31, Jan 2015 - Mesothelioma Victims Center Launches New Initiative to Provide Diagnosed Victims Exposed to Asbesto
WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is launching a new initiative focused on making certain all diagnosed victims of this rare form of cancer exposed to asbestos at a coal-fired power plant have instant access to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma compensation lawyers. When it comes to power plants and exposure to asbestos, mesothelioma victims and/or ...
31, Jan 2015 - Mesothelioma Compensation Center Answers the Important Question of What "Probate" is and
WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is incredibly passionate about making certain that all diagnosed victims of mesothelioma have on-the-spot access to the nation's leading mesothelioma compensation attorneys as there is a direct correlation between the skill of the attorney and the amount of compensation. The Mesothelioma Compensation Center says ...
31, Jan 2015 - Walking the Heights
Washington Heights, the tapering neck of northern Manhattan, takes its name from our first President, who, during his soldiering days, suffered the fate of so many who have resided on that strip of land between the Harlem and Hudson rivers: he was pushed out. In Washington’s case, the spur wasn’t crime or gentrification but the British, who, in their efforts to subdue the rebellious colonies ...
31, Jan 2015 - Federal judge rules that Washington industrial dairy has polluted drinking water - Thu, 15 Jan 2015
SPOKANE, Wash. — A federal judge has ruled that a large industrial dairy in eastern Washington has polluted drinking water through its application, storage and management of manure, in a ...
30, Jan 2015 - Spokane, WA Federal judge rules against Washington state dairy, says manure pollution threatens water
SPOKANE, Wash. — A federal judge has ruled that a large industrial dairy in eastern Washington has polluted drinking water through its application, storage and management of manure, in a case that could set precedents across the nation.
30, Jan 2015 - Federal grand jury subpoenas N.J. legislative panel for records of ex-Port Authority deputy's t
A federal grand jury has subpoenaed the state legislative panel investigating the George Washington Bridge access lane closures seeking records related to the Port Authority’s former deputy executive director.
30, Jan 2015 - U.S. to defend trademark law in Redskins fight
By Andrew Chung (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice said on Friday it would defend the constitutionality of a government tribunal's decision to cancel the trademarks owned by the NFL's Washington Redskins because they are offensive to Native Americans. The department said in a notice to the federal court in Alexandria, Virginia, where the team is seeking to overturn the decision, that it ...
30, Jan 2015 - Supreme Court gives Missouri death row inmate another chance
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out an appeals court ruling that went against a Missouri death row inmate who claims his lawyers abandoned him, putting off the imminent threat of execution. The Supreme Court had earlier showed interest in Mark Christeson's case by blocking his execution on Oct. 28 so he would have time to file new court papers ...
30, Jan 2015 - King's Court: Awards for College Basketball's Nonconference Season
Most of the top conferences in college basketball begin league play this week. I don’t know about you, but I can’t wait to see how things unfold in the Big 12, where Kansas’ string of 10 straight titles appears to be in jeopardy. Duke is the class of the ACC, but not by much, as North Carolina and Virginia aren’t far behind. Utah and Washington are capable of challenging Arizona in the Pac-12 ...
30, Jan 2015 - Spokane, WA Judge: Dairy pollution threatens Washington valley's water
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that a large industrial dairy in eastern Washington has polluted drinking water through its application, storage and management of manure, in a case that could set precedents across the nation.
30, Jan 2015 - Justice was served
WASHINGTON — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell deserved to be indicted for taking thousands of dollars in gifts from a businessman seeking state help to promote his dietary supplement. He deserved to be convicted. He deserves to go to prison.
29, Jan 2015 - Catholic Health Association To Supreme Court: Working Families In Every State Should Be Eligible Fo
WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Catholic Health Association has filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of King v. Burwell to help defend the Affordable Care Act from a tenuous legal challenge that needlessly threatens the...
29, Jan 2015 - Supreme Court kicks gay marriage down the road again
Frances Burns WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court once again postponed dealing with the issue of same-sex marriage, taking no action on petitions asking the justices to review lower-court rulings.
29, Jan 2015 - Supreme Court: Will Its Ruling Gut ObamaCare?
It is perceived by many that the Supreme Court ruling, coming soon, on King v. Burwell could cripple ObamaCare, the Washington Post reports today. The Supreme Court could strike down health care subsidies enjoyed by millions under the Affordable Care Act. “At issue in the Supreme Court case, King v. Burwell, is whether the law Supreme Court: Will Its Ruling Gut ObamaCare? is an article from: The ...
29, Jan 2015 - NC State hands No. 2 Duke its 1st loss in 87-75 upset
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Washington hopped on a courtside table to celebrate amid a crowd of North Carolina State fans jumping around at midcourt. Anthony "Cat" Barber posed with fans taking selfies amid the chaos.
29, Jan 2015 - Supreme Court may scale back housing discrimination law
Under Chief Justice John Roberts, the Supreme Court has scaled back civil rights laws. / Nati Harnik, AP WASHINGTON - Two days after celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.'s birth, the Supreme Court will consider weakening a federal housing discrimination law passed in the wake of his death.
29, Jan 2015 - Dairies face environmental court challenges
A ruling in Washington earlier this month defining dairy manure as “solid waste” could mean tighter regulations and lawsuits against Kings County dairies, according to sources in the industry.
28, Jan 2015 - Supreme Court to review Oklahoma execution procedure
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to review Oklahoma's controversial method of execution by lethal injection, taking up a case brought by three death row inmates who accuse the state of violating the U.S. Constitution's ban on cruel and unusual punishment. The high court just last week allowed the execution of a convicted killer in Oklahoma over the ...
29, Nov 2014 - Yakima, WA Is Gov. Jay Inslee an absentee governor or a patient strategist?
The state’s chief executive is busy making public appearances highlighting climate change, but appears absent on nuts-and-bolts issues facing Washington.
12, Oct 2014 - Seattle, WA Inquest ordered into police shooting by state troopers | King County Executive
King County Executive Dow Constantine has ordered an inquest into the fatal shooting of Jonathan Whitehead by Washington State Patrol troopers on June 16, 201
12, Oct 2014 - Chelsea Manning Sues U.S. Over Hormone Therapy Denial
Army Private Bradley Manning was convicted of leaking secret information, sued the government, claiming she's being deprived of hormone therapy and other treatment tied to her transgender status. Manning experiences "escalating anxiety, distress and depression" due to lack of "medically necessary treatment," according to a complaint in Washington federal court, filed on her behalf by the ...
12, Oct 2014 - US Supreme Court to decide Ohio child abuse case
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether Ohio prosecutors acted constitutionally when they relied on what a child-abuse victim told his teachers to convict a Cleveland man of felonious assault. Acting on an appeal by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and prosecutors from Cuyahoga County, the justices agreed today to hear the case, with oral arguments taking place early next year ...
11, Oct 2014 - Supreme Court to consider whether judicial candidates can personally solicit campaign cash
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court said Thursday it will resolve a growing debate over whether states that elect judges can stop candidates from directly seeking campaign contributions.
11, Oct 2014 - Court to consider rules on judicial campaign cash
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Thursday it will resolve a growing debate over whether states that elect judges can stop candidates from directly seeking campaign contributions.
11, Oct 2014 - Supreme Court meets to consider taking gay marriage cases
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The nine justices of the U.S. Supreme Court met behind closed doors on Monday to consider whether they should take up the hotly contested question of whether states can ban gay marriage. The court has seven cases pending before it concerning bans in five states: Virginia, Utah, Oklahoma, Wisconsin and Indiana. If the court agrees to take one or more of ...
11, Oct 2014 - High Court Could Hear Gay Marriage
Washington — The Supreme Court opens its new term today with a fall lineup of cases that includes how to deal with violent threats on the Internet, the role of religious liberty in prisons and whether working women who are pregnant have a right to lighter duties on the job.
11, Oct 2014 - Upskirt photo law hits a legal setback
A Washington, D.C., judge has dismissed a case against a man for taking photos up women's skirts at the Lincoln Memorial. It was not an invasion of privacy, the judge ruled. "This Court finds that no individual clothed and positioned in such a manner in a public area in broad daylight in the presence of countless other individuals could have a reasonable expectation of privacy," Judge Juliet ...
11, Oct 2014 - Supreme Court orders on voting rights more about timing ahead of elections than validity
WASHINGTON — In seemingly contradictory voting-rights actions just a month before November's elections, the Supreme Court has allowed new Republican-inspired restrictions to remain in force in North Carolina and Ohio while blocking Wisconsin's voter identification law.
11, Oct 2014 - Court orders on voting rights mostly about timing
WASHINGTON (AP) — In seemingly contradictory voting-rights actions just a month before November's elections, the Supreme Court has allowed new Republican-inspired restrictions to remain in force in North Carolina and Ohio while blocking Wisconsin's voter identification law.