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  • Court denies asylum to 28 detained Latin American mothers

    Court denies asylum to 28 detained Latin American mothers

    Legal Issues 09/02/2016

    A legal ruling that would send 28 detained immigrant mothers and their children back to Latin America despite their claims they would be persecuted upon return was upheld on Monday by a federal appeals court. A panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for ...

  • Appeals court: Week of early voting shouldn't return to Ohio

    Appeals court: Week of early voting shouldn't return to Ohio

    Legal Issues 08/24/2016

    A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld an Ohio law that trims a week of early voting in the swing state, reversing a judge's decision that had restored the time. Democrats had challenged a series of Republican-backed voting changes they claimed di...

  • Court denies hospital's bid to perform brain death test

    Court denies hospital's bid to perform brain death test

    Legal Issues 07/12/2016

    The Virginia Supreme Court has denied a hospital's request to allow it to immediately perform a test to determine whether a 2-year-old who choked on a piece of popcorn is brain dead.   The court Friday denied a petition from Virginia Commonwealt...

  • Court rules against White House science office in email case

    Court rules against White House science office in email case

    Legal Issues 07/05/2016

    A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that work-related emails from a private account used by the White House's top science adviser are subject to disclosure under federal open records laws. The ruling from the three-judge panel is a win for governme...

  • Appeals court rules Mississippi can resume Google inquiry

    Appeals court rules Mississippi can resume Google inquiry

    Legal Issues 04/12/2016

    Mississippi's attorney general can resume an investigation into whether Google facilitates illegal behavior, an appeals court ruled. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday overturned a district judge who had sided with Google. U.S. District ...

  • Ex-Attorney General McGraw files for Supreme Court race

    Ex-Attorney General McGraw files for Supreme Court race

    Legal Issues 02/01/2016

    Former state Attorney General Darrell McGraw wants one of his old jobs back. According to the West Virginia secretary of state's website, the 79-year-old McGraw filed on Saturday to run for the state Supreme Court. McGraw spent one term on the court ...

  • Ex-Illinois guardsman pleads guilty in Islamic State plot

    Ex-Illinois guardsman pleads guilty in Islamic State plot

    Legal Issues 12/20/2015

    A former Illinois National Guard soldier pleaded guilty Monday to charges alleging he conspired to provide material support to the Islamic State group. Hasan Edmonds, 23, of Aurora, Illinois, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiring to provide mater...

  • Polish court convicts chemist of planning parliament attack

    Polish court convicts chemist of planning parliament attack

    Legal Issues 12/19/2015

    A court in southern Poland has handed a 13-year prison term to a chemist found guilty of having plotted a bomb attack on parliament and other buildings in 2012. The man, identified as Brunon Kwiecien, a university teacher in Krakow, was arrested in 2...

  • New Jersey's top court sides with Christie on pensions

    New Jersey's top court sides with Christie on pensions

    Legal Issues 06/10/2015

    New Jersey's top court sided with Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday, giving him a major victory in a fight with public worker unions over pension funds and sparing a new state budget crisis.     The state Supreme Court overturned a lower-court...

  • Arizona sheriff could face civil contempt hearing in court

    Arizona sheriff could face civil contempt hearing in court

    Legal Issues 01/20/2015

    An Arizona sheriff could face a civil contempt hearing in federal court for his office's repeated violations of orders issued in a racial-profiling case. U.S. District Judge Murray Snow held a telephonic conference Thursday and told Maricopa County S...

  • Palm Beach Construction Law

    Palm Beach Construction Law

    Legal Issues 11/07/2014

    Our Principal, Mr. Heitman, has extensive experience with both the law and construction. He is both a Florida Licensed Professional Engineer, as well as a Certified Construction Attorney. This puts him in the unique position to lead on both the jobsi...

  • Insurance Litigation Law Firm Clark & Fox Launches New Website

    Insurance Litigation Law Firm Clark & Fox Launches New Website

    Legal Issues 08/01/2014

    John M. Clark, Michael Fox, Georgia S. Foerstner and Erin Nulty are pleased to announce the formation and opening of Clark & Fox (www.clarkfoxlaw.com) , a law firm solely serving and representing the insurance industry. Patrick J Reilly, III and ...