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  • Parents Plead Not Guilty to Charges in Missouri Girl's Death

    Parents Plead Not Guilty to Charges in Missouri Girl's Death

    Legal Exams 12/28/2020

    The parents of a 4-year-old Missouri girl allegedly killed by neighbors to remove a “demon” pleaded not guilty Monday to charges connected to the case. Mary S. Mast, 29, and James A. Mast, 28, both of Lincoln, Missouri, were charged Thurs...

  • The Latest: Trump says he won't meet with Judge Lagoa

    The Latest: Trump says he won't meet with Judge Lagoa

    Legal Exams 09/24/2020

    President Donald Trump says he will not be meeting with Judge Barbara Lagoa, but says the Florida-born jurist is still on his short list to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court.Speaking to reporters during a White House press briefing Wednesday, Tru...

  • Shooting outside US court in Phoenix wounds federal officer

    Shooting outside US court in Phoenix wounds federal officer

    Legal Exams 09/15/2020

    A drive-by shooting wounded a federal security officer outside the U.S. courthouse in downtown Phoenix on Tuesday, and a person was later taken into custody, authorities said. The officer was taken to a hospital and was expected to recover, according...

  • President, Supreme Court top Wisconsin races in 2020

    President, Supreme Court top Wisconsin races in 2020

    Legal Exams 01/02/2020

    Everyone knows Wisconsin will be in the spotlight for the presidential race in 2020. It's one of just a few states where the electorate is so evenly divided, it could swing either way. That is the biggest prize on the ballot this year, but it's far f...

  • Connecticut courts moving notices from newspapers to website

    Connecticut courts moving notices from newspapers to website

    Legal Exams 12/19/2019

    The Connecticut court system will usher in the new year by moving required public notices to its website and out of newspapers, citing lower costs and the potential to reach a wider audience.Media representatives, however, believe the move will resul...

  • To overcome travel ban, some Americans taking cases to court

    To overcome travel ban, some Americans taking cases to court

    Legal Exams 12/15/2019

    Mohammed Hafar paced around the airport terminal ? first to the monitor to check flight arrivals, then to the gift shop and lastly to the doors where international passengers were exiting.At last, out came Jana Hafar, his tall, slender, dark-haired t...

  • Transgender woman in Supreme Court case 'happy being me'

    Transgender woman in Supreme Court case 'happy being me'

    Legal Exams 09/24/2019

    Aimee Stephens lost her job at a suburban Detroit funeral home and she could lose her Supreme Court case over discrimination against transgender people. Amid her legal fight, her health is failing.But seven years after Stephens thought seriously of s...

  • Louisiana high court rejects ‘NOLA No-Call’ suit against NFL

    Louisiana high court rejects ‘NOLA No-Call’ suit against NFL

    Legal Exams 08/20/2019

    A New Orleans Saints fan’s lawsuit against the NFL and game officials over the failure to call a crucial penalty against the Los Angeles Rams in a January playoff game was dismissed Friday by the Louisiana Supreme Court.The ruling appeared to b...

  • Supreme Court sides with Alabama company in patent dispute

    Supreme Court sides with Alabama company in patent dispute

    Legal Exams 06/02/2019

    The Supreme Court sided Monday with an Alabama technology company over the U.S. Postal Service in a patent dispute.The dispute before the justices had to do with U.S. Patent No. 6,826,548. That's the patent Birmingham-based Return Mail has for a syst...

  • Arizona court says Costco can be sued over ED drug disclosure

    Arizona court says Costco can be sued over ED drug disclosure

    Legal Exams 05/04/2019

    The Arizona Court of Appeals has ruled that the Costco warehouse store chain can be sued for privacy violations by a Phoenix-area man because a pharmacist joked with his ex-wife about an erectile dysfunction prescription he had never picked up.The ru...

  •  Court tosses permit for pipeline to cross Appalachian Trail

    Court tosses permit for pipeline to cross Appalachian Trail

    Legal Exams 12/14/2018

    A permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to cross two national forests, including parts of the Appalachian Trail, was thrown out Thursday by a federal appeals court that harshly criticized regulators for approving the proposal.A three-judge panel of ...

  • European court orders Turkey to free ex-Kurdish party leader

    European court orders Turkey to free ex-Kurdish party leader

    Legal Exams 11/20/2018

    The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday called on Turkey to release the former head of Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition from detention. Turkey's president responded by claiming his country was not bound by the court's rulings.In its ruling on Tu...

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