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  • Retailers hope for certainty as Supreme Court hears tax case

    Retailers hope for certainty as Supreme Court hears tax case

    Notable Attorneys 03/30/2018

    Retailers are hoping for a resolution this year from the Supreme Court, which hears arguments Tuesday in a decades-old dispute: Whether companies must collect sales tax on items sold in a state where they don't have a store or other building.If the c...

  • Brazil's top court: Lula can be jailed for upheld conviction

    Brazil's top court: Lula can be jailed for upheld conviction

    Notable Attorneys 03/29/2018

    A sharply divided top court voted early Thursday to reject an attempt by former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio da Silva to stay out of jail while he appeals a corruption conviction, delivering a hard blow to the front-running candidate in this year'...

  • Lawyer tells Australian court Geoffrey Rush barely eating

    Lawyer tells Australian court Geoffrey Rush barely eating

    Notable Attorneys 03/26/2018

    Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush has become virtually housebound, barely eats and wakes each morning with a "terrible sense of dread" since a Sydney newspaper alleged inappropriate behavior toward an actress, his lawyer swore in an affidavit.Lawyer ...

  • Court allows Pennsylvania to redraw GOP-favored district map

    Court allows Pennsylvania to redraw GOP-favored district map

    Notable Attorneys 02/05/2018

    Justice Samuel Alito, who handles emergency appeals from Pennsylvania, rejected the request from GOP legislative leaders and voters to put on hold an order from the state Supreme Court intended to produce new congressional districts in the coming two...

  • Court: Lawsuit alleging coerced confessions can go to trial

    Court: Lawsuit alleging coerced confessions can go to trial

    Notable Attorneys 02/03/2018

    A lawsuit that accuses Evansville police officers of violating three teenagers' constitutional rights by coercing confessions in the killing of a homeless man can proceed to trial, a federal appeals court has ruled.A panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Cou...

  • Top Pakistani court orders arrest of escaped police officer

    Top Pakistani court orders arrest of escaped police officer

    Notable Attorneys 01/31/2018

    Pakistan's Supreme Court gave police three days to arrest an absconding officer who is involved in killing an aspiring model in a 'fake shootout', a lawyer said Saturday.Attorney Nazeer Mehsud says suspended police officer Rao Anwar did not appear at...

  • Thai court drops royal insult charges against academic

    Thai court drops royal insult charges against academic

    Notable Attorneys 01/13/2018

    A Thai military court on Wednesday dropped royal insult charges against an 84-year old historian who questioned whether a Thai king had actually defeated a Burmese adversary in combat on elephant-back over 500 years ago.Sulak Sivaraksa was charged in...

  •  With 2 in 3 months, Ohio executions could be back on track

    With 2 in 3 months, Ohio executions could be back on track

    Notable Attorneys 09/30/2017

    Court rulings favorable to the state and the outcome of two executions in three months indicate Ohio could be on track to resume putting inmates to death regularly.The state executed child killer Ronald Phillips in July and double killer Gary Otte on...

  • Supreme Court limits ability to strip citizenship

    Supreme Court limits ability to strip citizenship

    Notable Attorneys 06/24/2017

    The Supreme Court on Thursday limited the government's ability to strip U.S. citizenship from immigrants for lying during the naturalization process. The justices ruled unanimously in favor of an ethnic Serb from Bosnia who lied about her husband's m...

  • Top court to hear case that could reshape US political map

    Top court to hear case that could reshape US political map

    Notable Attorneys 06/20/2017

    The Supreme Court will take up a momentous fight over parties manipulating electoral districts to gain partisan advantage in a case that could affect the balance of power between Democrats and Republicans across the United States. At issue is whether...

  • The Latest: Suspect in 36 fire deaths appears in court

    The Latest: Suspect in 36 fire deaths appears in court

    Notable Attorneys 06/09/2017

    A man who leased the Oakland warehouse where 36 people died in a massive fire appeared briefly in court on charges of involuntary manslaughter. Derick Almena had been expected to enter a plea Thursday but his attorney asked to delay the arraignment. ...

  • Texas Trust and Estate Litigation Lawyer

    Texas Trust and Estate Litigation Lawyer

    Notable Attorneys 06/03/2017

    The administration of trusts and estates can be complex and disputes frequently arise. Often, these disputes are among family members and can stretch family relationships to their breaking point. I have the experience to efficiently guide you through...