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

    Judge won’t toss suit over Delaware court political balance

    Law Review 09/25/2022

    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...

  • North Dakota man loses appeal in a New Mexico poaching case

    North Dakota man loses appeal in a New Mexico poaching case

    Law Review 09/16/2022

    The New Mexico Supreme Court has upheld an appeals court’s judgment that ordered a man to pay $74,000 restitution to the state Game and Fish Department for poaching a trophy mule deer buck in December 2015. The restitution included $20,000 for ...

  • Abortion floor debate splits South Carolina Republicans

    Abortion floor debate splits South Carolina Republicans

    Law Review 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...

  •  Mexico debates its no-bail policy for nonviolent suspects

    Mexico debates its no-bail policy for nonviolent suspects

    Law Review 09/06/2022

    In Mexico, a long list of nonviolent crimes — such as home burglary and freight and fuel theft — bring automatic pretrial detention, with no bail or house arrest allowed.Mexico’s Supreme Court is expected to rule soon on that &ldquo...

  • Court okays grand jury probe in school sex assaults

    Court okays grand jury probe in school sex assaults

    Law Review 09/02/2022

    An attempt by the Loudoun County School Board to shut down a grand jury investigating the school system’s handling of two sexual assaults was rejected Friday by the Supreme Court of Virginia.The high court upheld a ruling in July by a circuit c...

  • Biden vows ‘strong’ climate action despite dual setbacks

    Biden vows ‘strong’ climate action despite dual setbacks

    Law Review 07/17/2022

    President Joe Biden is promising “strong executive action” to combat climate change, despite dual setbacks in recent weeks that have restricted his ability to regulate carbon emissions and boost clean energy such as wind and solar power.T...

  • Court: Health care workers in lawsuit must reveal identities

    Court: Health care workers in lawsuit must reveal identities

    Law Review 07/10/2022

    Nine health care workers who sued Democratic Maine Gov. Janet Mills over the state’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate have until Money to reveal their identities.The workers have so far remained anonymous, but on Thursday, a federal appeals court in Bo...

  • Texas clinics halt abortions after state high court ruling

    Texas clinics halt abortions after state high court ruling

    Law Review 07/01/2022

    Clinics were shutting down abortion services in the nation’s second-largest state Saturday after the Texas Supreme Court blocked an order briefly allowing the procedure to resume in some cases, the latest in legal scrambles taking place across ...

  • Court: Amazon customers can sue over lack of toxic warnings

    Court: Amazon customers can sue over lack of toxic warnings

    Law Review 06/16/2022

    The California Supreme Court has left intact a ruling that allows customers to sue Amazon.com for failing to warn buyers that some products it sells may contain hazardous substances such as mercury. The court in its decision Wednesday denied a reques...

  • North Carolina repeat offender pleads guilty to wire fraud

    North Carolina repeat offender pleads guilty to wire fraud

    Law Review 06/10/2022

    A North Carolina man has admitted stealing mail from residential mailboxes and using stolen information to commit wire fraud, a federal prosecutor said.Soheil Akhavan Rezaie, 37, entered his guilty plea Tuesday before a U.S. magistrate judge in Charl...

  • Jan. 6 riot lawyer’s illness throws wrench in several cases

    Jan. 6 riot lawyer’s illness throws wrench in several cases

    Law Review 09/01/2021

    A prominent conservative attorney representing more than a dozen defendants charged in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol is seriously ill and hasn’t appeared in court for more than a week, throwing some cases into disarray. Attorney John Pier...

  • 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...