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Michael Brown's Family to File Civil Suit Against Ferguson

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – The family of Michael Brown announced they will file a civil suit against the city of Ferguson. They will claim wrongful death of Michael Brown. 247 more words


Legal News: Chicago Cop Acquitted, A Murder in Bali, Free-Range Parents and Cheating Teachers

Karen Conti joined us this morning to discuss a very packed week of legal-news. Heather Mack and Tommy Schaefer murdered Heather’s mom, and they received a very light sentence. 47 more words

Steve Cochran

Judge allows later curfew for defendant in drug-bust case

On April 21, Judge Douglas Shepherd, of the 41-A District Court, granted the third adjournment of the pretrial examination of a Shelby Township man charged with delivery/manufacture of marijuana and maintaining a drug house, and also allowed him to have a later curfew. 435 more words

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Supreme Court Limits Drug-Sniffing Dog Use in Traffic Stops

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that the police may not prolong traffic stops to wait for drug sniffing dogs to inspect vehicles. 590 more words

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In the News...Suit seeking to nullify elections conducted since 2011

Daily Independent Reports:

A silent judicial tsunami on the democratic process is brewing as the Court of Appeal in Lagos will on Wednesday entertain hearing in a suit seeking to nullify all elections conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) since 2011. 162 more words

Young Lawyer Blog

A Teaching Moment About Racism: The Judge and the Candidate

There are those who say that we are in a post racial society.

There are some folks that claim we keep “stirring up” issues by talking about racism, so stop talking about it (no, really). 384 more words

Melba Pearson

HBO Is Reportedly Going After Anybody Who Shared Those Leaked 'Game Of Thrones' Episodes

If you downloaded and shared those leaked Game of Thrones episodes last week, you might be on HBO’s list. The pay cable network is sending out notices… 324 more words