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  • Court won't hear Bethlehem schools argument against second charter location

    Court won't hear Bethlehem schools argument against second charter location
    A Pennsylvania appeals court has refused to hold a second hearing on Bethlehem Area School District's argument against the Lehigh Valley Dual Language Charter School's effort to open a second location. But the charter school still faces barriers in...
  • SAG-AFTRA Exec Named Chair of Conference of California Bar Associations

    SAG-AFTRA exec Duncan Crabtree-Ireland has been named chairman of the Conference of California Bar Associations. The org installed Crabtree-Ireland, who is chief operating officer and general counsel of SAG-AFTRA, at its annual meeting Saturday in San...
  • Broward settles hogtie death case for $1.85 million

    Broward settles hogtie death case for $1.85 million
    Thirteen years ago, a Lauderdale Lakes businessman named Oral Brown ran off the road and flipped his SUV at Fort Lauderdale's Swap Shop. He survived the crash. But within hours, he was dead. Brown died on a stretcher, after Broward Sheriff's Office...
  • Fraud trial of NY man who claimed Facebook stake delayed to May

    Fraud trial of NY man who claimed Facebook stake delayed to May
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The trial of an upstate New York man accused of attempting to defraud Facebook Inc and billionaire founder Mark Zuckerberg of half of the company was delayed by six months on Monday after the defendant hired a new lawyer. Paul...
  • Supreme Court Clears Way For Wind Turbines In Colebrook

    Supreme Court Clears Way For Wind Turbines In Colebrook
    HARTFORD – The Connecticut Supreme Court has removed a major obstacle to construction of the state's first large-scale, commercial wind turbines. In a 6-0 ruling released Monday, the court rejected a legal challenge from FairwindCT, a citizens...
  • Virtual Court: Video Game Could Help Litigants Who Don't Have A Lawyer

    In the online world, would-be pilots pretend to land airplanes, medical residents replicate surgeries, and future investors manage fantasy portfolios in a virtual stock exchange in video games designed to simulate actual situations. Now, legal aid...
  • History lessons from Pam Bondi

    True story: Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi told a gathering of Palm Beach County Republicans that she is just doing her job by leading the fight against same-sex marriage. "I will continue to do that, and if anybody wants me to moderate my message or...
  • Broward College hosting debate on medical marijuana

    Broward College hosting debate on medical marijuana
    A gubernatorial debate may be coming to Broward College in a month, but debate season begins in earnest at the school this Tuesday. That's because, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Broward College will host a debate on Amendment 2, the medical marijuana...
  • Death Row Inmates' Expert Witness Bills State For $3.5 Million; Is Paid Half

    Death Row Inmates' Expert Witness Bills State For $3.5 Million; Is Paid Half
    Many legal twists arose in the long-running lawsuit by death row inmates who claimed Connecticut's death penalty is racially biased, but maybe the biggest twist was financial: After the five inmates lost the case, their expert witness billed the state for...
  • When rap lyrics become evidence

    When rap lyrics become evidence
    Like many artists of his genre, East Baltimore rapper Young Moose uses his lyrics and music videos to depict the harsh reality of his surroundings, with images of men flashing guns, drugs and cash. But as his career seemed to be taking off this summer,...
  • Murderer Steven Hayes' Bizarre Call For Kosher Food

    Murderer Steven Hayes' Bizarre Call For Kosher Food
    When you're behind bars for the rest of your life, you have plenty of time to think up ways to bedevil the judicial system. That's the only logical explanation for the declaration by convicted killer Steven Hayes that he has become an Orthodox Jew and...