prevarication bias

47 results for prevarication bias

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  • 256 F.3d 355 (5th Cir. 2001), 99-41472, Ratliff v City of Gainesville

    ... to the Court's holding [in Reeves] that the employer's prevarication may be sufficient in many cases to demonstrate discriminatory animus" and ..., Ratliff relies on two cases examining the issue of whether the bias of influential people may taint an employment decision that is ultimately ...

  • 729 F.3d 883 (9th Cir. 2013), 08-71478, Oshodi v. Holder

    ... they're spinning tales, and Oshodi has a long history of prevarication. His lawyer may have been just as happy to rest on the written ...'s " stoic" demeanor indicated dishonesty was the result of cultural bias). In light of the other mechanisms available to the IJ for detecting ...

  • 889 F.3d 989 (9th Cir. 2018), 15-71979, Solorio v. Muniz

    The Ninth Circuit denied an application for permission to file a second or successive habeas corpus petition in federal district court based on a Brady v. Maryland claim. The panel held that petitioner failed to show that he exercised due diligence in failing to discover the evidence at issue before he filed his habeas petition. Therefore, the application was denied under 28 U.S.C. 2244(b)(2)(B)(

    ... about their potential race bias put him on notice. that his counsel might, himself, harbor. ... Fonseca’s prevarication on whether he saw Solorio with a. .38— the type of gun used to ...

  • 883 F.2d 750 (9th Cir. 1989), 87-1094, United States v. Martinez

    ... therefore expect from me no Art or Address, No Sophistry or Prevarication in such a Cause; nor any thing more than Fact, Evidence and Law would ... to evidence, subpoena certain witnesses, or question jurors on racial bias are left to the sound discretion of the trial lawyer. See Gustave v. ...

  • DREAM Act Opposition Lacks Rationale

    Is opposition to the DREAM act discriminatory?  The DREAM act would allow youths who were brought to this country illegally by their parents to obtain citizenship.  These young citizens would acquire US citizenship if they attend college or join the military.  Some folks oppose the DREAM Act because it would supposedly reward illegal activities or...

    ... men working here, then that constitutes evidence of discriminatory bias.  If the employer says he fired someone because they ere late everyday d they were not actually late everyday, then that shows prevarication, lying.  If the jury finds an employer has lied, the jury can then infer ...

  • 526 F.2d 740 (2nd Cir. 1975), 1195, United States v. Reed

    ... inquiry upon reasonable request to eliminate possible jury bias. United States v. Grant, supra, 494 F.2d at 122. However, in the ... not required to establish that they rely upon subterfuge and prevarication in their work. Nevertheless, appellant claims error because the trial ...

  • Harper v. Astrue, 063011 FED10, 10-5136

    ... any medical evidence showing "deceptiveness, equivocation, prevarication, trumpery or guile" that would establish a reason for rejecting her ... statements at the hearing reflected racial and religious bigotry and bias against her. She also asserts the district court exhibited racial and ...

  • Cove Inc., D/B/A Allwell Pharmacy; Decision and Order

    ...Taylor's prevarication regarding the purported plan to use Ms. Mustafa when Allwell began its ... of the events being described, and does not appear to be tainted with bias or a motivation to prevaricate, and because I do not find other indicia of ...

  • 938 F.2d 605 (5th Cir. 1991), 90-1230, Derden v. McNeel

    ...         Contrary to Derden's charge of trial court bias, the record reveals other instances during trial in which the court aided ..., nor does it demonstrate in any greater degree their prevarication about Derden's involvement. I disagree that the evidence on police call ...

  • 509 F.2d 1014 (7th Cir. 1975), 73--1934, Walgreen Co. v. N.L.R.B.

    ...Johnson is completely free of bias.'.         Apropos of the last observation of the ALJ, it is of ...He noted: 'No witness was conscious of any deliberate prevarication. No witness had any clear uncontaminated recollection of the original ...

  • Lost in translation: international criminal tribunals and the legal implications of interpreted testimony.

    ... testimony, full of "ums" and pauses, will sound like prevarication to a judge. If the interpreter chooses to wait until the end of the ...(163) . Of course, some of this misunderstanding is due to bias and ethnic, religious, or racial prejudice of trial participants. Bias on ...

  • Forward Nigeria.

    ...Critics have accused him of a bias against Obasanjo's opponents, even though most of the state governors he ...But after some unexplained prevarication, he had Taylor arrested and sent to the Hague for trial before the UN's ...

  • 795 F.2d 379 (4th Cir. 1986), 86-9009, Matter of Judicial Complaint Under 28 United StatesC. | 372

    ... defendants in the libel suit preferred not to accuse him formally of bias but they were convinced that he could not be impartial, the district judge ...         At the outset, I note that even if there was prevarication on the part of the district judge as alleged, there is no claim nor could ...

  • Case studies, counterfactuals, and causal explanations.

    ... the causes of behavior and, at worst, unavoidably partial stories biased by the writer's preexisting beliefs and values. (11) . This Article ... primary sources, to faulty recall, and even to deliberate prevarication. Accounts, in brief, are constructions of events rather than necessarily ...

  • Fifth Circuit Judge Accused of Making Racist Comments

    I have talked here about how a judge’s personal background will affect his/her judicial opinions. Now, it seems one judge’s personal beliefs may reveal her own motivations. Judge Edith Jones, once considered for appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court, has regularly affirmed dismissals and summary judgments in discrimination cases. She has expressed some impatience with...

    ... remarks and which found that evidence of the employer’s prevarication did not in itself suggest age discrimination. The opinion relied on the ... in nature against all women would remove or obviate any gender bias. Throughout many of her opinions, judge Jones has consistently tried to ...

  • Rule 804(b) (6) - the illegitimate child of the failed liaison between the hearsay rule and confrontation clause.

    ... the belief that stress causes a declarant to speak without prevarication, courts have looked favorably upon utterances made under severe stress. .... (95.) The fact that the declarant had a bias against the Defendant and was intoxicated at the time of the alleged ...

  • Was Ann Coulter right? Some realism about "minimalism".

    ...Prevarication and denigration are the hallmarks of liberal argument. Logic is not their ...12, 2006, at A12. . (6.) See Jim Ritter, Muslims See a Growing Media Bias, CHI. SUN-TIMES, Sept. 4, 2006, at 3 ("After Sept. 11, columnist Ann ...

  • Scientific expert testimony and intellectual due process.

    ... conclusions of these studies were themselves strong, ideologically biased segregationists.(105) (It is fair game, of course, to ask whether Clark ... for these related assumptions is that if indiscernible prevarication were a habit among experts, credentialism alone would be incapable of ...

  • Abortion and Breast Cancer:.

    ...But what a polysyllabic prevarication then follows: "There is no histopathological or morphological verification ... is really just an artifact arising out of something called "recall bias." In other words, says Davidson (as if it were an uncontested fact), ...

  • Just say no! A proposal to eliminate racially discriminatory uses of peremptory challenges.

    ... of our modern criminal justice system, believed that some of the biases and prejudices that African-Americans encounter stem from fundamental ... by the defense also would help guard against 'outright prevarication,' '[a] prosecutor's own conscious or unconscious racism,' or '[a] judge's ...

  • COURT OF APPEAL SUMMARIES (JANUARY 23 – JANUARY 27, 2017)

    Good Evening. Apologies for the delay in posting this past week’s summaries. The Court of Appeal considered: the sufficiency of conflict screens when counsel moves to another firm and found that the standard procedures to be inadequate in that particular case because of how close the new lawyer to the firm worked with his former...

    ..., Fairness of Hearing, Adjournments, Reasonable Apprehension of Bias,Costs, Substantial Indemnity 2260695 Ontario Inc v Invecom Associates ... judge accepted that Pearson’s evidence contained some “prevarication”, but he was satisfied that “the evidence that was recorded in the ...

  • What's in a name? Law, religion, and Islamic names.

    ...Women's L. J. 253, 267-98 (1997); Lynn M. Curtis, Sexism and Bias in the Name of Tradition: Missouri's Standard of Inequality Regarding ...His prevarication fuels Othello's desire to be told Iago's opinion of Cassio, while ...