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The prolonged battle over gun law in our nation’s capital continues, now that a federal judge declared a gun control law unconstitutional. Judge Fredrick J. Scullin Jr. has ended the prohibition of carrying pistols in public. This is the…>read more1 Comment July 28, 2014
Thomas Jackson, a law clerk for a federal judge in New Orleans, pled guilty to charges of soliciting sex with a 10-year-old boy on the Internet, according to The Times-Picayune. Jackson was actually talking with an FBI agent online. Jackson…>read moreNo Comment January 13, 2014
A federal judge threw out Lisa Jackson’s race discrimination claims, which were meant, probably, just as a ploy for Lisa to gain money from Paula Deen. As Deen’s lawyers said, the racial claims were “scurrilous and false” and were used…>read more1 Comment August 13, 2013
A federal judge and former prosecutor, Barbara S. Jones, is resigning from the bench in order to join the law firm of Zuckerman Spaeder, according to The New York Times. Jones works in the Federal District Court in Manhattan and…>read moreNo Comment January 7, 2013
There are some disagreements as to why a Federal Judge let Oklahoma terminate a contract with Planned Parenthood. Ostensibly, the judge cited the failure of Planned Parenthood to respond to state inquiries into how they are managing themselves. Their take…>read moreNo Comment December 25, 2012
Congress was ordered back in October by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit to pay six federal judges years of back pay. A class-action lawsuit is being pushed by federal judges to make sure that the remaining…>read moreNo Comment December 14, 2012
Democratic U.S. Senator Charles Schumer has said in a statement that he has recommended Vernon Broderick, a partner of Weil, Gotshal & Manges, to President Barack Obama on Wednesday, for the post of a U.S. district judge in the Southern…>read moreNo Comment November 24, 2012
Antitrust Case Against GlaxoSmithKline Regarding Flonase to be Decided by Jury, According to Court Ruling
Generic versions of Flonase, a drug widely used to treat allergies, were withheld from consumers for years according to plaintiffs in an antitrust suit against GlaxoSmithKline, the makers of Flonase. A decision by Judge Anita B. Brody is sending the…>read moreNo Comment July 22, 2011
California Proposition 8, the ban of same-sex marriage in California, has repeatedly not been defended by state officials. Monday, March 14, supporters of Prop 8 asked the California Supreme Court to let them defend Prop 8 since it was not…>read more4 Comments March 15, 2011
Chevron was ordered by a court in Ecuador last month to pay almost $9 billion to Ecuador to clean up alleged pollution by caused by Texaco Inc. in the 1970s and 1980s. In 2001, Chevron bought Texaco, and denies responsibility. …>read moreNo Comment March 8, 2011
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