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DC lawyer normal weighs authorized viability of charging Trump underneath native statute

DC attorney general weighs legal viability of charging Trump under local statute

Originally published: Feb 12, 21 3:40 PM ET Updated: Feb 14 21 3:51 PM ET By Jessica Schneider, CNN (CNN) – Attorneys at the Washington, DC attorney general’s office are investigating whether former President Donald Trump’s alleged role in the U.S. Capitol uprising violated district law. The debate comes a month after Attorney General Karl … Read more

DC legal professional basic weighs authorized viability of charging Trump beneath native statute

DC attorney general weighs legal viability of charging Trump under local statute

The debate comes a month after Attorney General Karl Racine first came up with an indictment on Trump. A spokesman for the attorney general pointed out the numerous details that have come to light since the attack on the Capitol and stated that it is the attorney general’s responsibility to investigate any evidence of illegal … Read more

Hashish Litigation: An Introduction to California’s Anti-SLAPP Statute

Cannabis Litigation: An Introduction to California’s Anti-SLAPP Statute

As I mentioned in my last post, claims in litigation in the cannabis industry are evolving and expanding, and we have seen significant interest in libel claims. Below is an introduction to California’s anti-SLAPP law, codified in the Code of Civil Procedure, Section 425.16. Subsection (a) describes its purpose: “Legislature notes and states that there … Read more

Supreme Court docket Mulls Scope of Alien Tort Statute in Nestle, Cargill | Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Supreme Court Mulls Scope of Alien Tort Statute in Nestle, Cargill | Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

On December 1, 2020, the US Supreme Court heard an oral hearing on two related cases asking questions about the scope of the Alien Tort Statute (ATS), which has been widely discussed in front of the court in recent years. In Nestle USA, Inc. v Doe I and Cargill, Inc. v Doe I, plaintiffs allege … Read more

Attorneys — Malpractice – Statute of limitations – Michigan Attorneys Weekly

Attorneys — Malpractice – Statute of limitations – Michigan Lawyers Weekly

By: Michigan Lawyers Weekly Staff Michigan Court of Appeals (unpublished civil), Opinion Digests January 15, 2021 If two defendants were awarded a summary injunction of a plaintiff’s claims for infringement of rights, breach of contract, and willful tort, the verdict on the misconduct claim, which was out of time after the applicable two-year statute of … Read more

Opinion evaluation: No statute of limitations for navy rape

Symposium: Espinoza, funding of religious service providers, and religious freedom

The Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously resumed rape convictions of three former soldiers in the United States against Briggs and two consolidated cases. The nine-page 8-0 ruling, in which Justice Samuel Alito writes for the court and Justice Amy Coney Barrett does not attend, overturns the U.S. Court of Appeal rulings for the Armed Forces, … Read more

Rethinking the Alien Tort Statute

Rethinking the Alien Tort Statute

[Editor’s Note: This article is part of a Just Security series on the consolidated cases of Nestlé USA, Inc. v. Doe I and Cargill Inc. v. Doe I, to be argued before the Supreme Court on Dec. 1. The introduction to the series and all other articles can be found here.] Die konsolidierten Rechtssachen Nestlé USA gegen Doe und Cargill gegen … Read more

Argument evaluation: Justices appear cautious of breadth of federal pc fraud statute

The Supreme Court, faithless electors, and Trump’s final, futile fight

Posted Tue December 1st 2020 3:05 pm by Ronald Mann Monday’s argument in the Van Buren v. United States case was the first sustained attention the Supreme Court paid to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, a federal law that imposes civil and criminal liability for unauthorized access to computers . The government has continued … Read more

Case preview: Justices to think about breadth of federal laptop fraud statute

Case preview: Justices to consider breadth of federal computer fraud statute

Posted Sun on Nov 29th 2020 12:52 pm by Ronald Mann Van Buren v. United States gives the Supreme Court its first opportunity to interpret the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, a federal law that establishes civil and criminal liability for unauthorized access to computers. The case, which will be discussed on Monday, raises a … Read more