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Newsbreak: Your Rights
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Same-Sex Marriage Cases in 90 Seconds
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Docs v. Glocks Ruling Lets Physicians Ask About Guns
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Video: Know Your Rights as an Accused Noncitizen
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SCOTUS Stands By Citizens United Decision In Montana Campaign Finance Case
Attorney: Arizona Can't Implement Immigration Law Without Racial Profiling
Facebook "Likes" Are Not Protected Speech Under the First Amendment—Morrison Foerster’s Debbie Rosenbaum
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
With the Supreme Court's first oral arguments of 2013 underway this week, there are several employment-related cases of note still awaiting decisions....more
After hospital staff got into a dispute with Appellant, Antonio Langarica, the hospital defendants convinced the social worker defendants that Antonio had a bad attitude and needed to be brought into line. They then worked...more
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Executive Summary: On October 18, 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled that section 3 of the federal Defense of Marriage Act ("DOMA"), which defines marriage as "a legal union between one man and one...more
Earlier this month, the U.S. Supreme Court began a new term that is anticipated to include decisions on hot-button issues such as affirmative action, same-sex marriage and national security. The Court will also hear several...more
Executive Summary: On May 31, 2012, the Boston-based First U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that part of the federal Defense of Marriage Act ("DOMA"), which denies federal benefits to same-sex married couples, is...more
Article II Section 12 of the Constitution provides that the State shall protect and strengthen the family as a basic autonomous social institution. As a policy of the State, it is the duty of the State to fortify the union of...more
The Hawaii Supreme Court has issued a unanimous opinion in Hamilton v. Lethem, No. SCWC-27580 (Jan. 7, 2012). The issues in the case revolve around the due process rights of parents in civil TRO proceedings in Family...more
O BULLYING E RESPONSABILIDADE DAS ESCOLAS PELA REPARACAO DOS DANOS MORAIS E MATERIAIS...more
First known ruling of its kind in California state courts. We are hopeful the defense will writ the decision so we can get the issue in front of the Court of Appeal. We are fairly confident the COA will affirm the decision,...more
Winning reply arguments...Nice win....more
Children's Hospital's failed attempt to defend their application of Mandated Reporter Immunity in a federal civil rights action against one of its doctors....more
This is the winning memorandum of points and authorities in support of our attack on Children's Hospital's assertion of Mandated Reporter Immunity in a state court action for violation of federal civil rights....more
The Bill provides for amendments to provisions across the range of civil and regulatory law. The main provisions of the Bill include:— amendment of the Civil Legal Aid Act 1995 to allow the Legal Aid Board to give legal...more
After three and a half years to file an Appeal, a disabled, pro se litigant, filed the instant Brief.
Since the matter had to do with fraud upon the court by officers of the court to obtain rulings in their favors, we really...more
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