Oscar Michelen

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Name: Oscar Michelen
Date registered: November 22, 2009
URL: http://cuomollc.com

Latest posts

  1. Recent Philly Exoneration Case Reads Like Textbook on Wrongful Conviction — May 26, 2017
  2. SCOTUS Ends Forum Shopping in Patent Cases — May 22, 2017
  3. Tribeca Film Institute Brings Film Class to NY State Prison — May 17, 2017
  4. Dept of Justice Uses Racist Decision In Support of Trump Travel Ban — May 12, 2017
  5. Hush Your Pretty Little Mouth: Gender and Interruption at the Supreme Court — April 18, 2017

Most commented posts

  1. NY Appeals Court Rules Trump Must Stand Trial for Fraud — 114 comments
  2. New Tip Rules In Effect For NY Restaurants and Hotels! — 43 comments
  3. Bar Owners Beware! Not Paying for Tunes Can Be Costly! — 25 comments
  4. Freedom Won for Innocent Man but Maybe at the Cost of Truth — 24 comments
  5. Time to Right a Wrong in Brooklyn — 22 comments

Author's posts listings

May 26 2017

Recent Philly Exoneration Case Reads Like Textbook on Wrongful Conviction

Shaurn Thomas’ conviction for murder was overturned this week after he served 24 years in jail after Philadelphia prosecutors asked a court to vacate the conviction in the interests of justice. as I was reading about the case in the article in today’s NY Times I was struck by how the case mirrors so many …

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May 22 2017

SCOTUS Ends Forum Shopping in Patent Cases

Well the docket of the Eastern Texas Federal District Court is going to get much lighter in the coming months and years. In a unanimous 8-0 decision, in a case titled TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC, the Supreme Court held that a person or entity claiming patent infringement must bring the …

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May 17 2017

Tribeca Film Institute Brings Film Class to NY State Prison

I was asked to be a speaker yesterday at the Tribeca Film Institute’s Community Screening Program at Otisville Correctional Institute. The program brings a series of films into the NY State medium-security facility in Orange County, NY and then has a group of incarcerated facilitators lead a discussion among the participants about the film. Its …

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May 12 2017

Dept of Justice Uses Racist Decision In Support of Trump Travel Ban

The Dept of Justice, headed of course by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, is tasked with defendant President Trump’s executive order that prohibited entry into the United States from several majority-Muslim countries. This coming Monday, the Fourth Circuit will hear argument on the second version of the Trump travel ban, which two lower courts have already …

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