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Justice Ginsburg will be first woman to lie in state at Capitol
The late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will lie in repose at the top of the…
Sep 21, 2020 4:36 PM CDT
Lawyer Alan Dershowitz, a former professor at Harvard Law School, has filed a $300 million defamation lawsuit against CNN over its coverage of his views on high crimes and misdemeanors.
Sep 16, 2020 3:08 PM CDT
Two federal judges last month dismissed cases filed by passengers who blamed Princess Cruise Lines for their COVID-19 illness.
Sep 11, 2020 1:50 PM CDT
A well-known Florida personal injury lawyer was shot and killed Wednesday by his oldest son, who also shot the lawyer’s girlfriend before killing himself, according to a family friend.
Sep 11, 2020 11:39 AM CDT
Top state court criticizes disciplined former justice
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Tuesday criticized Cynthia Baldwin, a former justice, after she said an affidavit, if true, shows “bias and vindictiveness”…
Sep 10, 2020 4:39 PM CDT
In an unusual move Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Justice moved to intervene in a defamation lawsuit brought against President Donald Trump by E. Jean Carroll, an author and advice columnist who has accused him of sexual assault.
Sep 9, 2020 12:35 PM CDT
A lawsuit filed in Oklahoma this week seeks damages for a continuing nuisance stemming from the 1921 Tulsa massacre in an affluent neighborhood known as the Black Wall Street.
Sep 4, 2020 12:27 PM CDT
Court decisions on "business interruption" coverage are so far favoring insurers as they fight claims for lost income during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sep 2, 2020 1:11 PM CDT
California files 100th suit against Trump administration
California and 21 other states have filed a lawsuit challenging a Trump administration rule that curtails the scope of environmental reviews conducted to…
Aug 31, 2020 4:45 PM CDT
More law students are taking bankruptcy classes
Some law professors are reporting the demand for their bankruptcy classes is booming. Ronald Mann, a Columbia Law School professor, told Thomson Reuters…
Aug 28, 2020 4:22 PM CDT
A federal judge in Seattle has tossed a lawyer’s $1.5 million defamation lawsuit against Avvo for allegedly posting false information that made him look “terrible.”
Aug 28, 2020 2:17 PM CDT
Lawyers are asking a court to toss a lawsuit claiming that their process server startled a family and failed to take measures to protect against an infection with COVID-19.
Aug 27, 2020 12:36 PM CDT
A lawyer for a book publisher is paraphrasing the cartoon character Bullwinkle J. Moose in response to a defamation allegation by convicted lawyer Michael Avenatti.
Aug 27, 2020 11:47 AM CDT
The Ohio Supreme Court ruled 4-3 on Wednesday that an employee can’t sue for invasion of privacy when an employer uses the “direct observation method” to collect a urine sample for drug testing.
Aug 27, 2020 10:02 AM CDT
The Hanover Insurance Group has refused to renew malpractice coverage for the lawyer representing the whistleblower whose complaint
led to impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump.
Aug 25, 2020 9:38 AM CDT
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