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  • Former lawmakers sue over Supreme Court election changes

    Former lawmakers sue over Supreme Court election changes

    Personal Injury 05/12/2021

    A lawsuit has been filed to challenge a legislative proposal to change the way Supreme Court justices would be elected in Montana.A Roman Catholic nun, a former court clerk and three former state lawmakers are among those challenging the constitution...

  • Supreme Court leaves Kentucky’s ultrasound law in place

    Supreme Court leaves Kentucky’s ultrasound law in place

    Personal Injury 12/02/2019

    The Supreme Court on Monday left in place a Kentucky law requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to patients before abortions. The justices did not comment in refusing to review an appeals court ruling that upheld the law. Enfo...

  • Court denies attempt led by Ohio to stop opioid trial

    Court denies attempt led by Ohio to stop opioid trial

    Personal Injury 10/10/2019

    A federal appeals court has denied an effort led by Ohio's attorney general to stop a bellwether trial over the opioid crisis from starting this month in Cleveland.The 6th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that Ohio didn't object when laws...

  •  Supreme Court wrestles with case on detention of immigrants

    Supreme Court wrestles with case on detention of immigrants

    Personal Injury 10/11/2018

    The Supreme Court wrestled Wednesday with a case about the government’s ability to detain certain immigrants after they’ve served sentences for committing crimes in the United States. Several justices expressed concerns with the governmen...

  • Nebraska’s top court: Voters to decide on expanding Medicaid

    Nebraska’s top court: Voters to decide on expanding Medicaid

    Personal Injury 09/10/2018

    The Nebraska Supreme Court has ruled that voters will decide in November whether to expand Medicaid in the state.The court’s rejection of a Republican-led lawsuit Wednesday is a victory for advocates who say a vote favoring expansion would ensu...

  • Tennessee high court refuses to block looming execution

    Tennessee high court refuses to block looming execution

    Personal Injury 08/04/2018

    The Tennessee Supreme Court has refused to stay Thursday's scheduled execution of a convicted child killer while the state's new lethal injection protocol continues to be challenged on appeal.The order brings Tennessee within days of killing Billy Ra...

  • Florida court sides with Gov. Scott in nursing home battle

    Florida court sides with Gov. Scott in nursing home battle

    Personal Injury 10/20/2017

    An appeals court is blocking, for now, an abortion sought by a pregnant 17-year-old immigrant being held in a Texas facility, ruling that the government should have time to try to release her so she can obtain the abortion outside of federal custody....

  • Man suspected in Indiana officer's killing due in court

    Man suspected in Indiana officer's killing due in court

    Personal Injury 08/23/2017

    A man suspected in the fatal shooting of a police officer in Indianapolis is due in court as prosecutors weigh formal charges in the case.Twenty-eight-year-old Jason Brown remains held without bond on suspicion of murder in Thursday's killing of Sout...

  • Mississippi man takes Confederate flag fight to high court

    Mississippi man takes Confederate flag fight to high court

    Personal Injury 06/29/2017

    A black Mississippi citizen is taking his case against the state's Confederate-themed flag to the U.S. Supreme Court. In papers filed Wednesday, attorneys for Carlos Moore said lower courts were wrong to reject his argument that the flag is a symbol ...

  • High Court ruling may hurt claims of talc link to cancer

    High Court ruling may hurt claims of talc link to cancer

    Personal Injury 06/23/2017

    A Supreme Court ruling this week could have a "chilling effect" on the many lawsuits filed in St. Louis claiming talcum powder causes a deadly form of cancer in women, including cases under appeal in which stricken women and their survivors have been...

  • Fraternity brothers due in court in pledge's fatal fall

    Fraternity brothers due in court in pledge's fatal fall

    Personal Injury 06/13/2017

    Members of a Penn State fraternity facing charges related to the death earlier this year of a pledge after a night of heavy drinking are due in court Monday for a hearing about whether there's enough evidence to head to trial. Prosecutors in the case...

  • High court sides with Goodyear in sanctions dispute

    High court sides with Goodyear in sanctions dispute

    Personal Injury 04/23/2017

    A unanimous Supreme Court is siding with Goodyear Rubber & Tire Co. in a dispute over $2.7 million the company and its lawyers were ordered to pay in a personal injury case. The justices on Tuesday sent the case back to a lower court to decide wh...

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