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Did Forty-Seven Senators Violate the Logan Act In Writing IRAN Leaders During U.S. Negotiations?

March 21st, 2015

Logan Act From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Logan Act Long title An Act for the punishment of certain Crimes therein specified. Enacted by the 5th United States Congress Citations Statutes at Large 1 Stat. 613 Codification U.S.C. sections created 18 U.S.C. § 953 Legislative history Introduced in the House by Roger Griswold (F–CT)on December 26, 1798[1] Passed the House on January 17, 1799 (58–36) Passed the Senate on January [...]

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TODAY IN 1816: SCOTUS RULES THAT IT HAS THE FINAL SAY ON FEDERAL LAW QUESTIONS

March 20th, 2015

LAW March 20, 2015 In case you hadn’t been following the story, there’s quite a dispute in Alabama between state and federal judges. The spat began with a January 2015 federal court ruling that struck down Alabama’s same-sex marriage bans as violating the U.S. Constitution.  After a couple of unsuccessful attempts to stay the ruling, the U.S. Supreme [...]

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Rogue Alabama Chief Justice has no legal rationale

March 19th, 2015

March 18, 2015 1:01 AM   Nancy Marcus Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore’s unauthorized, so-called “administrative order” to state officials instructing them to deny same-sex couples marriage licenses, in defiance of a federal court order (and Supreme Court order), continues to inspire vigilante behavior weeks later. The continuing chaos from Moore’s “order” has [...]

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This Ain’t Your Daddy’s Markman Hearing – What deference should Ct of Appeals give to U.S.District Court?

March 19th, 2015

James Day and Andy Nguyen, The Recorder March 18, 2015    | 0 Comments The U.S. Supreme Court in January issued its opinion in Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc. v. Sandoz,13-854, which changed the level of deference the Federal Circuit must show to district court claim construction orders—in part. For more than two decades, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal [...]

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What A Fishy Case Tells Us About How The Supreme Court Views Criminal Law

March 17th, 2015

posted on: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 The Supreme Court’s recent decision on the scope of a criminal anti-shredding law in Yates v. United States, 135 S. Ct. 1074 (2014), caught headlines in legal and mainstream publications for its unusual fact pattern. In short, a fisherman was accused of destroying fish that he had caught and stored that [...]

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Ohio Supreme Court weighs ex-inmate’s unlawful imprisonment suit

March 12th, 2015

  Filed on March 12, 2015 by Associated Press   Dale Johnston was sent to death row in 1984 for a double homicide he didn’t commit. He’s spent the years since his 1990 release trying to get back the life he lost. The Ohio Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday in Johnston’s latest attempt to win a [...]

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Innocence is not enough to get you out of prison.

March 11th, 2015

  By Lara Bazelon   Innocence Network In May, the Innocence Network will hold its annual conference at a glitzy Hilton in Orlando, Florida. Lawyers, students, and activists from all over the country who work to overturn wrongful convictions will gather to do all the regular conference-like things: attend panel discussions, listen to inspirational talks from [...]

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Did Wisconsin Bar Counsel Overprosecute An Attorney?

March 11th, 2015

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 By Legal Profession Prof   A five-month suspension has been ordered by the Wisconsin Supreme Court for client-related misconduct in several matters. One in particular may be of interest On June 13, 2011, Attorney McClure sent an electronic response via a “legalmatch” website to M.K., J.K.’s mother, saying that Attorney McClure was a respected [...]

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How the US Supreme Court Has Treasonously Destroyed America’s Democratic Republic

March 8th, 2015

  By Joachim Hagopian   Global Research, March 08, 2015 This presentation will focus on how our Big Government in general and the US Supreme Court in particular have undermined and destroyed America’s onetime democratic republic. The judicial branch of the American government consisting of the federal district courts, the circuit courts of appeal and the Supreme Court in [...]

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jury instruction in a medical negligence claim based on an alleged lack of informed consent should be a general professional duty instruction

March 7th, 2015

By David Kramer | dkramer@dbllaw.com More Sharing ServicesShare|Share on facebookShare on twitterShare on emailShare on print In a recent 2-1 decision (see it here) by Chief Judge Glenn Acree, the Kentucky Court of Appeals held in Horsley v. Smith that the jury instruction in a medical negligence claim based on an alleged lack of informed consent should be a general [...]

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