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  • All these methods have resulted in a great deal of litigation and added to the complexity of the abortion issue. Many of the subsequent c ... clinics would still be prohibited from engaging in pro-choice lobbying or litigation.
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  • ... through a structured settlement process. It is used most effectively when complex issues are at stake and the parties need or wish to maintain an amicable re
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  • ...m Republicans as well as Democrats. From 1973 to 1976, Mueller worked as a litigation associate at the law firm of Pillsbury, Madison &amp; Sutro in San Francisc ...iety of cases, including <span>[[Racketeering|racketeering]]</span> cases, complex tax and financial <span>[[Fraud|fraud]]</span> cases, drug conspiracies, go
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  • ...each other. Under 28 U.S.C.A. § 1407, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation has the authority to transfer related cases to one federal judge for "coord Certain types of litigation are good candidates for transfer and consolidation to a single judge. <span
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  • ...combined, and in many ways conflicting, legal positions have resulted in a complex relationship between Native American tribes and the federal government. Alt ...federal government's power over Native Americans have likewise resulted in litigation. The struggle to define the jurisdictional boundaries between Native Americ
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  • ...rt claims, and in other disputes that would likely otherwise involve court litigation.'' ...n private parties). This concern led to the growing use of ways other than litigation to resolve disputes. These other methods are commonly known collectively as
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  • ...ve branch]]</span> ''position. The individual represents the government in litigation and serves as the principal advisor to government officials and agencies in ...eys in their lower-court litigation, the officeholder was often unaware of litigation that concerned the interests of the United States.
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  • ...bankruptcy|Chapter 11]] typically applies to individuals with excessive or complex debts, or to large commercial entities such as corporations. [[Chapter 13 b On May 22, 1995, Dow Corning filed a request to [[Stay|stay]] all litigation against its parent companies, Dow Chemical Company and Corning Incorporated
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  • ...uch dilemmas arise infrequently, and most often involve complex multistate litigation concerning corporations.</p>
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  • ...al level, the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure govern the process of civil litigation at the level of the U.S. district court, which is a trial court. At least o .... The rules in the western United States, for example, were generally less complex than those in the East. To add to the confusion, federal civil cases were d
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  • <p>In more complex civil lawsuits that involve the conduct of business or industry, and in act ...oney. Congress intervened in one litigation area when it passed the Prison Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (Pub.L. 104-134, 110 Stat. 1321). The law imposed strict
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  • ...state commerce so indirect and remote that to embrace them, in view of our complex society, would effectually obliterate the distinction between what is natio ...ed by the Bill of Rights, none has been a greater source of constitutional litigation than <span>[[Due Process|due process]]</span>. The Fifth Amendment provides
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  • ...in a criminal trial or in a complex <span>[[Securities|securities]]</span> litigation. Often, maps and other geographic charts are used to show water flow, eleva ...troduction and Use of Demonstrative Evidence." <i>Practising Law Institute/Litigation</i> 360 (October 1).</p>
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  • ...loyment in schools and elsewhere, is an example of the latter. Much of the litigation, legislation, and debate in education law has concerned nine main issues: s ...f religion. Again, practices in the public schools have produced a host of litigation on this clause of the First Amendment. Parents with strong religious convic
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  • ...scurity. Because of this instability, the entertainment industry relies on complex contracts, which usually are drafted to protect entertainment companies aga ...ice agreements are often governed by statutes and are often the subject of litigation because they restrict the rights of artists to perform or create for any en
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  • ... uniformity and predictability to the evidentiary issues that arise during litigation. Following a lengthy campaign begun by the American Law Institute, which dr ...tement cannot be easily ascertained. But the hearsay doctrine is extremely complex. Under the federal rules, for example, most admissions of guilt are not con
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  • ...pan> such as <span>[[Embezzlement|embezzlement]]</span>. They also provide litigation support to attorneys and law enforcement agencies investigating financial w ...ches of contract. In criminal investigations, forensic accountants analyze complex financial transactions such as those in <span>[[Stock Market|stock market]]
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  • ...nt. The answers to these questions were explored and developed in criminal litigation over the next two centuries.</p> <p>Fourth Amendment questions arise during criminal litigation in the context of a suppression hearing. This hearing is prompted by a defe
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  • ...heir arguments, to a judge or jury. The judge or jury knows nothing of the litigation until the parties present their cases to the decision maker. The defendant ...rt of the <span>[[Star Chamber|Star Chamber]]</span>, a court reserved for complex, contested cases. Under the reign of King Henry VIII, the power of the Star
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  • ...g as two-and-a-half years (Mass. Gen. Laws Ann. ch. 279, § 23). In large, complex cases and in cases of retrial, pretrial detention can last months, sometime Sturm, Susan P. 1993. "The Legacy and Future of Corrections Litigation." ''University of Pennsylvania Law Review'' 142.
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