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ATTORNEY FEES

In cases involving frivolous and non-frivolous claims, a court may grant reasonable fees to the defendant, but only for costs that would not have been incurred but-for the frivolous claims. See “Court allows limited attorney fees in some frivolous cases.” ...

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Lawyers lament High Court ruling on illegal worker law

The recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding an Arizona law imposing sanctions on employers who hire undocumented workers and mandating the use of the federal E-Verify database has drawn criticisms from immigration lawyers as well as from attorneys for business ...

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STATE SECRETS PRIVILEGE

When the government invokes the state secrets privilege to deny a party a defense to a claim, a proper remedy is to leave the parties where they were on the day they filed suit. U.S. Supreme Court. General Dynamics Corp. ...

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