Tagged: Arbitration

Week 32 (2020)

In Casa De Maryland, Inc. v. Trump, the Fourth Circuit declined to define what individuals would be included in the Immigration and Nationality Act’s “public charge” provision, which states “that any alien ‘who is likely at any time to become a public charge is inadmissible.’”

Week 30 (2020)

In Baten v. McMaster, The Fourth Circuit held that South Carolina’s winner-take-all system does not violate the First Amendment, the Fourteenth Amendment, or § 2 of the Voting Rights Act. In its decision, the court concluded that the appellants’ challenge to South Carolina’s winner-take-all system was justiciable and that the appellants had Article III standing. Therefore, the court affirmed the district court’s judgment.

Week 12 (2020)

In Servotronics, Inc. v. Boeing Co.,the Fourth Circuit held that under 28 U.S.C. § 1782, which provides that a U.S. District Court may provide assistance in providing testimony for a proceeding before “a foreign or international tribunal,” that private arbitration in the United Kingdom between two companies in the United Kingdom would qualify as such a tribunal.