115 ABA Journal New Hampshire articles.
A lawyer who blamed sleep apnea for his inaction on a case should be suspended but not disbarred, according to a recommendation by the New Hampshire Supreme Court’s Professional Conduct…
Apr 3, 2019 7:30 AM CDT
The New Hampshire Supreme Court has ruled that a city topless ban that applies only to women does not violate constitutional rights to equal protection or freedom of speech.
Feb 11, 2019 2:06 PM CST
Some states use local jail cells to hold mental health patients. New Hampshire stands alone in its legal treatment of mental health patients within state prison walls.
Jan 1, 2019 12:00 AM CST
A judge in New Hampshire has ordered Amazon to release recordings from an Echo device in the Farmington home where two women were found fatally stabbed in January 2017.
Nov 12, 2018 2:48 PM CST
Florida would be in a distinct minority of states if it imposes a duty to rescue people in distress. The rule in the United States is you have no duty to rescue a stranger, and legal scholars are divided on whether that’s a good thing.
Jun 1, 2018 1:50 AM CDT
May 3, 2018 11:03 AM CDT
Five months before ‘The Fugitive’ first aired, F. Lee Bailey challenged the extraordinary 1954 trial and conviction of Dr. Sam Sheppard, on whose case the TV series was based.
Apr 1, 2018 12:45 AM CDT
A New Hampshire judge has ruled that a woman who won $560 million in a Powerball jackpot is entitled to keep her identity secret.
Hillborough County Judge Charles Temple Mar 13, 2018 3:18 PM CDT
Feb 7, 2018 1:45 PM CST
The impact of the hurricanes over the island was not uniform, with some areas suffering extreme devastation. There was greater havoc in the eastern and central parts of the island, so many lawyers in those communities are still without power in their offices.
Feb 1, 2018 12:03 AM CST
“We are certainly seeing an upsurge in social activism, from protesting in the streets and at airports to a huge increase in people contacting government representatives, attending town hall meetings and using social media to organize,” says Traci Yoder, director of education and research for the National Lawyers Guild in New York City. As a result, legislators in nearly 20 states have responded with a flurry of bills that increase penalties for protesters, ban the wearing of masks, charge for police protection and even immunize drivers who hit protesters with their cars.
Jun 1, 2017 2:50 AM CDT
A homeless man in New Hampshire has spent 854 days in jail for mostly minor offenses over a six-year period at a cost to taxpayers of about $63,000.
Mar 2, 2017 9:52 AM CST
New Hampshire’s attorney general can’t simply hire a private law firm to pursue a potential case against pharmaceutical companies that market opioids, unless the governor and state lawmakers agree, a…
Mar 17, 2016 3:05 PM CDT
A New Hampshire lawyer and her one-time husband can’t vacate their July 2014 divorce after reconciling, the New Hampshire Supreme Court has ruled.
The court ruled (PDF) on Dec.…
Dec 29, 2015 6:15 AM CST
A former New Hampshire state forensic psychologist who was fired after showing up late for a court hearing has filed a grievance against the judge he blames for his dismissal.…
Dec 21, 2015 3:20 PM CST