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  • NY appeals court orders NJ programmer's acquittal

    NY appeals court orders NJ programmer's acquittal

    Legal News Center 02/17/2012

    A federal appeals court on Friday reversed the conviction of a former Goldman Sachs programmer on charges he stole computer code, ordering an acquittal in a case that tested the boundaries of what can be considered a crime as companies seek to protec...

  • Teen pleads not guilty in Ohio Craigslist killings

    Teen pleads not guilty in Ohio Craigslist killings

    US Court Alerts 02/17/2012

    An Ohio teen has pleaded not guilty to killing one man and attempting to kill a second in a deadly Craigslist robbery scheme that targeted older and single out-of-work men. Brogan Rafferty, his ankles and wrists cuffed, made a brief appearance Friday...

  • EU court: Web sites need not check for IP breaches

    EU court: Web sites need not check for IP breaches

    Legal World 02/16/2012

    A European Union court ruled Thursday that social networking sites cannot be compelled to install general filters to prevent the illegal trading of music and other copyrighted material. The decision is a victory for operators of social networking sit...

  • Las Vegas, Nevada Litigation Attorneys

    Las Vegas, Nevada Litigation Attorneys

    Headline News 02/15/2012

    Maier Gutierrez Ayon is a Las Vegas, Nevada based law firm committed to representing clients in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, product liability, medical malpractice, business and real estate litigation, bankruptcy, and employment law....

  • Cisco challenges Microsoft takeover of Skype in EU

    Cisco challenges Microsoft takeover of Skype in EU

    Business Law 02/15/2012

    Networking company Cisco said Wednesday that it is challenging Microsoft's $8.5 billion takeover of Skype at the European Union's top court to ensure Microsoft won't block other video conferencing services. Microsoft completed the deal in October sho...

  • US bishops fight birth control deal

    US bishops fight birth control deal

    Law & Politics 02/14/2012

    The top U.S. Catholic bishop vowed legislative and court challenges Tuesday to a compromise by President Barack Obama to his healthcare mandate that now exempts religiously affiliated institutions from paying directly for birth control for their work...

  • Mass. court: Intent to sell pot still a crime

    Mass. court: Intent to sell pot still a crime

    US Court Alerts 02/14/2012

    The state’s highest court has ruled that a person can still be criminally charged with attempting to distribute marijuana even when the amount of the drug discovered is less than an ounce. But the court left open the question of whether those crimina...

  • The Shuman Law Firm Announces Class Action

    The Shuman Law Firm Announces Class Action

    Class Action News 02/13/2012

    The Shuman Law Firm today announced that a lawsuit seeking class action status has been filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado on behalf of purchasers of the common stock of Molycorp, Inc. between March 9, 2011 and November 10,...

  • Student bra search case goes to NC Supreme Court

    Student bra search case goes to NC Supreme Court

    Lawyer Blogs 02/13/2012

    The North Carolina Supreme Court is hearing arguments over whether school officials should be allowed to search students' bras for drugs. A student at an alternative school sued after students had to untuck their shirts and pull out their bras with t...

  • Italian court convicts 2 in asbestos-linked deaths

    Italian court convicts 2 in asbestos-linked deaths

    Legal World 02/13/2012

    An Italian court Monday convicted two men of negligence in some 2,000 asbestos-related deaths blamed on contamination from a construction company, sentencing each of them to 16 years in prison and ordering them to pay millions in what officials calle...

  • Federal court rules for Ohio festival free speech

    Federal court rules for Ohio festival free speech

    US Court Alerts 02/13/2012

    A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of two Christians who say their free speech rights were violated at a southwest Ohio corn festival. A 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals three-judge panel ruled unanimously Monday that a policy against solici...

  • Indianapolis Bankruptcy Law Firm - Riley Bennett & Egloff, LLP

    Indianapolis Bankruptcy Law Firm - Riley Bennett & Egloff, LLP

    Law Firm News 02/12/2012

    Creditor’s Rights The Firm’s creditors’ rights expertise also includes such areas as foreclosures and deeds-in-lieu of foreclosure; appointment of receivers; replevin, garnishment and attachment proceedings, pre-judgment and post-judgment; suits on g...

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