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  • Occupy DC tries to stave off eviction in court

    Occupy DC tries to stave off eviction in court

    Legal News Center 01/31/2012

    Members of one of the last major Occupy encampments are making a last-minute court effort to stave off eviction from public land in Washington. A federal judge is hearing arguments Tuesday on a request to bar the National Park Service from enforcing ...

  • Attorney: Texas redistricting talks have stalled

    Attorney: Texas redistricting talks have stalled

    Law & Politics 01/31/2012

    Negotiations between minority groups and Texas officials in a lengthy clash over new political districts appeared stalled Monday as both sides prepared to argue in Washington over whether the Republican-drawn maps violate the federal Voting Rights Ac...

  • Business group weighs in on cigarette label suit

    Business group weighs in on cigarette label suit

    Business Law 01/31/2012

    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing in on a lawsuit over graphic cigarette warning labels that include the sewn-up corpse of a smoker and a picture of diseased lungs, saying the federal government has no legitimate authority to take space on a t...

  • Iowa mom pleads not guilty in newborn twins' death

    Iowa mom pleads not guilty in newborn twins' death

    Court Alerts 01/30/2012

    A Huxley woman accused of killing her newborn twin daughters and hiding their bodies in the trunk of her car has pleaded not guilty. Jackie Burkle is charged with two counts of first-degree murder. She is being held on $1 million bond. Her attorney e...

  • Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP Files Class Action

    Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP Files Class Action

    Class Action News 01/30/2012

    Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP today announced that a class action has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama on behalf of purchasers of the common stock of Walter Energy, Inc. between April 20, ...

  • Holzer Holzer & Fistel, LLC Announces Class Action Lawsuit

    Holzer Holzer & Fistel, LLC Announces Class Action Lawsuit

    Class Action News 01/30/2012

    Holzer Holzer & Fistel, LLC announces that it has filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York on behalf of purchasers of Cablevision Systems Inc. common stock who purchased shares between ...

  • Conviction and sentence upheld in Palin email case

    Conviction and sentence upheld in Palin email case

    Lawyer Blogs 01/30/2012

    A federal appeals court panel has upheld the conviction and sentence of a University of Tennessee student in the hacking of Sarah Palin's email in 2008. The three judge panel in a Monday decision affirmed the conviction of 24-year-old David Kernell. ...

  • Ex-Pakistani envoy to US wins court victory

    Ex-Pakistani envoy to US wins court victory

    Legal World 01/30/2012

    Pakistan's top court Monday lifted a travel ban imposed on the country's former ambassador to the U.S. during an investigation into a memo sent to Washington that had enraged the army, in a sign that a scandal that once looked capable of bringing dow...

  • Eugene Criminal Defense - MJM Law Office, P.C.

    Eugene Criminal Defense - MJM Law Office, P.C.

    Attorneys News 01/28/2012

    MJM Law Office, P.C. was founded to provide clients with quality representation in criminal defense and family law, including matters such as DUI offenses, drug crimes, divorce, and child custody. Mr. Mizejewski understands that effectively working t...

  • Judge can't block $18B Chevron judgment

    Judge can't block $18B Chevron judgment

    Lawyer Blogs 01/27/2012

    A judge overstepped his authority when he tried to ban enforcement around the world of an $18 billion judgment against Chevron Inc. for environmental damage in Ecuador, a federal appeals court said Thursday. The three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circ...

  • US Supreme Court won't review Venezuela suit

    US Supreme Court won't review Venezuela suit

    Legal News Center 01/27/2012

    An Ohio investment group's lawsuit seeking to collect $100 million on three-decade-old Venezuelan promissory notes is headed back to a federal judge for further deliberations. The decision by the U.S. Supreme Court not to hear the case was a setback ...

  • 'Barefoot Bandit' to be sentenced in federal court

    'Barefoot Bandit' to be sentenced in federal court

    Criminal Law 01/27/2012

    "Barefoot Bandit" Colton Harris-Moore is scheduled to be sentenced Friday in a Seattle federal courtroom for his two-year international crime spree of break-ins and boat and plane thefts. The 20-year-old pleaded guilty last month to his state crimes ...

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