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  • 6 women accuse hot yoga founder of sex assaults, groping

    Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:52:38 GMT

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A yoga guru who founded a rigorous routine of exercises practiced in steamy rooms around the world is facing lawsuits by six women who claim he sexually assaulted them.

  • Gunman kills 3, found dead in South Korean city: police

    Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:42:21 GMT

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A gunman shot and killed three people Friday before he was found dead at a home in a city near the capital Seoul in the second such incident in three days, police officials said.

  • GOP's Jeb Bush working to reassert conservative credentials

    Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:38:17 GMT

    OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — As Florida's governor, Jeb Bush was among the nation's most conservative state chief executives. He's quietly embarking on work to convince the right flank of the Republican Party that he would be that same kind of conservative in the White House.

  • South Korea renews license of 2nd-oldest nuclear plant

    Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:00:35 GMT

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's nuclear regulator said Friday that it had renewed the operating license of its second-oldest nuclear power plant until 2022, in a decision that upset opponents of nuclear energy.

  • Some Mexicans to be given another chance to stay in US

    Fri, 27 Feb 2015 01:58:23 GMT

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Hundreds, perhaps thousands, of Mexicans who were expelled from the country by immigration officials in Southern California will be allowed to return for a chance to make their case to stay in the United States, the American Civil Liberties Union said Thursday.

FindLaw.com Legal Blogs

  • 3 Warning Signs Your New Associates May Not Stick Around

    2015-02-26T13:53:01Z

    After a long interview process, you've just hired some new associates. Congrats! Now it's time to get to work. As you invest hours and other resources into training your new associates, you'll want to make sure they stay long enough to provide a good return on your investment. Still, despite......

  • Supreme Court Tosses Fla. Fisherman's Sarbanes-Oxley Conviction

    2015-02-25T21:42:01Z

    In an explanation that may have seemed self-evident, the U.S. Supreme Court has clarified that dumping undersized red grouper overboard in an attempt to deceive fish and game officials is not the same as shredding financial documents to mislead auditors, regulators, and shareholders. The Court reversed a ruling from......

  • 2nd Cir. Panel Reverses Itself on Occupy Wall Street Arrests

    2015-02-25T17:21:01Z

    A peculiar bit of appellate procedure attended the issuance of an amended opinion in Garcia v. Does, the "Occupy Wall Street" case in which Occupy protesters claimed they were escorted onto the Brooklyn Bridge by police, then arrested when they were halfway across. Though the protesters won in federal district......

  • SCOTUS: A Fish Is Not a 'Tangible Object' for Sarbanes Purposes

    2015-02-25T19:47:01Z

    Destroying a fish isn't a federal crime, the Supreme Court ruled today, in another victory for sanity when it comes to prosecutorial over-charging. By a surprising 5-4 split, the Court said that the provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act that prohibit destroying a "tangible object" refer to tangible objects used to......

  • Walmart Settles EEOC Age, Disability Discrimination Suit for $150K

    2015-02-25T19:15:01Z

    While Walmart's in-house counsel may know all the rules regarding age and disability discrimination, some of Walmart's in-store employees clearly do not. The EEOC filed suit against Walmart on behalf of David Moorman, a former manager at a Walmart store in Keller, Texas, alleging age and disability discrimination in violation......

  • Apple Liable for $533M in Infringement Against Patent Holding Co.

    2015-02-25T18:22:01Z

    Apple suffered quite a setback Tuesday, when a federal jury handed down a $532.9 million verdict against it, in favor of patent licensing company Smartflash LLC. Smartflash claimed that Apple's iTunes software infringed on patents it held relating to downloading files from the Internet. A look at the allegedly (or,......

Criminal Law News

  • Gunman kills 3, found dead in South Korean city: police

    Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:42:21 GMT

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A gunman shot and killed three people Friday before he was found dead at a home in a city near the capital Seoul in the second such incident in three days, police officials said.

  • Officials: Stolen Picasso smuggled into US, labeled 'craft'

    Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:26:13 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a Pablo Picasso painting worth millions of dollars was stolen in France and smuggled into the U.S. by someone who falsely labeled it as an "art craft" worth about $37 when it was shipped.

  • Grand jury: SC father strangled 4 children, beat 1 to death

    Fri, 27 Feb 2015 01:53:35 GMT

    LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Grand jury indictments indicate that four of the five South Carolina children who allegedly died at the hands of their father were strangled and one was beaten.

  • No charges yet for pickup driver in train crash 'mistake'

    Fri, 27 Feb 2015 01:44:06 GMT

    OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Investigators on Thursday were trying to determine why a pickup truck driver mistakenly turned onto railroad tracks before a crash that derailed a California commuter train, and prosecutors said they would await the answer before deciding to file charges.

  • Imprisoned Mexican drug suspects complain of poor conditions

    Fri, 27 Feb 2015 01:39:46 GMT

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's National Human Rights Commission said Thursday it has received a complaint from inmates at a maximum-security prison, reportedly including top cartel leaders, complaining of poor food and bad conditions.

Supreme Court News

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    Wed, 25 Feb 2015 23:07:55 GMT

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  • Justices: Dentists unfair to limit teeth-bleaching providers

    Wed, 25 Feb 2015 21:25:11 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that a state regulatory board made up mostly of dentists violated federal law against unfair competition when it tried to prevent lower-cost competitors in other fields from offering teeth-whitening services.

  • Justices appear to favor Muslim denied job over headscarf

    Wed, 25 Feb 2015 19:09:20 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Have you heard the one about the Sikh, the Hasidic Jew, the Muslim and the nun who walked into a job interview?

  • Justices: Fisherman is off the hook in grouper-tossing case

    Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:14:45 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Florida fisherman convicted of tossing undersized grouper off his boat is off the hook after a divided Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that he should not have been ensnared by a law targeting accounting fraud.

  • Justices weigh case of Muslim denied job over headscarf

    Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:38:02 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is indicating it will side with a Muslim woman who didn't get hired by clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch because she wore a black headscarf that conflicted with the company's dress code to her job interview.

Political News

  • Investigators find 32,000 emails in IRS probe

    Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:56:23 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Investigators said Thursday they have recovered 32,000 emails related to a former IRS official at the heart of the agency's tea party scandal.

  • GOP's Jeb Bush working to reassert conservative credentials

    Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:38:17 GMT

    OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — As Florida's governor, Jeb Bush was among the nation's most conservative state chief executives. He's quietly embarking on work to convince the right flank of the Republican Party that he would be that same kind of conservative in the White House.

  • Chile government rejects 14-year-old's plea for euthanasia

    Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:21:04 GMT

    SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chile's government on Thursday rejected an ailing 14-year-old girl's plea on social media to let her "sleep forever."

  • Bush: I'm a conservative, with a record of fiscal prudence

    Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:02:49 GMT

    PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is telling an influential anti-tax group he is a conservative with a proven record for voters to examine, should he continue on his all-but-declared Republican candidacy for president.

  • South Korea renews license of 2nd-oldest nuclear plant

    Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:00:35 GMT

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's nuclear regulator said Friday that it had renewed the operating license of its second-oldest nuclear power plant until 2022, in a decision that upset opponents of nuclear energy.

Trending Legal News

  • Domestic violence victims and their financial options

    Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:10:27 GMT

    Incidents of domestic violence often become the subject of criminal proceedings. However, many of these incidents also result in civil cases where the injured party is able to receive payment for some of the damages experienced through the dispute. While...

  • Mediation: An effective means of solving family law matters

    Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:10:26 GMT

    Mediation has been used by families in British Columbia for several years and has become a preferred means to decide important issues such as property division and child custody. In order for spouses to achieve the best possible outcome from...

  • Brain injury victims need special legal help

    Fri, 27 Feb 2015 01:24:05 GMT

    Some of the most difficult personal injury cases that legal teams work on deal with injuries affecting a victim's brain. The injury can be the result of a horrific car accident or a simple slip and fall on someone's...

  • Passenger suffers catastrophic injuries in car accident

    Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:32:44 GMT

    Louisiana drivers are conditioned to be on the lookout for obstacles on the highways and bridges across the state. However, no matter how prepared a driver may be, coming up on a stopped vehicle in your lane of travel can...

  • Alcohol likely a factor in fatal car crash

    Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:28:16 GMT

    A fatal accident recently occurred in Gloucester County. The Virginia investigators initially suspect that a man driving a pickup truck crossed the center line and struck an SUV, killing the passenger in the second vehicle and injuring the driver. Additionally,...