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Supreme Court keeps federal executions on hold

Supreme Court keeps federal executions on hold

U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan in Washington, D.C., temporarily halted the executions after some of the chosen inmates challenged the new execution procedures in court. Chutkan ruled that the pr… Read full article: Supreme Court keeps federal executions o...→

Supreme Court keeps federal executions on hold

Supreme Court keeps federal executions on hold

U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan in Washington, D.C., temporarily halted the executions after some of the chosen inmates challenged the new execution procedures in court. Chutkan ruled that the pr… Read full article: Supreme Court keeps federal executions o...→

Decades-old Apalachicola Basin water dispute between Georgia and Florida heads to Supreme Court

Decades-old Apalachicola Basin water dispute between Georgia and Florida heads to Supreme Court

Florida and Georgia are in a legal battle over the usage of the Apalachicola Basin. Florida officials say their state is not getting fair usage of the water supply. As a result, Florida wants to put a cap on Georgia’s water usage. A cap that could potentially harm the economy of Georgia’s agriculture industry. Read full article: Decades-old Apalachicola Basin water dis...→

Massachusetts kidnapping suspect appears before judge in court

Massachusetts kidnapping suspect appears before judge in court

The 24-year-old suspect was arrested after an eagle eyed commuter called in a tip to 911 this week. Investigators had been looking for him after he plucked an 11-year-old girl on the street as she walked home. Read full article: Massachusetts kidnapping suspect appears...→

Federal Judge Threatens to Force PG&E to Hire More Tree Trimmers

Federal Judge Threatens to Force PG&E to Hire More Tree Trimmers

A federal judge on Thursday threatened to force Pacific Gas & Electric to hire more tree trimmers to reduce the chances of its electrical grid igniting fires in Northern California Read full article: Federal Judge Threatens to Force PG&E to...→

FL Supreme Court: Ex-felons must pay all fines, fees and restitution before voting

FL Supreme Court: Ex-felons must pay all fines, fees and restitution before voting

The Florida Supreme Court is siding with Gov. Ron DeSantis in a legal dispute over restoring voting rights to felons with unpaid fines. Read full article: FL Supreme Court: Ex-felons must pay all...→

Federal judge postpones Flynn sentencing

Federal judge postpones Flynn sentencing

A federal judge Thursday postponed the sentencing of Michael Flynn, two days after the former national security advisor sought to withdraw his guilty plea. Read full article: Federal judge postpones Flynn sentencing...→

PolyMet Will Appeal Permit Ruling To Minnesota Supreme Court

PolyMet Will Appeal Permit Ruling To Minnesota Supreme Court

PolyMet Mining Inc. said Thursday it will ask the Minnesota Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that canceled three permits needed for its proposed copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota. Read full article: PolyMet Will Appeal Permit Ruling To Min...→

Opinion | Who Will Be Left Standing in the Supreme Court?

Opinion | Who Will Be Left Standing in the Supreme Court?

The Trump administration is doing its best to kick plaintiffs out of lawsuits it opposes. Read full article: Opinion | Who Will Be Left Standing in t...→

'OK, Boomer' Makes Supreme Court Appearance in Age Case

'OK, Boomer' Makes Supreme Court Appearance in Age Case

The trendy dig "OK, Boomer" made its first appearance in the Supreme Court Wednesday, invoked by baby boomer Chief Justice John Roberts 12 days before he turns 65.The meme is a favorite of younger generations and Roberts used it in questions in a case about age... Read full article: 'OK, Boomer' Makes Supreme Court Appeara...→

California Supreme Court Justice Ming Chin To Retire After 25 Years

California Supreme Court Justice Ming Chin To Retire After 25 Years

California Supreme Court Justice Ming Chin announced Wednesday that he plans to retire on Aug. 31 after nearly 25 years on the panel. Read full article: California Supreme Court Justice Ming Ch...→

Andy McCarthy: A federal judge 'would not put up with' Democrats' impeachment tactics

Andy McCarthy: A federal judge 'would not put up with' Democrats' impeachment tactics

Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Andy McCarthy told Fox News Wednesday that a federal judge would not tolerate the way House Democrats have handled the impeachment of President Trump, adding that the case spearheaded by Speaker Nancy Pelosi has "big problems." Read full article: Andy McCarthy: A federal judge 'would no...→

Federal judge rejects Michael Avenatti bid to dismiss criminal charges in Nike case

Federal judge rejects Michael Avenatti bid to dismiss criminal charges in Nike case

A federal judge in New York Wednesday rejected Michael Avenatti’s bid to dismiss criminal charges accusing him of trying to extort Nike. Read full article: Federal judge rejects Michael Avenatti b...→

Wisconsin appeals court halts purge of 209,000 voters The Wisconsin Court of Appeals has put on hold a lower court order requiring the immediate removal of 209,000 voters from state rolls. 2M ago

Wisconsin appeals court halts purge of 209,000 voters The Wisconsin Court of Appeals has put on hold a lower court order requiring the immediate removal of 209,000 voters from state rolls. 2M ago

January 14, 2020 / 7:21 PM / CBS News... Malloy ruled Monday that the state elections panel and three of its members would face daily fines if they continued to refuse to deactivate the registrations in question. Read full article: Wisconsin appeals court halts purge of 2...→

Chris Christie Appears At 'Bridgegate' Convictions Case Before U.S. Supreme Court

Chris Christie Appears At 'Bridgegate' Convictions Case Before U.S. Supreme Court

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie made an unexpected visit to the United States Supreme Court on Tuesday as justices heard arguments in the "Bridegate" corruption case. Read full article: Chris Christie Appears At 'Bridgegate' C...→

What Wednesday's Supreme Court case could mean for age discrimination in the workplace

What Wednesday's Supreme Court case could mean for age discrimination in the workplace

Babb v. Wilkie could determine precisely what a plaintiff needs to prove in order to be protected under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. Read full article: What Wednesday's Supreme Court case coul...→

Supreme Court weighs convictions of ex-New Jersey officials in

Supreme Court weighs convictions of ex-New Jersey officials in "Bridgegate" scandal

The Supreme Court on Tuesday heard oral arguments in a case involving two former political aides convicted in the 2013 "Bridgegate" scandal. Read full article: Supreme Court weighs convictions of ex-N...→

AB5: Federal judge halts California labor law as it relates to truckers

AB5: Federal judge halts California labor law as it relates to truckers

A federal judge on Thursday indefinitely blocked a new California labor law from applying to more than 70,000 independent truckers, deciding that it is preempted by federal rules on interstate comm… Read full article: AB5: Federal judge halts California labo...→

Opinion | Is 'OK, boomer' ageist? Maybe, but a Supreme Court case won't fix generational shaming.

Opinion | Is 'OK, boomer' ageist? Maybe, but a Supreme Court case won't fix generational shaming.

Legal protections aren't the answer we need. We need to change the lenses we use to view people of other generations. Read full article: Opinion | Is 'OK, boomer' ageist? Maybe,...→

Lawyer Clint Krislov knocked off state Supreme Court ballot: ‘It’s a miserable process’

The board agreed with the recommendation of a hearing officer who ruled Krislov was 118 signatures short of the required 5,050 needed for his name to appear on the March Democratic Primary ballot. Read full article: Lawyer Clint Krislov knocked off state S...→

District Attorney: Drexel Professor Spent $96,000 in Federal Grants at Strip Clubs | Breitbart

District Attorney: Drexel Professor Spent $96,000 in Federal Grants at Strip Clubs | Breitbart

Former Drexel University Professor Chikaodinaka Nwankpa was arrested this week on charges that he illegally spent $96,000 from a federal research grant at strip clubs. The charges at strip clubs are about half of the $185,000 in total that Nwankpa is alleged to have misused. Read full article: District Attorney: Drexel Professor Spen...→

PolyMet will appeal ruling on permits to Minnesota Supreme Court | MinnPost

PolyMet will appeal ruling on permits to Minnesota Supreme Court | MinnPost

Plus: Klobuchar hopeful about Iowa chances; PUC approves Xcel power plant acquisition; parents sue Bemidji schools over former assistant principal’s sexual exploitation of children; and more. Read full article: PolyMet will appeal ruling on permits to...→

Ex-Judge Seeks Court Order Barring State's Attorney Kim Foxx From Using Taxpayer Dollars For Outside Counsel In Jussie Smollett Probe

Ex-Judge Seeks Court Order Barring State's Attorney Kim Foxx From Using Taxpayer Dollars For Outside Counsel In Jussie Smollett Probe

According to published reports, Foxx’s office has retained law firm Akerman LLP to aid her as special prosecutor Dan Webb investigates the entire Smollett case. Read full article: Ex-Judge Seeks Court Order Barring State...→

District 54 to hold kindergarten registration on Feb. 5

District 54 to hold kindergarten registration on Feb. 5

District 54 will hold kindergarten registration for the 2020-21 school year on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020. Registration will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. at all elementary schools. Read full article: District 54 to hold kindergarten registr...→

'OK, Boomer' uttered in Supreme Court for first time by Chief Justice Roberts in age discrimination lawsuit

'OK, Boomer' uttered in Supreme Court for first time by Chief Justice Roberts in age discrimination lawsuit

“OK, Boomer,” was uttered for the first time in Supreme Court Wednesday after Chief Justice John Roberts, who will turn 65 in 12 days, referenced the phrase used by younger people to criticize the less flexible, tolerant and tech savvy ways of their elders in a case about age discrimination in the workplace. Read full article: 'OK, Boomer' uttered in Supreme Court fo...→

‘OK, Boomer’ makes a Supreme Court appearance in age case

‘OK, Boomer’ makes a Supreme Court appearance in age case

WASHINGTON — “OK, Boomer" made its first appearance in the Supreme Court Wednesday, invoked by baby boomer Chief Justice John Roberts 12 days before he turns 65. The meme is a favorite of younger generations and Roberts used it in... Read full article: ‘OK, Boomer’ makes a Supreme Court appea...→

Supreme Court Appears Inclined To Toss Bridgegate Convictions

Supreme Court Appears Inclined To Toss Bridgegate Convictions

Former NJ governor Chris Christie made a surprise appearance to observe Tuesday’s hearing. Read full article: Supreme Court Appears Inclined To Toss B...→

Federal judge rules in favor of Trump administration in family separation case

Federal judge rules in favor of Trump administration in family separation case

A San Diego judge ruled Monday the Trump administration is acting within the law in separating more than 900 children based on their parents being deemed unfit or dangerous. Read full article: Federal judge rules in favor of Trump ad...→

Supreme Court may toss out convictions in Bridgegate case

Supreme Court may toss out convictions in Bridgegate case

Fraud cases typically accuse public officials of diverting public resources to line their own pockets and there was no such claim in this case. Read full article: Supreme Court may toss out convictions i...→

Supreme Court questions whether 'Bridgegate' prosecutions went too far

Supreme Court questions whether 'Bridgegate' prosecutions went too far

The Supreme Court took strong issue Tuesday at the federal government's prosecution of two New Jersey officials convicted of fraud in the 2013 "Bridgegate" scandal, where traffic gridlock was tied to political payback. Read full article: Supreme Court questions whether 'Bridgeg...→

Chris Christie makes surprise Supreme Court appearance for ‘Bridgegate’ case

Chris Christie makes surprise Supreme Court appearance for ‘Bridgegate’ case

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie made a surprise appearance at the US Supreme Court on Tuesday for oral arguments in the “Bridgegate” case. Read full article: Chris Christie makes surprise Supreme Co...→

Hospitals urge Supreme Court action on ACA • Horizon to support Lake County bioscience incubator • Astellas closes on Audentes deal

HOSPITAL GROUPS DECRY ‘UNCERTAINTY’ THEY SAY ACA RULING CAUSES: The Chicago-based American Hospital Association, along with the Federation of American Hospitals, Catholic Health Association, Association of American Medical Colleges and America’s Essential Hospitals, filed a friend-of-the-court… Read full article: Hospitals urge Supreme Court action on A...→

Florida Supreme Court sides with DeSantis, rules convicted felons must pay off fines before voting

Florida Supreme Court sides with DeSantis, rules convicted felons must pay off fines before voting

Florida's Supreme Court has sided with Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis by ruling that some convicted felons should be required to pay off any fines or fees before they can regain their right to vote. Read full article: Florida Supreme Court sides with DeSanti...→

Justice Charles Wiggins announces plan to retire from the Washington Supreme Court

Justice Charles Wiggins announces plan to retire from the Washington Supreme Court

Supreme Court Justice Charles Wiggins, 72, has announced he will be stepping down from the high court this spring in order to spend more time with his family. Wiggins has served on the high court since 2010. Read full article: Justice Charles Wiggins announces plan t...→

Florida Supreme Court: Felons Must Pay Fines, Fees Before Voting

Due to a recent amendment to the state constitution, Florida now allows convicted felons to vote, but the Florida Supreme Court ruled Thursday that only felons that have paid all their fines and fees related to their conviction will be allowed to. Read full article: Florida Supreme Court: Felons Must Pay F...→

State Supreme Court limits Gov. Inslee’s rule cutting greenhouse-gas emissions

State Supreme Court limits Gov. Inslee’s rule cutting greenhouse-gas emissions

The Washington State Supreme Court has invalidated key portions of a rule imposed by the administration of Gov. Jay Inslee capping greenhouse-gas emissions by fuel distributors, natural-gas companies and other industries. In a 5-4 ruling Thursday, the court upheld a... Read full article: State Supreme Court limits Gov. Inslee’s...→

PolyMet will appeal permit ruling to Minnesota Supreme Court

PolyMet will appeal permit ruling to Minnesota Supreme Court

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — PolyMet Mining Inc. said Thursday it will ask the Minnesota Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that canceled three permits needed for its proposed copper-nickel mine in… Read full article: PolyMet will appeal permit ruling to Min...→

Corona woman’s fight over 2005 murder conviction goes to state Supreme Court

The court will weigh Kimberly Long’s claim that she had ineffective defense counsel during her second trial. Read full article: Corona woman’s fight over 2005 murder co...→

Rally at City Hall as lawsuit over former Elmhurst principal's discriminatory behavior heads to federal court - amNewYork

Elected officials, teachers and union leaders will rally on the steps of City Hall at 10 a.m. Jan. 20 to highlight the importance a lawsuit alleging that Read full article: Rally at City Hall as lawsuit over forme...→

‘Danger to the community’: Federal judge revokes bail for Michael Avenatti

‘Danger to the community’: Federal judge revokes bail for Michael Avenatti

A federal judge revoked bail Wednesday for attorney Michael Avenatti after prosecutors detailed evidence of new financial crimes he committed while he was free and facing trials in New York and California. Read full article: ‘Danger to the community’: Federal judge...→

San Diego Federal Judge Grants Attorney Access for Migrants at Border - Times of San Diego

 A San Diego federal judge has granted asylum-seekers access to attorneys as they navigate proceedings to enter the United States after expressing fears of being returned to Mexico. Read full article: San Diego Federal Judge Grants Attorney ...→

Federal judge halts Democrats lawsuit seeking Trump tax returns

Federal judge halts Democrats lawsuit seeking Trump tax returns

A federal judge Tuesday put on hold a lawsuit by House Democrats to obtain President Trump’s tax returns, saying he would wait until an appeals court resolves a separate legal dispute relating to Congressional subpoenas. Read full article: Federal judge halts Democrats lawsuit se...→

Judge puts Democrats' suit for Trump's tax returns on hold

Judge puts Democrats' suit for Trump's tax returns on hold

A judge ordered the case paused until there’s a decision in a dispute over whether former White House Counsel Don McGahn must testify before Congress. Read full article: Judge puts Democrats' suit for Trump's t...→

Christie Takes in 'Bridgegate' Arguments at US Supreme Court

Allies-turned-adversaries sat uncomfortably close to one another in the gallery at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to hear arguments in New Jersey's "Bridgegate" case.Former Republican Gov. Chris Christie was among the spectators as the high court heard arguments on... Read full article: Christie Takes in 'Bridgegate' Arguments...→

Supreme Court weighs ‘Bridgegate’ — with Christie in the front row

Supreme Court weighs ‘Bridgegate’ — with Christie in the front row

A number of the justices seemed to find merit in the defendants‘ arguments that they did not defraud the government of its “property.” Read full article: Supreme Court weighs ‘Bridgegate’ — with...→

Decades-old Apalachicola Basin water dispute between Georgia and Florida heads to Supreme Court

Decades-old Apalachicola Basin water dispute between Georgia and Florida heads to Supreme Court

Florida and Georgia are in a legal battle over the usage of the Apalachicola Basin. Florida officials say their state is not getting fair usage of the water supply. As a result, Florida wants to put a cap on Georgia’s water usage. A cap that could potentially harm the economy of Georgia’s agriculture industry. Read full article: Decades-old Apalachicola Basin water dis...→

Hospitals urge Supreme Court action on ACA • Horizon to support Lake County bioscience incubator • Astellas closes on Audentes deal

HOSPITAL GROUPS DECRY ‘UNCERTAINTY’ THEY SAY ACA RULING CAUSES: The Chicago-based American Hospital Association, along with the Federation of American Hospitals, Catholic Health Association, Association of American Medical Colleges and America’s Essential Hospitals, filed a friend-of-the-court… Read full article: Hospitals urge Supreme Court action on A...→

Opinion | Is 'OK, boomer' ageist? Maybe, but a Supreme Court case won't fix generational shaming.

Opinion | Is 'OK, boomer' ageist? Maybe, but a Supreme Court case won't fix generational shaming.

Legal protections aren't the answer we need. We need to change the lenses we use to view people of other generations. Read full article: Opinion | Is 'OK, boomer' ageist? Maybe,...→

Federal Judge Threatens to Force PG&E to Hire More Tree Trimmers

Federal Judge Threatens to Force PG&E to Hire More Tree Trimmers

A federal judge on Thursday threatened to force Pacific Gas & Electric to hire more tree trimmers to reduce the chances of its electrical grid igniting fires in Northern California Read full article: Federal Judge Threatens to Force PG&E to...→

Justice Charles Wiggins announces plan to retire from the Washington Supreme Court

Justice Charles Wiggins announces plan to retire from the Washington Supreme Court

Supreme Court Justice Charles Wiggins, 72, has announced he will be stepping down from the high court this spring in order to spend more time with his family. Wiggins has served on the high court since 2010. Read full article: Justice Charles Wiggins announces plan t...→

District Attorney: Drexel Professor Spent $96,000 in Federal Grants at Strip Clubs | Breitbart

District Attorney: Drexel Professor Spent $96,000 in Federal Grants at Strip Clubs | Breitbart

Former Drexel University Professor Chikaodinaka Nwankpa was arrested this week on charges that he illegally spent $96,000 from a federal research grant at strip clubs. The charges at strip clubs are about half of the $185,000 in total that Nwankpa is alleged to have misused. Read full article: District Attorney: Drexel Professor Spen...→

FL Supreme Court: Ex-felons must pay all fines, fees and restitution before voting

FL Supreme Court: Ex-felons must pay all fines, fees and restitution before voting

The Florida Supreme Court is siding with Gov. Ron DeSantis in a legal dispute over restoring voting rights to felons with unpaid fines. Read full article: FL Supreme Court: Ex-felons must pay all...→

State Supreme Court limits Gov. Inslee’s rule cutting greenhouse-gas emissions

State Supreme Court limits Gov. Inslee’s rule cutting greenhouse-gas emissions

The Washington State Supreme Court has invalidated key portions of a rule imposed by the administration of Gov. Jay Inslee capping greenhouse-gas emissions by fuel distributors, natural-gas companies and other industries. In a 5-4 ruling Thursday, the court upheld a... Read full article: State Supreme Court limits Gov. Inslee’s...→

Ex-Judge Seeks Court Order Barring State's Attorney Kim Foxx From Using Taxpayer Dollars For Outside Counsel In Jussie Smollett Probe

Ex-Judge Seeks Court Order Barring State's Attorney Kim Foxx From Using Taxpayer Dollars For Outside Counsel In Jussie Smollett Probe

According to published reports, Foxx’s office has retained law firm Akerman LLP to aid her as special prosecutor Dan Webb investigates the entire Smollett case. Read full article: Ex-Judge Seeks Court Order Barring State...→

PolyMet Will Appeal Permit Ruling To Minnesota Supreme Court

PolyMet Will Appeal Permit Ruling To Minnesota Supreme Court

PolyMet Mining Inc. said Thursday it will ask the Minnesota Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that canceled three permits needed for its proposed copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota. Read full article: PolyMet Will Appeal Permit Ruling To Min...→

'OK, Boomer' uttered in Supreme Court for first time by Chief Justice Roberts in age discrimination lawsuit

'OK, Boomer' uttered in Supreme Court for first time by Chief Justice Roberts in age discrimination lawsuit

“OK, Boomer,” was uttered for the first time in Supreme Court Wednesday after Chief Justice John Roberts, who will turn 65 in 12 days, referenced the phrase used by younger people to criticize the less flexible, tolerant and tech savvy ways of their elders in a case about age discrimination in the workplace. Read full article: 'OK, Boomer' uttered in Supreme Court fo...→

'OK, Boomer' Makes Supreme Court Appearance in Age Case

'OK, Boomer' Makes Supreme Court Appearance in Age Case

The trendy dig "OK, Boomer" made its first appearance in the Supreme Court Wednesday, invoked by baby boomer Chief Justice John Roberts 12 days before he turns 65.The meme is a favorite of younger generations and Roberts used it in questions in a case about age... Read full article: 'OK, Boomer' Makes Supreme Court Appeara...→

Rally at City Hall as lawsuit over former Elmhurst principal's discriminatory behavior heads to federal court - amNewYork

Elected officials, teachers and union leaders will rally on the steps of City Hall at 10 a.m. Jan. 20 to highlight the importance a lawsuit alleging that Read full article: Rally at City Hall as lawsuit over forme...→

Andy McCarthy: A federal judge 'would not put up with' Democrats' impeachment tactics

Andy McCarthy: A federal judge 'would not put up with' Democrats' impeachment tactics

Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Andy McCarthy told Fox News Wednesday that a federal judge would not tolerate the way House Democrats have handled the impeachment of President Trump, adding that the case spearheaded by Speaker Nancy Pelosi has "big problems." Read full article: Andy McCarthy: A federal judge 'would no...→

San Diego Federal Judge Grants Attorney Access for Migrants at Border - Times of San Diego

 A San Diego federal judge has granted asylum-seekers access to attorneys as they navigate proceedings to enter the United States after expressing fears of being returned to Mexico. Read full article: San Diego Federal Judge Grants Attorney ...→

Supreme Court Appears Inclined To Toss Bridgegate Convictions

Supreme Court Appears Inclined To Toss Bridgegate Convictions

Former NJ governor Chris Christie made a surprise appearance to observe Tuesday’s hearing. Read full article: Supreme Court Appears Inclined To Toss B...→

Federal judge rejects Michael Avenatti bid to dismiss criminal charges in Nike case

Federal judge rejects Michael Avenatti bid to dismiss criminal charges in Nike case

A federal judge in New York Wednesday rejected Michael Avenatti’s bid to dismiss criminal charges accusing him of trying to extort Nike. Read full article: Federal judge rejects Michael Avenatti b...→

Federal judge halts Democrats lawsuit seeking Trump tax returns

Federal judge halts Democrats lawsuit seeking Trump tax returns

A federal judge Tuesday put on hold a lawsuit by House Democrats to obtain President Trump’s tax returns, saying he would wait until an appeals court resolves a separate legal dispute relating to Congressional subpoenas. Read full article: Federal judge halts Democrats lawsuit se...→

Chris Christie Appears At 'Bridgegate' Convictions Case Before U.S. Supreme Court

Chris Christie Appears At 'Bridgegate' Convictions Case Before U.S. Supreme Court

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie made an unexpected visit to the United States Supreme Court on Tuesday as justices heard arguments in the "Bridegate" corruption case. Read full article: Chris Christie Appears At 'Bridgegate' C...→

Christie Takes in 'Bridgegate' Arguments at US Supreme Court

Allies-turned-adversaries sat uncomfortably close to one another in the gallery at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to hear arguments in New Jersey's "Bridgegate" case.Former Republican Gov. Chris Christie was among the spectators as the high court heard arguments on... Read full article: Christie Takes in 'Bridgegate' Arguments...→

Supreme Court questions whether 'Bridgegate' prosecutions went too far

Supreme Court questions whether 'Bridgegate' prosecutions went too far

The Supreme Court took strong issue Tuesday at the federal government's prosecution of two New Jersey officials convicted of fraud in the 2013 "Bridgegate" scandal, where traffic gridlock was tied to political payback. Read full article: Supreme Court questions whether 'Bridgeg...→

Supreme Court weighs convictions of ex-New Jersey officials in

Supreme Court weighs convictions of ex-New Jersey officials in "Bridgegate" scandal

The Supreme Court on Tuesday heard oral arguments in a case involving two former political aides convicted in the 2013 "Bridgegate" scandal. Read full article: Supreme Court weighs convictions of ex-N...→

AB5: Federal judge halts California labor law as it relates to truckers

AB5: Federal judge halts California labor law as it relates to truckers

A federal judge on Thursday indefinitely blocked a new California labor law from applying to more than 70,000 independent truckers, deciding that it is preempted by federal rules on interstate comm… Read full article: AB5: Federal judge halts California labo...→

Massachusetts kidnapping suspect appears before judge in court

Massachusetts kidnapping suspect appears before judge in court

The 24-year-old suspect was arrested after an eagle eyed commuter called in a tip to 911 this week. Investigators had been looking for him after he plucked an 11-year-old girl on the street as she walked home. Read full article: Massachusetts kidnapping suspect appears...→

Florida Supreme Court sides with DeSantis, rules convicted felons must pay off fines before voting

Florida Supreme Court sides with DeSantis, rules convicted felons must pay off fines before voting

Florida's Supreme Court has sided with Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis by ruling that some convicted felons should be required to pay off any fines or fees before they can regain their right to vote. Read full article: Florida Supreme Court sides with DeSanti...→

Lawyer Clint Krislov knocked off state Supreme Court ballot: ‘It’s a miserable process’

The board agreed with the recommendation of a hearing officer who ruled Krislov was 118 signatures short of the required 5,050 needed for his name to appear on the March Democratic Primary ballot. Read full article: Lawyer Clint Krislov knocked off state S...→

Florida Supreme Court: Felons Must Pay Fines, Fees Before Voting

Due to a recent amendment to the state constitution, Florida now allows convicted felons to vote, but the Florida Supreme Court ruled Thursday that only felons that have paid all their fines and fees related to their conviction will be allowed to. Read full article: Florida Supreme Court: Felons Must Pay F...→

PolyMet will appeal ruling on permits to Minnesota Supreme Court | MinnPost

PolyMet will appeal ruling on permits to Minnesota Supreme Court | MinnPost

Plus: Klobuchar hopeful about Iowa chances; PUC approves Xcel power plant acquisition; parents sue Bemidji schools over former assistant principal’s sexual exploitation of children; and more. Read full article: PolyMet will appeal ruling on permits to...→

Federal judge postpones Flynn sentencing

Federal judge postpones Flynn sentencing

A federal judge Thursday postponed the sentencing of Michael Flynn, two days after the former national security advisor sought to withdraw his guilty plea. Read full article: Federal judge postpones Flynn sentencing...→

PolyMet will appeal permit ruling to Minnesota Supreme Court

PolyMet will appeal permit ruling to Minnesota Supreme Court

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — PolyMet Mining Inc. said Thursday it will ask the Minnesota Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that canceled three permits needed for its proposed copper-nickel mine in… Read full article: PolyMet will appeal permit ruling to Min...→

District 54 to hold kindergarten registration on Feb. 5

District 54 to hold kindergarten registration on Feb. 5

District 54 will hold kindergarten registration for the 2020-21 school year on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020. Registration will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. at all elementary schools. Read full article: District 54 to hold kindergarten registr...→

Opinion | Who Will Be Left Standing in the Supreme Court?

Opinion | Who Will Be Left Standing in the Supreme Court?

The Trump administration is doing its best to kick plaintiffs out of lawsuits it opposes. Read full article: Opinion | Who Will Be Left Standing in t...→

Corona woman’s fight over 2005 murder conviction goes to state Supreme Court

The court will weigh Kimberly Long’s claim that she had ineffective defense counsel during her second trial. Read full article: Corona woman’s fight over 2005 murder co...→

California Supreme Court Justice Ming Chin To Retire After 25 Years

California Supreme Court Justice Ming Chin To Retire After 25 Years

California Supreme Court Justice Ming Chin announced Wednesday that he plans to retire on Aug. 31 after nearly 25 years on the panel. Read full article: California Supreme Court Justice Ming Ch...→

‘Danger to the community’: Federal judge revokes bail for Michael Avenatti

‘Danger to the community’: Federal judge revokes bail for Michael Avenatti

A federal judge revoked bail Wednesday for attorney Michael Avenatti after prosecutors detailed evidence of new financial crimes he committed while he was free and facing trials in New York and California. Read full article: ‘Danger to the community’: Federal judge...→

‘OK, Boomer’ makes a Supreme Court appearance in age case

‘OK, Boomer’ makes a Supreme Court appearance in age case

WASHINGTON — “OK, Boomer" made its first appearance in the Supreme Court Wednesday, invoked by baby boomer Chief Justice John Roberts 12 days before he turns 65. The meme is a favorite of younger generations and Roberts used it in... Read full article: ‘OK, Boomer’ makes a Supreme Court appea...→

Federal judge rules in favor of Trump administration in family separation case

Federal judge rules in favor of Trump administration in family separation case

A San Diego judge ruled Monday the Trump administration is acting within the law in separating more than 900 children based on their parents being deemed unfit or dangerous. Read full article: Federal judge rules in favor of Trump ad...→

Wisconsin appeals court halts purge of 209,000 voters The Wisconsin Court of Appeals has put on hold a lower court order requiring the immediate removal of 209,000 voters from state rolls. 2M ago

Wisconsin appeals court halts purge of 209,000 voters The Wisconsin Court of Appeals has put on hold a lower court order requiring the immediate removal of 209,000 voters from state rolls. 2M ago

January 14, 2020 / 7:21 PM / CBS News... Malloy ruled Monday that the state elections panel and three of its members would face daily fines if they continued to refuse to deactivate the registrations in question. Read full article: Wisconsin appeals court halts purge of 2...→

Judge puts Democrats' suit for Trump's tax returns on hold

Judge puts Democrats' suit for Trump's tax returns on hold

A judge ordered the case paused until there’s a decision in a dispute over whether former White House Counsel Don McGahn must testify before Congress. Read full article: Judge puts Democrats' suit for Trump's t...→

Supreme Court may toss out convictions in Bridgegate case

Supreme Court may toss out convictions in Bridgegate case

Fraud cases typically accuse public officials of diverting public resources to line their own pockets and there was no such claim in this case. Read full article: Supreme Court may toss out convictions i...→

What Wednesday's Supreme Court case could mean for age discrimination in the workplace

What Wednesday's Supreme Court case could mean for age discrimination in the workplace

Babb v. Wilkie could determine precisely what a plaintiff needs to prove in order to be protected under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. Read full article: What Wednesday's Supreme Court case coul...→

Supreme Court weighs ‘Bridgegate’ — with Christie in the front row

Supreme Court weighs ‘Bridgegate’ — with Christie in the front row

A number of the justices seemed to find merit in the defendants‘ arguments that they did not defraud the government of its “property.” Read full article: Supreme Court weighs ‘Bridgegate’ — with...→

Chris Christie makes surprise Supreme Court appearance for ‘Bridgegate’ case

Chris Christie makes surprise Supreme Court appearance for ‘Bridgegate’ case

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie made a surprise appearance at the US Supreme Court on Tuesday for oral arguments in the “Bridgegate” case. Read full article: Chris Christie makes surprise Supreme Co...→

Decades-old Apalachicola Basin water dispute between Georgia and Florida heads to Supreme Court

Decades-old Apalachicola Basin water dispute between Georgia and Florida heads to Supreme Court

Florida and Georgia are in a legal battle over the usage of the Apalachicola Basin. Florida officials say their state is not getting fair usage of the water supply. As a result, Florida wants to put a cap on Georgia’s water usage. A cap that could potentially harm the economy of Georgia’s agriculture industry. Read full article: Decades-old Apalachicola Basin water dis...→

AB5: Federal judge halts California labor law as it relates to truckers

AB5: Federal judge halts California labor law as it relates to truckers

A federal judge on Thursday indefinitely blocked a new California labor law from applying to more than 70,000 independent truckers, deciding that it is preempted by federal rules on interstate comm… Read full article: AB5: Federal judge halts California labo...→

Hospitals urge Supreme Court action on ACA • Horizon to support Lake County bioscience incubator • Astellas closes on Audentes deal

HOSPITAL GROUPS DECRY ‘UNCERTAINTY’ THEY SAY ACA RULING CAUSES: The Chicago-based American Hospital Association, along with the Federation of American Hospitals, Catholic Health Association, Association of American Medical Colleges and America’s Essential Hospitals, filed a friend-of-the-court… Read full article: Hospitals urge Supreme Court action on A...→

Massachusetts kidnapping suspect appears before judge in court

Massachusetts kidnapping suspect appears before judge in court

The 24-year-old suspect was arrested after an eagle eyed commuter called in a tip to 911 this week. Investigators had been looking for him after he plucked an 11-year-old girl on the street as she walked home. Read full article: Massachusetts kidnapping suspect appears...→

Opinion | Is 'OK, boomer' ageist? Maybe, but a Supreme Court case won't fix generational shaming.

Opinion | Is 'OK, boomer' ageist? Maybe, but a Supreme Court case won't fix generational shaming.

Legal protections aren't the answer we need. We need to change the lenses we use to view people of other generations. Read full article: Opinion | Is 'OK, boomer' ageist? Maybe,...→

Florida Supreme Court sides with DeSantis, rules convicted felons must pay off fines before voting

Florida Supreme Court sides with DeSantis, rules convicted felons must pay off fines before voting

Florida's Supreme Court has sided with Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis by ruling that some convicted felons should be required to pay off any fines or fees before they can regain their right to vote. Read full article: Florida Supreme Court sides with DeSanti...→

Federal Judge Threatens to Force PG&E to Hire More Tree Trimmers

Federal Judge Threatens to Force PG&E to Hire More Tree Trimmers

A federal judge on Thursday threatened to force Pacific Gas & Electric to hire more tree trimmers to reduce the chances of its electrical grid igniting fires in Northern California Read full article: Federal Judge Threatens to Force PG&E to...→

Lawyer Clint Krislov knocked off state Supreme Court ballot: ‘It’s a miserable process’

The board agreed with the recommendation of a hearing officer who ruled Krislov was 118 signatures short of the required 5,050 needed for his name to appear on the March Democratic Primary ballot. Read full article: Lawyer Clint Krislov knocked off state S...→

Justice Charles Wiggins announces plan to retire from the Washington Supreme Court

Justice Charles Wiggins announces plan to retire from the Washington Supreme Court

Supreme Court Justice Charles Wiggins, 72, has announced he will be stepping down from the high court this spring in order to spend more time with his family. Wiggins has served on the high court since 2010. Read full article: Justice Charles Wiggins announces plan t...→

District Attorney: Drexel Professor Spent $96,000 in Federal Grants at Strip Clubs | Breitbart

District Attorney: Drexel Professor Spent $96,000 in Federal Grants at Strip Clubs | Breitbart

Former Drexel University Professor Chikaodinaka Nwankpa was arrested this week on charges that he illegally spent $96,000 from a federal research grant at strip clubs. The charges at strip clubs are about half of the $185,000 in total that Nwankpa is alleged to have misused. Read full article: District Attorney: Drexel Professor Spen...→

Florida Supreme Court: Felons Must Pay Fines, Fees Before Voting

Due to a recent amendment to the state constitution, Florida now allows convicted felons to vote, but the Florida Supreme Court ruled Thursday that only felons that have paid all their fines and fees related to their conviction will be allowed to. Read full article: Florida Supreme Court: Felons Must Pay F...→

FL Supreme Court: Ex-felons must pay all fines, fees and restitution before voting

FL Supreme Court: Ex-felons must pay all fines, fees and restitution before voting

The Florida Supreme Court is siding with Gov. Ron DeSantis in a legal dispute over restoring voting rights to felons with unpaid fines. Read full article: FL Supreme Court: Ex-felons must pay all...→

PolyMet will appeal ruling on permits to Minnesota Supreme Court | MinnPost

PolyMet will appeal ruling on permits to Minnesota Supreme Court | MinnPost

Plus: Klobuchar hopeful about Iowa chances; PUC approves Xcel power plant acquisition; parents sue Bemidji schools over former assistant principal’s sexual exploitation of children; and more. Read full article: PolyMet will appeal ruling on permits to...→

State Supreme Court limits Gov. Inslee’s rule cutting greenhouse-gas emissions

State Supreme Court limits Gov. Inslee’s rule cutting greenhouse-gas emissions

The Washington State Supreme Court has invalidated key portions of a rule imposed by the administration of Gov. Jay Inslee capping greenhouse-gas emissions by fuel distributors, natural-gas companies and other industries. In a 5-4 ruling Thursday, the court upheld a... Read full article: State Supreme Court limits Gov. Inslee’s...→

Federal judge postpones Flynn sentencing

Federal judge postpones Flynn sentencing

A federal judge Thursday postponed the sentencing of Michael Flynn, two days after the former national security advisor sought to withdraw his guilty plea. Read full article: Federal judge postpones Flynn sentencing...→

Ex-Judge Seeks Court Order Barring State's Attorney Kim Foxx From Using Taxpayer Dollars For Outside Counsel In Jussie Smollett Probe

Ex-Judge Seeks Court Order Barring State's Attorney Kim Foxx From Using Taxpayer Dollars For Outside Counsel In Jussie Smollett Probe

According to published reports, Foxx’s office has retained law firm Akerman LLP to aid her as special prosecutor Dan Webb investigates the entire Smollett case. Read full article: Ex-Judge Seeks Court Order Barring State...→

PolyMet will appeal permit ruling to Minnesota Supreme Court

PolyMet will appeal permit ruling to Minnesota Supreme Court

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — PolyMet Mining Inc. said Thursday it will ask the Minnesota Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that canceled three permits needed for its proposed copper-nickel mine in… Read full article: PolyMet will appeal permit ruling to Min...→

PolyMet Will Appeal Permit Ruling To Minnesota Supreme Court

PolyMet Will Appeal Permit Ruling To Minnesota Supreme Court

PolyMet Mining Inc. said Thursday it will ask the Minnesota Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that canceled three permits needed for its proposed copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota. Read full article: PolyMet Will Appeal Permit Ruling To Min...→

District 54 to hold kindergarten registration on Feb. 5

District 54 to hold kindergarten registration on Feb. 5

District 54 will hold kindergarten registration for the 2020-21 school year on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020. Registration will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. at all elementary schools. Read full article: District 54 to hold kindergarten registr...→

Opinion | Who Will Be Left Standing in the Supreme Court?

Opinion | Who Will Be Left Standing in the Supreme Court?

The Trump administration is doing its best to kick plaintiffs out of lawsuits it opposes. Read full article: Opinion | Who Will Be Left Standing in t...→

'OK, Boomer' uttered in Supreme Court for first time by Chief Justice Roberts in age discrimination lawsuit

'OK, Boomer' uttered in Supreme Court for first time by Chief Justice Roberts in age discrimination lawsuit

“OK, Boomer,” was uttered for the first time in Supreme Court Wednesday after Chief Justice John Roberts, who will turn 65 in 12 days, referenced the phrase used by younger people to criticize the less flexible, tolerant and tech savvy ways of their elders in a case about age discrimination in the workplace. Read full article: 'OK, Boomer' uttered in Supreme Court fo...→

Corona woman’s fight over 2005 murder conviction goes to state Supreme Court

The court will weigh Kimberly Long’s claim that she had ineffective defense counsel during her second trial. Read full article: Corona woman’s fight over 2005 murder co...→

'OK, Boomer' Makes Supreme Court Appearance in Age Case

'OK, Boomer' Makes Supreme Court Appearance in Age Case

The trendy dig "OK, Boomer" made its first appearance in the Supreme Court Wednesday, invoked by baby boomer Chief Justice John Roberts 12 days before he turns 65.The meme is a favorite of younger generations and Roberts used it in questions in a case about age... Read full article: 'OK, Boomer' Makes Supreme Court Appeara...→

Rally at City Hall as lawsuit over former Elmhurst principal's discriminatory behavior heads to federal court - amNewYork

Elected officials, teachers and union leaders will rally on the steps of City Hall at 10 a.m. Jan. 20 to highlight the importance a lawsuit alleging that Read full article: Rally at City Hall as lawsuit over forme...→

California Supreme Court Justice Ming Chin To Retire After 25 Years

California Supreme Court Justice Ming Chin To Retire After 25 Years

California Supreme Court Justice Ming Chin announced Wednesday that he plans to retire on Aug. 31 after nearly 25 years on the panel. Read full article: California Supreme Court Justice Ming Ch...→

‘Danger to the community’: Federal judge revokes bail for Michael Avenatti

‘Danger to the community’: Federal judge revokes bail for Michael Avenatti

A federal judge revoked bail Wednesday for attorney Michael Avenatti after prosecutors detailed evidence of new financial crimes he committed while he was free and facing trials in New York and California. Read full article: ‘Danger to the community’: Federal judge...→

Andy McCarthy: A federal judge 'would not put up with' Democrats' impeachment tactics

Andy McCarthy: A federal judge 'would not put up with' Democrats' impeachment tactics

Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Andy McCarthy told Fox News Wednesday that a federal judge would not tolerate the way House Democrats have handled the impeachment of President Trump, adding that the case spearheaded by Speaker Nancy Pelosi has "big problems." Read full article: Andy McCarthy: A federal judge 'would no...→

‘OK, Boomer’ makes a Supreme Court appearance in age case

‘OK, Boomer’ makes a Supreme Court appearance in age case

WASHINGTON — “OK, Boomer" made its first appearance in the Supreme Court Wednesday, invoked by baby boomer Chief Justice John Roberts 12 days before he turns 65. The meme is a favorite of younger generations and Roberts used it in... Read full article: ‘OK, Boomer’ makes a Supreme Court appea...→

San Diego Federal Judge Grants Attorney Access for Migrants at Border - Times of San Diego

 A San Diego federal judge has granted asylum-seekers access to attorneys as they navigate proceedings to enter the United States after expressing fears of being returned to Mexico. Read full article: San Diego Federal Judge Grants Attorney ...→

Supreme Court Appears Inclined To Toss Bridgegate Convictions

Supreme Court Appears Inclined To Toss Bridgegate Convictions

Former NJ governor Chris Christie made a surprise appearance to observe Tuesday’s hearing. Read full article: Supreme Court Appears Inclined To Toss B...→

Federal judge rejects Michael Avenatti bid to dismiss criminal charges in Nike case

Federal judge rejects Michael Avenatti bid to dismiss criminal charges in Nike case

A federal judge in New York Wednesday rejected Michael Avenatti’s bid to dismiss criminal charges accusing him of trying to extort Nike. Read full article: Federal judge rejects Michael Avenatti b...→

Federal judge rules in favor of Trump administration in family separation case

Federal judge rules in favor of Trump administration in family separation case

A San Diego judge ruled Monday the Trump administration is acting within the law in separating more than 900 children based on their parents being deemed unfit or dangerous. Read full article: Federal judge rules in favor of Trump ad...→

Federal judge halts Democrats lawsuit seeking Trump tax returns

Federal judge halts Democrats lawsuit seeking Trump tax returns

A federal judge Tuesday put on hold a lawsuit by House Democrats to obtain President Trump’s tax returns, saying he would wait until an appeals court resolves a separate legal dispute relating to Congressional subpoenas. Read full article: Federal judge halts Democrats lawsuit se...→

Wisconsin appeals court halts purge of 209,000 voters The Wisconsin Court of Appeals has put on hold a lower court order requiring the immediate removal of 209,000 voters from state rolls. 2M ago

Wisconsin appeals court halts purge of 209,000 voters The Wisconsin Court of Appeals has put on hold a lower court order requiring the immediate removal of 209,000 voters from state rolls. 2M ago

January 14, 2020 / 7:21 PM / CBS News... Malloy ruled Monday that the state elections panel and three of its members would face daily fines if they continued to refuse to deactivate the registrations in question. Read full article: Wisconsin appeals court halts purge of 2...→

Judge puts Democrats' suit for Trump's tax returns on hold

Judge puts Democrats' suit for Trump's tax returns on hold

A judge ordered the case paused until there’s a decision in a dispute over whether former White House Counsel Don McGahn must testify before Congress. Read full article: Judge puts Democrats' suit for Trump's t...→

Chris Christie Appears At 'Bridgegate' Convictions Case Before U.S. Supreme Court

Chris Christie Appears At 'Bridgegate' Convictions Case Before U.S. Supreme Court

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie made an unexpected visit to the United States Supreme Court on Tuesday as justices heard arguments in the "Bridegate" corruption case. Read full article: Chris Christie Appears At 'Bridgegate' C...→

Supreme Court may toss out convictions in Bridgegate case

Supreme Court may toss out convictions in Bridgegate case

Fraud cases typically accuse public officials of diverting public resources to line their own pockets and there was no such claim in this case. Read full article: Supreme Court may toss out convictions i...→

Christie Takes in 'Bridgegate' Arguments at US Supreme Court

Allies-turned-adversaries sat uncomfortably close to one another in the gallery at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to hear arguments in New Jersey's "Bridgegate" case.Former Republican Gov. Chris Christie was among the spectators as the high court heard arguments on... Read full article: Christie Takes in 'Bridgegate' Arguments...→

What Wednesday's Supreme Court case could mean for age discrimination in the workplace

What Wednesday's Supreme Court case could mean for age discrimination in the workplace

Babb v. Wilkie could determine precisely what a plaintiff needs to prove in order to be protected under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. Read full article: What Wednesday's Supreme Court case coul...→

Supreme Court questions whether 'Bridgegate' prosecutions went too far

Supreme Court questions whether 'Bridgegate' prosecutions went too far

The Supreme Court took strong issue Tuesday at the federal government's prosecution of two New Jersey officials convicted of fraud in the 2013 "Bridgegate" scandal, where traffic gridlock was tied to political payback. Read full article: Supreme Court questions whether 'Bridgeg...→

Supreme Court weighs ‘Bridgegate’ — with Christie in the front row

Supreme Court weighs ‘Bridgegate’ — with Christie in the front row

A number of the justices seemed to find merit in the defendants‘ arguments that they did not defraud the government of its “property.” Read full article: Supreme Court weighs ‘Bridgegate’ — with...→

Supreme Court weighs convictions of ex-New Jersey officials in

Supreme Court weighs convictions of ex-New Jersey officials in "Bridgegate" scandal

The Supreme Court on Tuesday heard oral arguments in a case involving two former political aides convicted in the 2013 "Bridgegate" scandal. Read full article: Supreme Court weighs convictions of ex-N...→

Chris Christie makes surprise Supreme Court appearance for ‘Bridgegate’ case

Chris Christie makes surprise Supreme Court appearance for ‘Bridgegate’ case

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie made a surprise appearance at the US Supreme Court on Tuesday for oral arguments in the “Bridgegate” case. Read full article: Chris Christie makes surprise Supreme Co...→