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  • Probation for woman who wiped up blood after killing spouse

    Probation for woman who wiped up blood after killing spouse

    U.S. Court News 08/07/2022

    A Florida woman who was acquitted of murdering her husband, a prominent official at the University of Central Florida, was sentenced Friday to a year of probation for tampering with evidence.A judge sentenced Danielle Redlick in state court in Orland...

  • Court sets fall arguments on trans youth treatment ban

    Court sets fall arguments on trans youth treatment ban

    Analysis on Litigation 08/04/2022

    A federal appeals court will hear arguments in November over Alabama’s efforts to outlaw the use of gender-affirming medications to treat transgender minors.Alabama is asking a federal appeals court to lift an injunction and let it enforce a la...

  • Death penalty upheld for Ohio man who fatally shot couple

    Death penalty upheld for Ohio man who fatally shot couple

    Analysis on Litigation 08/01/2022

    The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the death penalty for a man who shot and killed a couple whose house and dog he was caring for while they were away on vacation.Death row inmate George Brinkman pleaded guilty to the 2017 deaths of Rogell and Roberta...

  • South Carolina’s 6-week abortion ban can continue for now

    South Carolina’s 6-week abortion ban can continue for now

    Headline Legal News 07/27/2022

    South Carolina can continue enforcing its six-week abortion ban after a judge on Tuesday denied a request to temporarily block it amid a legal battle that is now headed to the state Supreme Court.Since the U.S. Supreme Court ended the federal right t...

  • 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...

  • Kentucky judge extends block of state’s abortion ban

    Kentucky judge extends block of state’s abortion ban

    Headline Legal News 07/20/2022

    A Kentucky judge granted an injunction on Friday that prevents the state’s near-total ban on abortions from taking effect, meaning the state’s two clinics can continue providing abortions, for now.Jefferson Circuit Judge Mitch Perry&rsquo...

  • Zimbabwe students scoop international awards for moot court

    Zimbabwe students scoop international awards for moot court

    Litigation Regulations 07/17/2022

    A history-making team of Zimbabwean high school students that became world and European moot court competition champions has been widely praised in a country where the education system is beset by poor funding, lack of materials and teachers’ s...

  • 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...

  • Court: Health care workers in lawsuit must reveal identities

    Court: Health care workers in lawsuit must reveal identities

    Litigation Regulations 07/12/2022

    Nine health care workers who sued Democratic Maine Gov. Janet Mills over the state’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate have until Money to reveal their identities.The workers have so far remained anonymous, but on Thursday, a federal appeals court in Bo...

  • Florida judge blocks new 15-week abortion ban

    Florida judge blocks new 15-week abortion ban

    National Court News 07/05/2022

    A Florida judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked a new 15-week abortion ban days after it took effect in the state, an expected move following an oral ruling last week in which he said the law violated the state constitution.Judge John C. Cooper issued...

  •  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...

  • Scottish leader calls for new independence vote next year

    Scottish leader calls for new independence vote next year

    Legal Issues 06/28/2022

    Scotland’s leader told lawmakers in Edinburgh Tuesday that she plans to hold a fresh referendum on Scotland’s independence on Oct. 19, 2023 — even though U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson maintains it wasn’t the right time for...