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  • Jones v. Westbrook

    23 Sep 2016 | 10:39 am

    A client personally financed the sale of his business corporation. His attorney drafted documents that secured the buyer’s debt with corporate stock and an interest in the buyer’s home. Over seven years later the government imposed tax liens on the corporation’s assets; according to the client, it was only then[…]

  • Grisham v. City of Fort Worth

    19 Sep 2016 | 5:47 pm

    Plaintiff, an evangelical Christian, filed suit against the City, alleging that he was denied his First Amendment right to hand out religious literature at a public festival. The parties entered into a consent decree where the City agreed to pay plaintiff a dollar in nominal damages and where, among other[…]

  • Wood v. Burwell

    14 Sep 2016 | 4:56 pm

    In 2012, the Wood plaintiffs, who were recipients of health coverage under Arizona's Medicaid demonstration project, filed suit against the Secretary challenging her approval of a new Arizona project that raised copayments for medical visits and medications and that permitted healthcare providers to refuse non-emergency services based on an inability[…]

  • Tankersley v. Almand

    13 Sep 2016 | 3:33 pm

    After the Court of Appeals of Maryland suspended Michael Tankersley’s law license when he refused to provide his social security number to the Client Protection Fund of the Bar of Maryland, Tankersley filed suit against the trustees of the Fund, and the judges and the clerk of the Court of[…]

  • Dynamic 3D Geosolutions LLC v. Schlumberger Ltd.

    12 Sep 2016 | 1:59 pm

    Schlumberger hired Rutherford in 2006. She was promoted to Director of Intellectual Property and later to Deputy General Counsel for Intellectual Property. Rutherford managed a copyright lawsuit and evaluated legal risks involving Petrel, Schlumberger’s software platform for three-dimensional modeling of oil wells. One competitor’s product analyzed during this project was[…]


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  • Tampa man shoots a father, calls 'stand your ground' hotline - The Daily Progress

    25 Sep 2016 | 12:28 am

    Tampa man shoots a father, calls 'stand your ground' hotline - The Daily Progress Orlando SentinelTampa man shoots a father, calls 'stand your ground' hotlineThe Daily ProgressPeople have escaped prosecution for taking a life while involved in criminal activities, for firing on unarmed persons, even when they started the confrontation that led to the shooting. "Stand your ground" caught on. ... While the American[…]

  • Trump's disregard of the right to counsel is simply un-American - Daily Kos

    24 Sep 2016 | 8:39 am

    Trump's disregard of the right to counsel is simply un-American - Daily Kos Daily KosTrump's disregard of the right to counsel is simply un-AmericanDaily KosThe 81 defender offices across the country, which represent 60 percent of all criminal defendants in the federal court system, have already had their budgets cut by 10 percent because of the sequester and other reductions this year and[…]

  • Mitchell A. Greenberg Examines Essentials of Criminal Defense Attorneys - Benzinga

    23 Sep 2016 | 1:17 am

    Mitchell A. Greenberg Examines Essentials of Criminal Defense AttorneysBenzingaMitchell A. Greenberg is a member of the Federal Bar Association, American Association for Justice, Maryland Association for Justice, American Bar Association, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys ...and more »

  • Former judge Fricke dies - Port Lavaca Wave

    20 Sep 2016 | 2:45 pm

    Former judge Fricke diesPort Lavaca Wave... County Courts at Law Judges Association, vice-chairman of the Grievance Committee for eight years and president of the Calhoun County Bar Association. Fricke was a member of the American Bar Association, the Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, ...

  • Meet Bahrain's Awful Judges - Human Rights First (blog)

    20 Sep 2016 | 2:35 pm

    Meet Bahrain's Awful JudgesHuman Rights First (blog)... protecting human rights in criminal procedures during regular programs and at foundations, including at the [Italian-based] International Institute for Higher Studies in Criminal Sciences and the American Bar Association provided technical capacity ...and more »


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