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Fort Bend Co v Davis_final_72ppi
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Fort Bend County v. Davis (Decision June 3, 2019)

Are Title VII charge-filing rules “jurisdictional”?

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USvStittandUSvSimsdecision
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United States v. Stitt and United States v. Sims

The defendants’ prior convictions count as burglary under the federal law.

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KnickvTownshipofScottPA
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Knick v. Township of Scott, Pennsylvania

Can Knick bring her claim in federal court before going through state litigation first?

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LitigationProcess
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The Litigation Process

How does the litigation process work? Check out our infographic explaining the basic stages of federal civil litigation. We’ll help you follow a lawsuit like a pro!

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PereiravSessionsDecision
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Pereira v. Sessions (Decided June 21, 2018)

A notice to appear under the deportation rule must include time and place. Pereira’s notice was inadequate and thus did not end his period of living continuously in the U.S.

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Chavez-MezavUnitedStatesDecision
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Chavez-Meza v. United States (Decided June 18, 2018)

The lower court justified itself sufficiently in making the sentence adjustment.

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Rosales-MirelesvUSDecision
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Rosales-Mireles v. United States (Decision June 18, 2018)

The Fifth Circuit used the wrong standard in deciding when to fix a judge’s mistake. It must reconsider Rosales-Mireles’ case.

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AnimalSciencevHebeiWelcomeDecision
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Animal Science Products v. Hebei Welcome Pharmaceutical (Decided June 14, 2018)

The court was not required to defer to the Chinese government’s brief in interpreting Chinese law.

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UnitedStatesvSanchez-Gomez
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United States v. Sanchez-Gomez (Decided May 14, 2018)

The case became “moot” when the challengers no longer faced pre-conviction shackling.

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HallvHalldecision
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Hall v. Hall (Decision March 27, 2018)

Two cases can be untied (“unconsolidated”) so that one can be appealed before the other is final.

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