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  • HIV-positive man who sued Atlanta gets new hearing

    HIV-positive man who sued Atlanta gets new hearing

    Headline Legal News 02/02/2012

    A federal appeals court on Wednesday granted a new hearing to a 40-year-old man who claimed the Atlanta Police Department rejected his job application because he has HIV. The ruling was a victory for gay rights advocates and the health groups who had...

  • Securities Litigation Attorney - Robert L. Herskovits

    Securities Litigation Attorney - Robert L. Herskovits

    Notable Attorneys 02/01/2012

    Robert L. Herskovits Robert concentrates his practice in the areas of securities litigation and regulatory enforcement matters. Robert routinely advises broker/dealers, industry professionals and investors in varied litigation, arbitration and regula...

  • Bernstein Liebhard LLP Announces Class Action

    Bernstein Liebhard LLP Announces Class Action

    Legal Events 01/31/2012

    Bernstein Liebhard LLP today announced that a class action has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of purchasers of Veolia Environnement S.A.  American Depository Shares (“ADSs”) dur...

  • Conviction and sentence upheld in Palin email case

    Conviction and sentence upheld in Palin email case

    Recent Cases 01/30/2012

    A federal appeals court panel has upheld the conviction and sentence of a University of Tennessee student in the hacking of Sarah Palin's email in 2008. The three judge panel in a Monday decision affirmed the conviction of 24-year-old David Kernell. ...

  • Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP Files Class Action

    Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP Files Class Action

    Headline Legal News 01/30/2012

    Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP today announced that a class action has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama on behalf of purchasers of the common stock of Walter Energy, Inc. between April 20, ...

  • Eugene Criminal Defense - MJM Law Office, P.C.

    Eugene Criminal Defense - MJM Law Office, P.C.

    Lawyer Interviews 01/29/2012

    MJM Law Office, P.C. was founded to provide clients with quality representation in criminal defense and family law, including matters such as DUI offenses, drug crimes, divorce, and child custody. Mr. Mizejewski understands that effectively working t...

  • US judge denies bid to block NV mustang roundups

    US judge denies bid to block NV mustang roundups

    Headline Legal News 01/27/2012

    A federal judge in Nevada who handed horse protection advocates a rare victory last fall has rejected their latest request to block government roundups of free-roaming mustangs in the West, saying they'll have to go to Congress if they think the anim...

  • US Supreme Court won't review Venezuela suit

    US Supreme Court won't review Venezuela suit

    Analysis on Litigation 01/27/2012

    An Ohio investment group's lawsuit seeking to collect $100 million on three-decade-old Venezuelan promissory notes is headed back to a federal judge for further deliberations. The decision by the U.S. Supreme Court not to hear the case was a setback ...

  • NY court: Judge can't block $18B Ecuador judgment

    NY court: Judge can't block $18B Ecuador judgment

    Headline Legal News 01/26/2012

    A judge overstepped his authority when he tried to ban enforcement around the world of an $18 billion judgment against Chevron Inc. for environmental damage in Ecuador, a federal appeals court said Thursday as it explained why it lifted the ban last ...

  • More charges filed in Los Angeles arsons case

    More charges filed in Los Angeles arsons case

    Recent Cases 01/25/2012

    A German man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to additional charges accusing him of setting nearly 50 fires, mostly to parked cars, which terrorized parts of Los Angeles over the New Year's weekend. Deputy Public Defender Gustavo Sztraicher entered the ple...

  • Court upholds murder conviction in toddler's death

    Court upholds murder conviction in toddler's death

    Recent Cases 01/24/2012

    Georgia's top court has unanimously upheld the murder convictions and life prison sentences given to a metro Atlanta couple for strangling and beating to death the woman's young daughter. The Georgia Supreme Court's decision on Monday involved the De...

  • Court overturns Calif. slaughterhouse law

    Court overturns Calif. slaughterhouse law

    Analysis on Litigation 01/23/2012

    The Supreme Court on Monday blocked a California law that would require euthanizing downed livestock at federally inspected slaughterhouses to keep the meat out of the nation's food system. The high court ruled that the state's 2009 state law was blo...