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NYC Gifted Programs Should Rely on 'Math,' Lawyer Says
Coyle: Robert's SCOTUS Doesn't Respect Congress
Condo Adviser: Condominium Rules and Enforcement
Condo Adviser: Adjacent Development Rights and Objections
Viewer's Guide to Gay Marriage Oral Arguments
Weekly Brief: Are Scholarships a Bait-and-Switch For Law Students?
N.Y. Anti-Terror Law Diminishes Pursuit of Terrorism: Lawyer
Weekly Brief: DOJ Memo Details Justification For Killing US Citizens
Same-Sex Marriage Cases in 90 Seconds
Obama Campaign's Top Lawyer: There Is No Voter Fraud: Video
#NBCfail: Twitter, the Olympics, Guy Adams & Justin Bieber
SCOTUS Stands By Citizens United Decision In Montana Campaign Finance Case
Attorney: Arizona Can't Implement Immigration Law Without Racial Profiling
Supreme Court Decision Could Spur New Immigration Laws
Evolving Free Speech Legislation Threatens the Rights of Property Owners
Free Speech and Shopping Malls: Resources to Help Landlords and Property Owners Stay Compliant
Vague Definitions in CISPA Raise Concerns of SOPA 2.0
5 Things to Consider When You Are Served with a Lawsuit
In Lewis v. Eberle & BCI Services, LLC, 2013 WL 4483529 (D.N.J. Aug. 19, 2013), a New Jersey district court dismissed the plaintiff’s claims brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family and Medical Leave...more
The rest of the story -- still ongoing -- in the case of Guggenheim Capital, LLC v. Toumei....more
Re Timminco Limited (2012) ONSC 506 (Ont. Commercial List) and (2012) ONSC 948 (Ont. Commercial List).
Timminco Limited and Bécancour Silicon Inc. (together the “Timminco Entities”) sought and...more
How far does the insolvency exemption go?
The Court of Appeal recently gave its long awaited judgment in Key2law LLP v Gaynor De'Antiquis, in relation to the scope of the exemption to TUPE for companies which...more
The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney....more
Harrisburg, PA files for Bankruptcy
Pennsylvania’s capital city Harrisburg filed for bankruptcy protection on Wednesday October 12, 2011. Municipal bankruptcy filings are not common. These cases are filed under Chapter 9...more
Are bankruptcy filings increasing or decreasing?
This is a common question I receive. Are more people filing bankruptcy now or has it slowed down? The number of cases filed each month isn’t a secret. The courts...more
When clients hire the Law Office of Raymond A. Kenney, PLLC to assist them in the preparation of a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case their preeminent goal is to obtain a discharge of their debts as quickly as possible. This is an...more
ABUSE OF RIGHT -- OBSERVATIONS --...more
In this issue: Supreme Court Rejects Nation-Wide Sex Discrimination Class Action; Nevada Prohibits Discrimination Based Upon a Person's "Gender Identity or Expression"; and Refusal to Hire Applicant Did Not Violate Bankruptcy...more
L'ABUSO DEL DIRITTO -- OSSERVAZIONI --...more
An update on the federal Prop. 8 trial in California and the 9th Circuit and other federal marriage equality litigation....more
Series of court filings from In re Balas & Morales, the California case in which twenty bankruptcy judges jointly signed an opinion striking down the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) as unconstitutional to the extent it...more
How to Automatically Save Your Home From Foreclosure When the Bank Won't Work with You or Modify Your Loan. ...more
In Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, No. 10-277 (U.S. June 20, 2011), the Supreme Court vacated class certification of a gender discrimination lawsuit brought by 1.5 million current and former Wal-Mart employees because the...more
"This is a case about equality, regardless of gender or sexual orientation, for two people who filed for protection under Title 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code."
Debtors were legally married under California law...more