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  • Idaho man upset with court tries to crash into courthouse

    Idaho man upset with court tries to crash into courthouse

    Law Firm Blogs 12/04/2017

    Authorities say an Idaho man tried to crash a car into a courthouse in downtown Boise because he was upset with the court system. The Ada County Sheriff's office says 37-year-old Jonathan Joseph Locksmith drove toward the courthouse in the state's ca...

  • Florida man back at Supreme Court with 1st Amendment case

    Florida man back at Supreme Court with 1st Amendment case

    Law Firm Blogs 11/09/2017

    The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear a First Amendment case brought by a Florida man who previously won a landmark ruling from the justices on whether his floating home was a house, not a boat subject to easier government seizure under laws t...

  • With 2 in 3 months, Ohio executions could be back on track

    With 2 in 3 months, Ohio executions could be back on track

    Law Firm Blogs 09/18/2017

    Court rulings favorable to the state and the outcome of two executions in three months indicate Ohio could be on track to resume putting inmates to death regularly. The state executed child killer Ronald Phillips in July and double killer Gary Otte o...

  • Court eyes Massachusetts church-state dispute

    Court eyes Massachusetts church-state dispute

    Law Firm Blogs 09/07/2017

    An attorney says a Massachusetts town should not be barred from giving public funds to support the restoration of a historic building just because it happens to be a church. Nina Pickering-Cook told Massachusetts' highest court on Thursday that commu...

  • NJ Supreme Court Reverses Decades-Old Divorce Law

    NJ Supreme Court Reverses Decades-Old Divorce Law

    Law Firm Blogs 08/11/2017

    The New Jersey Supreme Court has reversed a decades-old law in a landmark decision that makes the child the focus of divorce relocation proceedings. The law centers on divorced parents who want to leave New Jersey with the child against the other par...

  • Newest justice joins high court amid competing caricatures

    Newest justice joins high court amid competing caricatures

    Law Firm Blogs 04/11/2017

    Somewhere between the Republican caricature of the next justice of the Supreme Court as a folksy family guy and the Democrats' demonization of him as a cold-hearted automaton, stands Neil Gorsuch. Largely unknown six months ago, Gorsuch has seen his ...

  • Nevada high court considering email public records question

    Nevada high court considering email public records question

    Law Firm Blogs 11/17/2016

    Neighbors' efforts to block the reopening of a mine in a historic Nevada mining town have unearthed a legal question about whether emails kept by elected officials on their personal devices are public records. The Comstock Residents Association wants...

  • Kansas court upholds death sentence for sheriff's killing

    Kansas court upholds death sentence for sheriff's killing

    Law Firm Blogs 07/22/2016

    The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday upheld the death sentence imposed against a man who fatally shot a sheriff during a 2005 drug raid. Kansas hasn't executed anyone in more than 50 years, and Friday's decision in Scott Cheever's case is only the seco...

  • Court rejects AG Kane's request to reinstate law license

    Court rejects AG Kane's request to reinstate law license

    Law Firm Blogs 02/08/2016

    Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane's law license will remain suspended after the state's highest court on Friday denied her request to have it reinstated while she fights criminal charges of leaking secret grand jury material and lying about...

  • Florida asks court to deny inmate's execution-delay request

    Florida asks court to deny inmate's execution-delay request

    Law Firm Blogs 01/14/2016

    Florida has asked the state's high court to reject a condemned inmate's request to delay his execution based on the U.S. Supreme Court's finding that Florida's procedure for imposing the death penalty is illegal. In a brief filed Thursday, Florida At...

  • New York Securities Litigation Law Firm - Herskovits PLLC.

    New York Securities Litigation Law Firm - Herskovits PLLC.

    Law Firm Blogs 02/01/2012

    New York FINRA Arbitration & Securities Litigation Attorney Robert L. Herskovits Robert concentrates his practice in the areas of securities litigation and regulatory enforcement matters. Robert routinely advises broker/dealers, industry professi...

  • Herskovits PLLC - New York Securities Litigation Law Firm

    Herskovits PLLC - New York Securities Litigation Law Firm

    Law Firm Blogs 01/22/2012

    New York Securities Litigation Law Firm New York Securities Litigation Attorneys We are trusted advisors for litigation and regulatory enforcement matters. When disputes arise – in the enforcement, customer and employment context – we are skilled neg...