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  •  Supreme Court: Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Protection Is Narrow

    Supreme Court: Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Protection Is Narrow

    Featured Legal News 02/17/2018

    The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that whistleblower protections passed by Congress after the 2008 financial crisis only apply to people who report problems to the government, not more broadly.The justices said that a part of the Dodd-Frank Act that ...

  • Afghans submitted 1.17 million war crimes claims to court

    Afghans submitted 1.17 million war crimes claims to court

    Supreme Court News 02/17/2018

    Since the International Criminal Court began collecting material three months ago for a possible war crimes case involving Afghanistan, it has gotten a staggering 1.17 million statements from Afghans who say they were victims.The statements include a...

  • Inmate in landmark Supreme Court case denied parole

    Inmate in landmark Supreme Court case denied parole

    Supreme Court News 02/16/2018

    A 71-year-old Louisiana inmate whose case led to a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision on juvenile-offender sentences was denied parole Monday, more than a half-century after he killed a sheriff's deputy at age 17.A three-member panel from the state...

  • GOP to take new congressional map to court

    GOP to take new congressional map to court

    Law Journals 02/15/2018

    Republicans say they’ll go to federal court this week to try to block new court-ordered boundaries of Pennsylvania’s congressional districts from remaining in effect for 2018’s elections.Top Senate Republican lawyer Drew Crompton sa...

  •  Beleaguered gunmaker Remington points to bankruptcy court

    Beleaguered gunmaker Remington points to bankruptcy court

    Featured Legal News 02/11/2018

    Remington, the gunmaker beset by falling sales and lawsuits tied to the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, has reached a financing deal that would allow it to continue operating as it files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.The maker of the Bu...

  •  Kushner firm seeks court change to keep partners secret

    Kushner firm seeks court change to keep partners secret

    Legal Compliance News 02/07/2018

    The family real estate company once run by presidential adviser Jared Kushner is shifting a federal court case to a new venue so it won't have to reveal the identities of foreign partners behind some of its real estate projects.With a deadline approa...