E. Supp. Vol. 57

Immigrant Rights in Jeopardy: A Denial of Constitutional Protection in De La Paz v. Coy

Abstract: On May 14, 2015, in De La Paz v. Coy, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit held that immigrants cannot bring Bivens actions seeking damages against individual federal immigration officials for Fourth Amendment violations. The court reasoned that because the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 (“INA”) already provides immigrants with […]

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An Unsealed Package: The Ninth Circuit Creates a Circuit Split When Interpreting FDA Regulations on Food Label Nutrient Content Claims in Reid v. Johnson & Johnson

Abstract: On March 13, 2015, in Reid v. Johnson & Johnson, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that the statement “No Trans Fat” on the label of Benecol, a food that contains between 0 and 0.5 grams of trans fat, was not a permitted nutrient content claim. The court held that […]

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