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  • Lawyer for WikiLeaks’ Assange says he would fight charges

    Lawyer for WikiLeaks’ Assange says he would fight charges

    Personal Injury 11/18/2018

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not willingly travel to the United States to face charges filed under seal against him, one of his lawyers said, foreshadowing a possible fight over extradition for a central figure in the U.S. special counsel&rs...

  • Synagogue suspect at courthouse; survivors recall ordeal

    Synagogue suspect at courthouse; survivors recall ordeal

    Personal Injury 10/25/2018

    The man accused in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre was released from a hospital and turned over to federal authorities for a court appearance Monday on charges he killed 11 people in what is believed to be the deadliest attack on Jews in U.S. histo...

  • Supreme Court hopeful had DWI charge in 2009

    Supreme Court hopeful had DWI charge in 2009

    Personal Injury 10/20/2018

    A candidate for the North Carolina Supreme Court pleaded guilty more than nine years ago to trespassing and driving while impaired.The Charlotte Observer reports Republican Chris Anglin was stopped by police in Greensboro in January 2009 and charged ...

  • Iowa woman promoted to nation's lone all-male Supreme Court

    Iowa woman promoted to nation's lone all-male Supreme Court

    Personal Injury 07/31/2018

    Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds on Wednesday promoted a female district judge to the Supreme Court in Iowa, the only state where all of its current justices are men.Susan Christensen will be the first woman on Iowa's high court in roughly eight years. T...

  •  Philadelphia's tax on soda upheld by state Supreme Court

    Philadelphia's tax on soda upheld by state Supreme Court

    Personal Injury 07/18/2018

    Pennsylvania's highest court is upholding Philadelphia's tax on soda and other sweetened drinks, rejecting a challenge by merchants and the beverage industry.The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday the 1.5-cent-per-ounce levy is aimed at distributors and d...

  • Man tests positive for drugs while appearing in Pierre court

    Man tests positive for drugs while appearing in Pierre court

    Personal Injury 04/29/2018

    A Rapid City contractor has tested positive for drugs while in a Pierre court pleading guilty to assault.The Capital Journal reports that 30-year-old Jesse Lange pleaded guilty to felony assault of a worker for the grain bin business Lange operates w...

  • War Crimes Court Winds Down With Defendant's Stunning Death

    War Crimes Court Winds Down With Defendant's Stunning Death

    Personal Injury 01/03/2018

    A convicted war criminal from Croatia swallowed what he said was poison and died Wednesday after a United Nations court in the Netherlands upheld his 20-year sentence for committing crimes against humanity during the Bosnian war of the 1990s.In a stu...

  • Florida court sides with Gov. Scott in nursing home battle

    Florida court sides with Gov. Scott in nursing home battle

    Personal Injury 10/20/2017

    An appeals court is blocking, for now, an abortion sought by a pregnant 17-year-old immigrant being held in a Texas facility, ruling that the government should have time to try to release her so she can obtain the abortion outside of federal custody....

  • Mississippi man takes Confederate flag fight to high court

    Mississippi man takes Confederate flag fight to high court

    Personal Injury 06/29/2017

    A black Mississippi citizen is taking his case against the state's Confederate-themed flag to the U.S. Supreme Court. In papers filed Wednesday, attorneys for Carlos Moore said lower courts were wrong to reject his argument that the flag is a symbol ...

  • High Court ruling may hurt claims of talc link to cancer

    High Court ruling may hurt claims of talc link to cancer

    Personal Injury 06/23/2017

    A Supreme Court ruling this week could have a "chilling effect" on the many lawsuits filed in St. Louis claiming talcum powder causes a deadly form of cancer in women, including cases under appeal in which stricken women and their survivors have been...

  • Fraternity brothers due in court in pledge's fatal fall

    Fraternity brothers due in court in pledge's fatal fall

    Personal Injury 06/13/2017

    Members of a Penn State fraternity facing charges related to the death earlier this year of a pledge after a night of heavy drinking are due in court Monday for a hearing about whether there's enough evidence to head to trial. Prosecutors in the case...

  • High court sides with Goodyear in sanctions dispute

    High court sides with Goodyear in sanctions dispute

    Personal Injury 04/23/2017

    A unanimous Supreme Court is siding with Goodyear Rubber & Tire Co. in a dispute over $2.7 million the company and its lawyers were ordered to pay in a personal injury case. The justices on Tuesday sent the case back to a lower court to decide wh...

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