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  • Bankruptcy is Just Filling Out Some Forms, Right?

    Bankruptcy is Just Filling Out Some Forms, Right?

    Law Review 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...

  • Anchorage companies, man fined for clean air violations

    Anchorage companies, man fined for clean air violations

    Law Review 02/28/2021

    A man and two companies in Alaska have been sentenced to three years probation and a $35,000 fine for violating the Clean Air Act involving asbestos work at a shopping center more than five years ago, a judge said.The work was performed at the Northe...

  • Judge refuses to order remote access to New Hampshire House

    Judge refuses to order remote access to New Hampshire House

    Law Review 02/22/2021

    The New Hampshire House can proceed with in-person sessions this week without providing remote access to medically vulnerable lawmakers, a federal judge ruled Monday.Seven Democratic lawmakers sued Republican House Speaker Sherm Packard last week arg...

  • Outside team to assist Albuquerque police internal affairs

    Outside team to assist Albuquerque police internal affairs

    Law Review 02/15/2021

    The city of Albuquerque and the U.S. Department of Justice have proposed a plan to temporarily assist Albuquerque Police Department internal affairs investigators.An outside team is expected to correct issues as they arise and train detectives on how...

  • Court halts another Texas execution over disability claims

    Court halts another Texas execution over disability claims

    Law Review 02/04/2021

    A Texas appeals court has delayed a second execution this year to review claims that an inmate is intellectually disabled and thus ineligible for the death penalty.The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals on Wednesday granted a request by attorneys for Ed...

  • Biden to name Judge Merrick Garland as attorney general

    Biden to name Judge Merrick Garland as attorney general

    Law Review 01/07/2021

    President-elect Joe Biden has selected Merrick Garland, a federal appeals court judge who in 2016 was snubbed by Republicans for a seat on the Supreme Court, as his attorney general, two people familiar with the selection process said Wednesday.In pi...

  • Chief justice praises work of federal courts during COVID-19

    Chief justice praises work of federal courts during COVID-19

    Law Review 01/01/2021

    Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts is praising federal courts nationwide for their flexibility in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, acknowledging in his annual year-end report the role technology has played in keeping courts running.The high...

  • Wisconsin Supreme Court tosses Trump election lawsuit

    Wisconsin Supreme Court tosses Trump election lawsuit

    Law Review 12/13/2020

    The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Monday rejected President Donald Trump’s lawsuit attempting to overturn his loss to Democrat Joe Biden in the battleground state, ending Trump's legal challenges in state court about an hour before the Electoral C...

  • Supreme Court rejects appeal to limit transgender students

    Supreme Court rejects appeal to limit transgender students

    Law Review 12/07/2020

    The Supreme Court declined Monday to take up an appeal from parents in Oregon who want to prevent transgender students from using locker rooms and bathrooms of the gender with which they identify, rather than their sex assigned at birth.The case came...

  • Court weighs challenge to Colorado discrimination law

    Court weighs challenge to Colorado discrimination law

    Law Review 11/17/2020

    A Colorado web designer should not have to create wedding websites for same-sex couples under the state's anti-discrimination law because it would amount to forced speech that violates her religious beliefs, a lawyer told an appeals court Monday.Kris...

  • High Court Won't Take up Ex-Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis' Case

    High Court Won't Take up Ex-Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis' Case

    Law Review 10/05/2020

    The Supreme Court is leaving in place a decision that allowed a lawsuit to move forward against a Kentucky clerk who was jailed in 2015 after refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.The high court said Monday it would not take the cas...

  • Alaska Supreme Court rules bonding plan is unconstitutional

    Alaska Supreme Court rules bonding plan is unconstitutional

    Law Review 09/04/2020

    The Alaska Supreme Court on Friday rejected as unconstitutional former Gov. Bill Walker’s proposal to use bonding to pay Alaska’s oil and gas tax credit obligations. The court, in a written ruling, said the plan, which was approved by the...