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  • San Bernardino, California Criminal Defense Lawyers

    San Bernardino, California Criminal Defense Lawyers

    Criminal Law News 07/19/2021

    At Bullard & Powell, we believe that every criminal case, just like the person being charged, is unique. To that end, we do not view our cases as simply files to be worked on, but view them from the perspective of our clients. We work closely wit...

  • Judge: Pretrial release OK for man accused in Capitol riot

    Judge: Pretrial release OK for man accused in Capitol riot

    Criminal Law News 05/14/2021

    A judge has ruled that one of two Oregon brothers accused in the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol will be released from custody Friday to a third-party guardian, where he will be on home detention and GPS monitoring pending his trial. U.S. District J...

  • Huawei, ZTE lose patent appeal cases at UK Supreme Court

    Huawei, ZTE lose patent appeal cases at UK Supreme Court

    Criminal Law News 08/18/2020

    Britain’s Supreme Court has dismissed two appeals by Chinese telecoms firms Huawei and ZTE over mobile data patent disputes.The disputes center on the licensing of patented technology considered essential to mobile telecoms. The patents are mea...

  • The Supreme Court's future hinges on the 2020 election

    The Supreme Court's future hinges on the 2020 election

    Criminal Law News 07/16/2020

    A European Union court on Wednesday delivered a hammer blow to the bloc’s attempts to rein in multinationals’ ability to strike special tax deals with individual EU countries when it ruled that Apple does not have to pay 13 billion euros ...

  • Supreme Court lifts ban on state aid to religious schooling

    Supreme Court lifts ban on state aid to religious schooling

    Criminal Law News 07/07/2020

    States can’t cut religious schools out of programs that send public money to private education, a divided Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.By a 5-4 vote with the conservatives in the majority, the justices upheld a  Montana scholarship program ...

  • Court lifts part of order blocking Texas abortion ban

    Court lifts part of order blocking Texas abortion ban

    Criminal Law News 04/10/2020

    A federal appeals court on Friday partially rescinded a lower-court order that had largely blocked the enforcement of an abortion ban in Texas during the coronavirus pandemic.By a 2-1 vote, the three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appea...

  • German court may reject appeal to remove anti-Semitic relic

    German court may reject appeal to remove anti-Semitic relic

    Criminal Law News 01/12/2020

    A court in eastern Germany indicated Tuesday that it will likely reject a Jewish man’s bid to force the removal of an ugly remnant of centuries of anti-Semitism from a church where Martin Luther once preached.The Naumburg court's senate said, a...

  • As ruling nears, immigrant fights for anti-deportation act

    As ruling nears, immigrant fights for anti-deportation act

    Criminal Law News 11/10/2019

    A Mexican immigrant fighting President Donald Trump’s attempt to end a program shielding young immigrants from deportation says he is nervous about the case finally being heard by the U.S. Supreme Court.Martin Batalla Vidal is a lead plaintiff ...

  • US Supreme Court to review Kansas’ lack of insanity defense

    US Supreme Court to review Kansas’ lack of insanity defense

    Criminal Law News 10/03/2019

    The U.S. Supreme Court is preparing to consider how far states can go toward eliminating the insanity defense in criminal trials as it reviews the case of a Kansas man sentenced to die for killing four relatives.The high court planned to hear argumen...

  • Kim Dotcom fights US extradition in New Zealand’s top court

    Kim Dotcom fights US extradition in New Zealand’s top court

    Criminal Law News 06/06/2019

    Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his former colleagues on Monday took their fight against being extradited to the U.S. to New Zealand’s top court.The Supreme Court began hearing arguments in the seven-year-old case after Dotcom and...

  • EU court adviser: Britain could change its mind on Brexit

    EU court adviser: Britain could change its mind on Brexit

    Criminal Law News 12/02/2018

    A top official at the European Union's highest court advised Tuesday that Britain can unilaterally change its mind about leaving the European Union, boosting hopes among to pro-EU campaigners in the U.K. that Brexit can be stopped.Prime Minister Ther...

  •  Mixed rulings for Republicans from Kentucky Supreme Court

    Mixed rulings for Republicans from Kentucky Supreme Court

    Criminal Law News 11/14/2018

    In a pair of mixed rulings for Kentucky Republicans, the state Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a law requiring a panel of doctors to review medical malpractice cases before they go to court while upholding the state's law banning mandatory unio...