Court appears divided in retaliation case

By |2011-01-23T07:43:15+00:00January 23rd, 2011|Uncategorized|

The Supreme Court on Tuesday seemed divided on whether the nation's major job bias law allows lawsuits against employers who retaliate against the fiancé, best friend or other third party in a close relationship with a worker who has complained of dis...

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Massachusetts high court authorizes DNA warrants for unknown suspects

By |2011-01-22T22:14:46+00:00January 22nd, 2011|Uncategorized|

[JURIST] The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court [official website] ruled Thursday that prosecutors can indict a genetic profile in a rape case, even if they do not know the suspect's name. The ruling will allow prosecutors to indict suspects based on...

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London Associate Charged With Wife's Murder

By |2011-01-22T17:19:23+00:00January 22nd, 2011|Uncategorized|

A court hearing will be held today involving Berwin Leighton Paisner tax associate Richard Davies Jones, who has been charged in the stabbing death of his wife.

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Court appears sympathetic to Arizona in immigration case

By |2011-01-22T15:39:27+00:00January 22nd, 2011|Uncategorized|

Arizona's crackdown on employers who hire unauthorized aliens won sympathy and support from a number of justices during Supreme Court arguments Wednesday in a challenge to the Granite state's immigration law.

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Companies Begin Distancing Themselves After WikiLeaks Founder's Arrest

By |2011-01-22T13:39:04+00:00January 22nd, 2011|Uncategorized|

As the news broke early Tuesday that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested, Visa and MasterCard joined companies that are distancing themselves from the online publisher of classified documents.

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Chief Justice Urges End to Confirmation Logjam

By |2011-01-22T13:32:57+00:00January 22nd, 2011|Uncategorized|

In his annual report on the federal judiciary, Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. called on the "political branches" to find a long-term solution to the "persistent problem" of filling judicial vacancies.

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SEC Imposes Lifetime Ban on Attorney

By |2011-01-22T04:33:14+00:00January 22nd, 2011|Uncategorized|

The Securities and Exchange Commission has permanently barred a New York lawyer from practicing before the commission after finding he had engaged in unethical conduct with a "high degree of scienter" making "future violations likely."

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