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  •  TransCanada doesn't have to pay landowner attorneys

    TransCanada doesn't have to pay landowner attorneys

    Opinion 03/03/2018

    The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline doesn't have to reimburse attorneys who defended Nebraska landowners against the company's efforts to gain access to their land, the state Supreme Court ruled Friday.The high court's ruling resolves a dispute...

  • Court rules in favor of fired transgender funeral director

    Court rules in favor of fired transgender funeral director

    Opinion 02/27/2018

    A woman was illegally fired by a Detroit-area funeral home after disclosing that she was transitioning from male to female and dressed as a woman, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said R.G. & G.R. Harr...

  • High court: Held immigrants can't get periodic bond hearings

    High court: Held immigrants can't get periodic bond hearings

    Opinion 02/26/2018

    The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that immigrants the government has detained and is considering deporting aren't entitled by law to periodic bond hearings.The case is a class-action lawsuit brought by immigrants who've spent long periods in custody. T...

  • Beleaguered gunmaker Remington points to bankruptcy court

    Beleaguered gunmaker Remington points to bankruptcy court

    Opinion 02/12/2018

    Remington, the gunmaker beset by falling sales and lawsuits tied to the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, has reached a financing deal that would allow it to continue operating as it files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.The maker of the Bu...

  • Pennsylvania asks court to keep Amazon incentives a secret

    Pennsylvania asks court to keep Amazon incentives a secret

    Opinion 12/31/1969

    Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's administration went to court this week to block requests for records of financial incentives it offered Amazon to build its second headquarters in Pennsylvania.An administration lawyer asked Commonwealth Court to reverse an...