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  • Anger at Ferguson case based on emotion, evidence

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:49:40 GMT

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Anger and despair swept through many parts of America after a Missouri grand jury decided not to indict Darren Wilson, a white police officer, for killing Michael Brown, a black teenager.

  • AC/DC drummer clowns around at New Zealand court

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:45:41 GMT

    TAURANGA, New Zealand (AP) — AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd showed up late for a New Zealand court appearance Wednesday and clowned around by jumping on the back of one of his security guards outside the courthouse.

  • Holder: 'Disappointed' by violence in Ferguson

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:42:57 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday he was "disappointed" by the violence in Ferguson, Missouri, that followed a grand jury's decision not to indict Police Officer Darren Wilson for killing 18-year-old Michael Brown.

  • 2 men charged with trying to support Islamic State

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:42:23 GMT

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — One of two Minnesota men accused of planning to join the Islamic State group was stopped at an airport by FBI agents before traveling to the Middle East, but the other man slipped by authorities, according to a criminal complaint unsealed Tuesday.

  • Man arrested; deputies say he aimed banana at them

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:42:06 GMT

    GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A man is facing a felony menacing charge after two western Colorado sheriff's deputies say he pointed a banana at them and they thought it was a gun.

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  • 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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  • Anger at Ferguson case based on emotion, evidence

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:49:40 GMT

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Anger and despair swept through many parts of America after a Missouri grand jury decided not to indict Darren Wilson, a white police officer, for killing Michael Brown, a black teenager.

  • 5th person pleads guilty in drug warehouse heist

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:43:58 GMT

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A fifth person has pleaded guilty to participating in a 2010 Connecticut warehouse heist that prosecutors say involved up to $100 million in prescription drugs.

  • Holder: 'Disappointed' by violence in Ferguson

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:42:57 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday he was "disappointed" by the violence in Ferguson, Missouri, that followed a grand jury's decision not to indict Police Officer Darren Wilson for killing 18-year-old Michael Brown.

  • Man arrested; deputies say he aimed banana at them

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:42:06 GMT

    GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A man is facing a felony menacing charge after two western Colorado sheriff's deputies say he pointed a banana at them and they thought it was a gun.

  • Cleveland crowd protests over boy shot by police

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:24:18 GMT

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Several hundred people marched down an exit ramp and temporarily blocked rush-hour traffic on a busy freeway on Tuesday while protesting a police officer's fatal shooting of a 12-year-old boy who had brandished a realistic-looking novelty gun.

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.

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  • Ebola isolation at US base 'pretty much vacation'

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:52:31 GMT

    HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — With plenty of flat screen TVs, game nights and even an outdoor fire pit, life in isolation for members of the U.S. military who have returned from the Ebola mission in West Africa can look a lot like summer camp.

  • Anger at Ferguson case based on emotion, evidence

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:49:40 GMT

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Anger and despair swept through many parts of America after a Missouri grand jury decided not to indict Darren Wilson, a white police officer, for killing Michael Brown, a black teenager.

  • Holder: 'Disappointed' by violence in Ferguson

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:42:57 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday he was "disappointed" by the violence in Ferguson, Missouri, that followed a grand jury's decision not to indict Police Officer Darren Wilson for killing 18-year-old Michael Brown.

  • AP sources: EPA to propose stricter smog standard

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:38:31 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Coming full circle on a campaign promise, the Obama administration will propose tightening the amount of a smog-forming pollutant in the air.

  • Report finds abusers remain in Australian ranks

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:32:56 GMT

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A government investigation into sexual misconduct, assault and bullying in the Australian military over decades says that more than 1,100 alleged perpetrators remain in the ranks or reserves, some holding senior ranks.

Trending Legal News

  • Limitations on filing a personal injury claim in Alberta

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:20:48 GMT

    According to Alberta statutes, a claimant has two years from the date on which an injury occurred to seek a remedial order. In addition, the claim must be resolved within 10 years of the date when the claim began. A...

  • Stroke misdiagnosis at the ER

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:20:38 GMT

    Florida residents may benefit from learning more about the risks associated with being misdiagnosed in the emergency room. A report published by the American Heart Association during 2009 cited several accounts in which adult stroke patients were misdiagnosed at the...

  • 2 men face charges after alleged armed robbery

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:20:33 GMT

    Two 24-year-old men have been taken into custody following an alleged armed robbery in California. The two men are suspected of making criminal threats and brandishing a firearm in the incident that involved one other individual. According to reports, an...

  • Brothers hospitalized in New York hit-and-run

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:20:26 GMT

    Police say that two people were sent to the hospital in critical condition after a hit-and-run accident in North Bergen. According to authorities, a red Nissan jumped the curb on Kennedy Boulevard between 31st and 32nd Street around 9:50 p.m....

  • 15 arrested in connection with alleged drug trafficking in GTA

    Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:41:15 GMT

    Police departments in the Greater Toronto Area sometimes combine their significant resources to conduct sweeping investigations into the trafficking of illegal substances. While such investigations may result in the seizure of large amounts of drugs, innocent people can easily become...