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Author: James Eaglin
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: rights, litigation, civil, prisoner, guide, managing, resource
Number of Pages: 185
Published: 1996-08
ISBN-10: 0788145304
ISBN-13: 9780788145308

A resource for federal judges, pro se law clerks, & others in the courts who manage prisoner pro se litigation. It was designed to highlight critical case-management issues in prisoner civil rights litigation & promote the exchange of useful experiences & ideas. It describes new provisions of the law & how they are likely to affect widespread practices. Contents: PLRA provisions; court-based procedures for facilitating effective management of prisoner litigation; & case-specific procedures for facilitating effective management of prisoner litigation. Sample complaints, applications, notices, &
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Author: Jon Leibowitz
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: collection, litigation, arbitration, debt, consumers, broken, system, protecting, repairing
Number of Pages: 118
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437936350
ISBN-13: 9781437936353

Creditors and collectors seek to recover consumer debts through the use of litigation and arbitration. But, neither litigation nor arbitration currently provides adequate protection for consumers. The system for resolving disputes about consumer debts is broken. To fix the system, federal and state governments, the debt collection industry, and other stakeholders should make a variety of significant reforms in litigation and arbitration so that the system is both efficient and fair. Contents of this report: Introduction; Litigation and Arbitration Proceedings; Conclusion. Appendices: Debt Coll
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Author: Eileen Larence
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: litigation, enforcement, voting, sections, efforts, special, housing, justice, info, employee, department, civil
Number of Pages: 180
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437926371
ISBN-13: 9781437926378

The Civil Rights Division (Division) of the Dept. of Justice (DoJ) is the primary federal entity charged with enforcing federal statutes prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, sex, disability, religion, and national origin. This report reviewed the Division's enforcement efforts. It addresses the activities the Division undertook from FY 2001 through 2007 to implement its enforcement responsibilities through four of its sections: (1) Employment Litigation, (2) Housing and Civil Enforcement, (3) Voting, and (4) Special Litigation. To conduct this review, the report analyzed data on ca
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Author: Edward C. Liu
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: involving, classified, information, litigation, limits, secrets, privilege, state
Number of Pages: 23
Published: 2010-03
ISBN-10: 1437919626
ISBN-13: 9781437919622

The state secrets privilege is a judicially created evidentiary privilege that allows the govżt. to resist court-ordered disclosure of info. during litigation, if there is a reasonable danger that such disclosure would harm the nat. security of the U.S. Contents of this report: (1) U.S. v. Reynolds: Asserting the Privilege; Evaluating the Validity of the Privilege; Effect of a Valid Privilege; (2) Totten v. U.S.: Special Case of Nonjusticiable Contracts for Espionage; (3) Classified Info. Procedures Act and Secret Evidence in Criminal Litigation:Withholding Classified Info. During Discovery;
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Author: Edward C. Liu
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: involving, classified, information, litigation, limits, secrets, privilege, state
Number of Pages: 23
Published: 2010-10
ISBN-10: 1437928021
ISBN-13: 9781437928020

The state secrets privilege is a judicially created evidentiary privilege that allows the govżt. to resist court-ordered disclosure of info. during litigation, if there is a reasonable danger that such disclosure would harm the national security of the U.S. The Classified Info. Procedures Act provides pretrial procedures that permit a trial judge to rule on questions of admissibility involving classified info. before introduction of the evidence in open court. Contents of this report: (1) U.S. v. Reynolds: The Seminal Case: Asserting the Privilege; (2) Totten v. U.S.: The Special Case of Nonj
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Author: Raymond J. Beaudet
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: program, practices, encryption, computer, divisions, laptop, civil
Number of Pages: 64
Published: 2010-10
ISBN-10: 143792624X
ISBN-13: 9781437926248

Significant losses of sensitive data and personally identifiable information (PII) have occurred in both the government and in the private sector over the past few years. On Oct. 3, 2008, the Dept. of Justice received an alert indicating that two unencrypted laptop computers were stolen from the offices of a consulting firm in Wash., D.C. that was performing litigation support work for the Civil Division. The stolen laptops included PII of Civil Division attorneys, the consultantżs employees, plaintiffs, and potentially litigation sensitive info. in support of the governmentżs defense of sen
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Author: John B. Stephenson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: estimate, issues, future, program, requirements, funding, cost, cleanup, decreased, litigation, epa, needs, site, information, superfund
Number of Pages: 130
Published: 2010-01
ISBN-10: 1437920799
ISBN-13: 9781437920796

Under the Superfund program, the EPA places the most seriously contaminated sites on the National Priorities List. EPA may compel site cleanups by parties responsible for contamination, or conduct cleanups itself and have these parties reimburse its costs. The program is funded by a trust fund, which is largely supported by general fund appropriations. This report examines: (1) EPA's enforcement action outcomes and the factors parties consider in reaching these outcomes; (2) any trends in litigation to resolve Superfund liability; and (3) the program's status and costs. The report obtained and
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