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Bankruptcy Judge Refuses to Drop Dewey & LeBoeuf Suit

Bankruptcy Judge Refuses to Drop Dewey & LeBoeuf Suit Summary: A New York bankruptcy judge will allow claims against former Dewey & LeBouef partners to go forward. According to the Wall Street Journal, a bankruptcy judge refused to dismiss lawsuits against seven former Dewey & LeBoeuf partners this week.…>read more

No Comment October 31, 2014

Convincing Tiger Costume Leads to Bestiality Charge

Convincing Tiger Costume Leads to Bestiality Charge Summary: A man who had a fake bestiality sex video of a woman and a man in a tiger costume was arrested when officers believed the tiger was real. Somewhere, a tiger costume designer should be patting himself on the back.…>read more

No Comment October 30, 2014

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Suspended for Sexually Graphic Emails

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Suspended for Sexually Graphic Emails Summary: The legal community in Pennsylvania is in an uproar over the recent suspension of a Supreme Court justice who sent inappropriate emails to the state attorney general’s staff. According to the Wall Street Journal, earlier this week, a majority…>read more

No Comment October 23, 2014

Jury Convicts Four Blackwater Guards in 2007 Shootings of 31 Unarmed Iraqi Civilians

Jury Convicts Four Blackwater Guards in 2007 Shootings of 31 Unarmed Iraqi Civilians Summary: Four military veterans were convicted on Wednesday for their part in a 2007 shooting that killed 14 Iraqi citizens and wounded 17 more. In 2007, 14 Iraqi citizens were killed and another 17 were wounded when American security contractors…>read more

No Comment October 22, 2014

Victim of Attorney Couple’s False Charges Speaks Out

Victim of Attorney Couple’s False Charges Speaks Out Summary: Kelli Peters was framed by Jill and Kent Easter in 2011 for drug charges when the couple mistakenly thought that Peters insulted their son. According to OC Weekly, just a few days ago, Judge Thomas Goethals sentenced Kent Wycliffe Easter to…>read more

4 Comments October 20, 2014

Judge Forces Attorney to Bring Newborn to Court and Humiliates Her

Judge Forces Attorney to Bring Newborn to Court and Humiliates Her Summary: An attorney, who was denied a continuance for a hearing scheduled during her maternity leave, was humiliated by a judge when she was forced to bring her newborn to court with her. According to The Stir, an attorney was humiliated…>read more

No Comment October 17, 2014

Abortion Clinics Reopen in Texas While Controversial Restrictions Examined

Abortion Clinics Reopen in Texas While Controversial Restrictions Examined Summary: On Tuesday, the Supreme Court ruled that a Texas law that shut down most of the state’s abortion clinics would be stayed, allowing several clinics to reopen. However, many clinics struggle to reopen due to employment and financial issues.…>read more

No Comment October 16, 2014

Vanita Gupta Is the New Acting Assistant Attorney General for DOJ Civil Rights

Vanita Gupta Is the New Acting Assistant Attorney General for DOJ Civil Rights Summary: Attorney General Eric Holder announced on Wednesday that Vanita Gupta will be the new Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Right Division. Gupta will also serve as the Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General. Gupta succeeds Molly Moran who…>read more

No Comment October 16, 2014

Houston Tells Pastors to Turn Over Sermons or Face Contempt Charges

Houston Tells Pastors to Turn Over Sermons or Face Contempt Charges Summary: The mayor of Houston has demanded that pastors turn over the content of their sermons after churches protested a recent non-discrimination law. Fox News reports the city of Houston has served subpoenas on a group of pastors which state…>read more

10 Comments October 15, 2014

Bank of America Profits Plummet in Third Quarter

Bank of America Profits Plummet in Third Quarter Summary: After settling a multibillion-dollar lawsuit with state and federal agencies, Bank of America’s profits declined due to lingering effects of the weakened economy. According to the New York Times, Bank of America reported that its profits dropped significantly during…>read more

No Comment October 15, 2014

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