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 - Douglas, WA Muslim inmate's right to keep short beard seems to unite Supreme Court often split on religion
Attorney Douglas Laycock, center, speaks with reporters after his argument before the Supreme Court on behalf of an Arkansas prison inmate who says his Muslim beliefs that require him to grow a beard are being violated by prison rules that prevent beards, Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, in Washington.
12, Oct 2014 - Haynes and Boone Washington, D.C. Welcomes Former FTC Attorney Thomas Lang
Lang joins the firm as a partner in the Antitrust and Competition Practice Group (PRWeb September 24, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/09/prweb12196788.htm
12, Oct 2014 - Supreme Court convenes new term today
WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court opens its new term today with a fall lineup of cases that inc ...
12, Oct 2014 - Senator: Drop nomination of controversial judge
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's controversial selection of Michael Boggs to become a federal judge in Georgia lacks enough votes to survive and the nomination should be withdrawn, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said Monday in what amounts to a rare rebuff of the president from his own party.
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 - Seattle, WA Documents confirm SPD officer punched handcuffed woman
The Washington State Patrol served a search warrant last month for records related to possible injuries suffered by a Seattle police officer who is under criminal investigation over punching a handcuffed woman, according to newly filed court documents.
12, Oct 2014 - Mason, WA Deaths In Local Jails Rose During 2012; State Prison Deaths Remained Stable
WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During 2012, 958 inmates died while in the custody of local jails, the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today. This was an 8 percent increase from the 889 deaths in 2011 and marked the first annual increase in the number of jail deaths since 2009. State prisons reported 3,351 deaths in 2012, which was nearly equal to the number of ...
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 - 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 - Mason, WA White House denies considering executive action to close Guantanamo
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Thursday denied a report that President Barack Obama is putting together options for executive action to close the controversial U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in defiance of congressional wishes. The Wall Street Journal, citing administration officials, reported that the White House was "drafting options" to close the facility by ...
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.