In the past two weeks, we’ve reviewed the geographical sources of the California Supreme Court’s civil and criminal dockets between 2005 and 2009.
WFTV-9 (ABC) reports that four women were arrested on charges of smuggling cocaine weighing a little over 6.5 kilograms at Port Canaveral last month after taking a cruise on Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas.
Today we all received the long-awaited decision from the United States Supreme Court in Bernard v. Minnesota (technically it was three consolidated cases, but here we’ll just refer to the whole decision as “Bernard.”)
Last week, we concluded our look at the geographical sources of the California Supreme Court’s docket between 2000 and 2004 and addressed the civil docket between 2005 and 2009.
Earlier this month, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it would hear a case coming out of Texas, where a man was sentenced to die over 36 years ago.
Amidst a flurry of decisions, certioraris, and growing anticipation around high profile decisions, the nation’s high court dropped a 5-3 decision in favor of a police officer who committed an unlawful stop. And that lead to some strong words from the dissenting justices.
A good number of people in my Facebook feed are passionate about gun control right now.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has allowed the defendants in the Petrobras securities litigation to pursue an immediate appeal from the District Court’s order certifying classes of investors who had purchased unlisted Petrobras securities in off-exchange transactions.
It appears that the big news from the State Bar’s annual meeting is that the Bar will do nothing to encourage voters to oppose the referendum that will gut the Judicial Qualifications Commission.
The courts in Nashville,Tennessee will require random drug testing if you are charged with a multiple DUI charge. It is a condition of your bail bond. Positive drug test could mean that your bail would be revoked pending the outcome of your case.