Construction is well under way on the Albuquerque Rapid Transit project, and the legal battle to stop it continues. For the second time, opponents filed a motion for an injunction to stop ART construction. City officials say each day construction is halted could cost taxpayers $146,000, but ART opponents claim it would cost taxpayers … Continue reading Yolanda Gallegos is Interviewed Regarding Rapid Transit Injunction Motion
Yolanda Gallegos Accepts Lifetime Achievement Award on Behalf of the U.S. District Court Judge Ricardo Urbina.
September 3, 2011 – Yolanda Gallegos accepted the Lifetime Achievement Award on behalf of the Honorable Ricardo Urbina, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia at the Hispanic National Bar Association National Convention in Dallas, Texas.
“‘Kafka-esque’ and ‘bureaucratic bungling’ were the words chosen by the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in describing the U.S. Department of Education’s determination that San Juan City College, a Title IV participant, had closed and its subsequent decision to withhold Title IV funds from the school. The ‘bungling’ involved the Department’s erroneous conclusion in February … Continue reading San Juan City College v. U.S.
“James Vigil, ex presidente de la Hispanic Bar Association, Yolanda Gallegos recién electa vicepresidente y Poll Marmolejos, actual presidente, son algunos de los nuevos integrantes que conformarén la Junta Directiva y cargos ejecutivos de dicha entidad.”
“George Washington University is giving freshly minted lawyers Stephen Garvin and John Paré an unusual hands-on course in how to respond to tough-minded litigation tactics. The school is aggressively pursuing its debt-laden alumni for attorney fees.” Read more.
“Three students at George Washington University’s National Law Center slammed the university with a class action in D.C. Superior Court this spring. The budding lawyers, unhappy with the way the school was divvying up their tuition, asked a judge to force the university to spend more of that money to support the law school rather … Continue reading When Students Sue Their Schools…