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Rehearing Granted (306833) (access required)

Upon request for a poll of the court, a majority of the active circuit judges voted to rehear this case by the en banc court. The decision of the panel in this case, decided June 11, 1993, shall be and ...

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Taxation – Attorney's Fees – EAJA (access required)

Where the district court adopted the recommendation of the bankruptcy court and applied the Equal Access to Justice Act, 28 U.S.c. § 2412(b), to debtors’ request for attorney’s fees, this was reversible error, because the request is governed by the ...

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Civil Practice – Jurisdiction – Arbitration (access required)

Where plaintiff has sued a securities firm alleging various violations of state and federal laws, but he has signed several clients’ agreements which provide that “all controversies” which may arise between the parties “shall be determined by arbitration,” the district ...

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