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  • Donald Trump must pay an additional $83.3 million to E. Jean Carroll

    Donald Trump must pay an additional $83.3 million to E. Jean Carroll

    State Bar & Other Associations 01/28/2024

    A jury awarded $83.3 million to E. Jean Carroll on Friday in a stinging and expensive rebuke to former President Donald Trump for his continued social media attacks against the longtime advice columnist over her claims that he sexually assaulted her ...

  • Taiwan’s presidential candidates emphasize peace in relations with Beijing

    Taiwan’s presidential candidates emphasize peace in relations with Beijing

    Verdicts & Settlements 01/01/2024

    Taiwan’s presidential candidates expressed desire for peaceful relations with Beijing, which has described Jan. 13 elections on the self-ruled island as a choice between war and peace and stepped up harassment of the territory that China claims...

  • Paramedics convicted in Elijah McClain's death after administering ketamine

    Paramedics convicted in Elijah McClain's death after administering ketamine

    State Bar & Other Associations 12/20/2023

    Two Denver-area paramedics were convicted Friday for giving a fatal overdose of the sedative ketamine to Elijah McClain in 2019 — a jury verdict that experts said could have a chilling effect on first responders around the country.The case invo...

  • McCarthy juggles a government shutdown and a Biden impeachment inquiry

    McCarthy juggles a government shutdown and a Biden impeachment inquiry

    State Bar & Other Associations 09/12/2023

    House Speaker Kevin McCarthy is a man who stays in motion — enthusiastically greeting tourists at the Capitol, dashing overseas last week to the G7 summit of industrial world leaders, and raising funds back home to elect fellow Republicans to t...

  • Pakistan leader moves to disband parliament, his jailed nemesis seeks release

    Pakistan leader moves to disband parliament, his jailed nemesis seeks release

    State Bar & Other Associations 08/07/2023

    Pakistan’s prime minister said Wednesday he is moving toward dissolving parliament, starting a possible countdown to a general election, as his chief political rival fought to overturn a corruption conviction that landed him in a high-security ...

  • PA mail-in voting law gets beaten up on GOP campaign trail

    PA mail-in voting law gets beaten up on GOP campaign trail

    State Bar & Other Associations 05/15/2023

    Election integrity and Pennsylvania’s mail-in voting law are prominent subjects in the state’s Republican primary contest for an open state Supreme Court seat, as Donald Trump continues to baselessly claim that the 2020 election was stole...

  • Court rejects governor’s move to dismiss public records suit

    Court rejects governor’s move to dismiss public records suit

    United States Courts 04/16/2023

    The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday refused to dismiss a lawsuit against Gov. Kim Reynolds that seeks to require her office to respond to public record requests.The court in a unanimous decision rejected Reynolds’ argument that her office wasn&rsq...

  • Supreme Court asked to preserve abortion pill access rules

    Supreme Court asked to preserve abortion pill access rules

    State Bar & Other Associations 04/11/2023

    The Biden administration and a drug manufacturer asked the Supreme Court on Friday to preserve access to an abortion drug free from restrictions imposed by lower court rulings, while a legal fight continues.The Justice Department and Danco Laboratori...

  • Kansas high court signals continued abortion rights support

    Kansas high court signals continued abortion rights support

    State Bar & Other Associations 03/23/2023

    Kansas’ highest court signaled Monday that it still considers access to abortion a “fundamental” right under the state constitution, as an attorney for the state argued that a decisive statewide vote last year affirming abortion rig...

  • Executive gets 15 months in prison in doomed nuclear project

    Executive gets 15 months in prison in doomed nuclear project

    United States Courts 03/12/2023

    A former executive utility who gave rosy projections on the progress of two nuclear power plants in South Carolina while they were hopelessly behind will spend 15 months in prison for the doomed project that cost ratepayers billions of dollars.Ex-SCA...

  •  Spain orders extradition of British alleged hacker to U.S.

    Spain orders extradition of British alleged hacker to U.S.

    United States Courts 02/17/2023

    Spain’s National Court has agreed to the extradition to the U.S. of a British citizen who allegedly took part in computer attacks, including the July 2020 hacking of Twitter accounts of public figures such as Joseph Biden, Barack Obama and Bill...

  • No-nonsense judge takes over FTX-Bankman-Fried criminal case

    No-nonsense judge takes over FTX-Bankman-Fried criminal case

    United States Courts 12/27/2022

    A Manhattan federal judge known for swift decisions and a no-nonsense demeanor during three decades of overseeing numerous high-profile cases was assigned Tuesday to Sam Bankman-Fried’s cryptocurrency case.The case was relegated to Judge Lewis ...