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Poor Person Status: Pettus v. Oakes

U.S. District Court, Western District of New York Poor Person Status Court Fees Pettus v. Oakes 09-CV-6263 Judge Siragusa Background: The prisoner civil rights case is before the court for a determination as to whether the plaintiff’s in forma pauperis ...

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Attorney Disqualification: Lieberman v. City of Rochester

U.S. District Court, Western District of New York Attorney Disqualification Public Officers — Corporation Counsel Lieberman v. City of Rochester 07-CV-6316 Judge Payson Background: The case arises out of the alleged “gay-bashing” incident that took place on June 1, 2007 ...

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Immigration: Salem v. Mukasey

U.S. District Court, WDNY Immigration ‘Mandamus’ — Jurisdiction Salem v. Mukasey 09-MC-6002 Judge Larimer Background: Petitioner Abdul N. Salem, a U.S. citizen, seeks a writ of mandamus compelling the U.S. Department of State to approve an application for an immigrant ...

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Trademark Infringement: Mackenzie-Childs LLC and Mackenzie-Childs Aurora LLC v. Mackenzie-Childs

Trademark Infringement Mackenzie-Childs LLC and Mackenzie-Childs Aurora LLC v. Mackenzie-Childs 06-CV-6107 Judge Telesca Background: Plaintiffs MacKenzie-Childs LLC and MacKenzie-Childs Aurora LLC, manufacturers and sellers of ceramic goods and housewares, bring an action pursuant to the Declaratory Judgment Act, the Lanham ...

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