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  • Mississippi seeks to derail federal suits over mental health

    Mississippi seeks to derail federal suits over mental health

    Headline Legal News 10/08/2022

    The U.S. Justice Department overreached in suing Mississippi over its mental health system, the state’s solicitor general has argued to a federal appeals court.A Justice Department attorney countered that there’s ample precedent to show t...

  • Court rehears fight over vaccine mandate for federal workers

    Court rehears fight over vaccine mandate for federal workers

    Headline Legal News 09/13/2022

    President Joe Biden has the same authority to impose a COVID-19 vaccine requirement on federal workers that private employers have for their employees, an administration lawyer told a federal appeals court Tuesday.A lawyer for opponents of the vaccin...

  • Kentucky judge extends block of state’s abortion ban

    Kentucky judge extends block of state’s abortion ban

    Headline Legal News 07/20/2022

    A Kentucky judge granted an injunction on Friday that prevents the state’s near-total ban on abortions from taking effect, meaning the state’s two clinics can continue providing abortions, for now.Jefferson Circuit Judge Mitch Perry&rsquo...

  • Kansas AG asking judge to dismiss redistricting lawsuits

    Kansas AG asking judge to dismiss redistricting lawsuits

    Headline Legal News 03/09/2022

    Attorney General Derek Schmidt is asking a Wyandotte County judge to dismiss two lawsuits filed over new Kansas congressional district lines enacted by Republican lawmakers. Schmidt’s request Monday came three days after the Kansas Supreme Cour...

  • Democrats sue to overturn new Kansas congressional districts

    Democrats sue to overturn new Kansas congressional districts

    Headline Legal News 02/16/2022

    Democrats sued Kansas officials on Monday over a Republican redistricting law that costs the state’s only Democrat in Congress some of the territory in her Kansas City-area district that she carries by wide margins in elections. A team of attor...

  • Bankruptcy proceedings can have long-term benefits

    Bankruptcy proceedings can have long-term benefits

    Headline Legal News 07/22/2021

    Chicago Bankruptcy Law Firm Covers Bankruptcy in the Wake of COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic has damaged the economy, leaving many families and business owners worried about how they will pay for even the most basic expenses. In the midst of this cris...

  • Missouri medical marijuana lawyers worry about discipline

    Missouri medical marijuana lawyers worry about discipline

    Headline Legal News 02/21/2021

    Attorneys who represent clients in the medical marijuana industry are concerned they might face discipline under a state Supreme Court directive that appears to put federal law in conflict with state law.The directive, which took effect July 1, says ...

  • Trump plan to curb drug costs dealt setback in court

    Trump plan to curb drug costs dealt setback in court

    Headline Legal News 12/24/2020

    A late-term maneuver by President Donald Trump to use lower drug prices paid overseas to limit some of Medicare’s own costs suffered a legal setback Wednesday that appears likely to keep the policy from taking effect before the president leaves...

  • Court: Washington drivers must use turn signals to turn

    Court: Washington drivers must use turn signals to turn

    Headline Legal News 12/29/2019

    The state Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that drivers must use their signal every time they turn or change lanes on a roadway.Thursday’s ruling reverses a Court of Appeals ruling that said a signal is required only when public safety is af...

  • Cock-a-doodle-doo! French rooster crows over court win

    Cock-a-doodle-doo! French rooster crows over court win

    Headline Legal News 08/30/2019

    Maurice the rooster can keep crowing, a French court ruled Thursday, as it rejected a complaint from neighbors who sued over noise nuisance.Maurice’s case and several other lawsuits against the sounds of church bells, cow bells, cicadas and the...

  • Russian court says bobsledder can keep Olympic titles

    Russian court says bobsledder can keep Olympic titles

    Headline Legal News 01/10/2019

    Russian bobsledder Alexander Zubkov won a Moscow court ruling on Friday that could make it harder for the International Olympic Committee to recover his gold medals.The Russian flagbearer at the 2014 Sochi Olympics was stripped of his two gold medals...

  • Stand-ins to decide who sits on West Virginia Supreme Court

    Stand-ins to decide who sits on West Virginia Supreme Court

    Headline Legal News 09/25/2018

    A group of judicial stand-ins representing West Virginia's Supreme Court was hearing challenges Monday to GOP Gov. Jim Justice's appointments of two Republican politicians to replace two departed justices.Democrats have called the impeachments that i...