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  • Trump admin. asks high court to halt sanctuary cities ruling

    Trump admin. asks high court to halt sanctuary cities ruling

    Law Review 06/19/2018

    The Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court to allow it to largely implement a policy of withholding public safety grants from "sanctuary cities" that refuse to cooperate with President Donald Trump's immigration enforcement policies.The Tru...

  • USCIS Redesigns Citizenship and Naturalization Certificates

    USCIS Redesigns Citizenship and Naturalization Certificates

    Law Review 06/17/2018

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) began issuing redesigned Certificates of Citizenship and Naturalization today, following a successful pilot in four USCIS field offices and one service center. The redesign of these eight certificates...

  •  Kentucky high court: Death penalty IQ law unconstitutional

    Kentucky high court: Death penalty IQ law unconstitutional

    Law Review 06/15/2018

    The Kentucky Supreme Court has ruled that the state's practice for determining if someone is intellectually disabled and not eligible to receive the death penalty is "unconstitutional."News outlets report that the court on Thursday deemed Kentucky's ...

  • UK Supreme Court criticizes Northern Ireland abortion laws

    UK Supreme Court criticizes Northern Ireland abortion laws

    Law Review 06/06/2018

    Britain's Supreme Court on Thursday criticized Northern Ireland's strict anti-abortion laws but dismissed a legal challenge.A majority of the court decided that the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission, which initiated the case, did not have the ...

  • Trump administration defends Keystone XL pipeline in court

    Trump administration defends Keystone XL pipeline in court

    Law Review 05/25/2018

    Trump administration attorneys defended the disputed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline in federal court on Thursday against environmentalists and Native American groups that want to derail the project.President Barack Obama rejected the 1,179-mile (1,80...

  • Supreme Court makes sports betting a possibility nationwide

    Supreme Court makes sports betting a possibility nationwide

    Law Review 05/15/2018

    The Supreme Court on Monday gave its go-ahead for states to allow gambling on sports across the nation, striking down a federal law that barred betting on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states.The justices voted 6-3 to strike...

  • Climate change lawsuit filed by Alaska youth goes to court

    Climate change lawsuit filed by Alaska youth goes to court

    Law Review 05/02/2018

    The state has argued in court that a climate change lawsuit filed by 16 young Alaska residents should be thrown out because climate policies must be decided by the state Legislature and the executive branch, not the courts.The state and plaintiffs ar...

  •  Bakery appeals to UK Supreme Court in gay-rights cake case

    Bakery appeals to UK Supreme Court in gay-rights cake case

    Law Review 05/01/2018

    A bakery owned by a Christian family asked Britain's Supreme Court on Tuesday to overturn a ruling that it discriminated against a gay customer for refusing to make a cake supporting same-sex marriage.Ashers Baking Co. in Northern Ireland refused in ...

  • Law firm hired to investigate economic development agency

    Law firm hired to investigate economic development agency

    Law Review 05/01/2018

    The Oregon Department of Justice has hired a law firm to investigate allegations of discrimination and mismanagement at the state's economic development agency, Business Oregon.The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that in an anonymous letter to Gov. Kate...

  • Taxpayer tab for law firm overseeing Atlantic City hits $4.8M

    Taxpayer tab for law firm overseeing Atlantic City hits $4.8M

    Law Review 04/19/2018

    New Jersey taxpayers' tab for the takeover of Atlantic City has reached about $5 million in fees from the law firm former Gov. Chris Christie picked to oversee the gambling resort.Records obtained Thursday by The Associated Press show the firm of Chi...

  • Top EU court : Members can ban taxi services like UberPop

    Top EU court : Members can ban taxi services like UberPop

    Law Review 04/08/2018

    The European Union’s top court has ruled that member states can ban taxi services like UberPop without prior notification to the Commission.The ruling came after France banned the UberPop service, which allowed drivers without a taxi license to...

  • A Bold, Custom Renovation for Missouri Criminal Defense Law Firm

    A Bold, Custom Renovation for Missouri Criminal Defense Law Firm

    Law Review 02/18/2018

    The Law Offices of John M. Lynch is a Missouri-based practice with a national presence that provides clients with the attentive service and strong representation needed to resolve complex criminal defense, personal injury, and general litigation issu...