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  • New York Securities Fraud Lawyers

    New York Securities Fraud Lawyers

    Legal Issues 06/01/2012

    New York Securities Fraud Lawyers With offices in Manhattan and Long Island, Conway & Conway has earned a long-standing reputation as a focused and highly-skilled law firm with deep roots in the financial services community. In fact, one of the f...

  • Wash. lawyers challenge secret court proceedings

    Wash. lawyers challenge secret court proceedings

    Recent Cases 05/26/2012

    A defense lawyer in Eastern Washington was reading a detective's statement in his client's drug case when he came across a curious line. In asking to search the man's house and cars, the detective revealed that he had already seen the defendant's ban...

  • Kan. gov. signs measure blocking Islamic law

    Kan. gov. signs measure blocking Islamic law

    Recent Cases 05/26/2012

    Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has signed a law aimed at keeping the state's courts or government agencies from basing decisions on Islamic or other foreign legal codes, and a national Muslim group's spokesman said Friday that a court challenge is likely....

  • Court orders woman to stay away from Jeff Goldblum

    Court orders woman to stay away from Jeff Goldblum

    Headline Legal News 05/26/2012

    A judge on Friday granted Jeff Goldblum a temporary restraining order against a woman who has been repeatedly ordered to stay away from the actor in recent years. Goldblum's attorneys obtained the order against Linda Ransom, 49, after she repeatedly ...

  • Md. highest court recognizes same-sex divorce

    Md. highest court recognizes same-sex divorce

    Headline Legal News 05/18/2012

    Maryland's highest court ruled Friday that same-sex couples can divorce in the state even though Maryland does not yet permit same-sex marriages. The Court of Appeals ruled 7-0 that couples who have a valid marriage from another state can divorce in ...

  • Court rules NY town's prayer violated Constitution

    Court rules NY town's prayer violated Constitution

    Recent Cases 05/17/2012

    An upstate New York town violated the constitutional ban against favoring one religion over another by opening nearly every meeting over an 11-year span with prayers that stressed Christianity, a federal court of appeals ruled Thursday. In what it sa...

  • German sues Macedonia in EU human rights court

    German sues Macedonia in EU human rights court

    Recent Cases 05/16/2012

    A German who claims the CIA illegally whisked him to a secret prison in Afghanistan appeared before Europe's human rights court Wednesday in what could be the final chapter of a case that has shed light on U.S. practices in the war on terror. Khaled ...

  • Court turns away PR congressional vote lawsuit

    Court turns away PR congressional vote lawsuit

    Recent Cases 05/14/2012

    The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from residents of Puerto Rico seeking to gain a voting representative in Congress. The high court turned away the appeal from Gregorio Igartua and other Puerto Ricans on Monday. Territorial status grants residen...

  • Court says farmers must pay bankruptcy tax

    Court says farmers must pay bankruptcy tax

    Recent Cases 05/14/2012

    The Supreme Court says a farming family has to pay tax on the bankruptcy sale of their farm. The high court on Monday voted 5-4 for the IRS in its fight with Lynwood and Brenda Hall over their bankruptcy sale of their 320-acre farm in Willcox, Ariz. ...

  • Court won't hear appeals from Bulger victim family

    Court won't hear appeals from Bulger victim family

    National News 05/14/2012

    The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal over whether the family of a man allegedly killed by former Boston mob boss and FBI informant James "Whitey" Bulger should get millions of dollars from the government. The high court on Monday refused to hear an...

  • Court won't consider giving man new trial

    Court won't consider giving man new trial

    National News 05/12/2012

    The Supreme Court won't consider giving a man convicted in the death of a Texas toddler a new trial because the medical examiner changed her opinion on the cause of death. The high court on Monday refused to hear an appeal from Neil Hampton Robbins, ...

  • Court says illegal immigrants can't have guns

    Court says illegal immigrants can't have guns

    Headline Legal News 05/08/2012

    A federal appeals court says illegal immigrants don't have a right to own firearms under the U.S. Constitution. Emmanuel Huitron-Guizar of Wyoming pleaded guilty to being an illegal immigrant in possession of firearms after his arrest last year. He w...

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