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  •  Supreme Court rules in FOIA case long delayed by lawmaker

    Supreme Court rules in FOIA case long delayed by lawmaker

    Legal Events 05/28/2020

    A group of elected officials in southwest Virginia violated the state's open government law during meetings about dissolving a public library system, the Virginia Supreme Court ruled on Thursday in a case long delayed by a lawmaker's use of a privile...

  • Supreme Court blocks House from Mueller grand jury material

    Supreme Court blocks House from Mueller grand jury material

    Law Firm News 05/19/2020

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday temporarily prevented the House of Representatives from obtaining secret grand jury testimony from special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. The court’s unsigned order granted the Trump administ...

  • Virus whistleblower tells lawmakers US lacks vaccine plan

    Virus whistleblower tells lawmakers US lacks vaccine plan

    Legal Solutions 05/10/2020

    Whistleblower Dr. Rick Bright warned on Thursday that the U.S. lacks a plan to produce and fairly distribute a coronavirus vaccine when it becomes available. The nation could face “the darkest winter in modern history” unless leaders act ...

  • Nebraska court orders disclosure of execution drug records

    Nebraska court orders disclosure of execution drug records

    Law Firm News 05/09/2020

    Nebraska prison officials cannot withhold public records that reveal where they purchased their supply of lethal injection drugs, the state's highest court ruled Friday.In ordering the documents to be disclosed for public scrutiny, the Nebraska Supre...

  • Supreme Court sides with government in immigration case

    Supreme Court sides with government in immigration case

    Notable Attorneys 04/23/2020

    The Supreme Court is making it harder for noncitizens who are authorized to live permanently in the United States to argue they should be allowed to stay in the country if they've committed crimes.The decision Thursday split the court 5-4 along ideol...

  • Democratic super PAC: We will fight Trump in court over ads

    Democratic super PAC: We will fight Trump in court over ads

    National News 04/16/2020

    A leading Democratic super PAC has promised it will tangle in court with President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign to keep airing television ads the Republican president is trying to keep off the airwaves.Priorities USA Action chief Guy Ceci...

  • Justice delayed: Virus crisis upends courts system across US

    Justice delayed: Virus crisis upends courts system across US

    Legal Issues 04/06/2020

    The coronavirus pandemic has crippled the U.S. legal system, creating constitutional dilemmas as the accused miss their days in court. The public health crisis could build a legal backlog that overwhelms courts across the country, leaving some defend...

  • Wisconsin moves forward with election despite virus concerns

    Wisconsin moves forward with election despite virus concerns

    Legal Events 04/02/2020

    Voters in Wisconsin will face a choice Tuesday of participating in a presidential primary election or heeding warnings from public health officials to stay away from large crowds during the coronavirus pandemic.Hours after Democratic Gov. Tony Evers ...

  • Kentucky court proceedings to be held remotely through May 1

    Kentucky court proceedings to be held remotely through May 1

    Top Stories & Analysis 03/30/2020

    The Kentucky Supreme Court issued a new order closing judicial facilities to in-person services and postponing eviction filings.The changes strengthen the court's order a couple of weeks ago and restrict dockets, jury trials and jury service during t...

  •  A clinic prepares for Supreme Court abortion fight

    A clinic prepares for Supreme Court abortion fight

    National News 02/26/2020

    The Hope Medical Group for Women in northern Louisiana fields phone calls every day from anxious pregnant women who ask if abortion is still legal and if the clinic, one of only three that provides abortions in the state, is still open.Despite the pr...

  • Trump ally Roger Stone sentenced to over 3 years in prison

    Trump ally Roger Stone sentenced to over 3 years in prison

    Notable Attorneys 02/17/2020

    Roger Stone, a longtime confidant of President Donald Trump, was sentenced to more than three years in prison Thursday for obstructing a congressional investigation in a case that has sparked fears about presidential interference in the justice syste...

  • Court reinstates order for Russia to pay $50 bln over Yukos

    Court reinstates order for Russia to pay $50 bln over Yukos

    Recent Cases 02/12/2020

    In a major legal defeat for the Russian government, a Dutch appeals court on Tuesday reinstated an international arbitration panel’s order that it should pay $50 billion compensation to shareholders in former oil company Yukos.The ruling overtu...