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  • Facebook to stop spending against California privacy effort

    Facebook to stop spending against California privacy effort

    Business Law 04/12/2018

    Facebook says it will stop spending money to fight a proposed California ballot initiative aimed at giving consumers more control over their data.The measure, known as the "California Consumer Privacy Act," would require companies to disclose upon re...

  •  TransCanada doesn't have to pay landowner attorneys

    TransCanada doesn't have to pay landowner attorneys

    Business Law 03/10/2018

    The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline doesn't have to reimburse attorneys who defended Nebraska landowners against the company's efforts to gain access to their land, the state Supreme Court ruled Friday.The high court's ruling resolves a dispute...

  • Courts: Bail reform working, but sustainable funding needed

    Courts: Bail reform working, but sustainable funding needed

    Business Law 02/19/2018

    The number of defendants being held before trial since New Jersey overhauled its bail system last year dropped by 20 percent, but the judge overseeing the program says it faces financial difficulties.A report submitted last week by Judge Glenn Grant,...

  •  The Best Law Firm Website Design at an Affordable Rate

    The Best Law Firm Website Design at an Affordable Rate

    Business Law 02/18/2018

    Law Promo has specialized in law firm web design and online marketing since 2004. With extensive experience working solely with the legal community. Law Promo is proud to introduce our brand new website. In addition to a state-of-the-art structure an...

  • Court allows Pennsylvania to redraw GOP-favored district map

    Court allows Pennsylvania to redraw GOP-favored district map

    Business Law 02/06/2018

    Justice Samuel Alito, who handles emergency appeals from Pennsylvania, rejected the request from GOP legislative leaders and voters to put on hold an order from the state Supreme Court intended to produce new congressional districts in the coming two...

  • Court: Lawsuit alleging coerced confessions can go to trial

    Court: Lawsuit alleging coerced confessions can go to trial

    Business Law 02/04/2018

    A lawsuit that accuses Evansville police officers of violating three teenagers' constitutional rights by coercing confessions in the killing of a homeless man can proceed to trial, a federal appeals court has ruled.A panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Cou...

  • Pennsylvania GOP take gerrymandering case to US high court

    Pennsylvania GOP take gerrymandering case to US high court

    Business Law 01/26/2018

    Pennsylvania's top Republican lawmakers asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to stop an order by the state's highest court in a gerrymandering case brought by Democrats that threw out the boundaries of its 18 congressional districts and ordered t...

  • Attorney general applauds high court decision on water rule

    Attorney general applauds high court decision on water rule

    Business Law 01/17/2018

    North Dakota's attorney general is applauding a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that recognizes federal district courts as the forum to hear legal challenges to an Obama administration rule aimed at protecting small streams and wetlands from development an...

  •  S Carolina Rep. Quinn pleads guilty to corruption charge

    S Carolina Rep. Quinn pleads guilty to corruption charge

    Business Law 12/15/2017

    South Carolina Rep. Rick Quinn Jr. pleaded guilty to corruption charges Wednesday, becoming the third Republican lawmaker convicted in a wide-ranging Statehouse corruption probe.Prosecutors said they will ask for prison time for the 52-year-old forme...

  •  Samsung worker killed by brain tumor wins compensation case

    Samsung worker killed by brain tumor wins compensation case

    Business Law 11/13/2017

    Overturning an appeal court's decision, South Korea's Supreme Court said Tuesday the family of a Samsung worker who died of a brain tumor should be eligible for state compensation for an occupational disease.The ruling on Lee Yoon-jung, who was diagn...

  •  Ohio court won't hear case in seizure of exotic animals

    Ohio court won't hear case in seizure of exotic animals

    Business Law 10/24/2017

    Another court has dealt a blow to an Ohio man who is trying to get his six tigers and several other exotic animals back from the state.The Ohio Supreme Court earlier this month said it would not hear an appeal in the case involving the owner of a roa...

  • Court extends house arrest for Russian theater director

    Court extends house arrest for Russian theater director

    Business Law 10/16/2017

    A court in Russia's capital ruled Tuesday to extend the house arrest of a widely revered theater and film director.Kirill Serebrennikov was detained and put under house arrest in August in a criminal case that sent shockwaves across Russia's art comm...

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