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  • Justices rule Muslim men can sue FBI agents over no-fly list

    Justices rule Muslim men can sue FBI agents over no-fly list

    Law Firm Marketing 12/11/2020

    A unanimous Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that Muslim men who were placed on the government’s no-fly list because they refused to serve as FBI informants can seek to hold federal agents financially liable.The justices continued a string of de...

  • US to get 9th justice with Dems powerless to block Barrett

    US to get 9th justice with Dems powerless to block Barrett

    Law Firm Marketing 10/27/2020

    A divided Senate is set to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, giving the country a ninth justice Monday as Republicans overpower Democratic opposition to secure President Donald Trump’s nominee the week before Election Day. Democra...

  • Health care law on line at court, but is it likely to fall?

    Health care law on line at court, but is it likely to fall?

    Law Firm Marketing 10/13/2020

    To hear Democrats tell it, a Supreme Court with President Donald Trump’s nominee Amy Coney Barrett could quickly get rid of the law that gives more than 20 million Americans health insurance coverage. But that’s not the inevitable outcome...

  • High court: Rhode Island mail-in voters don't need witnesses

    High court: Rhode Island mail-in voters don't need witnesses

    Law Firm Marketing 08/11/2020

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday left in place an agreement that allows Rhode Island residents to vote by mail through November's general election without getting signatures from two witnesses or a notary.State officials had agreed to suspend the w...

  • California court upholds verdict in Monsanto cancer case

    California court upholds verdict in Monsanto cancer case

    Law Firm Marketing 07/21/2020

    A California appeals court on Monday upheld a groundbreaking verdict that Monsanto’s widely used weed killer caused cancer in a school groundskeeper but the panel also slashed the damage award from $78.5 million to $21.5 million.The 1st Distric...

  • Supreme Court blocks House from Mueller grand jury material

    Supreme Court blocks House from Mueller grand jury material

    Law Firm Marketing 05/20/2020

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday temporarily prevented the House of Representatives from obtaining secret grand jury testimony from special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. The court’s unsigned order granted the Trump administ...

  • Court issues temporary restraining order on Gov. Kelly's order

    Court issues temporary restraining order on Gov. Kelly's order

    Law Firm Marketing 04/19/2020

    A federal judge issued a limited temporary restraining order on Governor Kelly's order banning religious gatherings of ten or more people. The ruling was made by Judge John W. Broomes Saturday evening.Kelly responded, saying, "This is not about relig...

  • Georgia high court election cancellation headed for appeal

    Georgia high court election cancellation headed for appeal

    Law Firm Marketing 03/11/2020

    A would-be candidate for a seat on Georgia's highest court on Wednesday asked the state's lower appeals court to step in after a judge this week said the governor had the right to fill the position even though a judge who's resigning won't leave unti...

  • International court approves Afghanistan investigation

    International court approves Afghanistan investigation

    Law Firm Marketing 03/01/2020

    International Criminal Court judges authorized a far-reaching investigation Thursday of war crimes and crimes against humanity allegedly committed by Afghan government forces, the Taliban, American troops and U.S. foreign intelligence operatives.The ...

  • Federal appeals court rules against Trump on ending DACA

    Federal appeals court rules against Trump on ending DACA

    Law Firm Marketing 05/12/2019

    A federal appeals court ruled Friday the Trump administration acted in an “arbitrary and capricious” manner when it sought to end an Obama-era program that shields young immigrants from deportation.A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circ...

  • Congress to Probe Report that Trump Directed Lawyer to Lie

    Congress to Probe Report that Trump Directed Lawyer to Lie

    Law Firm Marketing 01/17/2019

    The Democratic chairmen of two House committees pledged Friday to investigate a report that President Donald Trump directed his personal attorney to lie to Congress about negotiations over a real estate project in Moscow during the 2016 election.Hous...

  • Dutch Supreme Court upholds weapon smuggling conviction

    Dutch Supreme Court upholds weapon smuggling conviction

    Law Firm Marketing 12/16/2018

    The Dutch Supreme Court has upheld the war crimes conviction of a timber dealer who was found guilty last year of selling arms to former Liberian leader Charles Taylor and of complicity in war crimes committed by Taylor's forces in Liberia and Guinea...

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