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7th Circuit Upholds Life Sentence of Former Gallatin County Sheriff

7th Circuit Upholds Life Sentence of Former Gallatin County Sheriff The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has unanimously upheld the consecutive life sentences of former Gallatin County Sheriff, Raymond Martin. Following the decision of the appeals court, Illinois’s top federal prosecutor Stephen Wigginton released a statement observing, “The people…>read more

No Comment February 10, 2014

10th Circuit Vacates Temporary Ban on Horse Slaughter

10th Circuit Vacates Temporary Ban on Horse Slaughter The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver lifted a temporary ban imposed on horse slaughter by a federal judge in Albuquerque. The appeals court found that the U.S. Department of Agriculture had followed proper procedure in issuing permits…>read more

No Comment December 14, 2013

9th Circuit Rules against State Laws That Attempt to Oust Federal Gun Rules

9th Circuit Rules against State Laws That Attempt to Oust Federal Gun Rules On Friday, the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the decision of a lower court against the 2009 Montana Firearms Freedom Act. The law has also been adopted in many other pro-gun states, and it attempts to assert that…>read more

No Comment August 26, 2013

InterDigital Gets a Second Chance at ITC With Patent Case Against LG

InterDigital Gets a Second Chance at ITC With Patent Case Against LG Though the U.S. International Trade Commission ruled that a patent dispute between two phone technology companies should be decided in arbitration, an appeals court said it’s not so. The dispute between InterDigital Communications Corp and LG concerns patent disputes over…>read more

No Comment June 11, 2013

Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Former Cooley Law School Student

Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Former Cooley Law School Student A former law student from Thomas M. Cooley Law School has won a court case in the Michigan Court of Appeals. The court ruled in favor of the former student with a unanimous vote. The former student, identified as Doe…>read more

2 Comments April 8, 2013

Campaign Finance Limits Reinstated by Court

Campaign Finance Limits Reinstated by Court On Tuesday, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals made the decision to reinstate Montana’s campaign donation, telling the federal judge who overturned it to issue his reasoning so the case can be reviewed by the panel. The decision by…>read more

No Comment October 11, 2012

Viacom Made its Appeal and is Back on its Attack Against YouTube

Viacom Made its Appeal and is Back on its Attack Against YouTube Viacom is back in YouTube’s face. The electronic media mogul has been granted its chance to reopen its case of 60,000 counts of copyright infringement against YouTube. A little over 5 years ago, YouTube was exonerated of the charge based…>read more

No Comment April 6, 2012

Nude Photos of Wrestler’s Wife Published by Hustler being Weighed by Appeals Court

Nude Photos of Wrestler’s Wife Published by Hustler being Weighed by Appeals Court Last week, Hustler Magazine argued in a federal appeals court that its decision to publish nude photos of a model just months after her passing is protected by the First Amendment because she is a newsworthy figure. Nancy Toffolini Benoit…>read more

No Comment February 2, 2012

Appellate Hearing Set for Tuesday for Challenges to Health Care Law

Appellate Hearing Set for Tuesday for Challenges to Health Care Law The next step in the ongoing federal health care legal fight will take place in the US Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit in Richmond, Virginia this Tuesday, May 10. There are currently two cases testing the health care…>read more

No Comment May 6, 2011

Crazy “Pants” Judge Loses Appeal

Crazy “Pants” Judge Loses Appeal The DC Court of Appeals has rejected former judge Roy L. Pearson Jr.’s request for a new trial regarding his highly publicized $54 million lawsuit against a neighborhood dry cleaners over a pair of lost pants. Pearson appealed in October…>read more

No Comment December 18, 2008

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Capital Markets Counsel 3 Attorney
USA-NC-Charlotte

Wells Fargo & Company, a diversified financial services company, is seeking an experienced capital markets Attorney to join its Law Department in its Charlotte, NC office. The individual selected...