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  • Nevada Supreme Court sides with AP in Wynn defamation suit

    Nevada Supreme Court sides with AP in Wynn defamation suit

    Legal Compliance 02/08/2024

    The Nevada Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a defamation lawsuit brought by casino mogul Steve Wynn against The Associated Press over a story about two women’s accounts to police alleging he engaged in sexual misconduct.The court cited state...

  • Key takeaways from UN court’s ruling on Israel’s war in Gaza

    Key takeaways from UN court’s ruling on Israel’s war in Gaza

    Legal Compliance 01/28/2024

    The U.N. world court on Friday came down hard on Israel’s war on Hamas in the Gaza Strip, calling on Israel to “take all measures” to prevent a genocide of the Palestinians. But it stopped short of demanding an immediate cease-fire,...

  • Supreme Court could overturn Oklahoma death row inmate's conviction

    Supreme Court could overturn Oklahoma death row inmate's conviction

    Law Reviews 01/24/2024

    The Supreme Court on Monday said it will hear an appeal from Oklahoma death row inmate Richard Glossip, who has steadfastly maintained his innocence and averted multiple attempts by the state to execute him.Glossip was sentenced in a 1997 murder-for-...

  • NRA chief Wayne LaPierre announces resignation ahead of trial

    NRA chief Wayne LaPierre announces resignation ahead of trial

    Law Reviews 01/07/2024

    The longtime head of the National Rifle Association said Friday he is resigning, just days before the start of a civil trial over allegations he treated himself to millions of dollars in private jet flights, yacht trips, African safaris and other ext...

  • Wisconsin Supreme Court orders new legislative maps in redistricting case

    Wisconsin Supreme Court orders new legislative maps in redistricting case

    Legal Compliance 12/24/2023

    The liberal-controlled Wisconsin Supreme Court overturned Republican-drawn legislative maps on Friday and ordered that new district boundary lines be drawn as Democrats had urged in a redistricting case they hope will weaken GOP majorities.The ruling...

  • Google to pay $700 million to US states, consumers in app store settlement

    Google to pay $700 million to US states, consumers in app store settlement

    Legal Compliance 12/19/2023

    Google has agreed to pay $700 million and make several other concessions to settle allegations that it had been stifling competition against its Android app store — the same issue that went to trial in another case that could result in even big...

  • Peru court orders imprisoned ex-President Fujimori's 'immediate' release

    Peru court orders imprisoned ex-President Fujimori's 'immediate' release

    Law Reviews 12/06/2023

    Peru’s constitutional court ordered an immediate humanitarian release Tuesday for imprisoned former President Alberto Fujimori, 85, who was serving a 25-year sentence in connection with the death squad slayings of 25 Peruvians in the 1990s.The ...

  • A conservative attack on government regulation reaches the Supreme Court

    A conservative attack on government regulation reaches the Supreme Court

    Legal Compliance 11/29/2023

    The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a challenge to the Securities and Exchange Commission’s ability to fight fraud, part of a broad attack on regulatory agencies led by conservative and business interests.The case before the justices Wedn...

  • Biden administration warns of disruption at border if judges halt asylum rule

    Biden administration warns of disruption at border if judges halt asylum rule

    Law Reviews 11/09/2023

    The Biden administration on Tuesday urged an appeals court to allow sweeping new asylum restrictions to stay in place, warning that halting them would be “highly disruptive” at the border.The government is urging a panel of judges in Pasa...

  • Appeals courts temporarily lifts Donald Trump’s gag order

    Appeals courts temporarily lifts Donald Trump’s gag order

    Law Reviews 11/04/2023

    A federal appeals court temporarily lifted a gag order on Donald Trump in his 2020 election interference case in Washington on Friday — the latest twist in the legal fight over the restrictions on the former president’s speech.The U.S. Co...

  • Sen. Menendez enters not guilty plea to a new conspiracy charge

    Sen. Menendez enters not guilty plea to a new conspiracy charge

    Legal Compliance 10/30/2023

    U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez returned to Manhattan federal court Monday to challenge a new criminal charge alleging that he conspired to act as an agent of the Egyptian government when he chaired the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.“Not guilty,&rd...

  • Sydney court postpones extradition hearing of former US military pilot

    Sydney court postpones extradition hearing of former US military pilot

    Legal Compliance 10/24/2023

    A Sydney court on Monday postponed an extradition hearing for a former U.S. military pilot accused of illegally training Chinese aviators until May as his lawyers attempt to further build their case.Boston-born Dan Duggan, 55, was scheduled to fight ...