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  • Man granted new trial in 2006 triple murder freed after plea

    Man granted new trial in 2006 triple murder freed after plea

    Criminal Law 11/21/2022

    An man granted a new trial in the murders of three men in Ohio more than a decade and a half ago has been released after reaching a plea agreement with prosecutors.Stoney Thompson, 43, was originally sentenced in Lucas County to three consecutive lif...

  • Texas to execute man for killing ex-girlfriend and her son

    Texas to execute man for killing ex-girlfriend and her son

    Family Law 11/16/2022

    A Texas inmate seeking to stop his execution over claims of religious freedom violations and indifference to his medical needs is scheduled to die Wednesday evening for killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend and her 7-year-old son more than 17 years ago....

  • Montana vote adds to win streak for abortion rights backers

    Montana vote adds to win streak for abortion rights backers

    Family Law 11/11/2022

    Abortion rights supporters secured another win Thursday as voters in Montana rejected a ballot measure that would have forced medical workers to intercede in the rare case of a baby born after an attempted abortion.The result caps a string of ballot ...

  • Idaho Supreme Court won’t reconsider death row clemency case

    Idaho Supreme Court won’t reconsider death row clemency case

    Family Law 10/25/2022

    The Idaho Supreme Court says it will not reconsider the clemency case of a terminally ill man who is facing execution for his role in the 1985 slayings of two gold prospectors near McCall.The high court made the decision Friday in Gerald Ross Pizzuto...

  • Idaho Supreme Court won’t weigh legality of child marriage

    Idaho Supreme Court won’t weigh legality of child marriage

    Family Law 10/20/2022

    A legal loophole in Idaho that allows parents of teens to nullify child custody agreements by arranging child marriages will remain in effect, under a ruling from the state Supreme Court on Tuesday.In a split decision, the high court declined to deci...

  • NC legislative races: Sharp divisions over abortion, economy

    NC legislative races: Sharp divisions over abortion, economy

    Bankruptcy Law 10/15/2022

    With abortion restrictions, looser gun rules and deeper tax reductions likely in the balance, North Carolina Republican lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Roy GOP lawmakers appeal Ohio map flap to US Supreme CourtRepublican state lawmakers involved in Ohi...

  • Judge won’t toss suit over Delaware court political balance

    Judge won’t toss suit over Delaware court political balance

    Criminal Law 09/26/2022

    A federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit against Democratic Gov. John Carney over Delaware’s requirement for political balance on its courts.Friday’s ruling is the latest in a long-running legal battle over a “major-party&rd...

  • Court rehears fight over vaccine mandate for federal workers

    Court rehears fight over vaccine mandate for federal workers

    Personal Injury 09/13/2022

    President Joe Biden has the same authority to impose a COVID-19 vaccine requirement on federal workers that private employers have for their employees, an administration lawyer told a federal appeals court Tuesday.A lawyer for opponents of the vaccin...

  • Biden taps Montana law professor to be 9th Circuit judge

    Biden taps Montana law professor to be 9th Circuit judge

    Family Law 09/02/2022

    President Joe Biden nominated has nominated a University of Montana law professor to be a judge on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.Anthony Johnstone is a former solicitor for the state of Montana who has taught at the University of Montana sinc...

  • Breyer, Gorsuch join to promote education about Constitution

    Breyer, Gorsuch join to promote education about Constitution

    Criminal Law 08/12/2022

    Recently retired Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer has become the honorary co-chairman of a nonpartisan group devoted to education about the Constitution, joining Justice Neil Gorsuch at a time of intense political polarization and rising skeptici...

  • Probation for woman who wiped up blood after killing spouse

    Probation for woman who wiped up blood after killing spouse

    Personal Injury 08/07/2022

    A Florida woman who was acquitted of murdering her husband, a prominent official at the University of Central Florida, was sentenced Friday to a year of probation for tampering with evidence.A judge sentenced Danielle Redlick in state court in Orland...

  •  St. Louis Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer - John M. Lynch

    St. Louis Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer - John M. Lynch

    Legal Marketing 07/13/2022

    Attorney John M. Lynch comes from a strong law enforcement background with a decade of experience as a police investigator and federal drug task force agent. Paired with his legal degree from St. Louis University School of Law, Mr. Lynch provides a u...