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2021/07/24   40-year sentence upheld for man who killed his roommate
2021/07/22   Bankruptcy proceedings can have long-term benefits
2021/07/19   New York Dental Malpractice Claims
2021/06/16   British lawyer Karim Khan sworn in as ICC’s chief prosecutor
2020/10/19   Michigan court blocks 2-week absentee ballot extension
2020/07/23   German court convicts former concentration camp guard, 93
2020/06/08   Black Lives Matter rallies start in Australia amid court ban
2020/04/12   Court drops rape, other charges against megachurch leader
2020/03/07   Supreme Court divided in 1st big abortion case of Trump era
2020/03/01   A clinic prepares for Supreme Court abortion fight
2019/05/01   Challenge to Georgia election system faces first court test
2019/04/09   Media lawyers in Australian court over Cardinal gag order
2019/02/25   Court upholds car rental tax imposed in Maricopa County
2019/02/12   Spain's courts put to test by trial of Catalan separatists
2019/01/04   WVa AG's help sought in Supreme Court impeachment appeal
2018/12/03   High court seems to lean against West Virginia in tax case
2018/11/17   Supreme Court: Judges can be Facebook friends with attorneys
2018/11/10   Court fight likely in 10-year-old girl’s homicide case
2018/10/29   Bomb suspect set for Florida court appearance
2018/10/21   EU court orders Poland to reinstate Supreme Court judges
2018/10/03   UN court orders US to lift some Iran sanctions
2018/09/15   States urge Supreme Court to hear Kennedy cousin case
2018/09/13   Chicago, surfer group oppose US Steel settlement in court
2018/09/08   Audit: West Virginia Supreme Court skirted pay law
2018/09/04   Rancorous, partisan start for Kavanaugh high court hearing
2018/09/03   Chaos marks start of Kavanaugh confirmation hearing
2018/08/25   Attorney Website Design. Simple.
2018/08/20   Man admits slaying wife, blames her for daughters' deaths
2018/08/15   Court: Dismissal of cop's Black Lives Matter lawsuit is just
2018/08/12   Court, regulators clash over uranium project in South Dakota
2018/08/11   N Carolina Supreme Court race lawsuit returning to court
2018/08/04   Oklahoma lawsuit against opioid makers back in state court
2018/07/11   Supreme Court enjoys relatively high public confidence
2018/07/02   Court: S.Korea must allow alternative for military objectors
2018/06/15   Gamers in court for first time after Kansas 'swatting' death
2018/06/14   USCIS Redesigns Citizenship and Naturalization Certificates
2018/05/11   Dutch court says time ripe for law to recognize 3rd gender
2018/04/18   Court: Sotomayor shoulder injury worse than first thought
2018/03/29   Supreme Court hears case alleging unconstitutional 6th District gerrymander
2018/02/08   Court: Idaho nuclear waste documents won't be made public
2018/02/03   UN court lays down Costa Rica, Nicaragua maritime borders
2017/12/03   Supreme Court won't hear dispute involving NC TV network
2017/11/26   Supreme Court rejects case over Mississippi Confederate emblem
2017/11/23   Court: Stress no grounds for rescinding guilty pleas
2017/11/23   Court: Colorado county wrongly OK’d asphalt plant near homes
2017/11/18   Steve Mostyn, Houston attorney and major Dem donor, dies
2017/11/13   Court gives go-ahead for minimum alcohol price in Scotland
2017/10/22   Washington Supreme Court to hear education funding case
2017/10/21   Tennessee church shooting suspect due in court Monday
2017/10/08   Man who killed NFL star's son taking case to high court
2017/10/04   Supreme Court declines Michigan emergency manager law case
2017/10/01   Spooked businesses shift headquarters out of Catalonia
2017/09/19   Court: State, Not Counties Accountable for Poor School Funds
2017/09/17   3 bank customers in Germany fined for ignoring collapsed man
2017/08/30   S. Korean court says worker's rare disease linked to Samsung
2017/08/27   Supreme Court justice blocks ruling on redrawing Texas districts
2017/08/15   German court sends ECB challenge to European court
2017/08/12   A Supreme Court pharma case deals consumers a big loss
2017/06/27   Supreme Court term ended much different than it began
2017/06/09   Court: Neighbors can sue pot grower for stinky smells
2017/06/03   Court filing questions innocence panel insistence on secrecy
2017/05/31   Doctor arrested at Trump hotel on gun charges due in court
2017/05/28   Mom sentenced in Australian court for drowning 3 children
2017/05/21   8 judges on Venezuela's Supreme Court hit with US sanctions
2017/05/10   New Mexico Supreme Court won't restore funds to Legislature
2017/05/09   Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya guilty of disobeying top court
2017/03/02   Ohio court considers privacy rights in backpack search
2017/02/12   Court: Police executing 'no-knock' warrant before shooting
2017/02/11   Supreme Court nominee has defended free speech, religion
2017/02/09   Kenya court blocks closing of world's biggest refugee camp
2017/01/10   Supreme Court temporarily blocks new NC districts, elections
2016/12/17   Dems to use hearings on Trump picks to court working class
2016/12/03   Ohio sheriff accused of drug theft changing not guilty plea
2016/11/19   Philippine court urged to order Marcos' remains exhumed
2016/10/21   Grassley: GOP can't stonewall a Clinton Supreme Court pick
2016/09/24   Court cites racial profiling in tossing gun charge
2016/08/22   Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
2016/08/11   Appeals court rejects request to postpone voter ID decision
2016/06/12   Court Vacates $1.8M Ventura Award in 'American Sniper' Case
2016/05/21   Maryland high court issues opinion in Gray case
2016/05/02   Court in Russia-annexed Crimea bans Tatar assembly
2016/04/15   Despite court ruling, China gay rights movement makes gains
2016/04/14   Cosby asks court to reseal testimony about affairs, drugs
2016/02/25   Texas court tosses criminal case against former Gov. Perry
2016/01/16   Ohio's top court declines to change rules on plea deals
2016/01/15   Rome court acquits ex-Vatican accountant of corruption
2015/11/30   High Court rules against Northern Ireland's abortion law
2015/11/14   Ruling gives Sandusky back $4,900-a-month Penn State pension
2015/11/13   Lufthansa cancels 930 flights Wednesday due to strike
2015/11/07   Mississippi Supreme Court narrowly grants same-sex divorce
2015/11/01   Chinese woman pleads guilty in college test-taking scheme
2015/08/16   Court fines Washington state over education funding
2015/06/16   Texas turns away from criminal truancy courts for students
2015/06/12   Egypt court sentences 11 to death over 2012 soccer riot
2015/06/01   Suge Knight returns to court to try to dismiss murder case
2015/04/15   Man kills his lawyer, judge, co-defendant in Milan court
2015/04/07   Supreme Court rejects North Carolina appeal on election law
2015/03/12   Missouri appeals judge appointed to take over Ferguson court
2015/02/16   Court nixes faith-based birth control mandate challenge
2015/02/16   NC Supreme Court considers status of private school vouchers
2015/01/30   Supreme Court refuses to halt execution of Ga. man
2015/01/30   Appeals court weighs suit in US Marshals shooting
2015/01/20   Contractor, Navy captain plead guilty in bribery scheme
2015/01/05   Argentine court says US fugitive can be extradited
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2014/11/04   Court rejects appeal over Senate filibuster rules
2014/10/30   Appeals court in Va. reviewing NC abortion law
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2014/10/20   Texas abortion clinics reopen after court reprieve
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2014/09/23   Court reverses woman's conviction in child's death
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2014/08/28   Massachusetts Eviction Attorney – Law Office of Alan Segal
2014/08/19   Ala court upholds generic drug decision
2014/08/06   Court schedules night deer hunting arguments
2014/07/29   Brown appoints legal affairs aide to appeals court
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40-year sentence upheld for man who killed his roommate
Attorney News | 2021/07/24 10:15
Maine’s supreme court has upheld a 40-year prison sentence imposed on a man who killed his roommate in Old Orchard Beach.

Dustan Bentley pleaded guilty to murder in the death of 65-year-old William Popplewell, who was beaten, stabbed, and strangled with a ligature.

Police arrested Bentley as he was attempting to use a ratchet and strap to pull the body into the trunk of his car, which was lined with a shower curtain. An autopsy revealed the victim suffered multiple broken bones and had been stabbed up to 30 times.

The Maine Supreme Judicial Court unanimously ruled that there was nothing in the record to indicate that the judge made a mistake.

“At no point did the court depart from sentencing principles or abuse its discretion in coming to or issuing its sentence,” the court said.

Bentley and Popplewell met at a Portland homeless shelter, and Bentley later moved into Popplewell’s apartment in Old Orchard Beach in December 2018. Popplewell was killed in March 2019.

Bankruptcy proceedings can have long-term benefits
Attorney News | 2021/07/22 11:04
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 crisis, you might be considering filing for bankruptcy or wondering how COVID-19 will affect an existing bankruptcy filing.

No matter your situation, Chicago Bankruptcy Law Firm of Daniel J. Winter is here to help give you the answers and assistance that you need. We are more than happy to explain to anyone in financial distress exactly what their options are.

What Is Bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy is a Federal system of laws, rules, and procedures designed to help legal residents of the U.S. deal with their debts, which, for whatever reason, individuals or businesses cannot pay as they are due. The most common types of Bankruptcy are for people (called Consumer Bankruptcies).

Two major types of Consumer Bankruptcy are: Chapter 7 (liquidation or debt-elimination), Chapter 13 (wage-earner reorganization for individuals or people running unincorporated businesses).

Chapter 11 is a type of Corporate Bankruptcy (reorganization for businesses and certain individuals with extremely large amounts of debt). The Chapter number refers to the section of the Bankruptcy law, called the Bankruptcy Code (which is in Title 11 of the U.S. Code).

Bankruptcy cases almost exclusively fall under federal law, though states may pass laws governing issues that federal law doesn’t address. Special bankruptcy courts nationwide handle only debtor-creditor cases. Generally, any bankruptcy-related claim must be filed with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court.

New York Dental Malpractice Claims
Attorney News | 2021/07/19 10:10
The law firm of Jordan R. Pine & Associates is exclusively dedicated to representing clients in dental malpractice lawsuits in New York State.

New York Dental Malpractice Attorney - We have been involved with over 1,000 dental malpractice cases and have the expertise, resources, and passion to handle claims in this highly specific area. We have recovered millions of dollars for our clients.

Dental Malpractice occurs when the treatment provided by dental health care professionals falls below the acceptable standard of care causing serious personal injuries. Like other areas of professional malpractice, dental malpractice is a form of negligence. Dentists are usually working hard to make sure that their patients are well cared for, but there are far too many mistakes that could have been prevented.

Mr. Pine is dedicated to securing the compensation people deserve for injuries caused by dental malpractice and dental error. As an experienced New York dental malpractice lawyer, a complete copy of your dental records will be obtained. The records are yours and you are entitled to this information under the law. It must be kept in mind that certain records may not be kept in the dental chart and must be specifically requested separately. For instance, the ledger and account history are usually on the computer. It is also very important that all x-rays also be duplicated and obtained as well as progress notes, copies of prescriptions, copies of referral slips, etc.

New York Dental Malpractice Claims

If you or a loved one has been a victim of dental malpractice, you have the right to seek fair and full compensation for your present and future medical expenses, diminished quality of life, lost wages, pain and suffering and more.

Before determining whether your dental malpractice claim is valid, you should consult with us. We will sit down to discuss your injuries and the merits of your case. Contact our New York dental malpractice law firm today at (845) 558-8286 or through our contact form. We are here to help.

British lawyer Karim Khan sworn in as ICC’s chief prosecutor
Attorney News | 2021/06/16 10:42
British lawyer Karim Khan was sworn in Wednesday as the new chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court, pledging to reach out to nations that are not members of the court in his quest to end impunity for atrocities and to try to hold trials in countries where crimes are committed.

Khan, a 51-year-old English lawyer, has years of experience in international courts as a prosecutor, investigator and defense attorney. He takes over from Fatou Bensouda of Gambia, whose nine-year term ended Tuesday.

“The priority for me, and I believe that’s the principle of the Rome Statute, is not to focus so much on where trials take place, but to ensure that the quest for accountability and inroads on impunity are made,” Khan said, referring to the treaty that founded the court, in his first speech after taking his oath of office.

“The Hague itself should be a city of last resort,” he said. “Wherever possible, we should be trying to have trials in the country or in the region.”

Khan said he wanted to work with countries that are not among the court’s 123 member states to achieve justice. World powers the United States, Russia and China are not members and do not recognize the court’s jurisdiction.

“My conviction is that we can find common ground in the quest and in the imperative to ensure we eradicate genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes,” Khan said.

Most recently, Khan led a United Nations team investigating atrocities in Iraq, telling the Security Council last month that he uncovered “clear and compelling evidence” that Islamic State extremists committed genocide against the Yazidi minority in 2014.

In the past, he has defended clients at international courts including former Liberian President Charles Taylor and Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto. ICC prosecutors dropped charges against Ruto and President Uhuru Kenyatta of involvement in deadly post-election violence in their country.

Michigan court blocks 2-week absentee ballot extension
Attorney News | 2020/10/19 09:03
Absentee ballots must arrive by Election Day to be counted, the Michigan Court of Appeals said Friday, blocking a 14-day extension that had been ordered by a lower court and embraced by key Democratic officials in a battleground state. Any changes must rest with the Legislature, not the judiciary, the Republican-appointed appeals court judges said in a 3-0 opinion.

Absentee ballot extensions in Wisconsin and Indiana have also been overturned by higher courts. Michigan’s ability to handle a flood of ballots will be closely watched in a state that was narrowly won by President Donald Trump in 2016. Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson last week said 2.7 million people had requested absentee ballots, a result of a change in law that makes them available to any voter.

Michigan law says absentee ballots must be turned in by 8 p.m. on Election Day to be valid. But Court of Claims Judge Cynthia Stephens had ordered that any ballots postmarked by Nov. 2 could be counted if they arrived within two weeks after the Nov. 3 election.

Stephens said there was “unrefuted evidence” about mail delivery problems because of the coronavirus pandemic. She said more than 6,400 ballots arrived too late to be counted in the August primary. The appeals court, however, said the pandemic and any delivery woes “are not attributable to the state.”

“Although those factors may complicate plaintiffs’ voting process, they do not automatically amount to a loss of the right to vote absentee,” the court said, noting that hundreds of special boxes have been set up across Michigan.  The court also reversed another portion of Stephens’ decision, which would have allowed a non-family member to deliver a completed ballot in the final days before the election if a voter consented.

“The constitution is not suspended or transformed even in times of a pandemic, and judges do not somehow become authorized in a pandemic to rewrite statutes or to displace the decisions made by the policymaking branches of government,” Judge Mark Boonstra said in a separate, 10-page concurring opinion.

Benson and Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel, both Democrats, had declined to appeal Stephens’ rulings, leaving it to the Republican-controlled Legislature to intervene.

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