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  • Idaho Supreme Court overturns tougher ballot initiative law

    Idaho Supreme Court overturns tougher ballot initiative law

    Legal Events 08/24/2021

    The Idaho Supreme Court has rejected a new law designed to make it harder for voters to get initiatives on the ballot, saying the legislation was so restrictive that it violated a fundamental right under the state’s constitution. The ruling iss...

  • San Francisco Copyright Lawyers - Our Firm

    San Francisco Copyright Lawyers - Our Firm

    Legal Events 07/24/2021

    Our Firm has established a reputation for enforcing and protecting trademarks in the marketplace with enforcement actions in Federal and State courts throughout the United States as well as at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. San Francisco Trade...

  • Husband of high court candidate begins prison sentence

    Husband of high court candidate begins prison sentence

    Legal Events 04/06/2021

    The husband of a Pennsylvania appellate court judge who is running for the state’s highest court began serving a prison sentence Tuesday in a long-running case, authorities said.Charles McCullough’s incarceration comes as voters decide wh...

  • Ex-Iowa wastewater plant supervisor sentenced for tampering

    Ex-Iowa wastewater plant supervisor sentenced for tampering

    Legal Events 04/02/2021

    A former Iowa wastewater treatment plant official has been sentenced to three months in federal prison for manipulating water sample test results to ensure plant discharges into the Missouri River met federal requirements. Jay Niday, 63, of Sergeant ...

  • South Africa’s ex-president should be jailed, argues lawyer

    South Africa’s ex-president should be jailed, argues lawyer

    Legal Events 03/25/2021

    Lawyers for a commission investigating corruption in South Africa have asked the country’s highest court to jail former president Jacob Zuma for two years for failing to cooperate with its probe. The commission of inquiry into high-level graft,...

  • Israel revokes permit of Palestinian foreign minister

    Israel revokes permit of Palestinian foreign minister

    Legal Events 03/21/2021

    Israel on Sunday revoked the VIP permit of the Palestinian foreign minister after he returned to the West Bank from a trip to the International Criminal Court in the Hague, Israeli and Palestinian officials confirmed.The move appeared to be Israeli r...

  • Mississippi told to pay $500K to wrongfully imprisoned man

    Mississippi told to pay $500K to wrongfully imprisoned man

    Legal Events 03/03/2021

    A judge is ordering the state of Mississippi to pay $500,000 to a Black man who was wrongfully imprisoned more than 22 years and was tried six times in a quadruple murder case.Curtis Flowers was released from prison in December 2019, months after the...

  • Trump, on tape, presses Ga. official to ‘find’ him votes

    Trump, on tape, presses Ga. official to ‘find’ him votes

    Legal Events 01/05/2021

    President Donald Trump pressured Georgia’s Republican secretary of state to “find” enough votes to overturn Joe Biden’s win in the state’s presidential election, repeatedly citing disproven claims of fraud and raising th...

  • 'Hotel Rwanda' hero charged with terrorism in Rwanda court

    'Hotel Rwanda' hero charged with terrorism in Rwanda court

    Legal Events 09/16/2020

    A Rwandan court on Monday charged Paul Rusesabagina, whose story inspired the film “Hotel Rwanda,” with terrorism, complicity in murder, and forming an armed rebel group.Rusesabagina declined to respond to all 13 charges, saying some did ...

  • Appeals court keeps Flynn case alive, won’t order dismissal

    Appeals court keeps Flynn case alive, won’t order dismissal

    Legal Events 08/31/2020

    A federal appeals court in Washington declined Monday to order the dismissal of the Michael Flynn  prosecution, permitting a judge to scrutinize the Justice Department’s request to dismiss its case against President Donald Trump’s fo...

  •  DeSantis court pick improper, but high court won't undo

    DeSantis court pick improper, but high court won't undo

    Legal Events 08/27/2020

    Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis exceeded his authority by appointing a constitutionally ineligible person to the Florida Supreme Court, but the high court said in a ruling Thursday that it won't undo the appointment.State Rep. Geraldine Thompson asked the ...

  • 1st Black woman confirmed to be justice on NJ high court

    1st Black woman confirmed to be justice on NJ high court

    Legal Events 08/22/2020

    The nomination of the first Black woman to sit on New Jersey’s Supreme Court was confirmed Thursday by the state Senate.Fabiana Pierre-Louis, a 39-year-old attorney in private practice and a former federal prosecutor, was nominated by Democrati...

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