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  • NBCUniversal settles with unpaid interns for $6.4M

    Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:55:27 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly 9,000 unpaid interns stand to benefit from a $6.4 million settlement with NBCUniversal over back wages.

  • Man to serve 8 months for groping woman on plane

    Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:50:25 GMT

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A Louisiana man who admitted that he groped a sleeping woman aboard a cross-country flight was sentenced Friday in federal court to eight months in prison.

  • US halal food supplier indicted over beef exports

    Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:46:45 GMT

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The founder of a popular line of food products for observant Muslims has been charged with fraudulently shipping beef to Malaysia and Indonesia that didn't meet the countries' import requirements, federal prosecutors in Iowa said Friday.

  • Gunman in Canada attack complained about mosque

    Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:46:38 GMT

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The gunman who shot and killed a soldier in plain daylight then stormed Canada's Parliament once complained that a Vancouver mosque he attended was too liberal and inclusive, and was kicked out after he repeatedly spent the night there even though officials told him to stop, Muslim leaders said Friday.

  • Brazil's Rousseff slams magazine's allegations

    Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:37:55 GMT

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Friday denounced as an "act of electoral terrorism" a newsmagazine report suggesting she and her predecessor were aware of a corruption scheme within state-run oil giant Petrobras.

  • Reputed ex-mob boss gets extra 4 months in prison

    Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:34:25 GMT

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The reputed former boss of the Philadelphia mob will go back to prison for another four months for violating his parole.

FindLaw.com Legal Blogs

  • Proselytizers With Pig, Pummeled by Hecklers, to Get En Banc Hearing

    2014-10-24T15:57:01Z

    This is a tough question: What do police officers do when a group called Bible Believers, carrying a severed pig's head and yelling about a "pedophile prophet," are confronted at the Arab International Festival in Dearborn, Michigan, by Muslim children with rocks and bottles? The "peaceful" proselytizers are kind of......

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  • Lawyers: 5 Reasons Why You Should Resurrect Your Blog

    2014-10-24T17:44:01Z

    How many times have you stumbled upon a blog that was once active, but hasn't been updated since 2009? Or you go to someone's website and see the infamous WordPress placeholder: "Hello world! Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!" Gross. It's......

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  • Silicon Valley Company Paid Temp Workers $1.21 an Hour: DOL

    2014-10-24T15:45:01Z

    The U.S. Department of Labor has settled allegations that a Silicon Valley company, Electronics for Imaging, paid temp workers from India as little as $1.21 an hour to install networking infrastructure at its new headquarters in Fremont, California. EFI, which makes digital printing software and hardware, apparently flew network technicians......

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  • Real-Time Cell Phone Tracking Needs a Warrant: Fla. Supreme Court

    2014-10-24T15:32:01Z

    In an age where it seems like surveillance just keeps getting more surveill-ey, the Florida Supreme Court has hit the brakes on the common police practice of using live cell phone location data to track a person's movements in real time. Police had obtained a both a pen register and......

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  • Apple Just Launched Apple Maps Connect: Add Yourself ASAP

    2014-10-24T15:20:01Z

    We've talked a lot about the importance of local-mobile searches, but here's the two-sentence recap: Searches from mobile phones is rising exponentially, and Google prioritizes local business listings on its search results page. Plus, adding a local listing simply makes it easier for people who are looking for you to......

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Criminal Law News

  • Hospital says 3 victims in critical condition after school shooting near Seattle

    Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:55:41 GMT

    MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Hospital says 3 victims in critical condition after school shooting near Seattle.

  • Man who was part of cybercrime ring gets prison

    Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:51:12 GMT

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for his part in an international cybercrime ring that targeted more than a dozen financial institutions and the U.S. military's payroll service.

  • Man to serve 8 months for groping woman on plane

    Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:50:25 GMT

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A Louisiana man who admitted that he groped a sleeping woman aboard a cross-country flight was sentenced Friday in federal court to eight months in prison.

  • Police: Student shooter dead after school attack

    Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:47:49 GMT

    MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A lone student shooter was dead Friday after an attack at a high school north of Seattle, police said.

  • US halal food supplier indicted over beef exports

    Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:46:45 GMT

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The founder of a popular line of food products for observant Muslims has been charged with fraudulently shipping beef to Malaysia and Indonesia that didn't meet the countries' import requirements, federal prosecutors in Iowa said Friday.

  • Gunman in Canada attack complained about mosque

    Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:46:38 GMT

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The gunman who shot and killed a soldier in plain daylight then stormed Canada's Parliament once complained that a Vancouver mosque he attended was too liberal and inclusive, and was kicked out after he repeatedly spent the night there even though officials told him to stop, Muslim leaders said Friday.

Supreme Court News

  • Millions in Social Security for expelled Nazis

    Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:32:08 GMT

    OSIJEK, Croatia (AP) — Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream.

  • Expelled Nazis got millions in Social Security

    Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:44:55 GMT

    OSIJEK, Croatia (AP) — Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream.

  • Expelled Nazis paid millions in Social Security

    Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:22:34 GMT

    OSIJEK, Croatia (AP) — Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream.

  • High court balks at last-minute voting changes

    Sat, 18 Oct 2014 20:04:48 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has allowed Texas to use its strict voter ID law in the November election even after a federal judge said the law was the equivalent of a poll tax and threatened to deprive many blacks and Latinos of the right to vote this year.

  • Justices balk at last-minute voting changes

    Sat, 18 Oct 2014 16:31:07 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has allowed Texas to use its strict voter ID law in the November election even after a federal judge said the law was the equivalent of a poll tax and threatened to deprive many blacks and Latinos of the right to vote this year.

  • Justices allow Texas use of new voter ID law

    Sat, 18 Oct 2014 13:18:22 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Saturday that Texas can use its controversial new voter identification law for the November election.

Political News

  • 'Kissing' congressman confronts scandal

    Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:57:30 GMT

    MONROE, La. (AP) — Republican congressman Vance McAllister is trying to make up to Louisiana voters for getting too close to a married former employee.

  • House Democrats on defense in Nevada

    Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:55:43 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — National Democrats are buying ad time in Las Vegas to help a first-term incumbent who wasn't considered vulnerable just two weeks ago.

  • Ebola case in NYC brings demands for quarantines

    Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:53:05 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) — The case of the U.S. doctor stricken with Ebola left lawmakers on Capitol Hill, scientists and ordinary New Yorkers wondering why he was out on the town after his return from West Africa — and why stronger steps aren't being taken to quarantine medical workers.

  • Man who was part of cybercrime ring gets prison

    Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:51:12 GMT

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for his part in an international cybercrime ring that targeted more than a dozen financial institutions and the U.S. military's payroll service.

  • US official: Auto safety agency under review

    Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:47:08 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior Obama administration official says the "safety culture" of the federal agency that oversees auto recalls is being reviewed.

  • Gunman in Canada attack complained about mosque

    Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:46:38 GMT

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The gunman who shot and killed a soldier in plain daylight then stormed Canada's Parliament once complained that a Vancouver mosque he attended was too liberal and inclusive, and was kicked out after he repeatedly spent the night there even though officials told him to stop, Muslim leaders said Friday.

Trending Legal News

  • What is Erb's palsy?

    Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:40:20 GMT

    Many Missouri parents might not be aware of the rare condition called brachial plexus birth palsy. According to authorities, the condition, which is commonly referred to as Erb's Palsy, affects fewer than three babies out of every thousand born in...

  • Trucking company terminal hit with $145K OSHA fine

    Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:27:42 GMT

    Forklifts can be a big help in jobs that involve lifting large or heavy objects and carrying them a significant distance. But they can also injure their operators or nearby workers, especially if their employer does not follow the necessary...

  • Oklahoma truckers subject to federal trucking rules

    Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:21:27 GMT

    The Hours of Service regulations establish limits on the amount of hours commercial truckers may drive per day as well as per week. The federal regulations were published in 2011, and new provisions to the law went into effect in...

  • Whiplash injury in New York City

    Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:21:19 GMT

    Whiplash is a potentially serious, but treatable, injury that occurs primarily as a result of auto accidents. It is a collection of symptoms that may appear immediately but also may not be present until several days after the injury. Neck...

  • Pedestrian fatalities still a concern for New York residents

    Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:21:00 GMT

    An unprecedented study conducted by the New York Department of Transportation (DOT) has surveyed over 7,000 accidents that have caused serious injuries or fatalities for pedestrians. The study examines the underlying causes of these accidents, and the DOT hopes to...