Civil procedure

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  • Benefits Of The Openness Of Court

    in line with the Article 14 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (McLachlin, 2003). In practice, given the access to the operation of the court and the implementation of justice, the public is able to be informed and educated about how their civil rights, individual liberty, and social rightness could be ensured by the social justice system. Meanwhile, it could facilitate the fairness, accurateness and effectiveness of the judicial process since it provides an essential way for the citizen to assume the obligation of monitoring administration of justice. These not only firms the foundation of people’s confidence and the sense of trust towards the authority but also preserves the…

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  • Deborah Burke's Memogram Of Law In Opotion Of Emiss Dewareness

    PLAINTIFF BURKE’S MEMORANDUM OF LAW IN OPPOSITION OF DEFENDANT’S MOTION TO DISMISS INTRODUCTION Plaintiff, Deborah Burke, is opposing Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss pursuant to Rule 12(b)(6) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Burke asks that the Court deny the motion because her Complaint satisfies the standard set by Rule 8(a)(2) and the two prong test. Ashcroft v. Iqbal, 556 U.S. 662-79(2009); Bell Atl. Corp. v. Twombly, 550 U.S. 544-63 (2007). Further, the conduct was sufficiently…

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  • The Importance Of Legal Law

    Each year, courts nationwide are dealing with the ever-increasing number of pro se´ litigants. If you have made the difficult decision to pursue personal legal matters alone, you are considered to be a pro se´ litigant. While hiring an attorney to provide representation is typically the best way to proceed, doing so may not be an option for many. We all have access to an attorney for criminal matters, but the same does not apply to most civil issues. Pro se´ litigation should not be taken…

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  • The Whistleblower Protection Case

    Paula Price was fired for “whistleblowing” dishonest practice, and is suing her former employer, Automative Research & Testing (ARTI), for violating the whistleblower protection provisions of the Automobile Manufacture Integrity Act of 2014 (AMIA). Price was a contractor for Ford Motor Corporation (FMC). The primary focus of this case is the interpretation of the word “employee” in § 114(a)(1) of the AMIA and whether it includes contractors. Before analyzing the interpretation of the statute…

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  • California Lawsuit Case Study

    aren’t the rarity that they once were. Yet somehow the actual process is still a mystery to many who haven’t yet found themselves in the situation. If you wish to be as prepared as possible, understanding the basic structure of anatomy of the lawsuit can be very beneficial. The anatomy of the lawsuit can be broken down into four basic sections or stages: pleading, discovery, trial and appeal. The pleading stage of a California lawsuit begins when a plaintiff files a complaint with the…

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  • John Yliano Case Study

    alleges irregularities in billing this does not show fraud, this shows that CDI might need to review their bills before submitting them. No attainable goals shows that given the complexity of the project that there is still considerable need for development. These allegations fail to plausibly state a claim that should be awarded relief and should be dismissed. Conclusion Yuliano’s claim should be dismissed because he was barred from filing a claim because of a previous settlement. Yuliano…

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  • Tangible Detriment: Argument For Tangible Detriment

    Argument for Tangible Detriment: The District court improperly granted summary judgment as a reasonable jury could find that Prufrock suffered a tangible detriment when he was denied tutoring and received the worst English grade of his college career after he rejected Crewel 's offer to "take care of things" for him if he was "a good boy".(DEP.) To determine whether plaintiff suffered a tangible detriment, courts consider whether 1) plaintiff suffered a material loss and 2) the loss…

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  • The Helping Families Save Their Home Act Of 2009 Case Study

    California almost revoked their mortgage license in 2015, after Ocwen signed their consent order with the CFPB. C. All remaining claims by Plaintiffs are not barred by res judicata 1. The Notice of Ownership Transfer constitutes a violation. A loan servicer, such as Defendants Ocwen a/k/a Allquest are not exempt from the requirement to send the Notice of Ownership Transfer. 2. Section 404 of the Act amends the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) to require that a new notice be given to consumers…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Drug Courts

    which they are entitled to. It would not be fair for a drug court participant not to receive a hearing when jail time is possible, when a probationer or parolee is allowed a hearing for their revocation. On the other hand, where they do give a drug court offender a hearing, then there is a high chance for bias from the judge for the termination of the offender (meyer). Most of the time, it is the same judge that does the termination hearing and runs drug court, therefore, causing an unfair…

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  • Oliver Vs Brock Case Study

    A civil suit is commonly derived from a private party or individual, who alleges damages from duty of care. Once a civil case begins, it is the duty of the plaintiff to prove, with evidence, duty of care, breach of duty, causation, and damages. Conversely, the defendant must prove their affirmative defense against documented allegations. The Oliver versus Brock case proves the importance of supporting evidence as opposed to hearsay statements, to prove the truth of the matter. In the Oliver…

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