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Supreme Court Case – Patel v. Garland
The Florida Law Weekly
Volume 43, Number 12 (March 23, 2018) — A publication of Judicial and Administrative Research Associates, Inc.
Ramos v. U.S. Attorney General
709 F.3d 1066 (11th Cir. 2013) (remanding case of alien’s application for cancellation of removal being denied)
Commissioner v. Jean
496 US 154 (1990) (establishing standards for fees under the Equal Access to Justice Act)
Jean v. Nelson
472 US 846 (1985) (establishing the right of aliens to nondiscriminatory treatment under federal statutes)
McNary v. Haitian Refugee Center, Inc.
498 US 479 (1991) (establishing right to bring pattern and practice lawsuit by aliens against INS)
Chang v. U.S.
327 F.3d 9 (9th Cir. 2003) (established standard for I-829 review in EB-5 cases)
Haitian Refugee Center v. Smith
767 F.2d 1023 (5th Cir. 1982) (establishing a constitutional right to seek asylum)
Ironworkers v. Bowen
624 F.2d 1255, (5th Cir. 1980) (establishing the criteria for attorneys’ fees under ERISA)
Lewis v. Smith
731 F.2d 1535 (11th Cir. 1984) (clarifying burden of proof in employment discrimination cases)
Lee v. Executive Airlines, Inc.
(S.D. Fl. 1988) (establishing race discrimination against American Airlines. Largest judgment in South Florida for single racial hostile environment claim)
Smith v. Smathers
372 So.2d 427 (Fla. 1979) (Successfully challenging the effort to eliminate the write-in ballot in the State of Florida)
Hernandez v. Virgin M.D.
So.2d 1369 (3rd D.C.A. 1987) (error to refuse to permit plaintiffs to continue taking defendant physician deposition after deposition suspended)
Jauma v. Mejias
758 So.2d 696 (Fla. 3rd DCA 2000) rev. denied 786 So.2d 186 (Fla. 2001) (open and obvious nature of hazard did not relieve city of liability in slip-and-fall case)
Mactown, Inc. v. Continental Insurance Co.
716 So.2d 289 (3rd D.C.A. 1998) (severability clause making liability coverage exclusions applicable separately to each insured)
Massa v. Southern Heritage Insurance Co.
697 So.2d 868 (4th D.C.A. 1997) (establishing right of loss and coverage despite lack of physical contact with other vehicles)
Motor Insurance Corp v. Marino
623 So.2d 815 (3rd D.C.A. 1993) (material misrepresentation in application for insurance policy nullified policy and was absolute defense to enforcement of policy)