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Attorney Disbarred Due to “Inexplicable Incompetence”

Attorney Disbarred Due to “Inexplicable Incompetence” Summary: A Kansas attorney was disbarred when he essentially sabotaged his client’s capital murder trial. Everyone enjoys a “crazy lawyer” story, right? Well, Dennis Hawver has really taken the cake with his rather interesting conduct during a trial and subsequent…>read more

No Comment November 21, 2014

One Case May Determine the Fate of Same-Sex Marriage in America

One Case May Determine the Fate of Same-Sex Marriage in America Summary: A Michigan couple has filed for a writ of certiorari to the Supreme Court, in hopes that the Court will finally rule on the issue of gay marriage. A couple that decided to challenge Michigan’s ban on gay marriage…>read more

No Comment November 20, 2014

Adrian Peterson Faces More Legal Challenges

Adrian Peterson Faces More Legal Challenges Summary: Due to the intricacies of NFL rules and the law, Adrian Peterson may have a difficult time challenging his recent suspension. On November 4, Adrian Peterson, running back for the Minnesota Vikings, pleaded no contest in a Texas court…>read more

No Comment November 19, 2014

Mississippi May Be Next State to Allow Same-Sex Marriages

Mississippi May Be Next State to Allow Same-Sex Marriages Summary: A highly-anticipated ruling by a Mississippi judge may allow same-sex couples to marry, legal experts predict. Mississippi may be the next state to join the many that have already ruled same-sex marriage bans as unconstitutional. According to the Clarion…>read more

2 Comments November 17, 2014

New York Strippers Owed over 10 Million Dollars

New York Strippers Owed over 10 Million Dollars Summary: A federal judge in New York has ruled that close to 2,000 strippers are owed at least $10 million in back pay from a Manhattan strip club. According to the New York times, roughly 1,900 strippers filed a class…>read more

No Comment November 17, 2014

Judge Rules Former Dewey & Leboeuf Employee Will Have Separate Trial

Judge Rules Former Dewey & Leboeuf Employee Will Have Separate Trial Summary: A former Dewey & LeBoeuf employee will have a trial separate from former top-level executives at the firm, meaning two back-to-back criminal trials will be conducted. Zachary Warren, who held the low-level position of client relations manager at the…>read more

No Comment November 10, 2014

Dewey & LeBoeuf Suits Will Continue, Bankruptcy Court Rules

Dewey & LeBoeuf Suits Will Continue, Bankruptcy Court Rules 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

Greeeeat Tiger Costume Leads to Bestiality Charge

Greeeeat 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 Explicit Emails

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Suspended for Sexually Explicit 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

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