Quantcast

Latest judge Stories

2014-08-07 12:25:23

Judge had previously warned Moritt Hock & Hamroff about possibility of disgorgement HUNTINGTON, N.Y., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a highly unusual and almost unprecedented decision, Suffolk County Surrogate's Court Judge John M. Czygier Jr. put the brakes on the runaway legal fees in the Estate of noted E. Hampton sculptor Norman J. Mercer being paid to the local Long Island law firm Moritt Hock & Hamroff by BNY Mellon and its co-trustees. In his July 10, 2014 decision,...

2014-08-06 12:26:33

"Blindfolds Off - Judges On How They Decide" Released July 28, 2014 NEW YORK, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, a national law firm with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Miami and Washington, DC, has announced the release of Joel Cohen's new book, "Blindfolds Off - Judges On How They Decide" (ABA Publishing, Hardcover Edition). Blindfolds Off is dedicated to the great jurist Benjamin Cardozo, who famously pronounced that, however hard they try, judges can't...

2014-08-04 23:00:58

The Honorable Judge Bernal's ruling certifying a class of Claims Adjusters in order to seek back overtime pay could have large implications for employees working as Claims Adjusters in California Riverside, California (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 On July 30, 2014, the Honorable Judge Jesus G. Bernal ruled a lawsuit brought on behalf of Arthur J. Gallagher Service Company, LLC's Claims Adjusters should be able to proceed as a class action. This ruling means that all employees who worked...

microsoft
2014-08-03 04:48:19

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a case thought to be the first of its kind, Microsoft challenged a warrant issued by the American government requesting that emails stored on a foreign server, in Dublin, Ireland, be submitted as part of a criminal investigation - and lost. Microsoft's objection was on the grounds that the application of US law overseas was improper, but in the latest episode of a saga which began in December, after the order was issued in...

2014-08-01 23:00:40

Judge Matthew F. Kennelly of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois issued a case management order (CMO4) yesterday, appointing 32 attorneys to various leadership positions in the Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) multidistrict litigation (MDL). He designated Michelle L. Kranz, of Zoll, Kranz & Borgess LLC as one of seven members newly formed Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee. Toledo, Ohio (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict...

warrant issued to access email account
2014-07-21 09:19:36

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Seen as a defeat for internet privacy advocates, a US District Court judge has approved a warrant to access the entire contents of a Gmail account owned by a person being investigated for their involvement in a money laundering scheme, according to Reuters. In defending the decision, U.S. Magistrate Judge Gabriel Gorenstein said courts have a history of authorizing law enforcement to search documents in trying to determine if they fall...

2014-07-18 23:07:56

A Florida Judge has denied the defendants in a negligence lawsuit against the US Navy, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and two defense contractors, a motion to dismiss after being provided with emails exchanged between a human rights group, Freedom From Covert Harassment and Surveillance and Washington Navy Yard shooter, Aaron Alexis, two weeks prior to his shooting rampage. Upland, California (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Family members of a victim of Washington Navy Yard shooter, Aaron...

2014-07-17 23:05:44

Despite prosecutors’ second attempt this year to bring criminal charges against Detroit mother Maryanne Godboldo, who underwent a 10 hour stand off with police for refusing to administer a powerful antipsychotric drug to her daughter, Wayne County District Judge Gregory Bill has become the second judge this year to dismiss the charges. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 On July 11th, 2014, there was loud applause in the court when Wayne County District Judge, Gregory Bill, reaffirmed...

2014-07-07 23:03:41

Edison, McDowell, & Hetherington, LLP vindicated by using docketing website Aderant Deadlines.com to expose court error. ATLANTA, GA (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Aderant, the world’s largest independent legal software company, announced today that boutique litigation law firm Edison, McDowell, & Hetherington LLP (EMH) recently thought they had missed an important deadline when a U.S. District Court Judge challenged a filing as untimely. As an Aderant Deadlines.com client, EMH was able...

2014-06-30 23:21:53

A U.S. Magistrate Court judge has recommended dismissing NCC Business Services, Inc. v. Lemberg & Associates, LLC, which alleged that Lemberg had violated the law by publishing information about the debt collector on his StopCollector.com website. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 With the pending dismissal of a defamation case brought by debt collector NCC Business Services, consumer attorney Sergei Lemberg is hailing a magistrate's ruling as a victory for the First Amendment...


Word of the Day
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'