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  • Pueblo considers ban on growing marijuana in homes

    PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Pueblo is considered banning the growing of marijuana at home. Colorado's marijuana law allows adults over 21 to grow up to six plants in an "enclosed, locked space." But the law doesn't say that space has to be at home, and Pueblo city planners are drafting an ordinance to...

  • Democratic Governors Association pumps $1.5M into Crist’s campaign

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – For the last several months, the polls have shown no clear standout in the Florida governor’s race as the candidates continue to raise and spend millions of dollars. However, the latest survey has the Democratic nominee, Charlie Crist, with a six-point lead...

  • Lawyer: Bahrain rights activist detained for tweet

    MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — The head of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights has been detained and referred to prosecutors over tweets that offended the country's Interior Ministry, his lawyer said Thursday. Nabeel Rajab was detained Wednesday for questioning, lawyer Jalila al-Sayed said, in part due...

  • Gun foes plan to match NRA spending in fall races

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Gun control groups say they plan to spend tens of millions of dollars this fall to help congressional candidates backing firearms curbs. That means their campaign spending could finally match the National Rifle Association's after years of being drubbed by the gun lobby. Yet...

  • IL13 race: Article suggests super PAC no longer supporting Callis

    EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (Legal Newsline) – Madison County’s former chief judge, Democrat Ann Callis, may be losing support in her fight to unseat U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis. On Monday, Roll Call reported House Majority PAC, a super PAC with ties to Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, has cancelled around $1...

  • Angelica Textile Services agrees to settlement in FLSA class action

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Angelica Textile Services Inc. has agreed to a settlement in a class action in which class members claimed it failed to pay overtime to hourly employees. The settlement, which was proposed on Aug. 12, states that class counsel will receive $750,ooo in...

  • Joplin tornado victims to receive refunds from contractor

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced a consent judgment on Tuesday against Clark Baxter of Sustainable Design Inc., which allegedly failed to provide Joplin tornado victims with construction materials and home-repair services. The order,...

  • Owner of Mass. marina assessed $450K penalty, will sell to developer

    BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – The owner of Charlestown Shipyard Quarters Marina was recently charged $450,000 in fines due to several alleged environmental and public safety violations. The property will be sold to a local developer, who will turn the property into a multimillion-dollar,...

  • Cleaning company in Colorado ordered to pay fines

    Suthers DENVER (Legal Newsline) – An allegedly fraudulent coupon scam has resulted in fines for a Colorado air-duct cleaning company. Colorado Attorney General John Suthers recently announced that a Denver District Court Judge has barred Andre Shatyko and Alexander Kurdyukov and their...

  • ACLU asks court to halt voter ID law

    A federal judge ruled the law unconstitutional in April, but the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated the law last month after Wisconsin appealed, so the ACLU filed a motion to the highest court.

  • Garlock, counsel for asbestos claimants fighting over $2.5M attorneys fee request

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – The Official Committee of Asbestos Personal Injury Claimants, or ACC, has requested more than $2.5 million in fees and $175,632 in expenses in response to its work in the Garlock Sealing Technologies bankruptcy case – an amount Garlock has objected to....

  • Texas company suing Acer, Olympus, others for patent infringement

    MARSHALL, Texas (Legal Newsline) – A Texas company is suing popular laptop maker Acer, camera company Olympus and two other companies for patent infringement. DataTech IP LLC, based in Plano, Texas, filed the lawsuits in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. The...

  • Scott Walker-prosecutor dodges new questions about ethics; Special prosecutor requested

    Chisholm By Stuart Taylor Jr., AMERICAN MEDIA INSTITUTE MILWAUKEE (Legal Newsline) – Milwaukee district attorney John Chisholm, a Democrat, has criminally investigated Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker and his political allies since 2012. The so-called “John Doe investigation”...

  • Turbine manufacturer proved removal of asbestos case was proper, federal judge rules

    NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) – A Louisiana federal judge has denied an asbestos claimant’s motion to remand, ruling that the defendant sufficiently proved it was acting according to the government’s specifications. Judge Lance M. Africk issued the Sept. 23 order in the United States District...

  • Class action filed against Digicon Corporation for allegedly violating labor laws

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A Maryland woman is suing Digicon Corporation for allegedly violating the Fair Labor Standards Act. Jacqueline R. Thompson brought her individual action against Digicon to redress its violation of its statutory obligation to pay her overtime compensation, in...



From the Weekly Standard

  • Booker-Bell Really a 5-Point Race

    The new Quinnipiac poll of the New Jersey Senate contest shows Jeff Bell only 11 points down to Cory Booker, 51 to 40 percent, among likely voters. It goes without saying that a race can move a...

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  • Ancient to Modern

    “Chemistry and Physics Get Million from Loeb,” blared the Har vard Crimson headline. “Funds will modernize laboratory facilities and establish chemistry chairs.” The donor: scientist Morris...

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  • 60 Percent of Voters Want Obamacare to Be Repealed

    A new poll finds that three-fifths of likely voters support the repeal of Obamacare.  A large plurality — 44 percent — wants to see Obamacare repealed and replaced with a conservative...

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