An attorney in federal court in Manhattan brought a “brilliant” and successful Rule 81(b) motion that ultimately led to dismissal of a writ brought against her client, according to the order released by the presiding judge in the case.
Despite a recent constitutional amendment in Oklahoma that bans courts from considering Sharia in court rulings, courts have appeared to ignore the ban and are actually increasing the use of Islamic law in their interpretations and decisions.
Court rules that a jury’s “Wave” during a defendant’s testimony in the sentencing phase of a capital murder case is not prejudicial and is instead “harmless trial hijinks.”
A courtroom fracas between two ERISA attorneys in Indianapolis erupted into a near riot as ERISA plan administrators in the court’s gallery began throwing punches, chairs, and bottles, apparently in reaction to harsh defense cross-examination about fiduciary duties.
Just one week after launching its phenomenally popular site, Turnip News is now facing a multi-trillion dollar lawsuit by The Onion, a small independent print publication based in Toledo, Ohio.
The settlement averts a trial that pitted Nobel laureate astrophysicists against store-front astrologers, amateur zoologists, and newspaper publishers.