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  • Judge tosses New Mexico rancher’s claim after he kills wolf

    Judge tosses New Mexico rancher’s claim after he kills wolf

    Bankruptcy Law 03/27/2021

    A federal judge has tossed a rancher’s claim that he should still have the right to use federal land in New Mexico after it was revoked for killing a wolf.Craig Thiessen killed an endangered Mexican wolf in Gila National Forest six years ago an...

  • US court halts drilling at ConocoPhillips project in Alaska

    US court halts drilling at ConocoPhillips project in Alaska

    Bankruptcy Law 02/12/2021

    A federal appeals court ordered work to stop at a major oil project on Alaska’s North Slope, siding with conservation and Indigenous groups.The decision Saturday by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will stop on-the-ground work for the wint...

  • High court rejects GOP bid to halt Biden’s Pennsylvania win

    High court rejects GOP bid to halt Biden’s Pennsylvania win

    Bankruptcy Law 12/09/2020

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected Republicans’ last-gasp bid to reverse Pennsylvania’s certification of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the electoral battleground.The court without comment refused to call into question th...

  • Appellate court halts Wisconsin ballot-counting extension

    Appellate court halts Wisconsin ballot-counting extension

    Bankruptcy Law 09/28/2020

    A federal appeals court on Sunday temporarily halted a six-day extension for counting absentee ballots in Wisconsin’s presidential election, a momentary victory for Republicans and President Donald Trump in the key presidential battleground sta...

  • The Supreme Court's future hinges on the 2020 election

    The Supreme Court's future hinges on the 2020 election

    Bankruptcy Law 07/16/2020

    The blockbuster Supreme Court term that just ended was a (nearly) unmitigated disaster for movement conservatives. Chief Justice John Roberts declined to overturn precedent on abortion rights. Conservative activist Justice Neil Gorsuch showed he woul...

  • Appeals court orders dismissal of Michael Flynn prosecution

    Appeals court orders dismissal of Michael Flynn prosecution

    Bankruptcy Law 06/25/2020

    A divided federal appeals court on Wednesday ordered the dismissal of the criminal case against President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn, turning back efforts by a judge to scrutinize the Justice Department’...

  • Irish trucker in court over deaths of 39 people in container

    Irish trucker in court over deaths of 39 people in container

    Bankruptcy Law 06/24/2020

    An Irish truck driver appeared in an English court Wednesday, accused of the manslaughter of 39 people who were found dead in a container in southeastern England in an apparent people-smuggling tragedy.Ronan Hughes, 40, appeared by at Southend Magist...

  • Lawyer: Security video in Arbery case may show water breaks

    Lawyer: Security video in Arbery case may show water breaks

    Bankruptcy Law 05/15/2020

    A young black man filmed by a security camera walking through a home under construction in December and in February may have stopped at the site for a drink of water, according to an attorney for the homeowner thrust into the investigation of the fat...

  • Juul Labs sought to court AGs as teen vaping surged

    Juul Labs sought to court AGs as teen vaping surged

    Bankruptcy Law 03/10/2020

    It was a blunt warning about the dangers of youth vaping: Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr announced late last month that his state had joined 38 others to investigate whether Juul Labs, the nation’s largest electronic cigarette company, pro...

  • Court to look anew at health care law birth control rules

    Court to look anew at health care law birth control rules

    Bankruptcy Law 01/17/2020

    The Supreme Court will consider allowing the Trump administration to enforce rules that allow more employers to deny insurance coverage for contraceptives to women.The justices agreed Friday to yet another case stemming from President Barack Obama&rs...

  • Supreme Court shields Trump’s financial records for now

    Supreme Court shields Trump’s financial records for now

    Bankruptcy Law 11/28/2019

    The Supreme Court is shielding President Donald Trump’s financial records from House Democrats for now.The delay announced late Monday allows the justices to decide how to handle the House subpoena and a similar demand from the Manhattan distri...

  • US Supreme Court to review Kansas’ lack of insanity defense

    US Supreme Court to review Kansas’ lack of insanity defense

    Bankruptcy Law 10/06/2019

    The U.S. Supreme Court is preparing to consider how far states can go toward eliminating the insanity defense in criminal trials as it reviews the case of a Kansas man sentenced to die for killing four relatives.The high court planned to hear argumen...

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