Office of U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) published a proposed tariff list covering approximately $300 billion worth of Chinese imports to be subject to … Continue reading

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Pedestrian hit by bicyclist nearly two weeks ago dies from her injuries

Donna Sturm, a pedestrian who suffered traumatic brain injury after being struck by a bicyclist in midtown Manhattan almost two weeks ago died from her injuries over the week-end. Donna was left in a coma since the accident that occurred … Continue reading

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Nearly 100,000 Unauthorized Immigrants Graduate from High School Every Year

With the fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program before the courts and renewed efforts in Congress to pass DREAM Act-type legislation, the Migration Policy Institute (MPI) today released new estimates of the number of unauthorized immigrants… … Continue reading

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Covidien settles whistleblowers’ kickback allegations for nearly $17.5 million

On March 11, the Department of Justice announced that Covidien, LP, had agreed to pay nearly $17.5 million to settle civil allegations, originally brought by whistleblowers in two False Claims Act qui tam complaints, that the company provided kickbacks to … Continue reading

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Florida Jury Awards Nearly $500M for Wrongful Death in Shooting

In what is believed to be one of the largest Florida wrongful death awards in the state’s history, three of the men convicted in connection with the shooting death of a 19-year-old former classmate have been ordered to pay $500 … Continue reading

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