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2011-12-22 17:55:00

U.S. District Court Judge Jay R. Irwin ruled that Eric Clark might have been acquitted of murdering Flagstaff police officer Jeffrey Moritz if observations about Clark's untreated mental illness before the shooting had been presented, the Treatment Advocacy Center announced. Arlington, VA. (PRWEB) December 22, 2011 Eric Clark, imprisoned since his 2003 murder conviction for killing a Flagstaff police officer, has been ordered released from prison or retried by the state of Arizona, the...

2011-12-13 00:05:00

The Honorable John A. Woodcock, Jr., Chief District Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Maine, Refuses to Dismiss Light Cigarette Lawsuit Against Philip Morris USA and Altria Group, Inc.; Grants Parker Waichman Alonso LLP's Motion to Suggest Remand Back to Eastern District of New York For Class Certification New York, New York (PRWEB) December 12, 2011 Parker Waichman Alonso LLP, a national law firm, is pleased to announce that the Honorable John A. Woodcock, Jr., Chief District Judge...

2011-09-23 07:00:00

Super Lawyers magazine names the Philadelphia accident lawyers of Soloff & Zervanos, P.C. top attorneys in Pennsylvania for 2011 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) September 23, 2011 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers magazine has named Philadelphia, PA attorneys Donald M. Soloff, Alison F. Soloff, and John N. Zervanos of Soloff & Zervanos, P.C. top attorneys in Pennsylvania for 2011. Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are named by Super Lawyers. Founding member and managing...

2011-09-13 18:40:00

According to Neblett, Beard & Arsenault's Richard J. Arsenault, who represents hundreds of farmers, an 85% threshold participation must be met by October 10th for the settlement to proceed as currently structured. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) September 13, 2011 (MDL # 1811 U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri) (Neblett, Beard & Arsenault) - The last day for U.S. rice farmers and landowners to participate in the proposed $750 million Bayer CropScience settlement is less than a...

2011-09-06 07:00:00

Good news for the Plaintiffs, Y & S Auto Body. U.S. District Court Judge Otero remanded the case back to state court where the Plaintiffs originally filed. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 06, 2011 Attrorneys Joe Curd and Alex Galindo of the law offices of Curd, Galindo & Smith, LLP announced today that U.S. District Court Judge S. J. Otero sent Plaintiffs' (Y & S Auto Body) case (Safar et al v. Kinder Morgan et al U.S. District Court/Central District Case No.: CV10-7171 SJO)...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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