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  • Bench trial for a man accused of killing 2 women in Phoenix

    Bench trial for a man accused of killing 2 women in Phoenix

    Legal Events 10/02/2022

    A bench trial is scheduled to begin Monday for a man accused of sexually attacking and fatally stabbing two young women in separate killings nearly 30 years ago near a metro Phoenix canal system.Bryan Patrick Miller, 49, is charged with two counts ea...

  • Judge won’t toss suit over Delaware court political balance

    Judge won’t toss suit over Delaware court political balance

    Recent Cases 09/26/2022

    A federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit against Democratic Gov. John Carney over Delaware’s requirement for political balance on its courts.Friday’s ruling is the latest in a long-running legal battle over a “major-party&rd...

  • Court rules for officer in Oklahoma teen’s death lawsuit

    Court rules for officer in Oklahoma teen’s death lawsuit

    Law Firm News 09/19/2022

    An appeals court ruling could mean the end of a federal lawsuit filed by the parents of a Black teenager who was naked and unarmed when he was shot and killed by suburban Oklahoma City police in 2019.Police said 17-year-old Isaiah Lewis was naked whe...

  • Court rehears fight over vaccine mandate for federal workers

    Court rehears fight over vaccine mandate for federal workers

    Litigation Reports 09/13/2022

    President Joe Biden has the same authority to impose a COVID-19 vaccine requirement on federal workers that private employers have for their employees, an administration lawyer told a federal appeals court Tuesday.A lawyer for opponents of the vaccin...

  • Biden taps Montana law professor to be 9th Circuit judge

    Biden taps Montana law professor to be 9th Circuit judge

    Legal Events 09/07/2022

    President Joe Biden nominated has nominated a University of Montana law professor to be a judge on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.Anthony Johnstone is a former solicitor for the state of Montana who has taught at the University of Montana sinc...

  • Biden taps Montana law professor to be 9th Circuit judge

    Biden taps Montana law professor to be 9th Circuit judge

    Law Firm News 09/02/2022

    President Joe Biden nominated has nominated a University of Montana law professor to be a judge on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.Anthony Johnstone is a former solicitor for the state of Montana who has taught at the University of Montana sinc...

  • Democrats: Abortion rulings may be ‘a blessing in disguise’

    Democrats: Abortion rulings may be ‘a blessing in disguise’

    U.S. Supreme Court News 08/28/2022

    banning nearly all abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy to go into effect.But some North Carolina Democrats say the ruling earlier this month — the latest fallout of the June U.S. Supreme Court decision eliminating federal abortion protections...

  • Thai court asked to rule if prime minister must step down

    Thai court asked to rule if prime minister must step down

    U.S. Supreme Court News 08/23/2022

    Thailand’s Constitutional Court on Monday received a petition from opposition lawmakers seeking a ruling on whether Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has reached the legal limit on how long he can remain in office.The petition, signed by 171 mem...

  • Graham appeals order to testify in Georgia election probe

    Graham appeals order to testify in Georgia election probe

    Litigation Reports 08/18/2022

    U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham has formally appealed a judge’s order requiring him to testify before a special grand jury investigating whether former President Donald Trump and others illegally sought to overturn his 2020 election defeat in Georgia....

  • Breyer, Gorsuch join to promote education about Constitution

    Breyer, Gorsuch join to promote education about Constitution

    Legal Events 08/12/2022

    education about the Constitution, joining Justice Neil Gorsuch at a time of intense political polarization and rising skepticism about the court’s independence.The National Constitution Center in Philadelphia said Thursday that Breyer and Gorsu...

  • Court sets fall arguments on trans youth treatment ban

    Court sets fall arguments on trans youth treatment ban

    U.S. Supreme Court News 08/07/2022

    A federal appeals court will hear arguments in November over Alabama’s efforts to outlaw the use of gender-affirming medications to treat transgender minors.Alabama is asking a federal appeals court to lift an injunction and let it enforce a la...

  • Probation for woman who wiped up blood after killing spouse

    Probation for woman who wiped up blood after killing spouse

    U.S. Court News 08/04/2022

    A Florida woman who was acquitted of murdering her husband, a prominent official at the University of Central Florida, was sentenced Friday to a year of probation for tampering with evidence.A judge sentenced Danielle Redlick in state court in Orland...