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Tag Archives: Administrative Law

Tariff provides federal jurisdiction, dooms complaint (access required)

An “artfully pleaded” complaint for damages that asserted only state law claims was nevertheless removable to federal court because it sought to alter the terms of a tariff filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, or FERC. That same tariff ...

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Car dealer properly denied rate increase for repairs (access required)

The circuit court correctly affirmed an administrative denial of a car dealership’s request to increase its hourly labor rate for performing warranty work. Overview Appellant Berglund Chevrolet wanted to increase its hourly labor rate for warranty work from $177  to ...

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Attorneys’ fee claim fails even though U.S. forced to ‘do the right thing’ (access required)

A prior order that required the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, or USCIS, to “do the right thing” and act on a military veteran’s long-pending citizenship application under a program that promises expedited processing in return for military service, was ...

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