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  • California high court: Yelp can't be ordered to remove posts

    California high court: Yelp can't be ordered to remove posts

    Business Law 07/03/2018

    Online review site Yelp.com cannot be ordered to remove posts against a San Francisco law firm that a judge determined were defamatory, a divided California Supreme Court ruled Monday in a closely watched case that internet companies warned could be ...

  • Court program in Dona Ana County focuses on veterans

    Court program in Dona Ana County focuses on veterans

    Business Law 05/29/2018

    A new court program has opened in Dona Ana County that focuses on the substance abuse and mental health issues facing military veterans who have been charged with non-violent crimes.Las Cruces Sun-News reports that the first hearing in the 3rd Judici...

  • The Latest: Louisiana oil pipeline's impact debated in court

    The Latest: Louisiana oil pipeline's impact debated in court

    Business Law 04/27/2018

    A court hearing over whether construction of a crude oil pipeline in an environmentally fragile Louisiana swamp will continue focused on whether enough would be done to make up for environmental impacts from the project.An attorney for Bayou Bridge P...

  • 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...

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