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Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group sues Nielsen for fraud – Deadline

Byron Allen’s media companies – Weather Group, Entertainment Studios Networks (ESN) and CF Entertainment – sued Nielsen, seeking billions of dollars in damages for fraudulent misrepresentation and concealment fraud. The lawsuit says the way Nielsen has historically measured TV viewing for years — through its Home Viewer Tracking and Recruitment …

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Supreme Court finds bona fide error in copyright case

On February 24, 2022, the United States Supreme Court in Unicolors, Inc. v. H&M Hennes & Mauritz, LP, 211 L.Ed.2d 586 (US 2022) discussed the “knowledge” element in 17 USC 411(b) for copyright registrations. In a 6-3 decision, reversing the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the High Court held that …

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Court dismisses ex-Chicago cop’s efforts to get his job back – NBC Chicago

A court has thrown out a former Chicago police officer’s bid to get his job back after he was fired for his role in the shooting death of a bystander. The Illinois appeals court ruled Friday that the disciplinary proceedings were fair and there was cause for the dismissal, the …

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Court dismisses ex-Chicago officer’s efforts to get his job back

CHICAGO (AP) — A court has dismissed a former Chicago police officer’s efforts to get his job back after he was fired for his role in the shooting death of a bystander. The Illinois appeals court ruled Friday that the disciplinary proceedings were fair and there was cause for the …

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Federal appeals court reviews tax evidence against New Orleans prosecutor Jason Williams | Courts

As Orleans Parish District Attorney Jason Williams grilled a defendant charged with murder Wednesday in his first trial as a prosecutor, a panel at the downtown federal appeals court weighed the evidence that a jury will be allowed to hear in Williams’ ongoing federal tax evasion trial. charges. A federal …

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Jury assignment proves fatal to plaintiff’s allegation of bad faith

The Eighth Circuit recently upheld an Arkansas district court’s dismissal of plaintiff’s first-party bad faith claim against her insurance company after the insurer prevailed in its motion for summary judgment. Tilghman v. Allstate Prop. & Case. Ins. Co., __F.4and __, 2022 WL 18977 (8and Cir. 2022), was born from a …

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Ketanji Brown Jackson and the work of a public defender

The Supreme Court nomination of Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson is likely to spark a kind of grandstanding that has been deployed against both her and other former public defenders, saying she should be disqualified because her clients included very bad people. The implicit premise of these attacks is that it …

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Supreme Court to hear Iowa arbitration clause issue in overtime case

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case in 2022 brought by an Iowa fast-food worker who claims employers have no right to force arbitration on employees after first challenging the trial in pre-trial proceedings. Taco Bell worker Robyn Morgan was part of a class action lawsuit seeking back wages …

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Black lawmaker sues anti-abortion group over racist threat

West Virginia’s only black lawmaker has filed a harassment and intimidation complaint Through JOHN RABY Associated Press February 16, 2022, 7:58 p.m. • 2 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s only black lawmaker has filed a lawsuit against an anti-abortion group, citing …

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Rape and murder cases should appear in court | Local News

A man accused of raping a child under 12 is due to stand trial later this month. Michael Rowland Hunter, 52, of Timberland Circle in Corbin, is charged with first-degree rape of a child under 12. Hunter was arrested by Laurel Sheriff officials on October 6, 2020 after an investigation …

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Masoud Shojae’s Shoma group loses key court battle against Ugo Colombo

Left to right: Masoud Shojaee of Shoma Group and Ugo Colombo of CMC Group (Shoma Group, CMC Group, iStock/Illustration by Steven Dilakian for The Real Deal) A Miami-Dade judge has overturned developer Masoud Shojaee’s $10 million court victory against a subsidiary of his former joint venture partner Ugo Colombo. Miami-Dade …

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Court of Appeals Judge Regina Bartholomew-Woods resigns to take up position at Entergy | Courts

Nearly four years before her term expires, Louisiana 4th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Regina Bartholomew-Woods is hanging up her robes for a job at Entergy Corp. Bartholomew-Woods made his resignation official in a letter to the Louisiana secretary of state last week. It comes into effect on Friday. In …

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SC Supreme Rules punitive damages cap applies to jury award of $4.5 million

Carla Denise Garrison’s 8-year-old daughter picked up a used hypodermic needle from the parking lot outside a Target store and asked, “Mom, what’s this?” Garrison instinctively pushed the syringe away, nudging his palm in the process. The puncture led Garrison to go through a year of periodic blood tests with …

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Conviction of Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ upheld by US appeals court

NEW YORK, Jan 25 (Reuters) – Mexican drug kingpin known as “El Chapo” will remain in jail after a U.S. appeals court refused to overturn his drug trafficking conviction in 2019 despite a report that jurors followed the case in the media during its successful trial. A three-judge panel at …

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City pays $150,000 to woman who lost her job after LMPD officer falsely testifies she robbed her employer | In depth

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – A woman who was arrested and lost her job after a Louisville Metro Police officer falsely testified she stole money from her employer has been paid $150 $000 by the city to settle a federal lawsuit. The trial, filed in the United States District Court in …

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U.S. Supreme Court takes up Taser maker’s battle with FTC

Get instant alerts when news breaks on your stocks. Claim your one week free trial for StreetInsider Premium here. By Andrew Chung (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Monday to hear Axon Enterprise Inc’s request to revive its constitutional challenge to the structure of the Federal Trade Commission …

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Fields is trying to appeal his conviction to the state Supreme Court | August 12

James Alex Fields Jr., serving a life sentence for first-degree murder, is trying to appeal his criminal conviction to the Supreme Court of Virginia. Fields was arrested on August 12, 2017, after driving his Dodge Challenger into a crowd of anti-racism protesters, killing Heather Heyer and injuring dozens. He filed …

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Wayne Co. judge suspended by state Supreme Court for misconduct

The Michigan Supreme Court on Thursday suspended Wayne County Circuit Court Judge Bruce Morrow for six months without pay for judicial misconduct. Last year, the Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission found that Morrow committed judicial misconduct by abusing his power and position as a judge when he used sexually graphic language …

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Court upholds Grover Cannon’s conviction for the 2015 murder of Shreveport cop Thomas LaValley

SHREVEPORT, Louisiana (KSLA) – The Louisiana 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld the conviction of the man who was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Shreveport cop Thomas LaValley. Grover Cannon was tried for a week in 2019, and then was found guilty and sentenced. …

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The group asks for a new judge to hear the case

Theodore Edgecomb trial: Group calls for new judge to hear case Community activists are calling for a new judge to be assigned to Theodore Edgecomb’s trial, which is due to start next week. Edgecomb is accused of shooting and killing a Milwaukee attorney, but his attorneys say it was self-defense. …

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Jury seated to hear Kenosha County triple homicide case

Posted on January 11, 2022 at 4:47 p.m. and updated on January 11, 2022 at 4:47 p.m. KENOSHA, Wisconsin (AP) – A jury has been selected by the Kenosha County Circuit Court to hear the case against a man accused of killing three people and injuring three others in a …

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Black money group asks judge to block bank statements that would reveal donors

MIAMI – Lawyers for a black money group led by a prominent Republican agent on Monday asked a Miami circuit court judge to block the release of bank documents that would disclose his donors, arguing that the disclosure of such information violate the constitutional rights of donors and could “speak …

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Genesee circuit court demands face coverings to enter courthouse amid growing spread of COVID-19

GENESEE COUNTY, MI – Genesee County Circuit and Estate Courts have passed new restrictions as the county reports its highest number of COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic. Courts announced the new protocols on Monday, January 10, four days after the county set a new single-day coronavirus case …

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Most Kane County Court cases will be done remotely over the next four weeks

The Kane County Circuit Court will conduct most cases remotely from January 10 to February 4 due to an increase in COVID-19 cases in Kane County and across the state. Chief Justice Clint Hull announced the measure on Wednesday. Only jury trials and requests for protection orders will be dealt …

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Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) calls on Supreme Court to overturn conviction of pain doctor

TUCSON, Arizona., December 30, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS), in collaboration with Jeffrey singer, MD, filed an amicus brief asking the United States Supreme Court to overturn Dr. Xiulu Ruan, who is currently serving a 21-year sentence in federal prison for prescribing …

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Court says man faces charges of threatening Mitch McConnell

It might be tempting to send angry emails to politicians you despise. But a federal court ruling in California this month should warn of the potential consequences. Howard Weiss, a Bay Area resident, was indicted in 2020 for allegedly using anonymous emails to threaten and harass Sen. Mitch McConnell, the …

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Pamplin Media Group – District employee files legal action against four board members, the district itself

Lawyers for an education assistant say a board policy banning political signs is unconstitutional. The Newberg school district and the four Tory members of its board of trustees are the subject of another lawsuit over the body’s decision last summer to ban political posters in schools. This lawsuit, however, comes …

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AG calls for death penalty for Orangeburg hitman; court asked to restore the sentence | Crime and courts

The South Carolina Attorney General’s Office is asking the United States Supreme Court to return hitman Sammie Louis Stokes to death row. The attorney general’s office filed a petition with the court on December 21, asking it to restore Stokes’ death sentence. The U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals overturned …

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Taylor Swift asks court to overturn decision, toss ‘Shake It Off’ costume

Taylor Swift wants a federal judge to drop his recent ruling allowing a copyright infringement lawsuit on his hit song “Shake It Off.” The singer argues in a new court case that the judge failed to address what’s known as the “extrinsic test” when he ruled on December 9 that …

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Court rejects Perry’s bail request

December 22 – ANDERSON – A bail application from Tywaine Perry, accused of murder, has been dismissed. Madison Circuit Court Division 6 Judge Mark Dudley on Tuesday dismissed Perry’s request for bail after his trial ended last month before a deadlocked jury. Perry, 22, is charged on December 8, 2016 …

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Court Findings: December 22, 2021 – Mississippi’s Best Community Newspaper

Adams County Court Cases – Final Results Week of December 10 to 16: Travon Lyles charged with child abuse. Case related to a grand jury. Week of Nov 26-Dec 2: Hunter Bailey charged with receiving stolen property. Case related to a grand jury. Robert Galmore charged with two counts of …

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Pamplin Media Group – Steven Teets sacked from Forest Grove Police Department

The Black Lives Matter incident which led to criminal charges was first reported by the Pamplin Media Group in April. Officer Steven Teets was fired by the Forest Grove Police Department following an internal investigation by the city. Teets is currently facing charges in Washington County Circuit Court. According to …

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Pamplin Media Group – Portland men indicted in St. Helens auto race

The two men are suspected of a series of break-ins and car thefts that were reported in late November. Columbia County prosecutors have laid felony charges against two Portland men as part of a series of break-ins and vehicle thefts that were reported in St. Helens on November 27-28. On …

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Man who killed Joe McKnight cannot be tried again, appeals court finds

NEW ORLEANS – The man who killed former NFL player Joe McKnight cannot be tried again for murder now that his manslaughter conviction has been overturned, an appeals court ruled Thursday Louisiana. Authorities in the New Orleans suburb of Jefferson Parish initially charged Ronald Gasser with second degree murder in …

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Former Heritage Academy professor accused of abuse makes brief court appearance

A former Heritage Academy teacher accused of abusing a student in the 1970s made a brief court appearance on Thursday in which a judge agreed to set aside three days for a trial. Robert William Becker, 77, of Hagerstown, was in Washington County Circuit Court for a status hearing on …

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Some of the British Columbia Circuit Court jurors will report on Tuesday

Some of the BC Circuit Court jurors will report on Tuesday | KTLO Rain: 7am to 7am: 0.46 ″ Month: 0.46 ″ Year: 44.49 ″ Recorded temperatures: High: 72 Low: 37 Jurors at Baxter County Circuit Court Group B are scheduled to report for work Tuesday morning at 9 a.m. …

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Valley News – COVID cases postpone Hanover shooting hearing, tangled court files

NORTH HAVERHILL – A two-day hearing in the case of two men accused of shooting a visiting student in Hanover was postponed Thursday after one of the defendants and at least two witnesses tested positive for COVID-19. And with COVID-19 cases soaring in the twin states, the infections in the …

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The Court of Appeal confirms the conviction of the former municipal councilor of Lafourche

A state appeals court upheld the conviction of a former Lafourche city councilor accused of falsifying public documents. The Baton Rouge 1st Circuit Court of Appeal upheld the conviction and sentence of James Bourgeois, who was convicted in 2018 of falsely declaring he was a resident of his district. Bourgeois …

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Should defendants pay court costs?

Whether the defendants should be ordered to pay court costs is pending before the Michigan Supreme Court, but local officials argue that this does not affect the impartiality of the judges. State law allows local courts to collect fees from defendants convicted of a felony for court operating expenses. Charges …

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Can former Scientologists sue the church? Or are religious courts the only recourse?

Scientologist and actor Danny Masterson arrives at the Youth for Human Rights International Celebrity Benefit in Los Angeles on March 24, 2014. Some women accused him of sexually assaulting them, which he denied. (Annie I. Bang / Invision / Associated Press) After Chrissie Bixler told the LAPD that Scientologist and …

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Judge exonerates Missouri man convicted of 3 murders

KANSAS CITY, Missouri (AP) – A Kansas City man who has been jailed for more than 40 years for three murders was wrongly convicted in 1979 and will be released, a Missouri judge said Tuesday. Kevin Strickland, 62, has always maintained that he was at home watching television and had …

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Hogan’s former aide pleads not guilty in Federal Court

November 19, 2021 Roy C. McGrath, the former chief of staff to Governor Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) and former head of the Maryland Environmental Service, pleaded not guilty to criminal charges in federal court on Friday afternoon. McGrath has requested a jury trial, which prosecutors say will take about …

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This litigation strategy won a $ 1.1 million jury prize in Broward Circuit Court despite a seemingly minor injury

A Broward Circuit Court jury ruled in favor of a client of two Coral Gables attorneys who was attacked on a hotel property in Fort Lauderdale. But Todd Michaels and Shelby Walton, trial attorneys at Haggard law firm in Coral Gables, said they had a strategic challenge representing Wiley Lowe, …

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State Supreme Court upholds $ 250,000 jury prize in racial harassment case

The Virginia Supreme Court upheld the verdict of a Loudoun County Circuit Court jury demanding that a Northern Virginia business owner pay his former contractor $ 250,000 in damages for racial harassment and threatening statements. Northern Virginia Kitchen Bath & Basement owner John Powell hired black man William Ellis in …

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Court refuses to reduce mass jury award against ViSalus on constitutional grounds – TCPAWorld

As you head into the weekend, be grateful if you’re not associated with multilevel marketing company ViSalus. It’s this TCPA case that should keep every TCPA class action defendant (and attorney) up at night. What a dumpster fire from a train wreck. As we’ve written many times now, ViSalus was …

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Supreme Court Decision Paves The Way For $ 350,000 Jury Prize For Religious Bias | Fisher phillips

Following a United States Supreme Court ruling several months ago allowing a former employee to file a religious discrimination claim, a Texas federal jury recently ordered her former employer to pay her $ 350,000. The jury’s verdict on November 1 came after the Supreme Court allowed it to pursue a …

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Indian River plans to appeal jury award of $2 million to landlord

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — A jury has awarded Ocean Concrete owner George Maib $2 million in compensation for property he says the county took from him more than 12 years ago. Maib fought the county for years, claiming in a 2007 lawsuit that the county took her property by changing …

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Jury Prize for failure to adapt to a confirmed perceived disability

The 3rd U.S. Court of Appeals upheld a jury verdict for an employee who said her employer failed to consider her perceived disability because the employer waived its argument that the employees who are simply considered disabled are not entitled to reasonable accommodation under Americans. with the Disabled Persons Act …

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Court upholds jury prize in Ford driver’s death

Ford Motor Co. must pay widow of a delivery driver who died at Ford Motor’s Kansas City assembly plant nearly $ 80 million in compensatory damages and aggravating circumstances, a court ruled on Tuesday. call. In Ford v. Ford Motor Co., a three-judge panel from the Missouri, Western District Court …

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5th Circuit Reinstates Jury Prize of $ 107,000 Against JSU

The US 5th Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated a jury prize of $ 107,000 against Jackson State University. In October 2016, U.S. District Judge Henry Wingate rejected the January 2015 Jury Prize in favor of former JSU head coach Fredrick Robinson. Wingate also denied Robinson’s request for attorney fees and …

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The “Mark of the Beast” jury prize confirmed on appeal

A federal appeals court has upheld jury compensation of $586,861 to a mining worker who felt pressured into retirement when he refused to use a hand-held biometric scanner for religious reasons – claiming that it was linked to the biblical “mark of the beast” – in a case filed its …

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Appeals court upholds jury award of $11 million in St. Paul Toyota – Twin Cities crash case

A federal appeals court has upheld an $11 million jury award tied to a St. Paul car crash that killed three people and resulted in the wrongful imprisonment of a driver. Koua Fong Lee, left, and his wife, Panghoua Moua, react after charges against him were dropped in 2010. (Pioneer …

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Jury denial marks disappointing postscript to death row release

Homepage Magazine A True Story of Grisham: Jury Denial… Supreme Court Report A True Story of Grisham: Jury Prize Denial Marks a Disappointing Postscript on Death Row Exit By Mark Walsh June 1, 2011, 7:09 a.m. CDT Photo by Jennifer S. Altman John Thompson has seen worse days than in …

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