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  • Court hearing set in White House shooting case

    Court hearing set in White House shooting case

    Headline Legal News 12/16/2011

    A man accused of firing shots at the White House in an alleged assassination attempt of President Barack Obama is due in court. A hearing in federal court in Washington on Friday will focus on the mental health of Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez, who's...

  • Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Files Class Action Lawsuit

    Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Files Class Action Lawsuit

    Recent Cases 12/15/2011

    Notice is hereby given that Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP has filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of all persons who purchased or acquired GLG Life Tech Corporation securities on...

  • Throng of Occupy protesters appear in NY courts

    Throng of Occupy protesters appear in NY courts

    Recent Cases 12/14/2011

    Nearly 200 people arrested during Occupy Wall Street-related protests were in New York courtrooms hundreds of miles apart Wednesday, answering charges that stemmed from a march on the Brooklyn Bridge and a demonstration in a Rochester park. In Manhat...

  • Next ICC prosecutor warns against sex crimes

    Next ICC prosecutor warns against sex crimes

    Headline Legal News 12/14/2011

    The next chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court pledged Tuesday to strengthen efforts to bring to justice the perpetrators of sexual and gender crimes. A day after her election by the 119 countries that support the tribunal, Gambian law...

  • High court to review tough Arizona immigration law

    High court to review tough Arizona immigration law

    Headline Legal News 12/13/2011

    The Supreme Court stepped into the fight Monday over a tough Arizona law that requires local police to help enforce federal immigration laws — pushing the court deeper into hot, partisan issues of the 2012 election campaign. The court's election-year...

  • City Council in Pa. capital again seeks bankruptcy

    City Council in Pa. capital again seeks bankruptcy

    Recent Cases 12/13/2011

    The City Council has appealed a judge's decision to throw out the bankruptcy petition of Pennsylvania's debt-choked capital city, its attorney said. The appeal was filed Saturday in federal court, City Council attorney Mark Schwartz said in an email....

  • Court: Can lawsuit against casino go forward?

    Court: Can lawsuit against casino go forward?

    Analysis on Litigation 12/12/2011

    The Supreme Court will decide whether a lawsuit attempting to shut down a new tribal casino in southwestern Michigan can move forward. The justices on Monday agreed to hear from the government and the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indi...

  • Saxena White P.A. Files a Securities Fraud Class Action

    Saxena White P.A. Files a Securities Fraud Class Action

    Analysis on Litigation 12/11/2011

    Saxena White P.A. announces that it has filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on behalf of investors who purchased Hospira, Inc. common stock on the New York Stock Exchange between Marc...

  • Appeals court affirms Petters conviction, sentence

    Appeals court affirms Petters conviction, sentence

    Analysis on Litigation 12/10/2011

    A federal appeals court Friday upheld the 2009 conviction and 50-year prison sentence of Minnesota businessman Tom Petters, who was found guilty of orchestrating a $3.7 billion Ponzi scheme. The Eighth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Petters...

  • CA same-sex marriage ban gets another day in court

    CA same-sex marriage ban gets another day in court

    Headline Legal News 12/09/2011

    The sponsors of California's gay marriage ban renewed their effort Thursday to disqualify a federal judge because of his same-sex relationship, but they met a skeptical audience in an appeals court panel. It's the first time an American jurist's sexu...

  • Appeals court blocks cement plant pollution rule

    Appeals court blocks cement plant pollution rule

    Headline Legal News 12/09/2011

    A federal appeals court is blocking an Environmental Protection Agency rule designed to reduce pollution at cement plants. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington agreed with cement makers that the EPA did not properly draft th...

  • Ark. court affirms $50M verdict for rice farmers

    Ark. court affirms $50M verdict for rice farmers

    Analysis on Litigation 12/08/2011

    The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday affirmed a nearly $50 million verdict for farmers who say they lost money because a company's genetically altered rice seeds contaminated the food supply and drove down crop prices. Bayer, the German conglomerat...