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Court rules restriction is 1st amendment violation (7973)

Writing for the majority, Justice Anthony Kennedy upheld the decision of the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, ruling that the legislative restriction under scrutiny operates to insulate current welfare laws from constitutional challenge, thus infringing upon the First ...

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Court finds arbitration agreement not enforceable (7974)

In McCoy v. Superior Court of Orange County, Court of Appeal of California, Fourth Appellate District, No. G026848, the court reviewed the enforceability of an employer-employee agreement requiring dispute resolution by arbitration. Based upon the facts of the case and ...

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Conviction for possessing child pornography upheld (7977)

The New York State Court of Appeals was called upon to examine a case of a social worker who was convicted of possessing a sexual performance by a child. In People v. Paul Fraser, the defendant was convicted of two ...

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Judge denies motion to dismiss indictment

A mix up in the charges a local man faces and whether or not he wanted to testify before the Grand Jury on each matter was examined by Monroe County Supreme Court Judge Donald Mark in the case of People ...

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Labeling candidates on ballots not constitutional (7971)

In a unanimous decision by the U.S. Supreme Court, Missouri’s approach to “labeling” federal congressional candidates as opponents of election term limitations was deemed unconstitutional, in the decision written by Justice John Paul Stevens in Cook v. Gralike, et al, ...

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Judge denies motion to dismiss indictment (7972)

A mix up in the charges a local man faces and whether or not he wanted to testify before the Grand Jury on each matter was examined by Monroe County Supreme Court Judge Donald Mark in the case of People ...

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Labeling candidates on ballots not constitutional

In a unanimous decision by the U.S. Supreme Court, Missouri’s approach to “labeling” federal congressional candidates as opponents of election term limitations was deemed unconstitutional, in the decision written by Justice John Paul Stevens in Cook v. Gralike, et al, ...

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U.S. Supreme Court rules on air quality dispute (7967)

On February 27, the U.S. Supreme Court released its decision in EPA v. American Trucking Associations, Inc., et. al, concluding, among other things that the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency did not need to consider cost-benefit analysis in the ...

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Man's conviction violates double jeopardy clause (7968)

The Double Jeopardy Clause of the Fifth Amendment was examined by the U.S. Court of Appeals in the case of a local man convicted of six counts of drug distribution charges.In U.S. v. Samuel White, Luis Noel Cruz, the Court ...

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U.S. Supreme Court rules on air quality dispute

On February 27, the U.S. Supreme Court released its decision in EPA v. American Trucking Associations, Inc., et. al, concluding, among other things that the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency did not need to consider cost-benefit analysis in the ...

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Man's conviction violates double jeopardy clause

The Double Jeopardy Clause of the Fifth Amendment was examined by the U.S. Court of Appeals in the case of a local man convicted of six counts of drug distribution charges.In U.S. v. Samuel White, Luis Noel Cruz, the Court ...

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Village granted summary judgment in liability case (7964)

Granting the defendant’s motion for summary judgment, State Supreme Court Judge Raymond E. Cornelius found that Police Chief Schneider and the Village of Caledonia were not liable for misconduct where their actions constituted an exercise of discretion, immune from tortious ...

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