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  • Nominee's attack on Democrats poses risk to Supreme Court

    Nominee's attack on Democrats poses risk to Supreme Court

    Bar Associations 09/26/2018

    Brett Kavanaugh's angry denunciation of Senate Democrats at his confirmation hearing could reinforce views of the Supreme Court as a political institution at a time of stark partisan division and when the court already is sharply split between libera...

  • Trump's personal attorney has dropped a pair of libel suits

    Trump's personal attorney has dropped a pair of libel suits

    Bar Associations 04/11/2018

    President Donald Trump's personal attorney dropped a pair of libel lawsuits against BuzzFeed and investigation firm Fusion GPS amid the stir caused by an FBI search of the lawyer's files.Michael Cohen had sued in New York City over publication of the...

  • Court rules that Kushner firm must disclose partners' names

    Court rules that Kushner firm must disclose partners' names

    Bar Associations 01/11/2018

    A federal judge ruled Friday that the family company once run by Jared Kushner isn't allowed to keep secret the identity of its business partners in several Maryland properties.A U.S. district judge in the state rejected the argument that the privacy...

  • California hits Gatorade in court for "anti-water" videogame

    California hits Gatorade in court for "anti-water" videogame

    Bar Associations 10/06/2017

    Gatorade has agreed not to make disparaging comments about water as part of a $300,000 settlement reached Thursday with California over allegations it misleadingly portrayed water's benefits in a cellphone game where users refuel Olympic runner Usain...

  • German court orders sentence enforced in Chile abuse case

    German court orders sentence enforced in Chile abuse case

    Bar Associations 08/14/2017

    A court in western Germany has ruled that a German man must serve the sentence of a Chilean court for his role in the sexual abuse of children at a secretive German colony in Chile. The dpa news agency reported Monday that the court in the town of Kr...

  • Ohio high court will review full autopsies from 8 slayings

    Ohio high court will review full autopsies from 8 slayings

    Bar Associations 04/21/2017

    The Ohio Supreme Court wants to see unredacted autopsy reports from eight slayings in one family as justices consider media lawsuits seeking access to those full reports from the year-old, unsolved case. The court on Wednesday ordered the Pike County...

  • High court ruling could reshape Virginia political map

    High court ruling could reshape Virginia political map

    Bar Associations 03/01/2017

    A U.S. Supreme Court decision reviving a challenge to several Virginia legislative districts could send lawmakers back to the drawing board, but Republicans say they are confident the state's current electoral map will withstand further scrutiny. The...

  • Supreme Court rejects 2 death row appeals

    Supreme Court rejects 2 death row appeals

    Bar Associations 12/11/2016

    The Supreme Court has denied appeals from death row inmates in Louisiana and South Carolina who questioned their lawyers' actions. The justices on Monday did not comment on the cases of James Tyler of Louisiana and Sammie Stokes of South Carolina. Ty...

  • Biden, Supreme Court nominee on Hill to pressure GOP

    Biden, Supreme Court nominee on Hill to pressure GOP

    Bar Associations 09/11/2016

    Judge Merrick Garland found himself back on Capitol Hill on Thursday in a familiar place ? meeting with a Democratic senator who used the visit to complain about Republicans' inaction on President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee. Vermont Sen. Pa...

  • Washington, DC Criminal Defense Lawyer

    Washington, DC Criminal Defense Lawyer

    Bar Associations 11/01/2013

    Criminal defense should not be taken lightly and getting an attorney with experience is crucial so you are able to achieve your goals in each situation. Mr. Ney has represented  criminal defendants in felony cases in both trial and appellate cou...

  • Illegal immigrant in Fla. fights for law license

    Illegal immigrant in Fla. fights for law license

    Bar Associations 10/05/2012

    A Florida man's bid to become the first illegal immigrant to obtain a law license in the United States met skepticism Tuesday from most of the state's Supreme Court justices. Jose Godinez-Samperio came to the U.S. with his parents on visitors' visas ...

  • LAs leave 25% of class action settlements unclaimed

    LAs leave 25% of class action settlements unclaimed

    Bar Associations 10/05/2009

    UK – Local authority pension schemes could be losing up to £125m (€136m) by not participating in class actions, a report from the Goal Group has claimed. The firm, which provides specialist class action services, calculated that between 2007 and 2008...