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  • Washington prepares for more patients seeking abortion

    Washington prepares for more patients seeking abortion

    Bankruptcy Law 06/18/2022

    While the nation waits for the Supreme Court’s opinion on a blockbuster abortion case that could overturn Roe v. Wade, Planned Parenthood of Washington is getting ready for an increase in out-of-state patients seeking an abortion.“We are ...

  • Bankruptcy proceedings can have long-term benefits

    Bankruptcy proceedings can have long-term benefits

    Bankruptcy Law 07/22/2021

    Chicago Bankruptcy Law Firm Covers Bankruptcy in the Wake of COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic has damaged the economy, leaving many families and business owners worried about how they will pay for even the most basic expenses. In the midst of this cris...

  • Court halts another Texas execution over disability claims

    Court halts another Texas execution over disability claims

    Bankruptcy Law 02/04/2021

    A Texas appeals court has delayed a second execution this year to review claims that an inmate is intellectually disabled and thus ineligible for the death penalty.The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals on Wednesday granted a request by attorneys for Ed...

  • Trump taps ‘eminently qualified’ Barrett for Supreme Court

    Trump taps ‘eminently qualified’ Barrett for Supreme Court

    Bankruptcy Law 09/29/2020

    President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday, capping a dramatic reshaping of the federal judiciary that will resonate for a generation and that he hopes will provide a needed boost to his reelection effor...

  • Shooting outside US court in Phoenix wounds federal officer

    Shooting outside US court in Phoenix wounds federal officer

    Bankruptcy Law 09/14/2020

    A drive-by shooting wounded a federal security officer outside the U.S. courthouse in downtown Phoenix on Tuesday, and a person was later taken into custody, authorities said. The officer was taken to a hospital and was expected to recover, according...

  • German court convicts former concentration camp guard, 93

    German court convicts former concentration camp guard, 93

    Bankruptcy Law 07/24/2020

    A German court on Thursday convicted a 93-year-old former SS private of being an accessory to murder at the Stutthof concentration camp, where he served as a guard in the final months of World War II. He was given a two-year suspended sentence.Bruno ...

  • Indiana attorney general argues suspension doesn't oust him

    Indiana attorney general argues suspension doesn't oust him

    Bankruptcy Law 05/16/2020

    Lawyers for Indiana’s attorney general are arguing he has the legal right to remain in office even while serving a 30-day suspension of his law license for groping four women. The arguments filed Friday with the state Supreme Court come after R...

  • Lawyer: Security video in Arbery case may show water breaks

    Lawyer: Security video in Arbery case may show water breaks

    Bankruptcy Law 05/12/2020

    A young black man filmed by a security camera walking through a home under construction in December and in February may have stopped at the site for a drink of water, according to an attorney for the homeowner thrust into the investigation of the fat...

  • Court lifts part of order blocking Texas abortion ban

    Court lifts part of order blocking Texas abortion ban

    Bankruptcy Law 04/10/2020

    A federal appeals court on Friday partially rescinded a lower-court order that had largely blocked the enforcement of an abortion ban in Texas during the coronavirus pandemic.By a 2-1 vote, the three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appea...

  • Trump ally Roger Stone sentenced to over 3 years in prison

    Trump ally Roger Stone sentenced to over 3 years in prison

    Bankruptcy Law 02/17/2020

    Roger Stone, a longtime confidant of President Donald Trump, was sentenced to more than three years in prison Thursday for obstructing a congressional investigation in a case that has sparked fears about presidential interference in the justice syste...

  • UK leader condolences for 39 truck victims

    UK leader condolences for 39 truck victims

    Bankruptcy Law 11/01/2019

    The driver charged with manslaughter in the deaths of 39 people found in the back of his truck has made his first court appearance in Britain.Maurice Robinson appeared in Chelmsford Magistrates Court via a video link from prison Monday but was not re...

  •  Supreme Court: Trump can use Pentagon funds for border wall

    Supreme Court: Trump can use Pentagon funds for border wall

    Bankruptcy Law 07/21/2019

    The Supreme Court cleared the way for the Trump administration to tap billions of dollars in Pentagon funds to build sections of a border wall with Mexico.The court’s five conservative justices gave the administration the green light on Friday ...