U.S. Federal Courts

Trump tries to move Stormy Daniels lawsuit to federal court, claims she owes him $20 million

President Donald Trump and his personal attorney are trying to get a lawsuit by adult film star Stormy Daniels transferred to federal court — and they claim she's on the hook for at least $20 million for violating a secrecy agreement signed just before the election.<p>An attorney for the actress …


Chevron, Oil Giants Lose Latest Fight Over Climate Jurisdiction

California cities and counties seeking to hold five of the largest oil companies accountable for their contribution to climate change through a trio …


Police say former Cornell student had bomb-making materials

ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a former Cornell University student has been arrested after bomb-making materials and an AR-15 rifle were found in his …

Cornell University

2 Women Vandalized a Mosque With Their Children — And Then Got Arrested

“They smell like goat.”<p>“Mommy, they buy their chicken to rape it.”<p>These are the words spoken by an unidentified young girl in a video posted to …


Trump Moves Stormy Daniels Lawsuit to Federal Court

President Donald Trump is taking the fight with porn star Stormy Daniels to federal court to keep her from disclosing details about their alleged …


H&M Is Getting Dragged For Making Life Harder For Street Artists

H&M keeps messing up. Recently, there was the little black boy who they put in the “coolest monkey in the jungle” sweatshirt, and now <i>this</i>. In January, renowned Los Angeles-based artist Jason “REVOK” Williams, sent the Swedish brand a cease-and-desist letter after friends and family contacted him …


Trump attorney Michael Cohen scrambles to 'reclaim control' of Stormy Daniels case — and brings in a new lawyer

President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen has filed to move his lawsuit brought by adult film actress Stormy Daniels from state to …

Liberal View

‘Stocking strangler’ goes out in silence: Georgia executes Carlton Gary


Five arrested for operating interstate prostitution ring out of high end apartments

Five people from Massachusetts, Virginia, and Georgia face federal charges for allegedly operating an elaborate interstate prostitution ring.


Australian court keeps Queen Elizabeth's letters secret

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A historian lost her court bid on Friday to force Australian authorities to release secret letters that would reveal what Queen Elizabeth II knew of her representative's plan to dismiss Australia's government more than 40 years ago.<p>The National Archives of Australia has …


It’s Not Over Until It’s Over: An Insurer’s Continuing Duty To Defend After The Dismissal Of Covered Claims

Article ByMatthew B. O'HanlonBarnes & Thornburg LLPBT Policyholder ProtectionImagine this scenario: you are a California policyholder and have been …


Ex-West Virginia executive sentenced for embezzlement

A former West Virginia lumber company executive has been sentenced to three years and five months in federal prison for embezzling more than $800,000.<p>…


Four Alleged Cryptocurrency Fraudsters Temporarily Halted By Federal Court

Turn $100 in cryptocurrency into $80,000 of monthly income.<p>Sound too good to be true?<p>It did to the Federal Trade Commission.<p>In the wake of that accused deceptive advertising claim and other allegations of fraud by the FTC, the activities of four alleged cryptocurrency schemers today by the U.S. …

U.S. Government

No Fourth Amendment Protections Against Warrantless Cell Phone Searches at U.S. Border, Says Federal Court

In its 2014 decision in <i>Riley v. California</i>, the U.S. Supreme Court held that law enforcement officials violated the Fourth Amendment when they …

U.S. Supreme Court

7-Eleven business model ‘flawed’: lawyer

A lawsuit by 7-Eleven franchisees alleges the convenience store chain's business model and funding contracts with ANZ bank are flawed and unfair.


Pelvic mesh theory exposes deep doctor divisions

Days before a pelvic mesh Senate inquiry report is tabled, doctors are showing the strain.

Newcastle Falcons

Federal Court deals blow to early release of Palace Papers

Classifying the documents as personal records meant they were embargoed until at least 2027, as stipulated by Sir John's estate, with the Queen …

U.S. Government

Guvera and the $100m Snapchat deal that wasn't

A $100 million investment from social media giant Snapchat was among the funding deals that fell over for Guvera in 2015, and the music streamer's …

Social Media

Walmart sued by former exec alleging cheating to compete with rival Amazon

Multiple reports are swirling that a former Walmart executive has filed a suit in federal court in California, alleging that the retail giant engaged in unlawful conduct with respect to its e-commerce business in order to keep up with rival Amazon.<p>Tri Huynh, a former director of business …


Without the Individual Mandate’s Tax, Obamacare Should Fall Apart in Court

When Congress enacted President Donald Trump’s landmark tax reform plan in December, one media outlet proclaimed: “The GOP Tax Bill Kills Obamacare’s …

Health Care

Federal court blocks LAPD's gang injunctions

<i>A portion of a map showing the LAPD's Central Bureau gang injunctions.; Credit: LAPD</i>KPCC Staff | KPCC with APThe Los Angeles Police Department has …


The Legal Intelligencer

<i>Photo: Shutterstock</i><p>A dispute between the owners of a Philadelphia shopping mall and a company looking to open a medical marijuana dispensary should …


The Latest: Kansas Senate Approves Narrow Gun Measures

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the Kansas Legislature's debate on gun issues (all times local):<p>7:35 p.m.<p>The Kansas Senate has approved two …


MMIWG inquiry grants standing to families' group following court action

Families for Justice turned to the court after the inquiry ignored their application<p>A group of families of murdered and missing Indigenous women and …

Aboriginal Canadians

Groups scramble for funding after dissenting on Canada Summer Jobs abortion attestation

The grants are discretionary, but many groups have received the funding every year for a decade or more. In effect, they feel they're being defunded …


Report describes 18 reforms that address workplace misconduct in federal courts

• Home<br>• Daily News<br>• Report describes 18 reforms that address…<p>Judiciary<p>Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.<p>Federal judges will be trained in preventing sexual …

American Bar Association

Nigerian Charged With Florida-Related Irma Fraud

<b>HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP)</b> – Prosecutors in Texas say a Nigerian who’s in the U.S. illegally has been charged with Hurricane Irma-related fraud for …


Michaelia Cash May Have To Face Cross-Examination In Court Over Media Leaks About Union Raids

The case will be heard by the Federal Court in two weeks.<p>Jobs and innovation minister Michaelia Cash could face cross-examination in court over her office's involvement in tipping-off the media about police raids on union offices.<p>The Australian Workers Union's (AWU) legal representatives have …


People in the News—March 15, 2018—Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin | The Legal Intelligencer

<i>Photo Credit: Viorel Sima/Shutterstock.co.</i><p><b>Additions</b><p>Trial attorney John R. Ninosky joined Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin’s Camp Hill office …


KPCC Asks: Let's talk about Prop. 187

The federal government and California are battling over sanctuary policies; the feds have sued the state over three state laws meant to protect …