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China Agritech, Inc. (“China Agritech”) is a Delaware-incorporated holding company with its principal place of business located in Beijing, China. Resh v. China Agritech, Inc., 857 F.3d 994, 996. China Agritech claims to sell organic fertilizers and...

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Petitioner Pedro Pablo Guerrero-Lasprilla (“Guerrero”) is a native and citizen of Colombia. Guerrero-Lasprilla v. Sessions at 1. Guerrero was admitted to the United States in 1986. Id. In 1988, Guerrero was deported from the United States for felony...

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Petitioner David Henderson is a Korean War veteran who was discharged from active duty in 1952 due to paranoid schizophrenia. See Henderson v. Shinseki, 589 F.3d 1201, 1203 (Fed. Cir. 2009). In 2001, Henderson applied pro se to the Department of...

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In 1996, a Florida state court convicted Albert Holland of first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder, attempted sexual battery, and armed robbery, and subsequently sentenced Holland to death. See Holland v. Florida, 539 F.3d 1334, 1336–37 (...

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Facts

Diana Alvarez (“Alvarez”) and Manuel Lozano (“Lozano”) met in London in 2004 and began dating. See Lozano v. Alvarez, 697 F.3d 41, 45. Although they never married, the couple had a child in October 2005. See id.at 46. Alvarez and Lozano have...

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The United States ordered removal of Noel Reyes Mata, a native and citizen of Mexico, from the county in 2010. See Mata v. Holder, 558 F. App'x 366, 367 (5th Cir. 2014). Mata filed a timely petition for appeal of his order of removal with the Board of...

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[Questions Presented] [Issues] [Facts] [Discussion] [Analysis] Issue(s)

Does the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996 (“AEDPA”) implicitly contain an actual-innocence exception (1) to the requirement that petitioners show that an...

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Petitioner Kevin Rotkiske accrued credit card debt between 2003 and 2005. Rotkiske v. Klemm, at 424. The credit card issuer then appointed the law firm Klemm & Associates, managed by Respondent Paul Klemm, to collect Rotkiske’s debt. Id. Klemm sued...

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Issue

Is a claimant who filed a petition under the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986 eligible to receive an award of reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs in connection with her lawsuit, given that the statute provides for...

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[Question(s) presented][Issue(s)][Facts][Discussion][Analysis] Issue

May a hospital challenge a reimbursement payment outside of the legal filing deadline because of fairness concerns?

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