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- Blog: Hunton Immigration and Nationality LawOctober 2019 Visa Bulletin – Most categories/countries return to July 2019 dates– EB-2 China retrogresses two yearsPosted on September 19, 2019 by Courtland C. WitherupThe Visa Bulletin is released monthly by the Department of State and is used to determine when a sponsored foreign national can submit the final step of the green card process, or if already pending, when the final step can be adjudicated. Below is a summary of the October Visa Bulletin, including Final Action Dates... Continue Reading
- Blog: Waller Law BlogPanic at the Disco: Where is my liquor license renewal?Posted on September 18, 2019 by William T. Cheek III
- Blog: Capital Markets LitigationCapital Markets Litigation Team Achieves Key Victory in Pro Bono Transgender Rights CasePosted on September 18, 2019 by Zach Rosenbaum, Jennifer Fiorica Delgado and Meg SlachetkaWe are proud to announce that our team achieved a key victory as plaintiffs’ pro bono counsel in Doe v. Esper, a constitutional challenge to the Pentagon’s transgender service policy. The government’s policy is to discharge or deny enlistment to anyone who will not serve in the gender to which they were assigned at birth, or who is undergoing...… Continue Reading The post Capital Markets Litigation Team Achieves Key Victory in Pro Bono Transgender Rights Case appeared first on Capital Markets Litigation.
- Blog: Tennessee Appellate ReviewSay Whaaat? The Sixth Circuit Debates “Corpus Linguistics” as a Tool for Statutory InterpretationPosted on September 11, 2019 by Nicholas A. DanellaA seemingly routine Sixth Circuit appeal involving the interpretation of the federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act statute (ERISA) recently sparked an interesting debate between two Circuit Judges — Amul Thapar and Jane Stranch — on the use of “corpus linguistics” in statutory interpretation. In Wilson v. Safelite Group, Inc., the court affirmed summary judgment...Continue Reading
- Blog: Appellate InsightAmicus Briefs: Friend of the District Court, Too?Posted on September 10, 2019 by Josephine Mason PetrickAmicus briefs are often thought of as limited to appellate courts. However, they can be useful in federal district court, too. District courts have inherent authority to allow amici curiae to participate in briefing. See, e.g., NGV Gaming, Ltd. v. Upstream Point Molate, LLC, 355 F. Supp. 2d 1061, 1067 (N.D. Cal. 2005). Benefits to Amici […]
- Blog: Exempt Org Resource - Nonprofit Law BlogGovernor Gives Sole Members the BootPosted on January 7, 2019 by Tanvi Mirani, Megan E. Bell, Tomer J. InbarWe previously reported on A.B. 10336-A (Paulin) / S.B. 8699 (Gallivan) (the “Bill”), which would amend Section 601(a) of the New York Not-for-Profit Corporation Law to raise the minimum number of members of a not-for-profit membership corporation from one to three. The Bill was signed into law by Governor Cuomo on December 21, 2018. It [...]