Saturday Nov 30
KEYC Television, Mankato, MN
Judge: Duluth head shop owner to stay in jail
MINNEAPOLIS - The owner of a Duluth head shop who was convicted of selling synthetic drugs won't get out of jail before his sentencing.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Eighth Circuit Addresses Scope of False Claims Act Liability
Last month, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals addressed the scope of "fraud-in-the-inducement" liability under the False Claims Act , 31 U.S.C. 3729-3733, and, in doing so, reversed the dismissal of a claim related to the marketing of a pharmaceutical product.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Douglas County Herald
SOAR Will Celebrate First Year With Open House on December 3
The board of directors of the 31-community and 10-county organization, SOAR - Southern Ozarks Alliance for Rural Development - is celebrating the success of the first full year of operation.
The Miami Herald
Judge gives 1st OK to end Little Rock schools suit
A federal judge gave preliminary approval Friday to a proposed settlement that would bring an end to a decades-long desegregation lawsuit involving Little Rock-area schools.
Mondale, Bright remember JFK
Former Vice President Walter Mondale says President Kennedy's assassination 50 years ago today was perhaps the saddest single moment in American history.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Salt Lake Tribune
After forgiveness, family of Utah serial killer's victim has closure
On Wednesday, six hours after her son David's killer was put to death in Missouri, Johnnie Mae Martin found closure.
Guest Commentary: Missouri women not receiving equal protections
Women in Missouri were denied equal protection of the law by the U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 15, 2013.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Gov't has own appeal tossed in Neb. seizure case
A California woman who sued the government for the return of her life savings of more than $1 million seized in a Nebraska traffic stop will soon be getting her money back, plus interest.
Tony's Kansas City
Short-lived Stay Lifted: Show-Me Execution Back On For Missouri White Supremacist
Kate Upton has nothing to do with this story other than the fact she's kinda lifting herself up and this photo brightens up an altogether tragic story .
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Federal judge grants stay of execution in Missouri
ST. LOUIS A federal judge in Missouri on Tuesday granted a stay of execution to white supremacist serial killer Joseph Paul Franklin just hours before his scheduled death, citing concerns over the state's new execution method.
Federal judge grants stay of execution in Missouri
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Eighth Circuit Ruling Deepens Circuit Split On Class Action Fairness Act Circumvention Tactic
Twice in the last six weeks, we have addressed an increasingly popular trial lawyer tactic aimed at keeping class action lawsuits in state court .
Ohio Newspaper Association
Strongsville schools will fight court order to release names of...
From The Plain DealerThe Ohio Supreme Court may get to rule on whether the Strongsville City Schools must reveal the names of substitute teachers hired during the March-April teachers' strike.The schools will appeal an Aug. 21 order by the Ohio Eighth District Court of Appeals to release the names."
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Economic Loss Doctrine and Negligent Misrepresentation Claims
In almost every state, the economic loss doctrine prevents claimants from pursuing tort claims that arise from solely economic injuries; instead, the doctrine requires that claimants pursue these purely economic claims through contract law.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Death row inmate gets hearing on mental fitness
A man convicted and sentenced to death in the killing and rape of a store clerk 20 years ago in Miller County won an appeal ruling Friday that could prevent him from being executed.
Killer of Ark. store clerk wins hearing on appeal
A man convicted in the rape and murder of a Miller County store clerk 20 years ago has won an appeal ruling that will let him argue he shouldn't be executed because he has a low IQ.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
School districts reach desegregation deal
Arkansas' attorney general unveiled an agreement Thursday that would end payments the state has made for years to boost desegregation efforts in three of its largest school districts.
Strongsville schools will fight court order to release names of substitute teachers used during teachers' strike
The Ohio Supreme Court will decide whether the Strongsville City Schools must reveal the names of substitute teachers hired during the March-April teachers' strike.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Poor Timing Alone Doesn't Equal Retaliation
In a recent lawsuit under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the trial court's decision that a hospital didn't discriminate against one of its African-American surgical technologists based on her race or retaliate against her for lodging a discrimination complaint.
Sewer district asks Supreme Court to hear case on storm-water fee
The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District is taking its case for a storm-water fee to the Ohio Supreme Court.