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  • Japan high court rejects paternity harassment allegations

    Japan high court rejects paternity harassment allegations

    Legal Events 06/23/2022

    A Japanese High Court on Thursday rejected an appeal by a former brokerage manager alleging on-the-job harassment and unlawful dismissal after he took parental leave while working at Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley.The case of Glen Wood, a Canadian who...

  • Washington prepares for more patients seeking abortion

    Washington prepares for more patients seeking abortion

    National News 06/18/2022

    for an increase in out-of-state patients seeking an abortion.“We are already seeing patients from Texas, from Oklahoma. I saw a patient a couple of weeks ago from Alabama,” Dr. Erin Berry, gynecologist and Washington state medical directo...

  • US judge dismisses Cristiano Ronaldo rape lawsuit in Vegas

    US judge dismisses Cristiano Ronaldo rape lawsuit in Vegas

    Headline Legal News 06/13/2022

    A Nevada woman has lost her bid in a U.S. court to force international soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo to pay millions of dollars more than the $375,000 in hush money she received after claiming he raped her in Las Vegas in 2009.U.S. District Judge Jen...

  • North Carolina repeat offender pleads guilty to wire fraud

    North Carolina repeat offender pleads guilty to wire fraud

    Legal Events 06/08/2022

    A North Carolina man has admitted stealing mail from residential mailboxes and using stolen information to commit wire fraud, a federal prosecutor said.Soheil Akhavan Rezaie, 37, entered his guilty plea Tuesday before a U.S. magistrate judge in Charl...

  • Man denies kidnapping charge in alleged murder-for-hire plot

    Man denies kidnapping charge in alleged murder-for-hire plot

    Legal Events 06/03/2022

    A Colorado man pleaded not guilty Thursday in federal court in Vermont to kidnapping a man who was later found shot to death in a snowbank in 2018 in what prosecutors allege is a murder-for-hire case stemming from a financial dispute. Federal prosecu...

  • No state charge for billionaire Sanford in child porn probe

    No state charge for billionaire Sanford in child porn probe

    National News 05/28/2022

    The South Dakota attorney general’s office has declined to file charges against billionaire T. Denny Sanford following an investigation into possible possession of child pornography, saying it found no “prosecutable offenses” within...

  • Pakistani court orders probe into ex-minister’s arrest

    Pakistani court orders probe into ex-minister’s arrest

    National News 05/23/2022

    A court in Pakistan’s capital has ordered an investigation into the controversial arrest of a former human rights minister over a decades old land dispute.Chief Justice Ather Minallah of the Islamabad High Court late Saturday ordered the probe ...

  • Kansas Supreme Court upholds Republican congressional map

    Kansas Supreme Court upholds Republican congressional map

    Law Firm News 05/18/2022

    Kansas’ highest court on Wednesday upheld a Republican redistricting law that makes it harder for the only Democrat in the state’s congressional delegation to win reelection in a big victory for the GOP.The state Supreme Court declined fo...

  • Accountant avoids prison time in college admissions scandal

    Accountant avoids prison time in college admissions scandal

    Legal Issues 05/14/2022

    An accountant who worked for the consultant at the center of the college admissions bribery case has avoided prison for his role in the sweeping scheme.U.S. District Court Judge Indira Talwani on Friday sentenced Steven Masera, 72, to time already se...

  • Appellate court rules against mine company’s Arizona project

    Appellate court rules against mine company’s Arizona project

    National News 05/11/2022

    A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld a judge’s ruling overturning a federal agency’s approval of Toronto-based Hudbay Minerals Inc.’s plan for a new open-pit copper mine in southeastern Arizona.The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Ap...

  • CDC restates recommendation for masks on planes, trains

    CDC restates recommendation for masks on planes, trains

    National News 05/03/2022

    U.S. health officials on Tuesday restated their recommendation that Americans wear masks on planes, trains and buses, despite a court ruling last month that struck down a national mask mandate on public transportation.Americans age 2 and older should...

  • Supreme Court Notebook: Roberts pays tribute to Breyer

    Supreme Court Notebook: Roberts pays tribute to Breyer

    Headline Legal News 04/29/2022

    The fertile mind of Justice Stephen Breyer has conjured a stream of hypothetical questions through the years that have, in the words of a colleague, “befuddled” lawyers and justices alike.Breyer, 83, seemed a bit subdued as he sat through...