31, Mar 2015 - The Mesothelioma Compensation Center Urges Diagnosed Oil Refinery Victims to Call: The Best Mesothe
WASHINGTON, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is urging diagnosed victims of mesothelioma, who were exposed to asbestos at an oil refinery, to visit them at http://MesotheliomaCompensationCenter.Com or call them at 866-714-6466 for an extremely honest conversation as to why it is so vital to get one of the nation's most skilled mesothelioma lawyers to advance ...
01, Mar 2015 - Video Exonerates Man Set Up By Louisiana Cops And Prosecutors
If not for cell phone video, 47-year-old disabled veteran Douglas Dendinger could be going to prison — because of an apparent coordinated effort by Washington Parish, La. cops and prosecutors who falsely accused him of battery and witness intimidation. As New Orleans’ WWL reports, Dendinger’s two-year nightmare began on Aug. 20, 2012, when he was paid $50 to serve a court summons on behalf of ...
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.
21, Oct 2014 - Fannie and Freddie Shareholders Strike Back -- Overheard
A Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac shareholder suing the government filed a brief in federal court in Iowa Monday arguing a federal judge in Washington reached the wrong decision when he dismissed a similar case last month. Monday’s filing marks the first time lawyers for plaintiffs in various Fannie and Freddie lawsuits have responded in detail to Judge Royce C. Lamberth’s decision. The Iowa case was ...
12, Oct 2014 - Lewis, WA Obama goal of Gitmo closure stalled at Pentagon
WASHINGTON (AP) — The transfer of prisoners out of Guantanamo Bay has ground to a halt amid a slow Pentagon approval process, causing deep frustration within the administration and raising doubts that President Barack Obama will be able to fulfill his campaign promise to close the offshore prison for terrorism suspects.
12, Oct 2014 - Pierce, WA Charge filed against dad in 1983 toddler killing
Prosecutors in Pierce County, Washington, have filed a manslaughter charge against a 57-year-old man for killing his 3-year-old son in 1983. Prosecutors said Tuesday that a warrant has been issued for Stanley Guidroz to return to Washington to face the charge. Guidroz is currently serving time in a Louisiana prison for murdering his wife, who is not the boy's mom. Guidroz reported his son ...
12, Oct 2014 - Judge reinstates federal protection for wolves in Wyoming - Wed, 24 Sep 2014 PST
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Wyoming wolves are back under federal protection after a ruling Tuesday by a federal judge in Washington, D.C. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson on Tuesday rejected ...
12, Oct 2014 - Former Federal Judge Walter Dekalb Kelley, Jr. Joins Hausfeld
WASHINGTON -- Global litigation firm Hausfeld announced today that Walter DeKalb Kelley, Jr., former United States District Court Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia, has joined the firm's Washington, ...
12, Oct 2014 - Judge was wrong to force son of battered mom to take father's name, Oregon Appeals Court rules
The Oregon Court of Appeals reversed a Washington County Circuit judge's decision.
12, Oct 2014 - California Federal Court Permanently Bans Glenn Kane Jackson and Highlands Capital Management from
Washington, DC — The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today announced that the Honorable Samuel Conti of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California entered a Consent Order for Permanent Injunction imposing permanent trading and registration bans against Defendants Glenn Kane Jackson of Healdsburg, California, and Highlands Capital Management, L.P . (Highlands ...
12, Oct 2014 - Supreme Court to weigh Arizona redistricting challenge
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear a challenge by Arizona's legislature to a voter-approved plan that stripped state lawmakers of their role in drawing congressional districts in an bid to remove partisan politics from the process. The state's Republican-controlled legislature is objecting to a 2000 ballot initiative endorsed by the state ...
12, Oct 2014 - Woman gets 6 ½ years for fatal hit-and-run
WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman convicted of voluntary manslaughter in a 2010 hit-and-run crash has been sentenced to 6 ½ years in prison. Thirty-four-year-old Jorida Davidson of Chevy Chase, Maryland, was sentenced Friday in D.C. Superior Court.
12, Oct 2014 - Blacks commit less crimes than whites think
WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Whites often overestimate the amount of crime committed by Blacks and “associate Blacks and Latinos with criminality,” beliefs that are widespread and also held by whites who work in the criminal justice system, according to a new report on racial perceptions of crime by The Sentencing Project.
12, Oct 2014 - Mason, WA White House intruder was armed with knife: officials
By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Texas man arrested on Friday for charging at the White House was armed with a knife when he climbed a fence and made it into the executive mansion after President Barack Obama had departed, the U.S. Attorney's Office said on Saturday. Previously, the U.S. Secret Service had said Omar Gonzalez, 42, had been unarmed. Gonzalez was charged with unlawfully ...
12, Oct 2014 - Texas to execute woman convicted of murder, kidnap
Washington (AFP) - Texas, which has put more inmates to death than any other US state, was set Wednesday to execute convicted murderer Lisa Coleman, one of only a handful of women on Death Row.