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  • Supreme Court blocks House from Mueller grand jury material

    Supreme Court blocks House from Mueller grand jury material

    Law Firm News 05/20/2020

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday temporarily prevented the House of Representatives from obtaining secret grand jury testimony from special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. The court’s unsigned order granted the Trump administ...

  • Supreme Court appears likely to reject Trump immunity claim

    Supreme Court appears likely to reject Trump immunity claim

    Law Firm News 05/11/2020

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared likely to reject President Donald Trump’s claim that he is immune from criminal investigation while in office. But the court seemed less clear about exactly how to handle subpoenas from Congress and the Man...

  • WVa AG's help sought in Supreme Court impeachment appeal

    WVa AG's help sought in Supreme Court impeachment appeal

    Law Firm News 01/03/2019

    Three months after a ruling halted the impeachment process involving most of West Virginia's Supreme Court justices, the state Senate president is seeking a second opinion.Senate President Mitch Carmichael said Friday at the annual Legislative Lookah...

  •  The Latest: Senate panel approves tax overhaul bill

    The Latest: Senate panel approves tax overhaul bill

    Law Firm News 11/20/2017

    Vice President Mike Pence says "now the ball is in the Senate's court," after the House voted Thursday to approve a $1.5 trillion overhaul of the nation's tax code.At the Tax Foundation's 80th annual dinner in Washington, Pence said, "The next few we...

  • Missouri Supreme Court rejects request to stop execution

    Missouri Supreme Court rejects request to stop execution

    Law Firm News 08/17/2017

    The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday denied a motion from attorneys seeking to halt the execution of a man scheduled to die next week but did not explain its decision.Attorneys for Marcellus Williams had asked the state Supreme Court and Gov. Eric G...

  • Defense attorney sparks 'Black Lives' protest in Vegas court

    Defense attorney sparks 'Black Lives' protest in Vegas court

    Law Firm News 09/21/2016

    A defense attorney touched off a protest about race and free expression in a Las Vegas courtroom when she refused to remove a "Black Lives Matter" button from her blouse despite a judge's request not to demonstrate what he called "political speech."C...

  •  High court temporarily blocks subpoena over sex ads

    High court temporarily blocks subpoena over sex ads

    Law Firm News 09/07/2016

    Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on Tuesday temporarily blocked a congressional subpoena that seeks information on how the classified advertising website Backpage.com screens ads for possible sex trafficking.The order came hours after Backpag...

  • Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship

    Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship

    Law Firm News 08/31/2016

    A federal appeals court will decide whether Kansas has the right to ask people who register to vote when they get their driver's licenses for proof that they're citizens, a decision which could affect whether thousands have their ballots counted in N...

  • Court: Transgender asylum seekers can't be equated with gays

    Court: Transgender asylum seekers can't be equated with gays

    Law Firm News 09/04/2015

    asylum, a federal appeals court said Thursday.The San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued the ruling in the case of a transgender Mexican woman who sought shelter in the U.S. on the grounds that she would likely be tortured if re...

  • Massachusetts Joint Will Lawyer – Law Office of Alan Segal

    Massachusetts Joint Will Lawyer – Law Office of Alan Segal

    Law Firm News 08/28/2014

    Do you have a will? Wills and estate planning all deal with your well-being and needs once you’re unable to care for yourself. Wills and estate planning include financial, tax, medical, and business planning. Your will should control all your propert...