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  • Missouri medical marijuana lawyers worry about discipline

    Missouri medical marijuana lawyers worry about discipline

    Lawyer Blogs 02/21/2021

    Attorneys who represent clients in the medical marijuana industry are concerned they might face discipline under a state Supreme Court directive that appears to put federal law in conflict with state law.The directive, which took effect July 1, says ...

  • Republicans face court setbacks, Trump law firm steps down

    Republicans face court setbacks, Trump law firm steps down

    Bankruptcy 11/14/2020

    Republicans suffered setbacks to court challenges over the presidential election in three battleground states on Friday while a law firm that came under fire for its work for President Donald Trump’s campaign withdrew from a major Pennsylvania ...

  • Legal armies ready if cloudy election outcome heads to court

    Legal armies ready if cloudy election outcome heads to court

    Bankruptcy 11/01/2020

    Signature matches. Late-arriving absentee votes. Drop boxes. Secrecy envelopes. Democratic and Republican lawyers already have gone to court over these issues in the run-up to Tuesday’s election. But the legal fights could take on new urgency, ...

  • Despite rhetoric, GOP has supported packing state courts

    Despite rhetoric, GOP has supported packing state courts

    Business Law 10/21/2020

    Republican claims that Democrats would expand the U.S. Supreme Court to undercut the conservative majority if they win the presidency and control of Congress has a familiar ring. It's a tactic the GOP already has employed in recent years with state s...

  • Health care law on line at court, but is it likely to fall?

    Health care law on line at court, but is it likely to fall?

    Class Action News 10/13/2020

    To hear Democrats tell it, a Supreme Court with President Donald Trump’s nominee Amy Coney Barrett could quickly get rid of the law that gives more than 20 million Americans health insurance coverage. But that’s not the inevitable outcome...

  • Court blocks extension of Wisconsin absentee ballot deadline

    Court blocks extension of Wisconsin absentee ballot deadline

    Business Law 10/09/2020

    A federal appeals court on Thursday blocked a decision to extend the deadline for counting absentee ballots by six days in battleground Wisconsin, in a win for Republicans who have fought attempts to expand voting across the country. If the ruling st...

  • Supreme Court to review Arizona ‘ballot harvesting’ law

    Supreme Court to review Arizona ‘ballot harvesting’ law

    Court Alerts 10/03/2020

    The Supreme Court said Friday it will review a 2016 Arizona law that bars anyone but a family member or caregiver from returning another person’s early ballot. The law itself, however, remains in effect through the presidential election and unt...

  • Ginsburg makes history at Capitol amid replacement turmoil

    Ginsburg makes history at Capitol amid replacement turmoil

    Bankruptcy 09/26/2020

    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg  lay in state Friday at the U.S. Capitol as the first woman ever so honored, making history again as she had throughout her extraordinary life while an intensifying election-year battle swirled over her ...

  • The Latest: Trump says he won't meet with Judge Lagoa

    The Latest: Trump says he won't meet with Judge Lagoa

    Labor & Employment 09/24/2020

    President Donald Trump says he will not be meeting with Judge Barbara Lagoa, but says the Florida-born jurist is still on his short list to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court.Speaking to reporters during a White House press briefing Wednesday, Tru...

  • WikiLeaks’ Assange to fight US extradition bid in UK court

    WikiLeaks’ Assange to fight US extradition bid in UK court

    Class Action News 09/08/2020

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is set to fight for his freedom in a British court after a decade of legal drama, as he challenges American authorities’ attempt to extradite him on spying charges over the site’s publication of secret U.S...

  • Alaska Supreme Court rules bonding plan is unconstitutional

    Alaska Supreme Court rules bonding plan is unconstitutional

    Bankruptcy 09/05/2020

    The Alaska Supreme Court on Friday rejected as unconstitutional former Gov. Bill Walker’s proposal to use bonding to pay Alaska’s oil and gas tax credit obligations. The court, in a written ruling, said the plan, which was approved by the...

  • Slovakia court set to give verdict in reporter's slaying

    Slovakia court set to give verdict in reporter's slaying

    Class Action News 09/03/2020

    A court in Slovakia is expected to issue a verdict Thursday in the slayings of an investigative journalist and his fiancee, a crime that shocked the country and led a government to fall.The state prosecution has requested 25-year prison terms for thr...

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