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  • Court allows wrongful death lawsuit after miscarriage

    Court allows wrongful death lawsuit after miscarriage

    Lawyer Interviews 01/02/2017

    The Alabama Supreme Court has ruled that a woman can pursue a wrongful-death lawsuit against an obstetrician after a miscarriage when she was five to six weeks pregnant. Justices on Friday reversed a trial judge's order dismissing the wrongful-death ...

  • Moscow court orders paper to refute a report on Rosneft CEO

    Moscow court orders paper to refute a report on Rosneft CEO

    Lawyer Interviews 10/08/2016

    A court in Moscow has ordered a leading independent newspaper to retract an article about a luxury yacht allegedly owned by the chief of Russia's top state-controlled oil company. retract The Basmanny District Court ruled Monday that the Novaya Gazet...

  • Kyrgyzstan sends case of jailed journalist back to court

    Kyrgyzstan sends case of jailed journalist back to court

    Lawyer Interviews 07/14/2016

    The Supreme Court in the Central Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday refused to release an ethnic Uzbek journalist and activist serving a life sentence after being convicted of stirring up ethnic hatred, but instead sent his case to a regional cour...

  • Court orders release of Chicago police disciplinary records

    Court orders release of Chicago police disciplinary records

    Lawyer Interviews 07/08/2016

    An Illinois appeals court on Friday vacated an injunction obtained by the Chicago police union that barred the city's release of disciplinary files dating back decades. The Fraternal Order of Police sued to block the release after a March 2014 appell...

  • Planned Parenthood shooting defendant returning to court

    Planned Parenthood shooting defendant returning to court

    Lawyer Interviews 05/11/2016

    A man who admitted killing three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic is returning to court for the continuation of a hearing on whether he's mentally competent to stand trial. A psychologist who examined 57-year-old Robert Dear is schedule...

  • Supreme Court Rejects Conservative Group’s Argument

    Supreme Court Rejects Conservative Group’s Argument

    Lawyer Interviews 04/04/2016

    A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Monday that states can count everyone, not just eligible voters, in deciding how to draw electoral districts. The justices turned back a challenge from Texas voters that could have dramatically altered political distri...

  • Man pleads guilty in threats against Wichita courthouse

    Man pleads guilty in threats against Wichita courthouse

    Lawyer Interviews 10/17/2015

    A 22-year-old man accused of threatening to storm the Sedgwick County Courthouse and kill law enforcement officers has pleaded guilty. Samuel McCrory pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of criminal threat and three counts of criminal possession of a...

  • Court again considers fate of seized gold coins worth $80M

    Court again considers fate of seized gold coins worth $80M

    Lawyer Interviews 10/14/2015

    A federal appeals court is again considering the fate of 10 rare gold coins possibly worth $80 million or more that the government says were illegally taken from a Philadelphia mint and wound up in a jeweler's hands. A lawyer for jeweler Israel Switt...

  • Appeals court won't reinstate 1990 arson-murder conviction

    Appeals court won't reinstate 1990 arson-murder conviction

    Lawyer Interviews 08/19/2015

    An elderly man who spent 24 years in prison for his daughter's death in a fire will remain free after a federal appeals court in Pennsylvania on Wednesday refused to reinstate his murder conviction. Han Tak Lee, 80, a native of South Korea who earned...

  • Chicago Out-of-State Counsel Attorneys

    Chicago Out-of-State Counsel Attorneys

    Lawyer Interviews 09/25/2013

    Local Counsel for Out-of-State Clients Companies need attorneys who understand the business-to-business and government procurement environments. Having an attorney focused specifically in the business counsel marketplace can help focus on practical s...

  • Eugene Criminal Defense - MJM Law Office, P.C.

    Eugene Criminal Defense - MJM Law Office, P.C.

    Lawyer Interviews 01/29/2012

    MJM Law Office, P.C. was founded to provide clients with quality representation in criminal defense and family law, including matters such as DUI offenses, drug crimes, divorce, and child custody. Mr. Mizejewski understands that effectively working t...

  • Ex-Justice Stevens optimistic about court's future

    Ex-Justice Stevens optimistic about court's future

    Lawyer Interviews 10/13/2011

    Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens spent much of his 35 years on the court disagreeing with the majority, but he's bullish about the institution. At a talk Monday at Princeton University, his biggest applause line was for his shorte...