Jussie Smollett’s Attorneys Can’t Name Kim Foxx to Testify at Trial, Decide Guidelines | Chicago Information

Jussie Smollett’s Attorneys Can’t Call Kim Foxx to Testify at Trial, Judge Rules | Chicago News

Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at the Leighton Criminal Court Building (E. Jason Wambsgans / Pool / Chicago Tribune) A Cook County judge has not yet set a date for the criminal trial of actor Jussie Smollett, but he ruled Thursday that attorneys for the former “Empire” star cannot call … Read more

Labor Legal professional’s Clarify Guidelines Surrounding Employer Vaccine Mandates – NBC 7 San Diego

Labor Attorney’s Explain Rules Surrounding Employer Vaccine Mandates – NBC 7 San Diego

As people want to go back to the office, more and more companies are demanding that their employees be vaccinated or risk being fired. However, many wonder whether these new requirements are legally permissible and what options are available to workers who are vaccinated. “It’s clear that both state and California laws generally allow employers … Read more

California Supreme Court docket guidelines prisoners entitled to attorneys in homicide case challenges

California Supreme Court rules prisoners entitled to attorneys in murder case challenges

SAN FRANCISCO – California prisoners are entitled to a lawyer when challenging their convictions for murders committed by others, the state Supreme Court ruled Monday. The court’s ruling means hundreds of inmates who want to use a two-year-old law to battle their convictions have the right to use court-appointed attorneys to represent their cases, the … Read more

Regulation Agency Forces Rewrite of Social Safety Attorneys’ Payment Guidelines

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The Social Security Agency needs to change its procedures for paying legal fees in disability pension disputes to allow payments to law firms and payments for the work of lawyers who later join the government, the First Circuit noted. The government’s request that attorney fees be paid to individual attorneys rather than law firms is … Read more

California’s district attorneys sue over jail good conduct guidelines that might grant early releases

California’s district attorneys sue over prison good conduct rules that could grant early releases

Three-quarters of California prosecutors sued the state Wednesday for blocking emergency rules that could expand good behavior credits and potentially bring earlier releases for tens of thousands of inmates. The lawsuit is being challenged on procedural grounds, arguing that Corrections Secretary Kathleen Allison used the emergency statement to bypass the usual regulatory and public comment … Read more

DOJ rescinds ‘Zero Tolerance’ immigration guidelines, immigration lawyer weighs on what this might imply

DOJ rescinds ‘Zero Tolerance’ immigration rules, immigration attorney weighs on what this could mean

Harlingen, Texas (KVEO) – President Joe Biden has been quick to drive policy changes, particularly immigration. Last week, the Justice Department ended the Trump-era zero-tolerance immigration policy, which allowed the U.S. government to separate thousands of children from their parents. Stimulus Checks: The GOP plan includes $ 1,000 stimulus checks that expire at $ 40,000 … Read more

California’s Coronavirus Guidelines Hold Altering, Lawsuits Filed –

California's Coronavirus Rules Keep Changing, Lawsuits Filed

California’s businesses are grappling with the state’s ever-changing COVID guidelines. Various California companies have joined the fight against the governor’s ban on outdoor dining. The Pineapple Saloon, a restaurant in Sherman Oaks, went viral after the owner posted a video of a Hollywood production team setting up catering just yards from her while her restaurant … Read more

Case preview: Conflict over media possession guidelines arrives on the court docket

Case preview: Justices to consider effect of change in government policy on cases seeking symbolic damages

On Tuesday the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in the latest chapter of a long-running battle between the Federal Communications Commission and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit over the FCC’s efforts to deregulate media ownership. Although the case is a technical one, the court’s eventual ruling could affect who owns … Read more

Attorneys are already skirmishing over Parnell Feb. 24 listening to guidelines

Attorneys are already skirmishing over Parnell Feb. 24 hearing rules

More than two months before the evidence hearing on Stewart Parnell’s motion to have his conviction overturned and convicted, his appellate attorneys and the government dispute the ground rules. On December 7, the government asked the court to “set a reasonable time limit for the parties to exchange lists of exhibitions and witnesses. . . … Read more

Maine’s public protection company acknowledges it didn’t implement guidelines on lawyer {qualifications}

Maine’s public defense agency acknowledges it didn’t enforce rules on attorney qualifications

Maine hat keine Regeln durchgesetzt, die das Mindestmaß an Erfahrung vorschreiben, das Anwälte haben müssen, bevor sie Eltern vertreten, bei denen das Risiko besteht, dass sie das Sorgerecht für ihre Kinder verlieren, gab die staatliche Verteidigungsbehörde am Montag, den 21. Dezember, zu. Die Diskussion über einen Vorschlag, der tiefgreifende Änderungen an den Qualifikationen der Anwälte … Read more