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  • Appeals court in Va. reviewing NC abortion law

    Appeals court in Va. reviewing NC abortion law

    U.S. Court News 10/30/2014

    North Carolina's solicitor general on Wednesday urged a federal appeals court to revive a state law that would require abortion providers to show and describe an ultrasound of the fetus to the pregnant woman, even if the patient refuses to look or li...

  • Court in Va. examines death row isolation policy

    Court in Va. examines death row isolation policy

    U.S. Court News 10/28/2014

    Virginia's practice of automatically holding death row inmates in solitary confinement will be reviewed by a federal appeals court in a case that experts say could have repercussions beyond the state's borders. U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema in ...

  • Trademark, Patent & Intellectual Property Rights

    Trademark, Patent & Intellectual Property Rights

    Notable Attorneys 10/28/2014

    Specializing only in guarding intellectual property rights for clients in The Gambia and Sierra Leone, AB & Co is a boutique agency that acts as Trademark & Patent Attorneys for principals the world over, along with partner law firms. AB & Co provide...

  • Aggressive Securities Arbitration Services

    Aggressive Securities Arbitration Services

    Notable Attorneys 10/22/2014

    Conway & Conway law firm, located in New York, are impassioned about representing public customers and industry professionals all over the world with a team of devoted futures, securities, and commodities arbitration attorneys. Constantly keeping abr...

  • Court justice suspended over role in porn scandal

    Court justice suspended over role in porn scandal

    U.S. Court News 10/22/2014

    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Monday suspended one of its members over his participation in a state government pornographic email scandal that involved employees of the attorney general's office. The court justices issued an order saying Justice ...

  • Appeals court reinstates Texas voter ID law

    Appeals court reinstates Texas voter ID law

    Breaking Legal News 10/20/2014

    A federal appeals court on Tuesday temporarily reinstated Texas' tough voter ID law, which the U.S. Justice Department had condemned as the state's latest means of suppressing minority voter turnout. The ruling by a three-judge panel of the New Orlea...

  • Writers object after UK court bans abuse memoir

    Writers object after UK court bans abuse memoir

    U.S. Court News 10/20/2014

    Prominent writers say free speech is under threat after a British court halted publication of a celebrity's memoir of child abuse because his ex-wife argued that it would harm their son. Three appeals court judges last week temporarily stopped public...

  • Case of American jailed in Cuba back in US court

    Case of American jailed in Cuba back in US court

    U.S. Court News 09/29/2014

    A government subcontractor who has spent over four years imprisoned in Cuba should be allowed to sue the U.S. government over lost wages and legal fees, his attorney told an appeals court Friday. Alan Gross was working in Cuba as a government subcont...

  • Court-martial for Missouri drill sergeant resumes

    Court-martial for Missouri drill sergeant resumes

    U.S. Court News 09/29/2014

    The military court-martial of a Missouri sergeant accused of sexually assaulting eight female soldiers has resumed. A verdict is expected Wednesday after a three-day trial for 30-year-old Army Staff Sgt. Angel M. Sanchez, who is accused of using his ...

  • Court reverses woman's conviction in child's death

    Court reverses woman's conviction in child's death

    Recent Cases 09/22/2014

    A state appeals court Wednesday overturned the conviction of a South Texas woman imprisoned for capital murder in the 2006 salt poisoning death of her 4-year-old foster son. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals granted a new trial for Hannah Overton o...

  • Case of American jailed in Cuba back in US court

    Case of American jailed in Cuba back in US court

    U.S. Court News 09/22/2014

    An attorney for a Maryland man who has spent over four years jailed in Cuba argued before a federal appeals court that his client should be allowed to sue the U.S. government over his imprisonment. An attorney for Alan Gross, who was a government sub...

  • Court: IURC erred in approving Duke fee hike

    Court: IURC erred in approving Duke fee hike

    U.S. Court News 09/09/2014

    The Indiana Court of Appeals has determined that state utility regulators wrongly approved $61 million in ratepayer fees for the Edwardsport coal gasification plant. Duke Energy is seeking the money to cover construction costs for the new plant. But ...