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Obama’s immigration action blocked again; Supreme Court only option left – Yahoo News

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President Barack Obama’s executive action to shield millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation suffered a legal setback on Monday with an appeal to the Supreme Court now the administration’s only option. The 2-1 decision by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court … Continue reading

Ryan rules out quick immigration reform

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House Speaker Paul Ryan said Sunday he will not consider or negotiate an immigration reform bill during President Obama’s tenure, ruling out calls to revive the issue in an effort to broaden GOP appeal to Latino voters before the 2016 … Continue reading

Bill Seeks to Expedite Social Security Disability Benefits for the Terminally Ill – Law Firm Newswire

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    Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) November 3, 2015 – Senator John Barrasso, R-Wyoming, has introduced a bill to expedite the payment Source: Bill Seeks to Expedite Social Security Disability Benefits for the Terminally Ill – Law Firm Newswire

How the Government Polices What Student Debtors Spend – Bloomberg Business

  For borrowers seeking relief on their student loans in bankruptcy, there’s no room for any spending seen as excessive. Source: How the Government Polices What Student Debtors Spend – Bloomberg Business

NLRB rulings generate business for labor and employment lawyers

Workers have won a string of victories at the National Labor Relations Board, and companies are calling on their lawyers to figure out how to respond. Source: NLRB rulings generate business for labor and employment lawyers – In Other News … Continue reading

Bankruptcy case could make it easier to shed student loans

BOSTON — A Boston bankruptcy case could shift the decades-old federal laws that prohibit the dismissal of student loans in a bankruptcy and allow borrowers wit Source: Bankruptcy case could make it easier to shed student loans

No Social Security increase next year, gas prices to blame – AOL

For just the third time in 40 years, millions of Social Security recipients, disabled veterans and federal retirees can expect no increase in benefits. Source: No Social Security increase next year, gas prices to blame – AOL

Judge sends sheriff to seize husband’s devices after spyware is found on wife’s phone

Rejecting a lawyer’s argument that the husband in a divorce case should be able to take the Fifth to preclude seizure of his electronic devices, a New York judge earlier Source: Judge sends sheriff to seize husband’s devices after spyware … Continue reading

Bankruptcy Plans Go Up in Smoke: Marijuana Grower Denied Relief | The Legal Intelligencer

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The ability to obtain a discharge of a person’s debts in bankruptcy—either through a reorganization of his or her affairs or liquidation proceeding administered by a court-appointed trustee—is a fundamental benefit… Read more: http://www.thelegalintelligencer.com/id=1202738727251/Bankruptcy-Plans-Go-Up-in-Smoke-Marijuana-Grower-Denied-Relief#ixzz3nndyckw2 Source: Bankruptcy Plans Go Up in … Continue reading

Attorneys: Robin Williams’ widow, kids settle estate fight – 12 News

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Robin Williams’ widow and his three children from previous marriages reached a settlement in their legal fight over the late actor’s estate, ending a public dispute following the beloved comedian’s suicide last year. Source: Attorneys: Robin … Continue reading