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  • Court upholds murder conviction in toddler's death

    Court upholds murder conviction in toddler's death

    Court Alerts 01/24/2012

    Georgia's top court has unanimously upheld the murder convictions and life prison sentences given to a metro Atlanta couple for strangling and beating to death the woman's young daughter. The Georgia Supreme Court's decision on Monday involved the De...

  • Warrant needed for GPS tracking, high court says

    Warrant needed for GPS tracking, high court says

    Legal News Center 01/24/2012

    In a rare defeat for law enforcement, the Supreme Court unanimously agreed on Monday to bar police from installing GPS technology to track suspects without first getting a judge's approval. The justices made clear it wouldn't be their final word on i...

  • Court overturns Calif. slaughterhouse law

    Court overturns Calif. slaughterhouse law

    Lawyer Blogs 01/23/2012

    The Supreme Court on Monday blocked a California law that would require euthanizing downed livestock at federally inspected slaughterhouses to keep the meat out of the nation's food system. The high court ruled that the state's 2009 state law was blo...

  • Herskovits PLLC - New York Securities Litigation Law Firm

    Herskovits PLLC - New York Securities Litigation Law Firm

    Law Firm Blogs 01/22/2012

    New York Securities Litigation Law Firm New York Securities Litigation Attorneys We are trusted advisors for litigation and regulatory enforcement matters. When disputes arise – in the enforcement, customer and employment context – we are skilled neg...

  • Heitman Law Firm, PL. - Florida Construction Law Attorney

    Heitman Law Firm, PL. - Florida Construction Law Attorney

    Law Firm News 01/21/2012

    Palm Beach Construction Law AttorneyHigh Quality Legal Representation By quality, we mean degree of excellence. Heitman Law Firm practices construction law. Mr. Heitman is an expert in construction law, board certified by the Florida Bar. He is a mem...

  • Hausfeld LLP Files Class Action Suit

    Hausfeld LLP Files Class Action Suit

    Class Action News 01/20/2012

    Hausfeld LLP has filed a securities class action lawsuit on behalf of those who sold HearUSA common stock between January 18, 2011 and July 31, 2011, inclusive. The lawsuit, filed January 18, 2012, seeks to pursue remedies against Siemens Hearing Ins...

  • Judge rules against NYC court protest organizers

    Judge rules against NYC court protest organizers

    Court Alerts 01/20/2012

    A judge has ruled demonstrators don't have a First Amendment right to protest Friday afternoon in front of a New York City federal courthouse that has hosted several major terrorism trials. Judge Lewis Kaplan said Thursday he wouldn't order the feder...

  • Police witnesses called in fake 'Rockefeller' case

    Police witnesses called in fake 'Rockefeller' case

    Criminal Law 01/20/2012

    A Superior Court judge testified in a murder case against a man who posed as an heir to the Rockefeller fortune, saying that more than two decades ago he lent a chain saw to the defendant while the two were living in San Marino. William Stewart said ...

  • Appeals court rejects appeal by Abramoff partner

    Appeals court rejects appeal by Abramoff partner

    Legal News Center 01/20/2012

    An appeals court says it cannot reduce a $20 million restitution order against the public relations consultant who partnered with lobbyist Jack Abramoff to bilk Indian tribes out of millions in inflated fees. Michael Scanlon is serving a 20-month sen...

  • Colo. court weighs energy leases near Utah parks

    Colo. court weighs energy leases near Utah parks

    Lawyer Blogs 01/19/2012

    A federal appeals court in Denver was to hear arguments Thursday on the Obama administration's decision to cancel Bush-era oil and gas leases near national parks in Utah, the auction for which prompted an environmental activist to drive up prices wit...

  • Girard Gibbs LLP Announces Class Action Settlement

    Girard Gibbs LLP Announces Class Action Settlement

    Law Firm News 01/19/2012

    The law firm of Girard Gibbs LLP today announced that two years after bringing a class action case against Securities America, Inc., its corporate parent Securities America Financial Corporation and Ameriprise Financial, Inc., over 2,000 investors th...

  • Amazon Hit With Class Action Over Zappos Data Breach

    Amazon Hit With Class Action Over Zappos Data Breach

    Business Law 01/18/2012

    Shoe retailer Zappos is facing a national class action suit one day after it warned customers that its servers had been hacked. On Monday, the Amazon-owned shoe company sent a mass email stating that 24 million customer accounts had been breached. Th...