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Civil Practice: Order of Protection-Personal Jurisdiction-Service of Process

Where appellant challenged the entry against him of a full order of protection, the trial court erred in exercising personal jurisdiction over the appellant because the record did not show that the appellant received proper service of process, so the ...

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Civil Practice: Dismissal-Diversity Action

Where appellant challenged the dismissal of his diversity action seeking an accounting of a family trust, the judgment is affirmed because there was no basis for reversal. Judgment is affirmed. Seldin v. Seldin (MLW No. 73959/Case No. 18-3679 – 2 ...

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Civil Practice: Batson-Excluded Evidence

Where an appellant, who brought claims of discrimination and First Amendment violations against his former city employer after his termination, requested a new trial on the basis of an alleged Batson violation, the district court did not err in striking ...

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Civil Practice: Forfeiture-Contested Standing

Where appellant challenged a judgment in favor of the United States in a civil forfeiture action, but the appellant continued to provide incomplete responses to interrogatories despite multiple extensions of time, the district court’s decision to strike the claim was ...

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Civil Practice: Class Action-Misleading Labeling-Settlement Approval

Where members brought a class action against a herbicide manufacturer alleging the company used misleading labeling on a concentrate herbicide, the judgment is affirmed because the district court did not err in approving the parties’ settlement and overruling the objections ...

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