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  • 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...