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On the Emmys’ red carpet, Laverne Cox and her ACLU date discuss pending Supreme Court cases

Mon, 2019-09-23 12:13
Orange is the New Black actress and LGBTQ advocate Laverne Cox wanted to deliver a message to viewers watching the Emmy Awards on Sunday. Cox’s…
Categories: General Law

Lawyer’s bathroom break didn’t justify removal of case from jury docket, appeals court rules

Mon, 2019-09-23 11:10
A lawyer’s bathroom break and a client’s late appearance didn’t justify a judge’s decision to remove a case from the jury docket, a Texas appeals…
Categories: General Law

Arkansas AG seeks removal of judge from state matters; he is already banned from capital cases

Fri, 2019-09-20 11:15

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge on Tuesday asked the state supreme court to remove a Pulaski County judge from all cases involving her office.


Categories: General Law

Grocery store chain isn’t liable for motorized cart collision, state supreme court rules

Thu, 2019-09-19 15:35
The Ohio Supreme Court has reversed an award of more than $360,000 in a suit against a grocery chain that provided a motorized shopping cart…
Categories: General Law

Afternoon Briefs: Law school lost $1.6M to fraud; 3rd Circuit strikes down religious ad ban

Wed, 2019-09-18 17:32

Audit concludes financial wrongdoing cost law school $1.6M

The University of Texas School of Law has tightened its financial controls after an internal audit concluded…

Categories: General Law

Acquitted Navy SEAL says ex-lawyers delayed case, maximizing fundraising potential

Wed, 2019-09-18 16:09
A Navy SEAL who was acquitted of murdering a prisoner alleges in a lawsuit that one of his former lawyers promised that his legal fees…
Categories: General Law

College grad banned from AmeriCorps position for anxiety counseling wins reforms

Wed, 2019-09-18 13:18
A national service program for young adults has agreed to revise its health screening process after the American Civil Liberties Union alleged a violation of…
Categories: General Law

Lawyer who sued Trump business associate is suspended for ‘campaign to extort a settlement’ and judicial insults

Wed, 2019-09-18 11:21
A New York lawyer has received a one-year suspension for allegedly trying to “extort” a settlement using improperly obtained materials in a suit against a…
Categories: General Law

Afternoon Briefs: Florida Coastal law student sues over prep course; suit tossed over hate group label

Tue, 2019-09-17 17:05

Florida Coastal law student sues school for allegedly toughening graduation standard

A law student at Florida Coastal School of Law claims in a lawsuit that…

Categories: General Law

Federal judge tosses suit by gay lawyer who says his co-counsel outed him to al-Qaida client

Tue, 2019-09-17 15:05
A federal judge in Chicago has ruled that a mitigation specialist who worked on the defense team for accused Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed…
Categories: General Law