Gurumurthy Kalyanaram, Former NYIT and UT Dallas Professor: On Collateral Estoppel And Materiality of The Finding

Here is a report on Collateral Estoppel and Materiality of an earlier finding by Professor Gurumurthy Kalyanaram, formerly of NYIT and UT Dallas.

Gurumurthy Kalyanaram Lawsuit and Public Policy

A long line of decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals (Second Circuit), and New York Court of Appeals, have held that, where a decision-maker makes a finding, the finding is not collateral estoppel in a subsequent proceeding unless the finding was material and decisive to the decision, even if it was raised and litigated, particularly where the decision-maker himself explicitly states that the issue was “immaterial” to his decision, and that if there is any uncertainty at all, collateral estoppel shall not apply.

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Gurumurthy Kalyanaram on Interpretation of Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA)

There are many lawsuits arising out of disputes in interpretation of the collectively bargained agreements.  Unions and employers work hard to craft CBAs, but lawsuits emerge even in cases of carefully designed CBAs.  In this essay, Gurumurthy Kalyanaram reports on this important matter.

Gurumurthy Kalyanaram – Law, Lawsuit and Including Politics

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