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  • Fugitive sibling to appear in Colo. court

    Fugitive sibling to appear in Colo. court

    Criminal Law 02/09/2012

    One of the three siblings accused in a multi-state crime spree is scheduled to enter a plea deal in court on Thursday. Prosecutors and Lee Grace Dougherty, 29, are scheduled to present a plea deal to Judge Claude Appel during a hearing, spokesman Rob...

  • Famed Spain judge convicted of misusing authority

    Famed Spain judge convicted of misusing authority

    Legal World 02/09/2012

    The Spanish judge celebrated for pursuing international human rights cases was convicted of overstepping his jurisdiction in a domestic corruption probe Thursday and barred from the bench for 11 years, completing a spectacular fall from grace for one...

  • Ariz Supreme Court bars candidate from running

    Ariz Supreme Court bars candidate from running

    US Court Alerts 02/08/2012

    The Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday affirmed a ruling that barred a woman from running for a city council seat because she doesn't speak English proficiently. The state's highest court ruled that Alejandrina Cabrera's name shouldn't appear on the Ma...

  • US Supreme Court won't permit Ohio execution

    US Supreme Court won't permit Ohio execution

    Lawyer Blogs 02/08/2012

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday added another wrinkle to Ohio's debate over how strictly the state's lethal injection procedures should be followed. The court without comment refused to allow the execution of a condemned killer of an elderly coup...

  • Labaton Sucharow LLP Secures $10 Million Settlement

    Labaton Sucharow LLP Secures $10 Million Settlement

    Class Action News 02/08/2012

    Labaton Sucharow LLP announced a nationwide class action settlement valued at $10 million with All Market, Inc., the leading manufacturer and seller of coconut water in the United States. Coconut water is one of the fastest growing beverages sold in ...

  • Corvallis Criminal Defense Attorneys - Arnold Law Office, LLC

    Corvallis Criminal Defense Attorneys - Arnold Law Office, LLC

    Attorney Blogs 02/08/2012

    Prosecutors are always ready because they handle cases just like yours every day. Our strategy to gain advantage over the prosecution is to enter each settlement negotiation ready and prepared to go over each issue in your case. It is important to kn...

  • Appeals court: Seniors can't reject Medicare right

    Appeals court: Seniors can't reject Medicare right

    Lawyer Blogs 02/07/2012

    A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that seniors who receive Social Security cannot reject their legal right to Medicare benefits, in a rare case of Americans suing to get out of a government entitlement. Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey is ...

  • Oracle rejects $272M SAP award, wants new trial

    Oracle rejects $272M SAP award, wants new trial

    US Court Alerts 02/07/2012

    Database software maker Oracle is rejecting a court-ordered award for $272 million from German rival SAP, saying it would rather have another trial over SAP's theft of software and customer-support documents. A jury awarded Oracle Corp. $1.3 billion ...

  • Long-awaited ruling on CA gay marriage ban due

    Long-awaited ruling on CA gay marriage ban due

    Legal News Feed 02/07/2012

    Supporters and opponents of California's ban on same-sex marriage were anxiously awaiting a federal appeals court decision Tuesday on whether the voter-approved measure violates the civil rights of gay men and lesbians. A three-judge panel of the 9th...

  • Ga. court overturns assisted suicide restrictions

    Ga. court overturns assisted suicide restrictions

    US Court Alerts 02/06/2012

    Georgia's top court struck down a state law that restricted assisted suicides, siding on Monday with four members of a suicide group who said the law violated their free speech rights. The Georgia Supreme Court's unanimous ruling found that the law v...

  • Izard Nobel LLP Announces Class Action

    Izard Nobel LLP Announces Class Action

    Class Action News 02/06/2012

    The law firm of Izard Nobel LLP, which has significant experience representing investors in prosecuting claims of securities fraud, announces that a lawsuit seeking class action status has been filed in the United States District Court for the Easter...

  • Norway mass killer demands medal at court hearing

    Norway mass killer demands medal at court hearing

    Legal World 02/05/2012

    The right-wing extremist who has admitted killing 77 people in the worst peacetime massacre that Norway has ever seen told a court Monday that he deserves a medal of honor for the bloodshed and demanded to be set free. Anders Behring Breivik smirked ...

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