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  • Judge won’t toss suit over Delaware court political balance

    Judge won’t toss suit over Delaware court political balance

    U.S. Court News 09/23/2022

    A federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit against Democratic Gov. John Carney over Delaware’s requirement for political balance on its courts.Friday’s ruling is the latest in a long-running legal battle over a “major-party&rd...

  • Court rules for officer in Oklahoma teen’s death lawsuit

    Court rules for officer in Oklahoma teen’s death lawsuit

    U.S. Court News 09/19/2022

    An appeals court ruling could mean the end of a federal lawsuit filed by the parents of a Black teenager who was naked and unarmed when he was shot and killed by suburban Oklahoma City police in 2019.Police said 17-year-old Isaiah Lewis was naked whe...

  • Court rules for officer in Oklahoma teen’s death lawsuit

    Court rules for officer in Oklahoma teen’s death lawsuit

    U.S. Court News 09/19/2022

    An appeals court ruling could mean the end of a federal lawsuit filed by the parents of a Black teenager who was naked and unarmed when he was shot and killed by suburban Oklahoma City police in 2019.Police said 17-year-old Isaiah Lewis was naked whe...

  • Court rehears fight over vaccine mandate for federal workers

    Court rehears fight over vaccine mandate for federal workers

    U.S. Court 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...

  • Abortion floor debate splits South Carolina Republicans

    Abortion floor debate splits South Carolina Republicans

    U.S. Court News 09/07/2022

    South Carolina’s Senate debate on an abortion ban that would no longer include exceptions for pregnancies caused by rape or incest started Wednesday with the chamber’s three Republican women taking a stand against a bill they said doesn&r...

  • Graham appeals order to testify in Georgia election probe

    Graham appeals order to testify in Georgia election probe

    U.S. Court News 08/18/2022

    U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham has formally appealed a judge’s order requiring him to testify before a special grand jury investigating whether former President Donald Trump and others illegally sought to overturn his 2020 election defeat in Georgia....

  • Italy frees man convicted of 2007 murder of Meredith Kercher

    Italy frees man convicted of 2007 murder of Meredith Kercher

    U.S. Court News 11/28/2021

    The only person convicted in the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher was freed Tuesday after serving most of his 16-year prison sentence, his lawyer said. Attorney Fabrizio Ballarini said Rudy Guede’s planned Jan. 4 release had been...

  • Court refuses appeal of ex-Cleveland cop who shot Tamir Rice

    Court refuses appeal of ex-Cleveland cop who shot Tamir Rice

    U.S. Court News 07/06/2021

    The Ohio Supreme Court announced on Tuesday it would not consider an appeal over the firing of a white police officer who shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice outside a Cleveland recreation center in 2014. The appeal was filed in April by the Cleve...

  • Supreme Court won’t revive school’s transgender bathroom ban

    Supreme Court won’t revive school’s transgender bathroom ban

    U.S. Court News 06/28/2021

    The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a Virginia school board’s appeal to reinstate its transgender bathroom ban. Over two dissenting votes, the justices left in place lower court rulings that found the policy unconstitutional. The case involved...

  • Bankruptcy is Just Filling Out Some Forms, Right?

    Bankruptcy is Just Filling Out Some Forms, Right?

    U.S. Court News 06/22/2021

    Nothing could be further from the truth! My job as a Bankruptcy Attorney is to help clients understand the process, and how to navigate all of the complexities of Bankruptcy Law. My job is also to educate the public about common misconceptions of the...

  • High court sides with ex-athletes in NCAA compensation case

    High court sides with ex-athletes in NCAA compensation case

    U.S. Court News 06/21/2021

    The Supreme Court decided unanimously Monday that the NCAA can’t enforce rules limiting education-related benefits — like computers and paid internships — that colleges offer to student athletes. The case doesn’t decide whethe...

  • Iowa’s high court stops lawsuit over farm runoff pollution

    Iowa’s high court stops lawsuit over farm runoff pollution

    U.S. Court News 06/18/2021

    A sharply divided Iowa Supreme Court on Friday stopped a lawsuit aimed at reducing the flow of fertilizer and hog farm waste into the state’s river and streams, finding that limiting pollution from farms was a political matter and not one for t...