Monthly Archives: May 2012

Cornell & FDsys Partner to Bring Patrons a New, Improved Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)

According to a press release published by Cornell, the Cornell Legal Information Institute (LII), the Cornell Law Library, and the Government Printing Office (GPO) formed a partnership that spent two years collaborating on a project whose goal was to bring patrons … Continue reading

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May 31, 2012 4th Circuit published opinions

United States v Cloud Cloud was convicted of multiple counts of fraud and money laundering for acts committed in a mortgage fraud conspiracy. He argued on appeal that certain evidence was wrongly admitted, that his money laundering conviction must be … Continue reading

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First Circuit holds Section 3 of Defense of Marriage Act unconstituional

The First Circuit in the companion cases of Massachusetts v Department of Health and Human Services and Gill v OPM, found Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional. The panel chose to apply a more rigorous rational basis … Continue reading

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May 30, 2012 South Carolina pubished opinion

Tillman v Oakes Father sought a change in custody based on a breakdown in communication and other “serious issues” after trial, the family court ordered a change in custody for one child. It based its decision on several findings including … Continue reading

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Keeping Clients (Happy)

David Leffler of NYC’s Leffler, Marcus & McCaffrey, LLC, published an article in today’s  GP Solo about clients, keeping them, and keeping clients happy and satisfied.  Leffler’s to do list includes 10 common sense items.  They are:  1) listening and talking … Continue reading

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May 29, 2012 United States Supreme Court opinions

RadLax Gateway Hotel LLC v Amalgamated Bank RadLax field for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and submitted a plan which would allow the sale of secured property without allowing the secured creditor to bid the value of the outstanding balance of its … Continue reading

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May 25, 2012 4th Circuit published opinions

Hosh v Lucero Hosh, a legal resident, was convicted of state crimes which made him eligible for removal from the country. He received suspended sentences. Three years after his conviction, he was detained preparatory to seeking his removal from the … Continue reading

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