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  • Justice Clarence Thomas calls Washington a 'hideous place'

    Justice Clarence Thomas calls Washington a 'hideous place'

    Headline Legal News 05/11/2024

    Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas told attendees at a judicial conference Friday that he and his wife have faced “nastiness” and “lies” over the last several years and decried Washington, D.C., as a “hideous place.&r...

  • Employer Defense Attorney in Gardena, California

    Employer Defense Attorney in Gardena, California

    Legal Issues 05/08/2024

    The relationship between employers and employees in California is governed by employment and labor laws at both the federal and state levels. These laws provide a framework of obligations and rights. Disputes often arise from a failure to uphold and ...

  • Trump faces prospect of additional sanctions for violating gag order

    Trump faces prospect of additional sanctions for violating gag order

    Legal Events 05/06/2024

    Jurors in the hush money trial of Donald Trump heard a recording Thursday of him discussing with his then-lawyer and personal fixer a plan to purchase the silence of a Playboy model who has said she had an affair with the former president.A visibly i...

  • Trump hush money trial: Trump held in contempt of court for gag order violation

    Trump hush money trial: Trump held in contempt of court for gag order violation

    Analysis on Litigation 05/01/2024

    Donald Trump was held in contempt of court Tuesday and fined $9,000 for repeatedly violating a gag order that barred him from making public statements about witnesses, jurors and some others connected to his New York hush money case. And if he does i...

  • Trump hush money trial: Tabloid publisher David Pecker continues testimony

    Trump hush money trial: Tabloid publisher David Pecker continues testimony

    Analysis on Litigation 04/26/2024

    As Donald Trump was running for president in 2016, his old friend at the National Enquirer was scooping up potentially damaging stories about the candidate and paying out tens of thousands of dollars to keep them from the public eye.But when it came ...

  • Mexico breaks diplomatic ties with Ecuador after embassy raid

    Mexico breaks diplomatic ties with Ecuador after embassy raid

    Legal Events 04/08/2024

    The Mexican president has quickly moved to break off diplomatic ties with Ecuador after police broke into the Mexican Embassy to arrest a former vice president who had sought political asylum there after being indicted on corruption charges.In an ext...

  • Retired Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy has memoir coming

    Retired Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy has memoir coming

    Headline Legal News 04/04/2024

    Retired Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy has a two-volume memoir coming out this fall, tracking his life from growing up in California to his 30 years on the court, when he cast key votes on landmark cases ranging from abortion to gay marriag...

  • The Man Charged in an Illinois Attack That Left 4 Dead Is Due Back in Court

    The Man Charged in an Illinois Attack That Left 4 Dead Is Due Back in Court

    Headline Legal News 04/01/2024

    A northern Illinois man charged with killing four people and injuring seven others by stabbing, beating and driving over them is expected back in court on Tuesday.A judge in the city of Rockford is expected to consider prosecutors' request that Chris...

  • Former Georgia insurance commissioner John Oxendine pleads guilty

    Former Georgia insurance commissioner John Oxendine pleads guilty

    Headline Legal News 03/26/2024

    A former Georgia insurance commissioner who made a failed Republican run for governor has pleaded guilty to conspiring to commit health care fraud.John W. Oxendine of Johns Creek entered the guilty plea Friday in federal court in Atlanta. The 61-year...

  • Alabama woman who faked kidnapping pleads guilty to false reporting

    Alabama woman who faked kidnapping pleads guilty to false reporting

    Analysis on Litigation 03/22/2024

    An Alabama woman who claimed she was abducted after stopping her car to check on a wandering toddler pleaded guilty on Thursday to charges of giving false information to law enforcement.News outlets reported that Carlee Russell pleaded guilty to misd...

  • Prosecutors seek from 40 to 50 years in prison for Sam Bankman-Fried

    Prosecutors seek from 40 to 50 years in prison for Sam Bankman-Fried

    Legal Issues 03/15/2024

    FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried’s orchestration of one of history’s largest financial frauds in his quest to dominate the cryptocurrency world deserves a prison sentence of 40 to 50 years, federal prosecutors on Friday told a federal judge....

  • Hong Kong court affirms landmark sedition conviction for pro-democracy activist

    Hong Kong court affirms landmark sedition conviction for pro-democracy activist

    Headline Legal News 03/07/2024

    Criticizing laws or chanting anti-government slogans can be enough to jail someone for sedition in Hong Kong, an appeal court ruled Thursday in a landmark case brought under a colonial-era law increasingly used to crush dissent.Tam Tak-chi, the first...