I don't know why were even here, said the friendly fellow who sat down next to me in federal court. The Second Circuit judges were about to hear the last-ditch appeal of the New York police unions to overturn the stop-question-and-frisk ruling. ... New York Post, 1 month ago
A Guantanamo Bay prisoner, Abu Wael Dhiab, who has been force-fed and subjected to rough cell extractions prior to such feeding, is finally getting the opportunity to have his case challenging his treatment heard in court today. Remarkably, the ...Common Dreams, 1 month ago
Michael Thomas had a reputation as a "tireless and effective advocate" for the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, and he rose to president of the tribal council, a position he held for nine years, despite a difficult childhood. But now, with his ...Connecticut Law Tribune, 2 weeks ago
New York City police unions protesting the city's agreement to settle lawsuits on stop-and-frisk practices waited too long before trying to insert themselves into the high-profile litigation, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit said ...Law Technology News, 3 weeks ago Unions' Stop-and-Frisk Appeal Hits 2nd Circuit Courthouse News Service, 1 month ago
Polls show that 95 percent of Puerto Ricans treasure their American citizenship.The President's Task Force on Puerto Rico recommends that the People of Puerto Rico should decide on a constitutionally acceptable non-territorial status for Puerto Rico ...The Hill, 4 weeks ago
By BARBARA LEONARD MANHATTAN (CN) - Just over a month after the 2nd Circuit refused to let Iraq blame corporations for turning a blind eye to Saddam Hussein's atrocities, the federal appeals court on Thursday affirmed dismissed of a similar suit ...Courthouse News Service, 1 month ago
In the summer of 2006, a stream of subpoenas began flowing into Yale University. Federal investigators believed university researchers were making false claims about work funded by major federal research grants. This was a big-money, big-fish ...Connecticut Law Tribune, 1 month ago
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