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Cops in this Pennsylvania county claim sex workers with cellphones possess ‘instruments of crime’

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Home Daily News Cops in this Pennsylvania county claim sex… Health Law By Debra Cassens Weiss Posted October 31, 2018, 4:38 pm CDT Police in some cities have charged sex workers who carry condoms with possessing “instruments of crime” in an effort to keep the defendants in jail before a hearing and as leverage to … Continue reading “Cops in this Pennsylvania county claim sex workers with cellphones possess ‘instruments of crime’”

Law Firm SEO: Things You Can Do to Start Seeing Traffic & Results (New Clients)

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Is Your SEO Agency Wasting Your Budget? Is your law firm website guilty of bad SEO? I’ve witnessed it far too many times. Law firm got bad advice. The law firm didn’t do any link building. The law firm didn’t add any content – or, if they did create content, it ended up being incredibly … Continue reading “Law Firm SEO: Things You Can Do to Start Seeing Traffic & Results (New Clients)”

Judge sentences ex-magistrate to life in prison, then grants him a new trial as ‘13th juror’

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Home Daily News Judge sentences ex-magistrate to life in… Criminal Justice By Debra Cassens Weiss Posted October 31, 2018, 2:20 pm CDT Image from Shutterstock.com. A Georgia judge sentenced a former magistrate to life in prison for murder and aggravated assault last Thursday, then granted him a new trial on his own motion. Chief Judge … Continue reading “Judge sentences ex-magistrate to life in prison, then grants him a new trial as ‘13th juror’”

Antarctica scientist accused of stabbing colleague; possible motive is spoiled book endings

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Home Daily News Antarctica scientist accused of stabbing… Criminal Justice By Debra Cassens Weiss Posted October 31, 2018, 12:10 pm CDT Image from Shutterstock.com. A Russian scientist working at a remote research station in Antarctica has been charged with attempted murder for allegedly stabbing a colleague in the chest. Investigators are looking at one possible … Continue reading “Antarctica scientist accused of stabbing colleague; possible motive is spoiled book endings”

Valpo law school closing; teach-out plan in the works

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Home Daily News Valpo law school closing; teach-out plan… Law Schools By Stephanie Francis Ward Posted October 30, 2018, 4:15 pm CDT The law school at Indiana’s Valparaiso University is closing, its board of directors announced Tuesday, following a scuttled plan to gift it to Middle Tennessee State University. Approximately 100 students, all of whom … Continue reading “Valpo law school closing; teach-out plan in the works”

Judge orders detention of public defender for ‘acting like I’m some kind of idiot’

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Home Daily News Judge orders detention of public defender… Judiciary By Debra Cassens Weiss Posted October 30, 2018, 4:11 pm CDT Sakhom/Shutterstock.com. A Wisconsin judge ordered a short detention for an assistant public defender last Friday, saying he was in contempt for “acting like I’m some kind of idiot.” Judge David Borowski of Milwaukee County … Continue reading “Judge orders detention of public defender for ‘acting like I’m some kind of idiot’”

In arguing for leniency, lawyers point to Trump rhetoric for man convicted in plot to kill Muslims

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Home Daily News In arguing for leniency, lawyers point to… Sentencing/Post Conviction By Debra Cassens Weiss Posted October 30, 2018, 3:25 pm CDT Lawyers for a Kansas man convicted in a plot to kill Muslim refugees argue in a federal court filing that President Donald Trump’s campaign rhetoric should be considered as a “backdrop” that … Continue reading “In arguing for leniency, lawyers point to Trump rhetoric for man convicted in plot to kill Muslims”

Judge tosses stalking charges against man whose case was described as ‘gardening while black’

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Home Daily News Judge tosses stalking charges against man… Criminal Justice By Debra Cassens Weiss Posted October 29, 2018, 2:25 pm CDT A Detroit judge issued a directed verdict earlier this month on behalf of a man whose lawyer described the stalking charges against his client as a prosecution for “gardening while black.” Judge E. … Continue reading “Judge tosses stalking charges against man whose case was described as ‘gardening while black’”

Cartoon Caption: Good vs. evil—what choice will this lawyer make?

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Home Daily News Cartoon Caption: Good vs. evil—what… Cartoon Caption Contest By Jackson Thomas Posted October 29, 2018, 1:30 pm CDT With a lot riding on his shoulders—literally—can this lawyer make the right decision when it comes to his conscience vs. temptation? Send us your best caption for this month’s angel-devil-themed cartoon. The winner of … Continue reading “Cartoon Caption: Good vs. evil—what choice will this lawyer make?”

Sotomayor expresses ‘deep concern’ about failure to preserve tape in appeal hinging on one word

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Home Daily News Sotomayor expresses ‘deep concern’ about… U.S. Supreme Court By Debra Cassens Weiss Posted October 29, 2018, 12:58 pm CDT Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Monday issued a statement expressing “deep concern” over an Alabama judge’s failure to preserve an original recording of his disputed jury instruction in a capital case. Sotomayor said she … Continue reading “Sotomayor expresses ‘deep concern’ about failure to preserve tape in appeal hinging on one word”

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