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  • Figure in Trial Of Hartford Police Officer Charged With Murder

    Figure in Trial Of Hartford Police Officer Charged With Murder
    HARTFORD — A Superior Court judge has signed an arrest warrant charging Brandon Henry, who was once given immunity to testify against a Hartford officer, with murder for a killing this summer. Henry, 31, of East Hartford, and his friend Jashon...
  • Tomato growers' lawsuit against feds fails to bear fruit

    WASHINGTON A federal court has rejected the potentially far-reaching claims of Florida tomato growers who say they lost business because of Food and Drug Administration warnings. The ruling unsettles numerous growers, who collectively lost several...
  • Kansas Democrat asks court to require new U.S. Senate candidate

    Kansas Democrat asks court to require new U.S. Senate candidate
    KANSAS CITY Kan. (Reuters) - A Kansas Democrat has asked the state Supreme Court to order his party to name a new U.S. Senate candidate for the November election after the court ruled the name of a county prosecutor who withdrew must be removed from the...
  • 'The Case Against the Supreme Court' pushes for reforms

    'The Case Against the Supreme Court' pushes for reforms
    Erwin Chemerinsky has made an exemplary career out of teaching, writing and lecturing about the U.S. Supreme Court. And though he has strongly liberal views, he is widely admired for his ability to explain the work of the court in a way that is...
  • Church To Seek Reversal Of Law That Extended Time Abuse Accusers Can Sue

    The Archdiocese of Hartford is seeking to have the state Supreme Court overturn a $1 million verdict in a priest sex abuse case while at the same time reversing a state law that extended the amount of time accusers can file a lawsuit against it. In Feb....
  • State Attorney Dave Aronberg has 'contempt' for Supreme Court ruling that opened campaigns to flood of cash

    State Attorney Dave Aronberg has 'contempt' for Supreme Court ruling that opened campaigns to flood of cash
    Palm Beach County State Attorney Dave Aronberg says the 2010 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that corporations could legally now spend freely to support or oppose candidates opened the spigot for millions of dollars flowing into political campaigns, damaging...
  • Session in perpetuity

    Worth noting: The Virginia General Assembly did not adjourn last night, it recessed. That means the House and Senate can come back into session with a few days notice. One reason is that they haven't finished appointing judges yet. As Jim Nolan...
  • U.S.: BofA bid to void $1.27 billion fraud verdict defies common sense

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government said Bank of America Corp's bid to throw out a jury verdict finding it liable for the sale of questionable loans to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac before the financial crisis, which led to a $1.27 billion penalty,...
  • Kansas ruling could be crucial in battle for US Senate

    The following editorial appeared in the Kansas City Star on Friday, Sept. 19: Thanks to a sensible Kansas Supreme Court decision Thursday, the eyes of the nation over the next seven weeks will be on the state's U.S. Senate election. We're happy to see...
  • California lawyer faces discipline for phony celebrity photo-ops

    By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES, Sept 19 (Reuters) - A Los Angeles attorney may have her law license suspended after a state bar investigation found that she had superimposed images of herself into numerous celebrity photographs posted on her website's...
  • North Carolina court releases money in halted school voucher program

    WINSTON-SALEM N.C. (Reuters) - About 1,900 North Carolina students will be allowed to receive public money to attend private schools despite a finding by a judge that the scholarship program is unconstitutional, the state's Court of Appeals ruled on...