ABA president travels to South Texas, working to fulfill ABA’s promise to reunite families

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Home Daily News ABA president travels to South Texas, working… Immigration Law By Lorelei Laird Posted August 30, 2018, 11:14 am CDT ABA President Bob Carlson and Jaime Hawk, legal strategy director of ACLU Washington in Seattle, working at the ABA’s South Texas Pro Bono Asylum Representation Project. Photo by Marc Davis. Two months ago, … Continue reading “ABA president travels to South Texas, working to fulfill ABA’s promise to reunite families”

Accused dine-and-dash dater is charged with 10 felonies; was the conduct extortion?

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Home Daily News Accused dine-and-dash dater is charged with… Criminal Justice By Debra Cassens Weiss Posted August 30, 2018, 8:22 am CDT astarot / Shutterstock.com A man known as the dine-and-dash dater has been charged with 10 felonies for allegedly taking financial advantage of women he mostly met on dating apps and websites. The suspect … Continue reading “Accused dine-and-dash dater is charged with 10 felonies; was the conduct extortion?”

Citing possible fraud, US denies passports to hundreds of Hispanics and demands proof of citizenship

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Home Daily News Citing possible fraud, US denies passports… Immigration Law By Debra Cassens Weiss Posted August 30, 2018, 8:00 am CDT Allstars/Shutterstock. Updated: Citing fears of fraud, the State Department has denied or revoked passports to hundreds and possibly thousands of Hispanics whose birth certificates indicate they were born in the United States. Some … Continue reading “Citing possible fraud, US denies passports to hundreds of Hispanics and demands proof of citizenship”

There is no justice as long as millions lack meaningful access to it

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Home Daily News There is no justice as long as millions lack… Defending Justice By Robert Grey Jr. Posted August 30, 2018, 6:05 am CDT Robert Grey Jr. Equal access to justice is a pillar of our justice system and a core American value. In fact, it has been fundamental to our self-understanding since even … Continue reading “There is no justice as long as millions lack meaningful access to it”

Judge rules Johnny Depp can void unwritten contract with lawyer; is ‘handshake culture’ at risk?

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Home Daily News Judge rules Johnny Depp can void unwritten… Contracts By Debra Cassens Weiss Posted August 30, 2018, 6:00 am CDT Johnny Depp. Twocoms / Shutterstock.com A Los Angeles judge ruled on Tuesday that actor Johnny Depp can void an oral contract with his former lawyer because California law requires contingency agreements to be … Continue reading “Judge rules Johnny Depp can void unwritten contract with lawyer; is ‘handshake culture’ at risk?”

Chemerinsky: What’s at stake if Kavanaugh is on the Supreme Court

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Home Daily News Chemerinsky: What’s at stake if Kavanaugh… U.S. Supreme Court By Erwin Chemerinsky Posted August 29, 2018, 6:15 am CDT Erwin Chemerinsky To a very large extent, liberals and conservatives agree as to the likely effects of Judge Brett Kavanaugh replacing Justice Anthony Kennedy on the U.S. Supreme Court. They disagree, of course, … Continue reading “Chemerinsky: What’s at stake if Kavanaugh is on the Supreme Court”

California ends financial bail in favor of pretrial risk assessments

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Home Daily News California ends financial bail in favor of… Criminal Justice By Lorelei Laird Posted August 29, 2018, 6:10 am CDT Castle Bail Bonds in Richmond, California. As a result of the new law, California bail agents will lose their business model entirely. Todd A. Merport / Shutterstock.com On Tuesday, California became the first … Continue reading “California ends financial bail in favor of pretrial risk assessments”

Law firm seeks to seize rival’s URL; suit alleges ‘hijacked’ website traffic and content

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Home Daily News Law firm seeks to seize rival’s URL; suit… Internet Law By Debra Cassens Weiss Posted August 28, 2018, 3:08 pm CDT JMiks/Shutterstock.com. A lawsuit filed by an Aurora, Illinois, law firm claims a suburban Chicago rival increased its profits by $2 million over a two-year period by duplicating website content and confusing … Continue reading “Law firm seeks to seize rival’s URL; suit alleges ‘hijacked’ website traffic and content”

Judge extends online ban on 3D gun blueprints; company begins selling flash-drive copies

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Home Daily News Judge extends online ban on 3D gun blueprints;… First Amendment By Debra Cassens Weiss Posted August 28, 2018, 12:30 pm CDT Herr Loeffler/Shutterstock.com. Updated: A federal judge in Seattle has found that a former law student’s presumed First Amendment interests in publishing online blueprints for plastic 3D printed guns are “dwarfed by … Continue reading “Judge extends online ban on 3D gun blueprints; company begins selling flash-drive copies”

Judge extends online ban on 3D gun blueprints, says free speech right is abridged but not abrogated

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Home Daily News Judge extends online ban on 3D gun blueprints,… First Amendment By Debra Cassens Weiss Posted August 27, 2018, 4:35 pm CDT Herr Loeffler/Shutterstock.com. A federal judge in Seattle has found that a former law student’s presumed First Amendment interests in publishing online blueprints for plastic 3D printed guns are “dwarfed by the … Continue reading “Judge extends online ban on 3D gun blueprints, says free speech right is abridged but not abrogated”

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