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2018/02/08   Court: Idaho nuclear waste documents won't be made public
2018/02/03   UN court lays down Costa Rica, Nicaragua maritime borders
2017/12/03   Supreme Court won't hear dispute involving NC TV network
2017/11/26   Supreme Court rejects case over Mississippi Confederate emblem
2017/11/23   Court: Stress no grounds for rescinding guilty pleas
2017/11/23   Court: Colorado county wrongly OK’d asphalt plant near homes
2017/11/18   Steve Mostyn, Houston attorney and major Dem donor, dies
2017/11/13   Court gives go-ahead for minimum alcohol price in Scotland
2017/10/22   Washington Supreme Court to hear education funding case
2017/10/21   Tennessee church shooting suspect due in court Monday
2017/10/08   Man who killed NFL star's son taking case to high court
2017/10/04   Supreme Court declines Michigan emergency manager law case
2017/10/01   Spooked businesses shift headquarters out of Catalonia
2017/09/19   Court: State, Not Counties Accountable for Poor School Funds
2017/09/17   3 bank customers in Germany fined for ignoring collapsed man
2017/08/30   S. Korean court says worker's rare disease linked to Samsung
2017/08/27   Supreme Court justice blocks ruling on redrawing Texas districts
2017/08/15   German court sends ECB challenge to European court
2017/08/12   A Supreme Court pharma case deals consumers a big loss
2017/06/27   Supreme Court term ended much different than it began
2017/06/09   Court: Neighbors can sue pot grower for stinky smells
2017/06/03   Court filing questions innocence panel insistence on secrecy
2017/05/31   Doctor arrested at Trump hotel on gun charges due in court
2017/05/28   Mom sentenced in Australian court for drowning 3 children
2017/05/21   8 judges on Venezuela's Supreme Court hit with US sanctions
2017/05/10   New Mexico Supreme Court won't restore funds to Legislature
2017/05/09   Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya guilty of disobeying top court
2017/03/02   Ohio court considers privacy rights in backpack search
2017/02/12   Court: Police executing 'no-knock' warrant before shooting
2017/02/11   Supreme Court nominee has defended free speech, religion
2017/02/09   Kenya court blocks closing of world's biggest refugee camp
2017/01/10   Supreme Court temporarily blocks new NC districts, elections
2016/12/17   Dems to use hearings on Trump picks to court working class
2016/12/03   Ohio sheriff accused of drug theft changing not guilty plea
2016/11/19   Philippine court urged to order Marcos' remains exhumed
2016/10/21   Grassley: GOP can't stonewall a Clinton Supreme Court pick
2016/09/24   Court cites racial profiling in tossing gun charge
2016/08/22   Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
2016/08/11   Appeals court rejects request to postpone voter ID decision
2016/06/12   Court Vacates $1.8M Ventura Award in 'American Sniper' Case
2016/05/21   Maryland high court issues opinion in Gray case
2016/05/02   Court in Russia-annexed Crimea bans Tatar assembly
2016/04/15   Despite court ruling, China gay rights movement makes gains
2016/04/14   Cosby asks court to reseal testimony about affairs, drugs
2016/02/25   Texas court tosses criminal case against former Gov. Perry
2016/01/16   Ohio's top court declines to change rules on plea deals
2016/01/15   Rome court acquits ex-Vatican accountant of corruption
2015/11/30   High Court rules against Northern Ireland's abortion law
2015/11/14   Ruling gives Sandusky back $4,900-a-month Penn State pension
2015/11/13   Lufthansa cancels 930 flights Wednesday due to strike
2015/11/07   Mississippi Supreme Court narrowly grants same-sex divorce
2015/11/01   Chinese woman pleads guilty in college test-taking scheme
2015/08/16   Court fines Washington state over education funding
2015/06/16   Texas turns away from criminal truancy courts for students
2015/06/12   Egypt court sentences 11 to death over 2012 soccer riot
2015/06/01   Suge Knight returns to court to try to dismiss murder case
2015/04/15   Man kills his lawyer, judge, co-defendant in Milan court
2015/04/07   Supreme Court rejects North Carolina appeal on election law
2015/03/12   Missouri appeals judge appointed to take over Ferguson court
2015/02/16   Court nixes faith-based birth control mandate challenge
2015/02/16   NC Supreme Court considers status of private school vouchers
2015/01/30   Supreme Court refuses to halt execution of Ga. man
2015/01/30   Appeals court weighs suit in US Marshals shooting
2015/01/20   Contractor, Navy captain plead guilty in bribery scheme
2015/01/05   Argentine court says US fugitive can be extradited
2014/12/08   Houston Personal Injury Lawyers
2014/12/05   NY court: Chimps don't have same rights as humans
2014/12/05   Former Assistant Wayne County Prosecutor
2014/12/02   North Carolina Worker's Compensation & Social Security Disability
2014/11/25   Divorce Litigation and Child Custody & Visitation in Northern Virginia
2014/11/17   Intellectual Property Matters and Trademark Attorney
2014/11/07   Palm Beach Construction Law
2014/11/04   Southern California Personal Injury Lawyers
2014/11/04   Court rejects appeal over Senate filibuster rules
2014/10/30   Appeals court in Va. reviewing NC abortion law
2014/10/30   Personal Injury Lawyers Practicing Throughout Texas
2014/10/28   Trademark, Patent & Intellectual Property Rights
2014/10/20   Texas abortion clinics reopen after court reprieve
2014/10/03   San Francisco Intellectual Property Lawyer
2014/09/23   Court reverses woman's conviction in child's death
2014/09/23   San Jose Intellectual Property Lawyer - The Onu Law Firm
2014/08/28   Massachusetts Eviction Attorney – Law Office of Alan Segal
2014/08/19   Ala court upholds generic drug decision
2014/08/06   Court schedules night deer hunting arguments
2014/07/29   Brown appoints legal affairs aide to appeals court
2014/07/11   Drummond Firm - Las Vegas Accident & Injury Attorneys
2014/07/08   MJM Law Office, P.C. - Eugene, Oregon DUII and Criminal Defense Services
2014/06/17   Davis Law Group, PLLC - Detroit Area DUI/DWI Attorney
2014/06/13   Law Offices of Robert W. Jackson - Cardiff & Fallbrook Personal Injury Lawyers
2014/06/10   DiRusso & DiRusso - Surry County Worker's Compensation Lawyers
2014/06/06   Levin & Curlett, LLC - Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer Services
2014/06/03   The Salazar Law Firm - Houston Car Accident Lawyers Services
2014/05/30   Tenecia P. Reid - Manassas Divorce Lawyer Services
2014/05/29   McKennon Law Group - Los Angeles Insurance Attorney
2014/05/27   W. Bradley Ney - Washington, DC Business Litigation Lawyer Services
2014/05/20   Rita White - Canton Criminal Lawyer Services
2014/05/16   Fred Meissner - Phoenix, Arizona Tax Lawyer Services
2014/05/13   MJM Law Office, P.C. - Eugene DUI and Criminal Defense Lawyer
2014/05/05   Jackson Trial Lawyers - Cardiff Personal Injury Lawyer
2014/05/02   The Salazar Law Firm, PLLC - Houston Car Accident Lawyers
2014/04/30   W. Bradley Ney - Washington, DC Business Litigation Lawyer
2014/04/25   Fred Meissner - Tax Lawyer in Phoenix, Arizona
2014/04/25   Law Office of Rita O. White - Canton Criminal & DUI Lawyers
2014/04/12   Salvatore Scanio – Ludwig & Robinson PLLC.
2014/04/01   DiRusso & DiRusso, Attorneys At Law.
2014/04/01   The Davis Law Group, PLLC
2014/03/28   Levin & Curlett LLC
2014/03/28   The Law Offices of Place and Hanley, LLC
2014/03/24   AB & Co IP Services - Sierra Leone Intellectual Property Lawyers
2014/03/21   McKENNON LAW GROUP PC.
2014/03/21   The Law Offices of Tenecia P. Reid, PLLC
2014/02/28   High court climate case looks at EPA's power
2014/02/18   Jacksonville man guilty of lesser counts in music shooting
2014/02/13   CA Supreme Court justice to retire
2013/12/20   Court: LAPD can continue eased auto impound policy
2013/12/02   Appeals court to take up San Francisco jail suit
2013/11/18   Russian court: Greenpeace activist to stay in jail
2013/11/04   Court-martial date set in Naval Academy case
2013/10/25   Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) Attorneys
2013/10/25   Josef Cowan | Civil Litigation Construction Law Firm Los Angeles
2013/09/23   The Law Offices of Craig Hubble - Carson Employment Law
2013/07/18   Court: Legal status can't be used in civil cases
2013/06/25   San Diego, California - Personal Injury Law
2013/06/25   The Law Offices of David Stein - Maryland Gun Lawyer
2013/06/25   San Antonio, Texas - Texas Probate Overview
2012/10/19   Lawyer: Bahrain court postpones activist's appeal
2012/10/12   2 King Co. candidates vying for Attorney General
2012/09/22   High court won't stop Texas voting map
2012/02/08   Corvallis Criminal Defense Attorneys - Arnold Law Office, LLC
2012/02/01   Securities Litigation Attorney - Robert L. Herskovits
2012/01/22   Herskovits PLLC - New York Securities Litigation Law
2011/12/20   Gingrich assails judges as he courts conservatives
2011/11/26   Exclusive Interview with Author Jeff Madrick "The Age of Greed"
2011/09/23   9th Circuit appeals court Judge Pamela Rymer dies
2011/09/20   Noted NJ attorney Michael Cole dies at 67
2011/09/09   W.Va. lawyer nominated to federal appeals court
2011/09/05   Brockport man guilty of shooting deputy in leg
2011/08/04   NYC lawyer pleads guilty to tax charge
2011/07/28   Jeffco Commission chooses to hire California law firm
2011/06/02   Bauer leaving, Ruemmler in as White House counsel
2011/05/18   Holland & Hart adds 29 attorneys in Salt Lake City
2011/05/05   Welcome Indiana Trial Lawyers Association Members
2011/02/11   Former Ga. Labor Commissioner Joins Law Firm
2011/01/31   At least 135 attorneys keep law license after convictions
2011/01/19   Attorney - Nathaniel D. Johnson
2011/01/18   Former Wisconsin governor takes job with law firm
2011/01/12   Former Attorney General Cox will join Dykema Gossett
2011/01/04   Artur Davis joins international law firm
2010/12/30   Daniels appoints new judges in 2 Indiana counties
2010/03/09   Arent Fox names Mark M. Katz new chairman
2010/02/25   Keith Halleland departs Halleland Lewis law firm
2010/01/28   Top Cravath litigator Joffe dead at 66
2009/10/19   Los Angeles DUI Defense
2009/07/27   Former Staff Attorney's Discrimination Suit Against Covington Back On Track
2009/01/13   Shuman Law Firm Investigates Advanced Med Optics
2008/12/02   Ages of Supreme Court justices and recent retirees
2008/09/26   Court Worker Says Judge Groped Her
2008/06/23   1st black La. Supreme Court justice dies at 84
2008/06/12   Trial Suspended Over Judge's Dirty Web Site
2008/04/07   Attorney: SC Firm, Railroad to Settle
2008/03/31   Former Latham Partner Pleads Guilty
2008/03/31   23 Districts Improperly Report Attorneys
2008/03/28   Herbies Promotes Record Number of Partners
2008/03/27   Diana Sen Selected as Regional Finalist
2008/03/26   Sidley Austin Expands with Addition of Six
2008/03/05   Former Judge Z. Mae Jimison dies
2008/03/04   Former Court justice Baldwin joins Pittsburgh law firm
2008/03/03   Logan lawyer appointed to 1st District Court
2008/03/01   FCC General Counsel Feder Leaves for Law Firm
2008/02/05   Helped law firm go global

Court: Idaho nuclear waste documents won't be made public
Attorney News | 2018/02/08 14:20
U.S. officials don't have to provide details about proposed shipments of extremely radioactive spent commercial nuclear fuel to the country's top government nuclear research laboratory in Idaho, a federal court has ruled.

The ruling was a major setback to a lawsuit filed by former Idaho Gov. Cecil Andrus, who had a long history of legal battles with the Energy Department over nuclear waste entering the state and a firm belief that residents had a right to know the agency's plans.

U.S. District Court Judge B. Lynn Winmill on Tuesday ruled the federal agency acted properly in withholding information sought by Andrus in a Freedom of Information Act request he filed in January 2015.

That decision means the documents will not be released to the public anytime soon, but they ultimately could be as another part of Andrus' argument has yet to play out and the case remains open.

Andrus, a Democrat who died in August at age 85, filed the lawsuit in September 2015 after receiving heavily blacked-out documents from the federal agency about the spent commercial nuclear fuel shipments. His daughter, Tracy Andrus, has been substituted with the court's approval as the plaintiff in the case.

The former governor's longtime aide, Marc Johnson, said he was disappointed with Tuesday's ruling in favor of the Department of Energy, "particularly after waiting so long to see what DOE really has in mind for further waste in Idaho."

The lawsuit seeks information about several hundred pounds of proposed research shipments of spent commercial nuclear fuel the federal agency wants to send to the Idaho National Laboratory, the nation's top federal nuclear research lab.

The shipments required a waiver to a nuclear waste agreement the Energy Department and Idaho signed in 1995 limiting nuclear waste shipments to Idaho. The agreement followed federal court victories by then Gov. Andrus at a time when he feared the state was becoming a repository for the nation's nuclear waste.

Andrus, before his death from complications from cancer, contended that signing such a waiver would open the state up to receiving tons of nuclear waste from around the nation, and is why he sought information about the Energy Department's plans.

UN court lays down Costa Rica, Nicaragua maritime borders
Attorney News | 2018/02/03 22:03
The International Court of Justice laid down definitive maritime boundaries Friday between Costa Rica and Nicaragua in the Caribbean Sea and Pacific Ocean and a small land boundary in a remote, disputed wetland.

As part of the complex ruling, the United Nations' highest judicial organ ruled that a Nicaraguan military base on part of the disputed coastline close to the mouth of the San Juan River is on Costa Rican territory and must be removed.

Ruling in two cases filed by Costa Rica, the 16-judge U.N. panel took into account the two countries' coastlines and some islands in drawing what it called "equitable" maritime borders that carved up the continental shelf underneath the Caribbean and Pacific.

Such rulings can affect issues including fishing rights and exploration for resources like oil.

Earlier, the court ordered Nicaragua to compensate Costa Rica for damage Nicaragua caused with unlawful construction work near the mouth of the San Juan River, the court's first foray into assessing costs for environmental damage.

The order by the United Nations' principal judicial organ followed a December 2015 ruling that Nicaragua violated Costa Rica's sovereignty by establishing a military camp and digging channels near the river, part of a long-running border dispute in the remote region on the shores of the Caribbean Sea.

In total, Nicaragua was ordered to pay just over $378,890 for environmental damage and other costs incurred by Costa Rica— a small fraction of the $6.7 million sought by San Jose.

Supreme Court won't hear dispute involving NC TV network
Attorney News | 2017/12/03 16:58
A lawsuit against a North Carolina city for allegedly discriminating against an African-American-owned television network will go forward after the Supreme Court declined to get involved in the case.

The Supreme Court's announcement Monday that it would not get involved in the dispute leaves in place a ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit earlier this year that revived the lawsuit. A trial court had initially dismissed it.

Black Network Television claims the City of Greensboro rescinded a $300,000 economic development loan because of race. The city says race had nothing to do with it. Appeals court judges ruled 2-1 that the lawsuit had been improperly dismissed.

Supreme Court rejects case over Mississippi Confederate emblem
Attorney News | 2017/11/26 13:36

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected hearing a case that challenges the use of Confederate imagery in the Mississippi state flag.

Carlos Moore, an African-American attorney from Mississippi, argued that the flag represents "an official endorsement of white supremacy."

"The message in Mississippi's flag has always been one of racial hostility and insult and it is pervasive and unavoidable by both children and adults," Moore said in his court appeal.

"The state's continued expression of its message of racial disparagement sends a message to African-American citizens of Mississippi that they are second-class citizens."

The justices did not comment on their decision to decline Moore's appeal to have the flag ruled as an unconstitutional symbol of slavery, The Associated Press reported.

"We always knew it was a long shot," Moore told the news wire.

After a lower court rejected the lawsuit for lack of standing in April, Moore appealed the case to the Supreme Court on the grounds that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit had given the 14th Amendment's Equal Protection Clause too narrow of an interpretation.

Court: Stress no grounds for rescinding guilty pleas
Attorney News | 2017/11/23 13:36
An appeals court in Chicago says a lower court in Indiana was right to refuse to permit a couple to rescind their guilty pleas in a tax case on grounds their prosecution caused them severe stress.

The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said stress was common to anyone facing prosecution and wasn't sufficient reason to take back pleas. It added that neither George nor Barbara Gasich could claim they were under some "Napoleonic delusions" when they chose to plead guilty.

The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin reports the Gasiches were indicted in 2014 for making fraudulent claims. Prosecutors said they'd asked for $475,000 in refunds when they owed the IRS far more than that.

The Gasiches were formerly from St. John, Indiana, but lived in Florida when they were arrested.

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