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  1. Eyewitness Testimony No Longer A Gold StandardRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Huffington Post

    U.S. officials who want terror suspect Padilla to wear handcuffs and ankle chains during open court appearances must first show he poses a direct safety threat, a federal judge said Friday, Feb. 3, 2006.


  2. Eyewitness testimony no longer a 'gold standard'Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Missourian

    The American legal system offers few moments as dramatic as an eyewitness to a crime pointing his finger across a crowded courtroom at a defendant.


  3. Wis. court to decide on testing drunk driversRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Green Bay Press-Gazette

    The Wisconsin Supreme Court is set to decide whether police can legally draw the blood of a suspected drunk driver without a warrant or the consent of the driver.


  4. How loud does campaign money talk?Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | Daily Press & Argus

    There's little question that 'money talks' as long as you can pay a bit more for a better service at a top restaurant or to get a first-class seat while traveling - but there's an ongoing First Amendment battle over how loudly it should speak in politics.


  5. EU High Court Strikes Down Data Retention LawRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | JD Supra

    On April 8, 2014, the highest court in the European Union invalidated an EU law that required telephone and electronic communications providers to retain user data for up to two years.1 The law at issue was Directive 2006/24, which obligated telephone and electronic communications providers to retain data "for the purposes of making them ... (more)


  6. Offshore Fund-Related LitigationRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | JD Supra

    ... and the principles upon which restitutionary claims can be pursued on the basis of "mistake". The US Supreme Court is also due to consider the merits of the petition for certiorari brought by Irving Picard, Madoff's US SIPA Trustee, against a US ...


  7. The DOMA Decision - IRS Guidance on Application to Retirement PlansRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | JD Supra

    Since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act June 26, 2013 , there have been many questions regarding the recognition of same-sex spouses for qualified retirement plan purposes.


  8. Gay marriage's win streak tested in appeals courtRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | Home

    With its recent string of high-profile victories in federal court, the gay marriage movement is hoping to build momentum to help it attain its long-held goal: a Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide.


  9. Religious Institutions Update - April 2014Read the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | JD Supra

    Does a closely held for-profit corporation have a constitutionally or statutorily protected right to exercise religion under the Free Exercise Clause or the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 ? The U.S. Supreme Court considered this question for the first time last month in oral argument in two cases: Sebelius v.


  10. Their opinion: Expanding political influenceRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 6 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    Federal court rulings in campaign finance cases ought to reflect the reality of how donors and political candidates interact in the real world.


  11. What I read this weekRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 29 | Teaching Online Journalism

    ... and seminal works alike. Researchers at Harvard found that at least 50% of URL-based legal citations in US Supreme Court opinions, for instance, no longer point to the originally referenced material." This is a free online course, extremely (and ...


  12. Foundering On 'Sea-Tossed' Waters? The Fifth Circuit Grants En Banc Rehearing in EstisRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2014 | JD Supra

    After making a splash in October of 2013 with a landmark ruling in McBride v. Estis Well Service, L.L.C .


  13. Supreme Court review of greenhouse gas cases may not portend big impactRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2013 |

    The U.S. Supreme Court announced Oct. 15 that it will review a narrow question related to the scope of the Environmental Protection Agency's authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions.


  14. From tragedy to farceRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    West Palm Beach resident Kacie Herrick, 29, finished last year's Boston Marathon about 40 minutes before the first bomb went off.


  15. San Francisco Probe Leading to Entrapment ClaimsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | ABC News

    The FBI used millions of dollars, liquor and cigarettes seized in other cases and more than a dozen undercover operatives in an elaborate, seven-year sting operation targeting a San Francisco Chinatown association thought to be a front for a notorious organized crime syndicate.


  16. Married same-sex couples get used to new realityRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    More financial details are simplified and harmonized for same-sex and opposite-sex couples.


  17. Supreme Court refuses case on Guantanamo detainees and tortureRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Cactus Thorns

    Washington- The US Supreme Court declined on Monday to take up a major case examining whether GuantA namo detainees enjoy a constitutional right not to be subject to torture and other harsh tactics by government officials.


  18. Chief Justice refuses to stay drug patent rulingRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Jurist

    [JURIST] US Supreme Court [official website] Chief Justice John Roberts denied [text, PDF] the request of Teva Pharmaceuticals USA [corporate website] for a stay on the lower court ruling. The appeals court's ruling made Teva's Copaxone drug ...


  19. SCOTUS Case Just Wrong for DemsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Overview: A Supreme Court case next week will have long-lasting implications. It could provide precedence as a place for polluters to hide.


  20. S.C. poll: Most favor legal, limited abortionRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

    While three out of four South Carolinians think abortion should be legal, most would limit it to a few circumstances, according to a new Winthrop Poll.