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Advanced Fluid Systems, Inc. v. Huber

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In this trade secrets litigation, the 3rd Circuit was called on to interpret Pennsylvania’s Trade Secrets Act. At issue was whether a particular party had … Read more

Calderon-Rosas v. Attorney General

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Calderon-Rosas paid a now-disbarred attorney to represent him in removal proceedings, and Calderon-Rosas was ordered deported after that attorney failed to present key evidence supporting … Read more

Commonwealth v. Gross

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The PA Supreme Court confronted a defendant who helped supply a firearm to her boyfriend, who eventually used that firearm to kill a police officer … Read more

Selective Way Ins. v. MAK Services

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#CivilLaw #SummaryJudgment 04/24/2020- MAK Services was exclusively in the business of snow and ice removal and the company obtained liability insurance (“the Policy”) for its operations from … Read more

Ungurian v. Beyzman

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In this medical malpractice suit, the defendant hospital Wilkes-Barre General Hospital sought to protect certain reports made in the wake of a botched medical procedure. … Read more

State v. R.K.

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#CSL #SocialMedia # 1stAmendment #MegansLaw #StrictScrutiny #Overbroad In what surely is a preview of a New Jersey (maybe even SCOTUS) case, the Appellate Division determined … Read more

Hope v. Warden York Cty. Prison

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#TRO #PreliminaryInjunction #Jurisdiction #Habeas Several immigration detainees filed a habeas corpus petition seeking their release based on the COVID-19 pandemic and the conditions of the … Read more

James v. NJ State Police

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#QualifiedImmunity #ClearlyEstablished #1983 4/21/2020 — This 1983 suit was brought as a result of a state trooper shooting and killing an armed suspect. Prior to … Read more

Fogle v. Sokol

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#1983 #Immunity 04/20/2020- Fogle spent more than three decades in prison for a crime he says he did not commit. Now free, he sued the … Read more

Commonwealth v. Koehler

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This case presents plenty of intrigue for appellate law experts. A special panel of judges was convened pursuant to the Rules of Judicial Administration to … Read more