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Supreme Court Upholds “One Person, One Vote”

In Evenwel v. Abbott, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the "One Person, One Vote" principle under the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment allows states to use total population, not just total voting-eligible population, in drawing legislative districts. 

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Court Grants Columbia University Motion to Dismiss Title IX Lawsuit With Prejudice

As reported in Newsweek, Reuters and other media outlets, Judge Gregory Woods of the Southern District of New York granted Paul, Weiss client Columbia University’s motion to dismiss a Title IX complaint filed by former Columbia undergraduate Paul Nungesser. 

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Paul, Weiss Files Amicus Brief on Behalf of Technology Companies in Successful Travel Ban Challenge

Paul, Weiss filed an amicus curiae brief on behalf of 58 leading high-tech companies in support of Hawaii’s successful motion blocking the implementation of President Trump's second temporary travel ban.

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New Beginnings: Helping Refugees Resettle

This video examines how Paul, Weiss and its client, the Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP), provide comprehensive legal representation to individual refugees seeking resettlement.

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Pro Bono Clients Fleeing Persecution in Honduras Achieve Asylum Victory

Paul, Weiss obtained asylum for our pro bono clients, a Honduran family, in the New York City Immigration Court.

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Pro Bono Client Achieves Asylum Victory

Paul, Weiss obtained asylum for our pro bono client, a 42-year-old Russian woman seeking legal status primarily on the basis of discrimination on account of her sexual orientation.

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Panama Paper Journalists Complete Spinoff Into Independent Nonprofit News Organization

Paul, Weiss represented the organization behind the Panama Papers, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), in its spinoff from the Center for Public Integrity, which founded ICIJ in 1997.

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Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant to Close

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced earlier this month that the Indian Point Nuclear Facility located in Westchester County, New York will be closed by 2021. 

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An Evening with Roberta Kaplan and Edith Windsor

In this video, litigation partner Roberta Kaplan and Edith Windsor speak about their experiences litigating, and winning, U.S. v. Windsor, the landmark same-sex marriage ruling. 

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HIV-Positive Jamaican Man Wins Asylum

Paul, Weiss obtained asylum for an HIV-positive gay man from Jamaica who sought asylum in the U.S. after facing persecution because of his sexual orientation. 

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