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  • Canada police arrest ex-radio host in sex case

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:56:51 GMT

    TORONTO (AP) — Police arrested a prominent former Canadian Broadcast Corp. radio host on sexual assault charges on Wednesday.

  • Leveled strip club's owner sues over gas explosion

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:54:22 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The owner of a strip club that was destroyed in a natural gas explosion in Massachusetts has sued the utility for $5 million, claiming he was deprived of years of "generous" income.

  • British tabloid reporter cleared of bribery charge

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:40:09 GMT

    LONDON (AP) — A journalist with Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid The Sun has been cleared of bribing a press officer for stories about government spending plans.

  • US agency threatens to act against air bag maker

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:38:50 GMT

    DETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety regulators are threatening fines and legal action against Takata Corp. for failing to admit that its driver's-side air bag inflators are defective and should be recalled nationwide.

  • Prison theater transforms Colombian inmates

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:37:58 GMT

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A group of handcuffed female inmates file onto a dark stage as prison guards carrying assault rifles watch nervously from the sparsely filled seats of Colombia's National Theater. On the playbill is the Greek tragedy "Antigone."

FindLaw.com Legal Blogs

  • Moving Law Offices? Here is a Really Big Checklist

    2014-11-25T19:56:28Z

    Moving stinks, no matter what your budget or occupation. But for us, the lawyers, it's an even bigger pain: everybody, from the courts to the bar to clients, all need to be notified, there is no room for downtime, and everything needs to go according to plan so that you......

  • Copyright Settlement Firm Rightscorp Gets Hit with Class Action

    2014-11-25T19:55:09Z

    Rightscorp is a company that valiantly pursues copyright infringers in an attempt to get them to pay their fair share for the harm they've caused to copyright owners. That's one way of looking at it. Another is that Rightscorp "asks ISPs to disconnect you from the Internet unless you pay......

  • Ferguson Grand Jury Transcript: Darren Wilson's Testimony

    2014-11-25T19:35:57Z

    Transcripts of the Ferguson grand jury hearings have been released to the public following the announcement that Darren Wilson would not be indicted on any criminal charges for the shooting death of Michael Brown. This is somewhat unusual, as grand jury proceedings are typically held in secret, and when......

  • Microsoft Sues IRS for Info on Outside Auditor, Quinn Emanuel

    2014-11-25T18:47:49Z

    Microsoft, like many companies, allegedly uses a complex web of overseas subsidiaries to shield itself from U.S. taxes. This is accomplished through "transfer pricing," which allows subsidiaries of the same company to buy and sell with each other in a way that maximizes profit for the parent company. The IRS......

  • Gov. Brown Nominates Leondra Kruger to Supreme Court

    2014-11-25T18:01:39Z

    Leondra Who? Leondra Kruger, that's who. Kruger was nominated by Governor Jerry Brown to fill the seat vacated by Justice Joyce Kennard, who retired in April. Kennard's seat has been vacant since then, requiring various justices of the courts of appeal to sit in on cases in order to fill......

  • Advice to Clients in Wake of Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

    2014-11-25T17:56:49Z

    Now that the grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri has decided not to indict Officer Darren Wilson for the death of Michael Brown, there were protests, and there will be more protests. As a lawyer, you might be representing one of any number of groups affected by the protests, whether they're......

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  • Canada police arrest ex-radio host in sex case

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:56:51 GMT

    TORONTO (AP) — Police arrested a prominent former Canadian Broadcast Corp. radio host on sexual assault charges on Wednesday.

  • British tabloid reporter cleared of bribery charge

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:40:09 GMT

    LONDON (AP) — A journalist with Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid The Sun has been cleared of bribing a press officer for stories about government spending plans.

  • Cleveland to release video of boy shot by officer

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:31:40 GMT

    CLEVELAND (AP) — City police plan to release the names of the two officers involved in the shooting death of a 12-year-old boy, along with dispatch calls and a surveillance video that authorities say clearly shows what happened.

  • Russian suspected of spying resists leaving Poland

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:25:44 GMT

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Russian journalist suspected of spying in Poland said Wednesday that he is fighting an attempt by Polish authorities to deport him.

  • 2 teens shot by hunter unloading rifle near school

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:21:26 GMT

    TAMAQUA, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say two teenagers were shot in eastern Pennsylvania by a man who says his rifle accidentally discharged while he was unloading it.

Supreme Court News

  • Correction: Billy Joel-Gershwin Prize story

    Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:53:58 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Nov. 19 about Billy Joel receiving the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, The Associated Press reported erroneously the spelling of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's first name. The spelling is Sonia, not Sonya.

  • Justices reject condemned Missouri inmate's appeal

    Wed, 19 Nov 2014 02:31:35 GMT

    BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a bid by Missouri inmate Leon Taylor to halt his execution just hours before the he was scheduled to be put to death.

  • Court gives immigrants in Arizona chance for bail

    Fri, 14 Nov 2014 13:46:12 GMT

    PHOENIX (AP) — A U.S. Supreme Court ruling has cleared the way for a wave of bail hearings for immigrants across Arizona.

  • SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: Thomas hints at split

    Fri, 14 Nov 2014 09:59:27 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Clarence Thomas is suggesting that the Supreme Court was divided over whether to hear the gay marriage cases the justices rejected last month.

  • High court won't toss ruling on Ariz. no-bail law

    Fri, 14 Nov 2014 06:27:53 GMT

    PHOENIX (AP) — A U.S. Supreme Court ruling has cleared the way for a wave of bail hearings for immigrants across Arizona.

Political News

  • Ethics panel again defers to Justice on Rep. Grimm

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:56:02 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Michael Grimm of New York won re-election this month, but still faces a criminal investigation into possible campaign finance violations.

  • Syrian FM: Russia to boost relations with Assad

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:55:55 GMT

    MOSCOW (AP) — Syria's foreign minister has met with Vladimir Putin and says the Russian president wants to expand relations with Syria's beleaguered president and improve cooperation between Moscow and Damascus.

  • Official: US commandos took part in Yemen raid

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:53:13 GMT

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — U.S. special operations forces took part in a rescue mission that freed eight hostages held by al-Qaida militants in Yemen, a senior defense official said Wednesday, deepening the mystery surrounding a rare raid by American commandos in the country.

  • Ginsburg gets heart stent to clear artery clog

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:40:32 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had a heart stent implanted Wednesday to clear a blocked coronary artery but was expected to be back at work for the start of next week, court officials said.

  • British tabloid reporter cleared of bribery charge

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:40:09 GMT

    LONDON (AP) — A journalist with Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid The Sun has been cleared of bribing a press officer for stories about government spending plans.

Trending Legal News

  • What is common law marriage in Texas?

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:28:12 GMT

    Texas is one of the few states that still recognize common law marriages. However, in order to have a common law marriage in Texas, very specific requirements must be met. The couple must: Agree to be married, Live together in...

  • The three most common causes of repetitive stress injuries

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:03:14 GMT

    The first time doesn't hurt. Neither does the second, the fifteenth or the one hundredth time. But after repeating the same motion several thousand times, the human body often begins to feel the wear and tear. In fact, repetitive motion...

  • Louisiana's 'covenant marriage' option discourages divorce

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:08:44 GMT

    Louisiana has a unique matrimonial option for couples who want to foster a higher standard of commitment in their relationships. A "covenant marriage" seeks to ensure that the relationship is not entered into lightly or ended precipitously. The Louisiana Department...

  • Auto accident in Arizona results in death, injury and an arrest

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:23:27 GMT

    At certain times during the day, driving on the Interstate in some areas of Arizona can be a nightmare. Traffic gets backed up, congestion can be awful and the inability to control the actions of other drivers can make this...

  • Is the Supplemental Security Income program outdated?

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:23:19 GMT

    Many Americans may not know about it, but the federal Supplemental Security Income program benefits many families and seniors throughout the country, including those in the state of Oregon.The SSI program was passed by Congress and signed into law...