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  • Mississippi marijuana program hinges on initiative arguments

    Mississippi marijuana program hinges on initiative arguments

    Headline Legal News 04/14/2021

    The Mississippi Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday in a lawsuit that’s trying to block a voter-approved medical marijuana program by arguing that the the issue should not have been on the ballot.Arguments were not about marijuana. Instead,...

  • High court sides with Google in copyright fight with Oracle

    High court sides with Google in copyright fight with Oracle

    Headline Legal News 04/05/2021

    The Supreme Court sided Monday with Google in an $8 billion copyright dispute with Oracle over the internet company’s creation of the Android operating system used on most smartphones worldwide.To create Android, which was released in 2007, Goo...

  • Capitol stormer who wore ‘I Was There’ shirt to stay in jail

    Capitol stormer who wore ‘I Was There’ shirt to stay in jail

    Headline Legal News 04/01/2021

    A federal judge refused Thursday to set bail for a Texas man who was wearing a T-shirt that said, “I Was There, Washington D.C., January 6, 2021,” when he was arrested on charges he stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.U.S. Judge Carl Nicho...

  • Appellate court arguments set for Charleston church shooter

    Appellate court arguments set for Charleston church shooter

    Legal Events 03/29/2021

    The newest judge to the Rhode Island Superior Court was sworn in Saturday.Democratic Gov. Dan McKee presided over the swearing in of R. David Cruise, a longtime political operative and state senator, at the Boys & Girls Club location in Cumberlan...

  • Israel revokes permit of Palestinian foreign minister

    Israel revokes permit of Palestinian foreign minister

    Headline Legal News 03/24/2021

    Israel on Sunday revoked the VIP permit of the Palestinian foreign minister after he returned to the West Bank from a trip to the International Criminal Court in the Hague, Israeli and Palestinian officials confirmed.The move appeared to be Israeli r...

  • New Mexico governor appoints judge to court of appeals

    New Mexico governor appoints judge to court of appeals

    Headline Legal News 03/20/2021

    New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has appointed a judge to the state Court of Appeals to fill a vacancy created by Justice Julie J. Vargas’ appointment to the state Supreme Court.The state’s 4th Judicial District Chief Judge Gerald E...

  • High court orders full disability for worker whose lost limb

    High court orders full disability for worker whose lost limb

    Headline Legal News 03/15/2021

    The South Dakota Supreme Court has ordered the state to grant a man whose lower leg was amputated as a result of a work injury permanent and total disability benefits. Steven Billman was working at Clarke Machine when he cut his foot on a metal shavi...

  • Nepal Parliament, reinstated by high court, begins session

    Nepal Parliament, reinstated by high court, begins session

    Headline Legal News 03/09/2021

    After being reinstated by the nation’s Supreme Court, Nepal’s Parliament began a session on Sunday that will likely determine the future of the prime minister and the government.The split in the ruling Nepal Communist Party has left Prime...

  • Anchorage companies, man fined for clean air violations

    Anchorage companies, man fined for clean air violations

    Headline Legal News 03/01/2021

    A man and two companies in Alaska have been sentenced to three years probation and a $35,000 fine for violating the Clean Air Act involving asbestos work at a shopping center more than five years ago, a judge said.The work was performed at the Northe...

  • Cable companies win lawsuit over Maine’s a la carte law

    Cable companies win lawsuit over Maine’s a la carte law

    Legal Review 02/25/2021

    A federal appeals court has rejected Maine’s law requiring cable companies to give subscribers the option of purchasing access to individual cable channels rather than bundled packages.A federal judge already delayed the law from going into eff...

  • Missouri medical marijuana lawyers worry about discipline

    Missouri medical marijuana lawyers worry about discipline

    Practice Legal News 02/21/2021

    Attorneys who represent clients in the medical marijuana industry are concerned they might face discipline under a state Supreme Court directive that appears to put federal law in conflict with state law.The directive, which took effect July 1, says ...

  • Court upholds woman’s $1.8M award in NJ Transit bus attack

    Court upholds woman’s $1.8M award in NJ Transit bus attack

    Headline Legal News 02/17/2021

    In a closely divided ruling, New Jersey’s Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a $1.8 million jury award for a woman who was struck on the head with a bottle while riding a New Jersey Transit bus. The 4-3 decision affirmed that NJ Transit, a publi...

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