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  • Career Spotlight: Mid-career lawyer augments his skills with arbitration

    Career Spotlight: Mid-career lawyer augments his skills with arbitration
    Who: Jason Dubow is a Florida Supreme Court-certified circuit civil and appellate mediator at Dubow Mediation and longtime real estate attorney at Dubow, Dubow & Wallace in Dania Beach. Becoming qualified by the Florida Supreme Court to arbitrate cases...
  • Ohio man arrested, accused of plotting to attack U.S. Capitol

    Ohio man arrested, accused of plotting to attack U.S. Capitol
    A man who plotted to attack the U.S. Capitol and kill government officials inside it and spoke of his desire to support the Islamic State militant group was arrested on Wednesday, the FBI said. A criminal complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Ohio...
  • Porn publisher pushes to join suit to reveal Missouri execution process

    ST. LOUIS Pornographic magazine publisher Larry Flynt has a right to join death row inmates in a lawsuit seeking to reveal the Missouri execution protocols, his lawyer told federal appellate judges here Wednesday. A government lawyer argued otherwise....
  • Court upholds $5M cap in Indiana stage collapse case

    Court upholds $5M cap in Indiana stage collapse case
    The Indiana Court of Appeals upheld the constitutionality of the state's $5 million cap on liability damages Wednesday in a case brought by a 13-year-old Ohio girl who was hurt when a stage collapsed at the Indiana State Fair. A three-judge panel...
  • Oklahoma death row inmates seek drug protocol ruling, stays

    Lawyers for four Oklahoma death row inmates asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to halt their upcoming executions, saying the state has put "political expediency" over the humane treatment of its prisoners. Charles Warner is scheduled to die...
  • Supreme Court hears arguments over Ohio's 'jock tax' on out-of-town athletes, entertainers

    An Ohio law that singles out professional athletes and entertainers for taxation even when they're in the state just a few days a year is unconstitutional, say several sport leagues including the NBA, NFL and NHL who want the state Supreme Court to strike...
  • Supreme Court Hears 'Arsenic and Old Lace' Records Case

    Supreme Court Hears 'Arsenic and Old Lace' Records Case
    HARTFORD — Nearly a century after she poisoned her husband with arsenic, Amy Archer-Gilligan was at the center of arguments before the state Supreme Court on Wednesday over whether her medical records should be made public. The state Freedom of...
  • News groups join pornographer Larry Flynt's push for records on Missouri's execution methods

    Fourteen news organizations have asked a federal appeals court to allow pornographer Larry Flynt to join a lawsuit seeking to force Missouri to disclose details of its execution methods. A lawyer for the news outlets argued Wednesday before a federal...
  • Ellington Man Pleads Guilty To Selling Stolen Gun For Heroin

    An Ellington man accused of selling a stolen gun to his drug dealer for about 20 baggies of heroin pleaded guilty on Wednesday in federal court. Justin Ashline, 24, had waived his right to be indicted and pleaded guilty to the single charge of possession...
  • Newport News man pleads guilty to federal child porn charge

    NORFOLK — A Newport News man pleaded guilty to receiving child pornography Wednesday in federal court. Isaiah Holloman, 21, pleaded guilty to one count of felony receipt of child pornography. The charge relates to a movie found by authorities in...
  • Appeals court denies request to delay or move trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect

    The trial of marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev can begin as scheduled Monday in Boston after a federal appeals court ruled that the defense had not met the "extraordinary" standard required to justify its intervention. The 1st U.S. Circuit Court...