New Hampshire

110 ABA Journal New Hampshire articles.

Vermont law student and his mother die in murder-suicide

Called to a home for a welfare check in Amherst, New Hampshire, on Tuesday, police discovered the bodies of a Vermont law student and his mother.

Police say the student,…

Glock pistol forgotten by security officer in courthouse men’s room is missing

A pistol forgotten in the men’s room of a Derry, New Hampshire, circuit courthouse has gone missing.

Officials say an unidentified security officer put his Glock handgun down there Monday…

Woman charged in wiretap case after videotaping traffic stop wins $57K settlement

In the wake of a recent federal appeals court decision that greenlighted her civil rights suit, a New Hampshire woman has won a $57,000 settlement over a criminal case pursued…

1st Circuit says woman had right to video traffic stop, OKs civil rights suit against police

A federal appeals court has given the green light to a New Hampshire woman’s civil rights lawsuit against Weare police.

Carla Gericke had a constitutional right to video a police…

Lawyer arrested at school board meeting after complaining about novel on daughter’s reading list

A New Hampshire attorney was arrested for disorderly conduct Monday after he complained longer than his allotted two minutes at a school board meeting about a novel on his 14-year-old…

Pro se plaintiff wins court victory in bid for ‘COPSLIE’ license plates

A New Hampshire resident formerly known as David Montenegro has won a free-speech victory in his bid to obtain a vanity license plate reading “COPSLIE.”

The New Hampshire Supreme Court…

New Hampshire AG seeks to fast-track hearing on county attorney’s removal

New Hampshire Attorney General Joseph Foster has asked a judge to fast-track a hearing on his petition to remove a county attorney from office.

Foster is seeking to remove veteran…

Repeal of anti-adultery law goes to New Hampshire’s governor; 20 other states also have bans

New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan has indicated she’s likely to sign a bill repealing the state’s anti-adultery law.

The New Hampshire Senate on Thursday voted for repeal and sent the…

Customer support call leads to arrest in laptop theft

A call to Apple’s customer service department resulted in burglary charges against a New Hampshire man.

Police made the arrest after the computer’s original owner, Mike Witonis of Dover, got…

Law firm is blank canvas for local painter in residence

Painter Melissa Miller was joking when she suggested to the president of Orr & Reno that the unfinished third floor of a new office for the long-established a Concord, N.H.,…

Former hospital lab tech gets 39 years for infecting patients with hepatitis C

A former contract hospital lab technician who spread his hepatitis C to dozens of patients through contaminated needles was sentenced Monday to 39 years in prison by a federal judge…

County attorney is ordered off the job amid investigation

A New Hampshire county attorney has been ordered off the job and banned from the courthouse amid an investigation into a complaint about management and operations of his office.

Rockingham…

Hospital tech takes plea in hep C case, may get 30 to 40 years

A traveling hospital lab technician accused of infecting 46 patients in multiple states with hepatitis C through injections with tainted needles has taken a plea that calls for him to…

Town sues ‘Robin Hood’ citizen group known for feeding parking meters, says it harasses workers

A New Hampshire town has sued a group of half-a-dozen citizens known as the Robin Hooders, contending that their harassment of parking enforcement officers could force the workers to quit…

Lawyer’s $236M verdict against ExxonMobil isn’t her first big win

The lead lawyer who obtained a $236 million verdict against ExxonMobil in a groundwater contamination case last week had another high-profile win in 2005 against Wal-Mart.

Being a lawyer was…

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