The Brighton Town Court handled about 400 more cases in 2013 than it did the prior year, which had been the fewest number of cases in four years. Despite the increase, the 7,060 completed court cases in 2013 were still ...Read More »
Disability case backlog not improving
According to a report released by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) research center at Syracuse University, pending social security cases awaiting a hearing and resolution continued to climb in the second quarter of 2011.
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Ethics: Beware of pitfalls of blogging about cases
Writers are often encouraged to write about what they know. But for lawyers seeking a topic for a blog post, Facebook update or Tweet, should that include writing about their own clients and cases? Norm Pattis, a trial attorney in Bethel, Conn., authors a daily Tweet ...
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2010 marked by legal landmarks
At the U.S. Supreme Court, 2010 was an historic year that brought not only some of the most significant rulings in decades in areas such as the Sixth Amendment and labor law, but also saw historic changes to the court itself.Read More »
New Supreme Court term opens with new justice
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Supreme Court is starting its new term with a new justice, Elena Kagan, and bad news for hundreds of parties trying to get their cases heard at the nation's highest court.
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‘Cert’ granted for new term
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The long-running legal fight over whether former Playmate Anna Nicole Smith should have gotten part of the fortune left behind by her elderly Texas billionaire husband landed at the Supreme Court on Tuesday as justices ...
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