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Immigration: Removal-Discretionary Cancellation-Unusual Hardship

Where a petitioner from Mexico conceded removability and applied for discretionary cancellation of removal, the petitioner did not present evidence that established an exceptional and extremely unusual hardship to the petitioner’s daughter, and there was no showing that the standard ...

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Employment: Discrimination-Summary Judgment

Where appellant challenged the adverse grant of summary judgment in an employment discrimination action, the court did not err and the judgment is affirmed. Judgment is affirmed. Thompson v. Westmor Industries LLC (MLW No. 74750/Case No. 19-1629 – 2 pages) ...

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Criminal Law: Sentencing-Appeal Waiver

Where a defendant challenged his sentence following a guilty plea to crimes including robbery, the appeal fell within the scope of the appeal waiver, and the plea agreement was voluntarily and knowingly entered, so the appeal is dismissed. Appeal is ...

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Constitutional Law: Dormant Commerce Clause-Undue Burden-Right of First Refusal Provision

Where a transmission company challenged a state’s right of first refusal provision as a violation of the dormant commerce clause, the law was not facially discriminatory and had neither a discriminatory purpose nor effect, and the burden imposed by law ...

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Civil Rights: Inmate Action-Summary Judgment

Where a Missouri inmate challenged an adverse grant of summary judgment in his civil rights action, the defendant was entitled to summary judgment, so the judgment is affirmed. Judgment is affirmed. Harris v. Hill (MLW No. 74716/Case No. 18-3008 – ...

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Civil Practice: Standing-Injury in Fact-ERISA

Where appellants filed an action under the Employee  Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 claiming that an insurer abused its discretion by partially denying their claim for air ambulance benefits under an employee health plan, the injury-in-fact component of standing ...

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