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Lack of an lawyer forces one other delay in homicide conspiracy trial | Native

Lack of an attorney forces another delay in murder conspiracy trial | Local

The long-awaited murder conspiracy trial against Mehrdad Fotoohighiam has again been postponed. Special Judge Steven Ohmer announced at a status hearing on Thursday morning that Fotoohighiam’s trial, previously scheduled for May 17, will be postponed until Fotoohighiam can find a lawyer to represent him. His former attorney, Scott Rosemblum, withdrew from the case in March, … Read more

Lawyer for accused in ammo switch to N.S. shooter criticizes lack of disclosure

Lawyer for accused in ammo transfer to N.S. shooter criticizes lack of disclosure

HALIFAX – An attorney for one of three people who allegedly supplied ammunition to the shooter who murdered 22 people in Nova Scotia today criticized a lack of disclosure of the crown. HALIFAX – An attorney for one of three people who allegedly supplied ammunition to the shooter who murdered 22 people in Nova Scotia … Read more

El Paso County Inmates Sue Colorado Sheriff Over Lack of Coronavirus Prevention Measures

Jail cell; image by Ichigo121212, via Pixaby, CC0.

Inmates say they did not even provide face masks until the coronavirus spread through the facility. Inmates at El Paso County Jail in Colorado have filed a lawsuit against the local sheriff, alleging the facility’s staff risked the inmates’ lives by failing to provide adequate protection against the novel coronavirus. According to The Denver Post, … Read more

Is the shortage of a privacy-breach tort on this province ‘anachronistic’? Canadian Underwriter

Is the lack of a privacy-breach tort in this province ‘anachronistic’? Canadian Underwriter

British Columbia courts need to delve deeply into whether the province has a tort for invasion of privacy, a judge on the appeals court suggested in a recent ruling following a data breach at a Vancouver-based financial institution. “Today, personal information has played a vital role in people’s lives, and the failure to recognize at … Read more

Lawsuit Filed Towards Processing Plant Over Lack of Virus Protections –

Lawsuit Filed Against Processing Plant Over Lack of Virus Protections

The American Civil Liberties Union is filing a lawsuit on behalf of the beef processing plant workers for failing to take coronavirus precautions. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Nebraska and lawyer Maren Chaloupka have filed lawsuits on behalf of former employees and a pediatrician against Noah’s Ark, a beef processing plant in Hastings, for … Read more