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  • 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...

  • The Latest: International court 'undeterred' by Bolton

    The Latest: International court 'undeterred' by Bolton

    Headline Legal News 09/11/2018

    The International Criminal Court says it will continue to do its work "undeterred," despite National security adviser John Bolton's condemnation.olton asserted Monday the court "threatens American sovereignty and U.S. national security interests."The...

  •  12 audio files sent to prosecutors in Michael Cohen probe

    12 audio files sent to prosecutors in Michael Cohen probe

    Headline Legal News 07/24/2018

    A dozen audio recordings seized by the FBI from President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, were forwarded to federal prosecutors after lawyers dropped challenges on attorney-client privilege grounds, a former judge revealed Monday.The rec...

  •  Supreme Court upholds Trump administration travel ban

    Supreme Court upholds Trump administration travel ban

    Headline Legal News 07/01/2018

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld President Donald Trump’s ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries, rejecting a challenge that it discriminated against Muslims or exceeded his authority. The 5-4 decision Tuesday is the court’...

  • Supreme Court adopts new rules for cell phone tracking

    Supreme Court adopts new rules for cell phone tracking

    Headline Legal News 06/24/2018

    The Supreme Court says police generally need a search warrant if they want to track criminal suspects’ movements by collecting information about where they’ve used their cellphones. The justices’ 5-4 decision Friday is a victory for...

  • Wolf held fundraiser at law firm his administration is suing

    Wolf held fundraiser at law firm his administration is suing

    Headline Legal News 06/19/2018

    Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's campaign held a $1,000-a-head fundraiser at the offices of a law firm that his administration and the city of Harrisburg are suing over its role in a municipal trash incinerator that helped drive the city into state receive...

  • Kansas court avoids ruling on execution for student's death

    Kansas court avoids ruling on execution for student's death

    Headline Legal News 06/13/2018

    The Kansas Supreme Court has postponed a decision on whether the state can execute a man convicted of kidnapping, raping and strangling a 19-year-old college student.The high court on Friday upheld the capital murder conviction of Justin Eugene Thurb...

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