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  • Supreme Court: CFPB funding doesn't violate Constitution

    Supreme Court: CFPB funding doesn't violate Constitution

    Legal Events 05/17/2024

    The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a conservative-led attack that could have undermined the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.The justices ruled 7-2 that the way the CFPB is funded does not violate the Constitution, reversing a lower court and...

  • Korean Air Pilot Jobs - Korean Air's competitive pay awaits you

    Korean Air Pilot Jobs - Korean Air's competitive pay awaits you

    National News 05/10/2024

    Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas told attendees at a judicial conference Friday that he and his wife have faced “nastiness” and “lies” over the last several years and decried Washington, D.C., as a “hideous place.&r...

  • Trump faces prospect of additional sanctions for violating gag order

    Trump faces prospect of additional sanctions for violating gag order

    Headline Legal News 05/05/2024

    Jurors in the hush money trial of Donald Trump heard a recording Thursday of him discussing with his then-lawyer and personal fixer a plan to purchase the silence of a Playboy model who has said she had an affair with the former president.A visibly i...

  • Retrial of Harvey Weinstein unlikely to occur soon, if ever, experts say

    Retrial of Harvey Weinstein unlikely to occur soon, if ever, experts say

    Legal Events 05/01/2024

    A retrial in New York of disgraced former movie mogul Harvey Weinstein won’t be coming to a courtroom anytime soon, if ever, legal experts said on a day when one of two women considered crucial to his rape trial said she wasn’t sure she w...

  • Court will decide if Trump has immunity in election interference case

    Court will decide if Trump has immunity in election interference case

    Headline Legal News 04/26/2024

    Supreme Court arguments have begun over whether former President Donald Trump can avoid prosecution over his efforts to overturn his 2020 election loss to Democrat Joe Biden.The justices on Thursday took up for the first time whether a former preside...

  • Court questions obstruction charges brought against Jan. 6 rioters and Trump

    Court questions obstruction charges brought against Jan. 6 rioters and Trump

    National News 04/17/2024

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday questioned whether federal prosecutors went too far in bringing obstruction charges against hundreds of participants in the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot. But it wasn’t clear how the justices would rule in a case that ...

  • What to know about abortion in Arizona under the near-total 1864 ban

    What to know about abortion in Arizona under the near-total 1864 ban

    Legal Events 04/12/2024

    The Arizona Supreme Court gave the go-ahead Tuesday to prepare to enforce a long-dormant law that bans nearly all abortions, drastically altering the legal landscape for terminating pregnancies in a state likely to have a key role in the presidential...

  • Prosecutors seek from 40 to 50 years in prison for Sam Bankman-Fried

    Prosecutors seek from 40 to 50 years in prison for Sam Bankman-Fried

    National News 03/14/2024

    FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried’s orchestration of one of history’s largest financial frauds in his quest to dominate the cryptocurrency world deserves a prison sentence of 40 to 50 years, federal prosecutors on Friday told a federal judge....

  • Hong Kong court affirms landmark sedition conviction for pro-democracy activist

    Hong Kong court affirms landmark sedition conviction for pro-democracy activist

    Legal Events 03/07/2024

    Criticizing laws or chanting anti-government slogans can be enough to jail someone for sedition in Hong Kong, an appeal court ruled Thursday in a landmark case brought under a colonial-era law increasingly used to crush dissent.Tam Tak-chi, the first...

  • Sam Bankman-Fried Seeks Lenient Sentence and to Appeal Conviction

    Sam Bankman-Fried Seeks Lenient Sentence and to Appeal Conviction

    National News 03/02/2024

    Sam Bankman-Fried’s lawyer said Tuesday that a suggested 100-year prison sentence for the FTX founder by an arm of the court is “grotesque” and “barbaric” and at most a term of a few years behind bars is appropriate for ...

  • Witness at trial recounts fatal shooting of cinematographer by Alec Baldwin

    Witness at trial recounts fatal shooting of cinematographer by Alec Baldwin

    Headline Legal News 02/25/2024

    Testimony at trial Monday turned emotional and argumentative as an eyewitness recounted the fatal 2021 shooting of a cinematographer by actor Alec Baldwin during a movie rehearsal and described gun misfires, crew members walking out and a “ludi...

  • Court rejects appeal from 3 GOP House members over $500 mask fines

    Court rejects appeal from 3 GOP House members over $500 mask fines

    National News 02/21/2024

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected appeals from three Republican U.S. House members who challenged fines for not wearing face coverings on the House floor in 2021.The justices did not comment on leaving in place $500 fines issued in May 2021 to U....

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