Recent Updates

  •  Indiana high court to consider city rental registration fee

    Indiana high court to consider city rental registration fee

    Breaking Legal News 09/12/2018

    The Indiana Supreme Court is preparing to review the constitutionality of a 2015 state law targeting the city of Hammond's rental registration revenue.The (Northwest Indiana) Times reports that the state's high court will hear oral arguments Thursday...

  •  Rancorous, partisan start for Kavanaugh high court hearing

    Rancorous, partisan start for Kavanaugh high court hearing

    Breaking Legal News 09/03/2018

    Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh declared fervently at his Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday the court "must never, never be viewed as a partisan institution." But that was at the end of a marathon day marked by rancorous exchanges between Dem...

  • India's top court calls for new law to curb mob violence

    India's top court calls for new law to curb mob violence

    Breaking Legal News 07/13/2018

    India's highest court on Tuesday asked the federal government to consider enacting a law to deal with an increase in lynchings and mob violence fueled mostly by rumors that the victims either belonged to members of child kidnapping gangs or were beef...

  • Supreme Court strikes down Minnesota's voter clothing law

    Supreme Court strikes down Minnesota's voter clothing law

    Breaking Legal News 06/11/2018

    The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a Minnesota law that barred voters in the state from wearing a wide range of political hats, T-shirts and pins to the polls.Minnesota had defended its law as a reasonable restriction that keeps order at polli...

  • California high court to rule on social media access

    California high court to rule on social media access

    Breaking Legal News 05/11/2018

    The California Supreme Court will decide whether Facebook and other social media companies must turn over user content to criminal defendants.The justices are expected to rule Thursday in a case that has pitted some of Silicon Valley's biggest compan...

  • Court gives government a win in young immigrants' cases

    Court gives government a win in young immigrants' cases

    Breaking Legal News 10/24/2017

    A federal appeals court handed the U.S. government a victory Tuesday in its fight against lawsuits opposing a decision to end a program protecting some young immigrants from deportation.The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan directed Broo...

  • Man who escaped from Rhode Island prison to appear in court

    Man who escaped from Rhode Island prison to appear in court

    Breaking Legal News 01/05/2017

    A man who escaped from a Rhode Island prison and was on the run for five days before being captured in Massachusetts is scheduled to make an initial appearance before a federal magistrate judge. James Morales escaped from the Wyatt Detention Facility...

  • Judge approves tea party group's lawsuit against IRS

    Judge approves tea party group's lawsuit against IRS

    Breaking Legal News 01/16/2016

    A federal judge in Ohio has approved class-action status for a tea party group's lawsuit stemming from IRS delays in approving nonprofit status for conservative groups seeking the tax-exemption classification.   The NorCal Tea Party Patriots sue...

  • Ruling gives Sandusky back $4,900-a-month Penn State pension

    Ruling gives Sandusky back $4,900-a-month Penn State pension

    Breaking Legal News 11/10/2015

    The state must restore the $4,900-a-month pension of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky that was taken away three years ago when he was sentenced to decades in prison on child molestation convictions, a court ordered Friday. A ...

  • It’s Getting Easier for Harvard Law Students

    It’s Getting Easier for Harvard Law Students

    Breaking Legal News 03/31/2008

    With the help of Harvard Law School’s new curriculum reforms and other university-wide changes, it’s getting easier for students to pursue more than one passion—and to become better lawyers.Promoting interdisciplinary study is a major goal of the rec...

  • 8-Year-Old Passes Law School Entrance Test

    8-Year-Old Passes Law School Entrance Test

    Breaking Legal News 03/24/2008

    An 8-year-old boy with dreams of becoming a judge has passed a law school entrance exam -- shocking Brazil's legal profession and prompting a federal investigation. The Universidade Paulista, a multi-campus private university, issued a statement ackn...

  • Connerly to speak at Law School tomorrow

    Connerly to speak at Law School tomorrow

    Breaking Legal News 03/07/2008

    Ward Connerly, an outspoken critic of affirmative action and a key player in the campaign to ban the practice in Michigan, will appear on campus tomorrow.This will be Connerly's first visit to campus since Proposal 2 passed in November 2006, banning ...

Business News

New York Adoption and Family Law Attorneys Our attorneys have represented adoptive parents, birth parents, and adoption agencies. >> read
DuPage IL worker's comp lawyers Since 1962, the law firm of Krol, Bongiorno & Given, Ltd. has been a leader in the field of workers’ compensation law in DuPage, Illinois. >> read