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  • 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...

  • Lehman Brothers sues Citigroup for $2.5B

    Lehman Brothers sues Citigroup for $2.5B

    Business Law 02/10/2012

    Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and its creditors are suing several units of Citigroup Inc. to recover $2.5 billion the failed investment bank transferred to a backup account at Citi months before seeking bankruptcy court protection. In the complaint f...

  • Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP Files Class Action

    Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP Files Class Action

    Class Action News 02/10/2012

    Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP today announced that a class action has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Central District of California on behalf of purchasers of the common stock of Powerwave Technologies, Inc. between...

  • Foreign donations are a risk in super PAC setting

    Foreign donations are a risk in super PAC setting

    Legal News Feed 02/10/2012

    Money pouring into the presidential election from super political action committees and nonprofit campaign groups appears so far to be strictly American in origin, donated by U.S. companies, unions and millionaires. But it's easier than ever to conce...

  • Miss high court hears challenge to Barbour pardons

    Miss high court hears challenge to Barbour pardons

    US Court Alerts 02/10/2012

    Feuding attorneys asked the Mississippi Supreme Court on Thursday to determine the validity of pardons that Haley Barbour gave to convicted killers and other convicts during his final days as governor. Chief Justice Bill Waller Jr. said the court wou...

  • High court asked to undo Mont. campaign money ban

    High court asked to undo Mont. campaign money ban

    Legal News Center 02/10/2012

    Corporations are asking the Supreme Court to allow them to spend freely to influence upcoming elections in Montana, despite a state high court ruling upholding a ban on independent corporate campaign spending. Three groups filed papers with Justice A...

  • Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP Announces Class Action

    Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP Announces Class Action

    Class Action News 02/09/2012

    Notice is hereby given that Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP has filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of all purchasers of the American Depositary Shares of China Medical Tec...

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