Judge blocks closing of state’s only abortion clinic with TRO

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Home Daily News Judge blocks closing of state’s only abortion… Trials & Litigation By Debra Cassens Weiss May 31, 2019, 3:52 pm CDT Image from Shutterstock.com. A St. Louis judge has issued a temporary restraining order that blocks the closing of Missouri’s only remaining abortion clinic. Judge Michael Stelzer granted the request for the TRO … Continue reading “Judge blocks closing of state’s only abortion clinic with TRO”

Data shows immigrant minors are routinely held past legal time limit; ABA is ‘deeply disturbed’

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Home Daily News Data shows immigrant minors are routinely… Immigration Law By Lorelei Laird May 31, 2019, 3:06 pm CDT Image from Shutterstock.com. Responding to reports that the Border Patrol holds immigrant minors for an average of almost twice as long as legally permitted, ABA President Bob Carlson issued a statement Friday calling the situation … Continue reading “Data shows immigrant minors are routinely held past legal time limit; ABA is ‘deeply disturbed’”

SCOTUS told of new evidence in challenge to census citizenship question

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Home Daily News SCOTUS told of new evidence in challenge… U.S. Supreme Court By Debra Cassens Weiss May 31, 2019, 1:54 pm CDT Image from Shutterstock.com. The American Civil Liberties Union informed the U.S. Supreme Court in a letter Thursday that new evidence suggests that the Trump administration is adding a citizenship question to the … Continue reading “SCOTUS told of new evidence in challenge to census citizenship question”

New Hampshire repeals death penalty; its last execution was in 1939

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Home Daily News New Hampshire repeals death penalty; its… Death Penalty By Debra Cassens Weiss May 30, 2019, 3:32 pm CDT Image from Shutterstock.com. New Hampshire is the 21st state to abolish the death penalty. The state Senate voted Thursday to override the governor’s veto of a bill to repeal capital punishment, report the Washington … Continue reading “New Hampshire repeals death penalty; its last execution was in 1939”

Judicial immunity protects judge who was recorded disparaging lawyers, 6th Circuit says

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Home Daily News Judicial immunity protects judge who was… Judiciary By Debra Cassens Weiss May 30, 2019, 2:56 pm CDT Image from Shutterstock.com. A Michigan state judge caught on a recording disparaging two lawyers has immunity in their suit alleging a conspiracy with opposing counsel, a federal appeals court has ruled. The 6th U.S. Circuit … Continue reading “Judicial immunity protects judge who was recorded disparaging lawyers, 6th Circuit says”

Which fictional lawyer do you think is most true to life?

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Home Daily News Which fictional lawyer do you think is most… Question of the Week By Stephen Rynkiewicz May 30, 2019, 1:45 pm CDT As television’s Perry Mason, Raymond Burr was a master at compelling testimony. In real life, cross-examination doesn’t tend to lead to confession. Image from Wikimedia Commons. Three novels were named in … Continue reading “Which fictional lawyer do you think is most true to life?”

Smith and Nephew SMF and Redapt Modular Hip Implant Recall

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In what has become an alarming trend in drug and medical device manufacturing, Smith and Nephew felt compelled to copycat other hip implant manufacturers and market a pair of dual modular hip stems. This trend is alarming because it is yet another example of marketing and fierce competition in the orthopedic manufacturing community driving the … Continue reading “Smith and Nephew SMF and Redapt Modular Hip Implant Recall”

Bud Light ads can’t mention rival beers and corn syrup without these qualifying words

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Home Daily News Bud Light ads can’t mention rival beers and… Advertising Law By Debra Cassens Weiss May 29, 2019, 3:08 pm CDT A federal judge in Madison, Wisconsin, is barring Anheuser-Busch, the maker of Bud Light, from running advertisements that fail to give context to its ad claims about rival MillerCoors’ Miller Lite and … Continue reading “Bud Light ads can’t mention rival beers and corn syrup without these qualifying words”

Nearing his 100th birthday, former district attorney says it’s too late to retire

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Home Daily News Nearing his 100th birthday, former district… Careers By Debra Cassens Weiss May 29, 2019, 1:24 pm CDT Former Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau is nearing his 100th birthday, but he still continues to work at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. Morgenthau told the New York Law Journal that it’s too late to … Continue reading “Nearing his 100th birthday, former district attorney says it’s too late to retire”

SCOTUS to consider implied right to sue in case of Mexican boy shot and killed by US border guard

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Home Daily News SCOTUS to consider implied right to sue in… U.S. Supreme Court By Debra Cassens Weiss May 28, 2019, 12:22 pm CDT Image from Shutterstock.com. The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to consider once again whether the family of a Mexican teen has an implied right to sue in U.S. courts for his … Continue reading “SCOTUS to consider implied right to sue in case of Mexican boy shot and killed by US border guard”

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