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  • Bankruptcy proceedings can have long-term benefits

    Bankruptcy proceedings can have long-term benefits

    Legal Issues 07/20/2021

    Chicago Bankruptcy Law Firm Covers Bankruptcy in the Wake of COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic has damaged the economy, leaving many families and business owners worried about how they will pay for even the most basic expenses. In the midst of this cris...

  • High court sides with ex-athletes in NCAA compensation case

    High court sides with ex-athletes in NCAA compensation case

    Legal Issues 06/21/2021

    The Supreme Court decided unanimously Monday that the NCAA can’t enforce rules limiting education-related benefits — like computers and paid internships — that colleges offer to student athletes. The case doesn’t decide whethe...

  • UK lawyer fined for defying Heathrow court ruling embargo

    UK lawyer fined for defying Heathrow court ruling embargo

    Legal Issues 05/11/2021

    A British lawyer and climate campaigner was fined 5,000 pounds ($7,070) on Monday after being convicted of contempt of court for a tweet which broke an embargo on a U.K. Supreme Court judgment over Heathrow Airport’s expansion.Tim Crosland, a d...

  • India's top court suspends implementation of new farm laws

    India's top court suspends implementation of new farm laws

    Legal Issues 01/16/2021

    India’s top court on Tuesday temporarily put on hold the implementation of agricultural reform laws and ordered the creation of an independent committee of experts to negotiate with farmers who have been protesting against the legislation.The S...

  • ‘Obamacare’ likely to survive, high court arguments indicate

    ‘Obamacare’ likely to survive, high court arguments indicate

    Legal Issues 11/15/2020

    A more conservative Supreme Court appears unwilling to do what Republicans have long desired: kill off the Affordable Care Act, including its key protections for pre-existing health conditions and subsidized insurance premiums that affect tens of mil...

  • Court: Money owed can't block voting rights for NC felons

    Court: Money owed can't block voting rights for NC felons

    Legal Issues 09/04/2020

    A North Carolina court ruled Friday that outstanding restitution, fees or other court-imposed monetary obligations can't prevent convicted felons from voting if they've completed all other portions of their sentence.The ruling, which may face appeals...

  • Court on the Judiciary rules case against judge can proceed

    Court on the Judiciary rules case against judge can proceed

    Legal Issues 08/01/2020

    A case seeking the ouster of an Oklahoma County judge over her courtroom conduct and allegations of unpaid taxes can proceed, the Oklahoma Court on the Judiciary ruled on Wednesday.The nine-member panel rejected a motion to dismiss the case against D...

  • Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen back in federal prison

    Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen back in federal prison

    Legal Issues 07/11/2020

    President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer and fixer, Michael Cohen, was returned to federal prison Thursday, after balking at certain conditions of the home confinement he was granted because of the coronavirus pandemic. Records obtained ...

  • 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...

  • Walker appointee, judge, prof face off in high court primary

    Walker appointee, judge, prof face off in high court primary

    Legal Issues 02/09/2020

    Wisconsin voters will choose between a Republican appointee, a Madison judge and a law professor as they winnow down the candidates for a state Supreme Court seat in a primary Tuesday.Conservative Justice Dan Kelly will face off against liberal-leani...

  • Supreme Court steps into Google-Oracle copyright fight

    Supreme Court steps into Google-Oracle copyright fight

    Legal Issues 11/14/2019

    The Supreme Court said Friday it will referee a high-profile copyright dispute between technology giants Oracle and Google. Oracle says it wants nearly $9 billion from Google.The case stems from Google’s development of its hugely popular Androi...

  • Trump wants Supreme Court to block subpoena for his taxes

    Trump wants Supreme Court to block subpoena for his taxes

    Legal Issues 11/14/2019

    President Donald Trump is asking the Supreme Court to block a subpoena for his tax returns, in a test of the president’s ability to defy investigations.The filing Thursday sets the stage for a high court showdown over the tax returns Trump has ...