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  • Judge rules in favor of Columbus on gun control measures

    Judge rules in favor of Columbus on gun control measures

    Verdicts & Settlements 11/02/2022

    An Ohio law that prevents cities from implementing their own gun control measures cannot be enforced in Columbus, a county judge ruled.The law is an “unconstitutional infringement upon municipal home-rule,” Franklin County Judge Stephen L...

  • Idaho Supreme Court won’t reconsider death row clemency case

    Idaho Supreme Court won’t reconsider death row clemency case

    State Bar & Other Associations 10/24/2022

    The Idaho Supreme Court says it will not reconsider the clemency case of a terminally ill man who is facing execution for his role in the 1985 slayings of two gold prospectors near McCall.The high court made the decision Friday in Gerald Ross Pizzuto...

  • Abortion floor debate splits South Carolina Republicans

    Abortion floor debate splits South Carolina Republicans

    State Bar & Other Associations 09/07/2022

    South Carolina’s Senate debate on an abortion ban that would no longer include exceptions for pregnancies caused by rape or incest started Wednesday with the chamber’s three Republican women taking a stand against a bill they said doesn&r...

  •  Biden taps Montana law professor to be 9th Circuit judge

    Biden taps Montana law professor to be 9th Circuit judge

    State Bar & Other Associations 09/02/2022

    President Joe Biden nominated has nominated a University of Montana law professor to be a judge on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.Anthony Johnstone is a former solicitor for the state of Montana who has taught at the University of Montana sinc...

  • Graham appeals order to testify in Georgia election probe

    Graham appeals order to testify in Georgia election probe

    United States Courts 08/18/2022

    U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham has formally appealed a judge’s order requiring him to testify before a special grand jury investigating whether former President Donald Trump and others illegally sought to overturn his 2020 election defeat in Georgia....

  • Louisiana seeks suspension of block on enforcement

    Louisiana seeks suspension of block on enforcement

    United States Courts 07/22/2022

    A day after a state judge blocked enforcement of Louisiana’s abortion ban, state officials asked the same judge to suspend his own ruling while they pursue an appeal.Lawyers for state Attorney General Jeff Landry and health secretary Courtney P...

  • St. Louis, MO Criminal Defense Lawyer

    St. Louis, MO Criminal Defense Lawyer

    State Bar & Other Associations 07/13/2022

    Attorney John M. Lynch comes from a strong law enforcement background with a decade of experience as a police investigator and federal drug task force agent. Paired with his legal degree from St. Louis University School of Law, Mr. Lynch provides a u...

  •  Judge holds hearing on challenge of Mississippi abortion law

    Judge holds hearing on challenge of Mississippi abortion law

    State Bar & Other Associations 07/02/2022

    A judge held a hearing Tuesday but didn’t say how she would decide a lawsuit filed by Mississippi’s only abortion clinic, which is trying to remain open by blocking a law that would ban most abortions in the state.The law — which st...

  • North Carolina repeat offender pleads guilty to wire fraud

    North Carolina repeat offender pleads guilty to wire fraud

    State Bar & Other Associations 06/08/2022

    A North Carolina man has admitted stealing mail from residential mailboxes and using stolen information to commit wire fraud, a federal prosecutor said.Soheil Akhavan Rezaie, 37, entered his guilty plea Tuesday before a U.S. magistrate judge in Charl...

  • With counting winding down, Trump team pushes legal fights

    With counting winding down, Trump team pushes legal fights

    State Bar & Other Associations 05/28/2022

    Judges in Georgia and Michigan quickly dismissed Trump campaign lawsuits Thursday, undercutting a campaign legal strategy to attack the integrity of the voting process in states where the result could mean President Donald Trump’s defeat. The r...

  • Turkey expels pro-Kurdish legislator, seeks to disband party

    Turkey expels pro-Kurdish legislator, seeks to disband party

    Verdicts & Settlements 05/28/2021

    prominent legislator and human rights advocate of his parliamentary seat and took a step toward disbanding the entire party. Omer Faruk Gergerlioglu, a lawmaker from the People’s Democratic Party, or HDP, was convicted over a 2016 social media ...

  • Gun law, hurricanes added to Florida courts' workload

    Gun law, hurricanes added to Florida courts' workload

    United States Courts 01/01/2019

    Florida's new gun law is keeping courts busy, and the state Supreme Court also says lawsuits over hurricane disputes could be on the rise.The Florida Supreme Court said Friday 100 petitions a month have been filed statewide to try to keep guns out of...