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2014-07-31 23:13:35

The Ditkowsky Petition Asks Whether a Lawyer Who Suspects Elder Abuse Can Have His Investigation Curtailed by a Bar Disciplinary Action (from Legal Printer Supreme Court Press) Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Many lawyers take up the law for idealistic reasons - to fight for the weak, to correct injustices, and preserve the rule of law. Upholding these values requires action be taken - action that can be lauded as crusading and exemplary by some, but reckless and inconvenient by others....

2012-03-29 12:22:47

Despite the recent controversy in the Supreme Court regarding President Obama's health care law, the White House says it has no contingency plans. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said the Obama administration is confident the Supreme Court's decision will fall their way. "We're confident that the legislation is constitutional," Earnest said in a statement.  "We are focused on implementing all the provisions of the law, because they're important benefits that will be realized by...

Courthouse on a Rainy Day
2011-12-05 10:06:57

Julian Assange today won the right to ask Britain´s Supreme Court to hear his case, prolonging his stay in Britain, where he has been living since his arrest in December, 2010. Assange has been fighting extradition and denies any wrongdoing. Swedish authorities want to question the 40-year-old Wikileaks founder over accusations of rape and sexual assault made by two female former WikiLeaks volunteers in August of last year. Two High Court judges ruled Monday that Assange could...

2011-11-10 12:16:08

Supreme Court rulings can dramatically shape American policies, but the Court's decisions may actually be quite predictable, according to a new study published in the Nov. 9 issue of the online journal PLoS ONE. The researchers, led by Roger Guimerà and Marta Sales-Pardo, created a computational model to investigate whether it would be possible to predict a justice's vote based on the other justice's votes in the same case. They found that their method, which relied on...

2011-05-17 13:36:04

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, along with partner Divya Narendra, are taking up their Facebook battle with the U.S. Supreme Court. The twins' attorney announced yesterday that they intend to file a petition with the high court, asking it to hear their case against Facebook and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg. The petition stems from a settlement the Winklevosses and Narendra signed with Facebook in 2008 after claiming Zuckerberg stole their idea for a social-networking site called ConnectU. ...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.