Category Archives: political corruption

CA7 finds IJ credibility determination flawed and remands asylum case

Nadmid, a 57-year-old citizen of Mongolia, came to the U.S. in 2003 on a visitor’s visa. After being arrested for DUI, he voluntarily departed in 2006 and returned to Mongolia, where he started a business. Nadmid returned to the U.S. … Continue reading

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Refugee Caselaw Site – Asylum Law – University of Michigan Law School

Refugee Law – Asylum Law – University of Michigan Law School The Refugee Caselaw Site, directed by Prof. James C. Hathaway, is the world’s only collection of carefully selected leading cases which interpret and apply the UN’s refugee definition, used … Continue reading

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‘Honest services’ a key component of U.S. anti-fraud statutes, key issue in Black appeal

Issue: Whether the “honest services” clause of 18 U.S.C. § 1346 applies in cases where the jury did not find – nor did the district court instruct them that they had to find – that the defendants “reasonably contemplated identifiable … Continue reading

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