Friday, February 1, 2019

Cases --- January 20th through 26th, 2019

Miscellaneous

Salt Lake City v. Kidd (Utah, January 23, 2019) (Kidd
failed to preserve or to brief her equal protection or First Amendment claims in connection with her conviction for working as an escort without a license)

Wages

Cummings v. Dean (10th Cir., January 24, 2019) (reversing denial of qualified immunity to Dean, director of Labor Relations, New Mexico Workforce Solutions, on due process failure to issue prevailing wage rates) 

Workers Compensation/Occupational Safety and Disease

*McKenna v. Commissioner, SSA (10th Cir., January 23, 2019) (affirming denial of disability benefits:  McKenna's work was cognitive, not sedentary)

*The 10th Circuit has declared that these cases are not binding precedent except under the doctrines of law of the case, res judicata, or collateral estoppel. They may be cited, however, for persuasive value under Fed.R.App.P. 32.1 and 10th Cir.R. 32.1.

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