Monday, November 19, 2007

Watch Out California - One more Attorney on the Loose

The Summer 2007 California Bar Exam results are posted - and I passed on the first try.

The fact of my passing the Cal Bar still has not fully sunk in yet, but my swearing in ceremony is scheduled for Dec. 7th at St. Ignatius Church on campus. Maybe by then, it will have registered. But what a ride its been. 

I would like to thank Greg, my study partner for so many hours in the basement of Zief Library, for your support and patience with my frequently off topic and innane questions. 

This morning, I am picking up our office's second  Petition for Certiorari to the Supreme Court.  The beat goes on.


Tuesday, November 6, 2007

On the Supreme Court Docket

The Clerk of the Supreme Court has placed our petition for certiorari on the docket.  The Solicitor General has  30 days to reply to our petition. 

Friday, November 2, 2007

New BIA Decision on Motion to Reopen Based on Changed Conditions

A brand new decision from the Board of  Immigration Appeals denying respondent's motion to reopen his deportation proceeding based on "changed conditions" pursuant to INA §208(a)(2)(D) was denied as a successive motion in Matter of C-W-L-, 24 I&N Dec. 346 (BIA 2007).

This INA section is different from section 240 which permits motion to reopen for changed country conditions, which is the basis of our Supreme Court petition for cert.