Recent Updates

  • Judge blocks 2 provisions in North Carolina’s new abortion law

    Judge blocks 2 provisions in North Carolina’s new abortion law

    Litigation Regulations 10/03/2023

    A federal judge on Saturday blocked two portions of North Carolina’s new abortion law from taking effect while a lawsuit continues. But nearly all of the restrictions approved by the legislature this year, including a near-ban after 12 weeks of...

  • Biden backs new offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico

    Biden backs new offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico

    Litigation Regulations 10/01/2023

    President Joe Biden’s administration on Friday proposed up to three oil and gas lease sales in the Gulf of Mexico, but none in Alaska, as it tries to navigate between energy companies seeking greater oil and gas production and environmental act...

  • Trump’s Lawyers Meet With Prosecutors as Election Interference Charges Loom

    Trump’s Lawyers Meet With Prosecutors as Election Interference Charges Loom

    Litigation Regulations 07/29/2023

    Lawyers for Donald Trump were meeting Thursday with members of special counsel Jack Smith’s team as a potential indictment loomed over the former president’s efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 election, according to a person fami...

  • White House is taking on corporate mergers, landlord junk fees

    White House is taking on corporate mergers, landlord junk fees

    U.S. Court News 07/21/2023

    The Biden administration on Wednesday proposed new guidelines for corporate mergers, took steps to disclose the junk fees charged by landlords and launched a crackdown on price-gouging in the food industry.The announcements will be discussed as part ...

  • Judge allows North Carolina’s revised 12-week abortion law to take effect

    Judge allows North Carolina’s revised 12-week abortion law to take effect

    Litigation Regulations 07/02/2023

    A federal judge ruled on Friday that nearly all of North Carolina’s revised 12-week abortion law scheduled to begin this weekend can take effect, while temporarily blocking one rule that doctors feared could expose them to criminal penalties.Th...

  • Convictions tossed in 2016 death of 16-year-old shot in minivan in Trenton

    Convictions tossed in 2016 death of 16-year-old shot in minivan in Trenton

    Legal Compliance 06/21/2023

    An appeals court in New Jersey has tossed out the convictions of a man sentenced to 55 years in prison after being tried as a teenager in the 2016 death of a girl who was shot in a minivan as she and other juveniles were riding around Trenton.The cou...

  • Federal court sides with lobster fishers in whale protection case

    Federal court sides with lobster fishers in whale protection case

    Litigation Regulations 06/17/2023

    A federal appeals court has sided with commercial fishermen who say proposed restrictions aimed at saving a vanishing species of whale could put them out of business. The fishermen harvest lobsters and crabs off New England and oppose tough new restr...

  • Families sue to block Idaho law barring gender-affirming care for minors

    Families sue to block Idaho law barring gender-affirming care for minors

    U.S. Court News 06/03/2023

    The families of two transgender teenagers filed a lawsuit Thursday to block enforcement of Idaho’s ban on gender-affirming medical care for minors.The ban, which was signed into law in April and scheduled to take effect in January 2024, violate...

  • Supreme Court limits regulation of some US wetlands

    Supreme Court limits regulation of some US wetlands

    U.S. Court News 05/25/2023

    The U.S. Supreme Court has stripped federal agencies of authority over millions of acres of wetlands, weakening a bedrock environmental law enacted a half-century ago to cleanse the country’s badly polluted waters.A 5-4 majority significantly e...

  • Suspect in fatal stabbing of Cash App founder pleads not guilty

    Suspect in fatal stabbing of Cash App founder pleads not guilty

    Litigation Regulations 05/19/2023

    Tech consultant Nima Momeni pleaded not guilty Thursday to a murder charge in the stabbing death of Cash App founder Bob Lee on the streets of San Francisco.San Francisco Superior Court Judge Victor Hwang ordered Momeni, 38, kept in jail without bail...

  • Court denies request to lift gag order in Idaho killings

    Court denies request to lift gag order in Idaho killings

    Litigation Regulations 04/25/2023

    The Idaho Supreme Court on Monday rejected a request by 30 news organizations to lift a gag order in the criminal case of a man accused of stabbing four University of Idaho students to death.The high court did not weigh in on whether the gag order, w...

  • Supreme Court rejects Turkish bank’s arguments in Iran case

    Supreme Court rejects Turkish bank’s arguments in Iran case

    U.S. Court News 04/19/2023

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a Turkish bank’s main arguments for dismissing a lawsuit accusing it of helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions, but the court sent the case back for additional review.Halkbank, a bank owned by Turkey, had argu...