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  • New Mexico governor appoints judge to court of appeals

    New Mexico governor appoints judge to court of appeals

    Business Law 03/18/2021

    New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has appointed a judge to the state Court of Appeals to fill a vacancy created by Justice Julie J. Vargas’ appointment to the state Supreme Court.The state’s 4th Judicial District Chief Judge Gerald E...

  • Lawyers seeking 32% of $641M Flint tainted water settlement

    Lawyers seeking 32% of $641M Flint tainted water settlement

    Business Law 03/09/2021

    Lawyers who negotiated a $641 million settlement for victims of Flint’s lead-contaminated water are asking a judge to set aside up to 32% for fees and expenses for years of work on the case.If granted, the request would total $202 million in fe...

  • International Women’s Day, March 8

    International Women’s Day, March 8

    Business Law 12/30/2020

    Women’s day is coming in a few months. Everyone prepares for it in advance: girls choose outfits, and men are looking for options for a gift. We know what question immediately pops up: “What to give on such a day?” Flowers for March...

  • Justices deny fast, new look at Pennsylvania ballot deadline

    Justices deny fast, new look at Pennsylvania ballot deadline

    Business Law 11/01/2020

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday said it would not grant a quick, pre-election review to a new Republican appeal to exclude absentee ballots received after Election Day in the presidential battleground state of Pennsylvania, although it remained unclea...

  • Arizona landlords ask high court to invalidate eviction ban

    Arizona landlords ask high court to invalidate eviction ban

    Business Law 08/13/2020

    Landlord advocacy groups filed a special action with the Arizona State Supreme Court Wednesday seeking to invalidate as unconstitutional Gov. Doug Ducey's moratorium on evictions of people who have missed rent payments because they became ill or lost...

  • Split high court throws out Louisiana abortion clinic limit

    Split high court throws out Louisiana abortion clinic limit

    Business Law 06/30/2020

    A divided Supreme Court on Monday struck down a Louisiana law regulating abortion clinics, reasserting a commitment to abortion rights over fierce opposition from dissenting conservative justices in the first big abortion case of the Trump era.Chief ...

  • International Criminal Court condemns US sanctions order

    International Criminal Court condemns US sanctions order

    Business Law 06/12/2020

    The International Criminal Court has condemned the Trump administration’s decision to authorize sanctions against court staff, saying it amounted to “an unacceptable attempt to interfere with the rule of law and the Court’s judicial...

  • UConn student fugitive in court on murder charge, police say

    UConn student fugitive in court on murder charge, police say

    Business Law 06/11/2020

    A University of Connecticut student, who police say used a machete to kill a man, fatally shot a high school acquaintance, and then spent six days as a fugitive,  will be arraigned Friday on murder and other charges, authorities said.Peter Manfr...

  • Court: Methodist bishops must testify in sex abuse case

    Court: Methodist bishops must testify in sex abuse case

    Business Law 01/25/2020

    Two United Methodist bishops must testify in a lawsuit filed by a one-time church member who claimed he was sexually abused, the Alabama Supreme Court ruled Friday, turning away the church leaders’ efforts to stay out of the case.The all-Republ...

  • Former IAAF president’s corruption trial opens in Paris

    Former IAAF president’s corruption trial opens in Paris

    Business Law 01/11/2020

    The corruption trial involving the former president of track and field’s governing body was suspended Monday shortly after it began.Lamine Diack, the former head of the IAAF, has been charged with far-reaching corruption and doping cover-ups.At...

  • Supreme Court leaves Kentucky’s ultrasound law in place

    Supreme Court leaves Kentucky’s ultrasound law in place

    Business Law 12/08/2019

    The Supreme Court on Monday left in place a Kentucky law requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to patients before abortions. The justices did not comment in refusing to review an appeals court ruling that upheld the law. Enfo...

  • Kings coach Walton focused on team, not lawsuit

    Kings coach Walton focused on team, not lawsuit

    Business Law 09/28/2019

    Sacramento Kings first-year coach Luke Walton says he is focused on his team and not worried about a lawsuit accusing him of sexual assault.Walton spoke publicly Friday at Kings media day for the first time since a former sportscaster filed a civil s...

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