Aretha Franklin's handwritten wills raise tangled legal questions  NBC News

Aretha Franklin's handwritten wills might not pass muster in some states. But because she died in Michigan, legal experts said, a court is more likely to take them ...


Legal Threats Make Powerful Phishing Lures  Krebs on Security

Some of the most convincing email phishing and malware attacks come disguised as nastygrams from a law firm. Such scams typically notify the recipient that ...


While teaching, Elizabeth Warren worked on more than 50 legal matters, charging as much as $675 an hour  The Washington Post

Warren's campaign released a list of cases Wednesday night on her website, revealing a far higher number than previously disclosed.


Legal blow: Judge backs dem subpoenas for Trump bank records  MSNBC

A federal judge has issued a ruling backing the democratic subpoena for Trump's banking records, rejecting Trump's effort to halt it. MSNBC Chief Legal ...


Legal Victories Fail to Sway Democrats From Supporting Trump Impeachment Inquiry  Newsweek

Despite House Democrats Wednesday receiving their second favorable court ruling by a federal judge as part of their legal battles to obtain subpoenaed ...


Legal experts: California reporter did not commit crime  Fox News

Media law experts say a San Francisco journalist whose home was raided did not commit a crime because it's not illegal to disclose a public record.


Composting of human bodies now legal in Washington state  NBC News

Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation Tuesday making Washington the first state to approve composting as an alternative to burying or cremating human remains.


SpaceX launches new legal battle against US Air Force  SpaceNews

Launch *Service* Agreement contract winners Blue Origin, Northrop Grumman and United Launch Alliance have filed 'motions to intervene' in the lawsuit filed by ...


A timeline of Johnny Depp and Amber Heard’s ongoing legal battle  The Washington Post

Former spouses Johnny Depp and Amber Heard are entrenched in another heated legal battle, stemming from an op-ed Heard wrote for The Washington Post ...


Five legal principles for the Green New Deal  Washington Post

As the Green New Deal continues to attract attention on both the left and right, a key element has been missing from the conversation: What the law behind all ...


Prison hepatitis legal fight continues  WPEC

After admitting they failed to adequately screen prisoners for the highly contagious disease, Florida corrections officials are challenging a federal judge's order ...


Poland selectmen seek legal opinion on electing officers  Lewiston Sun Journal

POLAND — The town attorney will be asked to decide the meaning of the phrase “by a majority vote of the entire Board of Selectpersons.” At Tuesday night's ...


Most 2020 Democrats Want To Make Abortion Legal Nationwide And Protect Roe V. Wade  BuzzFeed News

The proposal isn't new, but before last week it lived in relative obscurity. Now, more than half the Democrats running for president have it at the top of their ...


Investigations Councilman wants answers after NAACP-Legal Defense Fund report on Cleveland water discrimination Ron Regan  News 5 Cleveland

A Cleveland city councilman is calling for hearings into a just released report by the NAACP-Legal Defense Fund that found the policies and practices employed ...


Qualcomm's Legal Setback Is Likely to Have Major Consequences -- If It Holds Up  TheStreet.com

A month after settling a battle with one major legal adversary, Qualcomm (QCOM - Get Report) got confirmation that its fight with another one is far from over.


Legal Fees Mount for Republican Party, Trump Campaign  The Wall Street Journal

The Republican National Committee spent about $2.2 million last month on legal fees, boosting the overall tab for lawyers paid by the party, the Trump ...


Legal battle over fossil rights kicked back to Montana Supreme Court  KTVQ Billings News

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals is doing some digging to figure out who exactly owns fossils found buried in Montana. The long-standing dispute is between ...


Legal Events for Georgia Lawyers | Daily Report  Law.com

A selection of training networking and fundraising events of interest to lawyers and legal professionals in Georgia.


Is Legal Marijuana Hurting Beer Sales Or Helping Them?  Forbes

The latest data shows that marijuana and beer are either enemies or perfect compliments to one another.


Legal update in case of Patty Prewitt | Investigations  KCTV Kansas City

Patty Prewitt is the Missouri grandmother convicted of murdering her husband back in 1984. She was hoping to get evidence seized that night tested for DNA.


NJ legal weed: Top state lawmaker Sweeney rejects marijuana decriminalization  Asbury Park Press

Senate President Stephen Sweeney said on Tuesday he would not support marijuana decriminalization despite failed attempts to legalize marijuana.


Top White House economist discusses legal immigration proposal  MSNBC

Ali Velshi talks with Council of Economic Advisers chair Kevin Hassett about the plan he helped create that would create a merit-based immigration system that ...


Trump tax returns legal battle: IRS lawyers agree with Democrats  Vox.com

According to Josh Dawsey and Jeff Stein of the Washington Post, an internal IRS legal memo agrees with most outside observers that the Treasury Department ...


Dos Bocas Tex-Mex Cajun Restaurant Opening in Former Legal Seafood in Downtown, Atlanta  Eater Atlanta

A Tex-Mex-Cajun restaurant called Dos Bocas takes over the Legal Seafood space this summer in downtown Atlanta. The restaurant, owned by Legacy ...


Local News Carmel taking legal steps to stop events at Lucas Estate Tom Maccabe 5:24  WRTV Indianapolis

The City of Carmel is taking legal steps to stop large events from taking place at the Lucas Estate.


What’s Behind the U.S. Legal Immigration Slowdown?  Fortune

Without passing a single law, the Trump administration is already remaking U.S. immigration.


Expert: Rare legal procedure in dispute over torn down McKennan Park home  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

A lawsuit filed by a couple who had to tear down their McKennan Park home last year is taking an unorthodox trip to the South Dakota Supreme Court, according ...


In a Test of Their Power, #MeToo’s Legal Forces Take On McDonald’s  The New York Times

In newly filed complaints, McDonald's employees described repeated sexual harassment and then punishment for speaking out.


McConnell introduces bill making the legal smoking age 21  Roll Call

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday introduced a bill to raise the federal age for purchasing tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, to 21, ...


Digital Insights Platform Contentsquare Grows Senior Leadership With Chief Legal Officer | Corporate Counsel  Law.com

Arnaud Gouachon serves as the top lawyer at the European startup that helps large corporate clients optimize consumers' experiences with their app mobile ...


Giving Fetuses Legal Rights Could Be a Nightmare for Women, Advocates Say  VICE

"This is a statute that arguably makes every criminal law applicable to the pregnant women."


California DMV gave incorrect Real ID to an immigrant with temporary legal status  Modesto Bee

An immigrant with temporary legal status in California has received an incorrect Real ID from the state's Department of Motor Vehicles, raising concerns about ...


Legal Opinion May Affect Executions In 3 States, Including Arizona  KJZZ

A legal opinion made public earlier this month could affect the number of executions certain states can carry out.The U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Legal ...


Illinois Can Be The Next Adult-Legal Cannabis State If It Can Learn From Its Medical Program  Forbes

Despite its medical marijuana program restrictions, some of the countries largest cannabis multi-state operators (MSOs) have originated from Chicago. Now the ...


Tlaib urges Mnuchin to seek personal legal advice | TheHill  The Hill

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) told Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday that he should seek his own legal advice, as Mnuchin has rejected ...


Litigation expert gives the skinny on Oregon, Nike and Michael Avenatti's legal challenges  OregonLive

Meghann Cuniff says Avenatti was a respected lawyer.


Owning Bitcoin is (and has been) legal in China  CryptoSlate

In a recent report, the Beijing News analyzed a case which involved more than 100 people who were scammed out of 7,000 BTC. Wei Xiao, a council member at ...


Tobacco state senators say legal age should be 21  KLFY

Thirteen states have already raised the legal age to buy tobacco products to 21, and a new bill could make that the law of the land.


Philadelphia Bar Association Sees Win in Judicial Primary | The Legal Intelligencer  Law.com

Philadelphia's primary was a big win for six attorneys in the city but the candidates aren't the only ones claiming victory.


'Unprecedented' to use impeachment inquiry as a 'fact-finding mission': Dan Abrams  ABC News

As House Democrats continue to debate over impeachment inquiries, ABC News Chief Legal Analyst Dan Abrams weighed in on the potential fallout of making ...


Florida Democrats get an early start on the legal battle for 2020  POLITICO

Democrats are framing the move as a reaction to ongoing Republican efforts that the left claims are designed to suppress the vote.


NJ legal weed: What you need to know about medical marijuana and expungements  Asbury Park Press

New Jersey marijuana legalization may be dead, but there could still be major changes coming to the marijuana laws, including medical marijuana expansion, ...


BARELY LEGAL: What is CBD?  WDEF News 12

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) — You see the signs everywhere for CBD. Is it a form of marijuana, and if so, how is it even legal? - Advertisement -.


Quinn Emanuel's Landau Says Legal Career Qualifies Him for Ambassador to Mexico | National Law Journal  Law.com

Longtime U.S. Supreme Court advocate Christopher Landau on Tuesday appeared to sweep away any concerns that senators might have had about his lack of ...


The Cities Funding Legal Defense for Immigrants  Next City

More than two dozen communities have created funds to pay for immigrants to access legal counsel during immigration proceedings.


Legal views conflict on Alaska school funding law  KTOO

Lawyers for the Alaska Legislature and Gov. Mike Dunleavy's administration offer contrasting views on whether a law enacted last year will fund schools next ...


Majority of Legal Ops Directors Call Data Analytics 'Priority'  Bloomberg Big Law Business

Data analytics is a high or medium priority for almost 60 percent of corporate counsel offices, according to a new survey of legal operations directors. At the same ...


Ted Mitchell: Congress must act to protect Dreamers still living in legal limbo  Fox News

We urge Congress to swiftly pass legislation, as the president has requested, to safeguard the futures of these bright and talented young people.


The Legal Argument That Could Destroy Uber  Jalopnik

Days after Uber began selling stock, the National Labor Relations Board's top lawyer gave the company a huge gift. In an advice memo, the general counsel's ...


California and the Trump Administration are getting closer to a legal fight over vehicle emissions.  KABC

California's legislature is working on setting a timeline when all vehicles will need to be zero emissions. The White House wants to roll back standards, and that's ...


Goodell pledges not to punish Kraft until legal matters concluded  Musket Fire

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell made it clear he's going to let the U.S. legal system run its course before addressing the Robert Kraft scandal.


Faze Clan and Tfue’s legal dispute could reshape e-sports and YouTube contracts forever  The Verge

Turner "Tfue" Tenney's lawsuit against Faze Clan, one of the most popular e-sports organizations, is a momentous occasion for *content* creators. Tenney's ...


Wall Street’s Legal Nemesis Sidelined in Fannie Rigging Case  Yahoo Finance

(Bloomberg) -- A top Manhattan class-action lawyer spread anxiety across trading desks recently when he identified 27 traders by name in a lawsuit alleging that ...


Greenhouse effect: Roland Garros unveils new look after years of legal wrangles  Yahoo Sports

After years of legal battles and threats to quit its historic home, Roland Garros will show off its new look next week, with a nod to the Eiffel Tower and a Second ...


Poll: Most of Illinois says marijuana should be legal  WQAD Moline

A new poll by Global Strategy Group on behalf of Think Big Illinois, says a majority of people in Illinois want marijuana legalized.


DOT urges drone pilots to fly safe, legal  Sampson Independent

RALEIGH — With summer right around the corner, residents and visitors in North Carolina will be taking to the skies in record numbers with their personal ...


CT enters legal tussle over Trump administration’s ‘conscience rule’  The CT Mirror

Connecticut is joining nearly two dozen other states in suing to block an expanded Trump administration policy that shields health care workers who oppose ...


Impeachment talk heats up as Trump WH fights multiple legal battles  MSNBC

Defying subpoenas, stonewalling congressional investigators, and more, the behavior from the Trump White House is leading to more impeachment talk.


NHS wins Nottingham Treatment Centre legal challenge  BBC News

An NHS trust has been awarded a contract to run a treatment centre following a High Court ruling. Nottingham Treatment Centre, which is in the grounds of the ...


NJ tax break probe: Failed political coup behind fight that's put legal weed on hold  NorthJersey.com

In the summer of 2017, George Norcross, the south Jersey political power broker, put out an "urgent" request to meet with Phil Murphy, the Democratic nominee ...


Lori Loughlin and Husband Are Active in Legal Defense, Says Source: 'They're Both Very Type A'  PEOPLE.com

Lori Loughlin and husband Mossimo Giannulli are actively involved in their defense after being charged in the college admissions scandal, a source familiar ...


$1,000 fine for fireworks used outside of legal holiday window  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Fireworks sales have been in full swing since late April, but recent changes to state laws limited the number of days they can be ...


Federal bill provision would protect state-legal medical marijuana programs  Marijuana Business Daily

A provision in one of the congressional spending bills would continue to protect state-legal medical cannabis programs from federal interference.


Honolulu council might take Police Commission to court over Louis Kealoha's legal fees  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

In what would be an unprecedented move, several Honolulu City Council members want to take the Honolulu Police Commission to court over whether the city ...


Bank of China council explains Bitcoin possession is legal in China | Cryptopolitan  Cryptopolitan

Chine has always approached crypto space with strictness and it has recently introduced a ban on it too. Sa Xiao is a council member at the Bank of China.


Massive American flag at RV dealership leads to fines, legal action  WSB Atlanta

A controversy over a massive American flag is now reaching a new level as the company responsible for flying the flag is rallying community support to fight the ...


Accused of ‘Terrorism’ for Putting Legal Materials Online  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Carl Malamud believes in open access to government records, and he has spent more than a decade putting them online. You might think ...


Legal Argument In Louisiana Could Have Huge Ramifications For Abortion Lawsuits  The Daily Wire

Astute legal observers will surely note that, in numerous high-profile abortion cases, a named party to the suit is not a woman looking to procure an abortion ...


VERIFY: Are roadside pet sales legal in the Houston area?  KHOU.com

Some KHOU 11 viewers report seeing animals being sold on the side of the road in Montgomery County.


Elks seek legal representation on sign case  WTVB News

COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) - The dispute over a sign between the City of Coldwater and the Coldwater Elks Lodge has gone to court. After the Elks were cited by ...


Allina Health income drops 42% as legal, consulting costs climb  Star Tribune

More expense for malpractice litigation and increased consulting fees cut into operating income last year at Allina Health System, a Minneapolis-based nonprofit ...


Rallies to keep abortion legal: 'A woman's choice'  Newsday

A loud group of abortion rights supporters gathered in front of the Nassau County Courthouse in Mineola Tuesday night with signs, slogans and a singular ...


NYC, state join legal fight over ‘moral conviction’ health care rule  New York Post

New York City and state are joining up with a coalition of more than 20 state and local governments in a lawsuit to block a new rule issued by the federal ...


Legal Notices: May 23, 2019  The Transylvania Times

ADVERTISEMENT FOR REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY BREVARD, NORTH CAROLINA Notice is hereby given that Transylvania ...


Billboard welcomes people to Colorado, 'Where you can get a safe, legal abortion' | TheHill  The Hill

A new billboard welcoming people to Colorado advertises the state as a safe place to obtain an abortion as others implement restrictions on the procedure.


Monsanto's Next Legal Battle Over Roundup Is in Its Hometown  Truthout

After three stunning courtroom losses in California, the legal battle over the safety of Monsanto's top-selling Roundup herbicide is headed for the company's ...


R. Kelly Wants Defense Attorney Who Got Michael Jackson Acquitted to Join Legal Team  The Blast

R. Kelly is hoping he can persuade one of the top criminal defense lawyers in the country to join his legal team, and figures since the guy successfully got ...


With new immigration experts and a legal defense fund, St. Paul and Ramsey County aim to serve vulnerable residents  St. Paul Pioneer Press

With the goal of helping the east metro's growing immigrant populations in a changing legal environment, St. Paul and Ramsey County are taking a two-fold ...


Richland County commissioners ponder online legal advertising | News  Richland Source

Richland County commissioners will ask the prosecutor's office for legal opinions about publishing legal notices and other advertisements in online local news ...


Alabama’s abortion ban isn’t in effect yet. Abortion is still legal.  Vox.com

Alabama's near-total abortion ban has not taken effect, and the procedure remains legal in all 50 states.


Police: York County man was almost 4 times over the legal limit when pulled over for suspected DUI  WPMT FOX 43

YORK COUNTY -- Police have charged a 33-year-old York County man with two counts of DUI and one count of driving with a suspended license after he was ...


Gun-Related Suicides Fell In California After Medical Marijuana Became Legal, Study Shows  Marijuana Moment

The total number of suicides in California per year, including those committed with firearms, declined after the state legalized marijuana use for medical ...


California judge removes disabled man’s husband as legal guardian, citing abusive behavior  The Mercury News

When the state separated the identical twins as infants, his biological family fought to keep him — and lost. When, as a boy, his foster mother moved to adopt him ...


Dana-Farber Scores Major Legal Victory On Cancer Drug Patents Likely Worth Billions  WBUR

A federal judge finds that a Dana-Farber researcher does deserve credit on patents related to immunotherapy drugs, a major new form of cancer treatment.


Rogers City unsure its band tax is legal | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ROGERS CITY — Rogers City officials are questioning the legality of a property tax that's been on the city's books since 1945. Taxpayers are currentl.


Archdiocese opposes legal pot — so does drug firm where top church executive works  Chicago Sun-Times

Betsy Bohlen received $145000 in compensation while on the board of Insys Therapeutics, an embattled pharmaceutical company that has said legal marijuana ...


Marijuana on the ballot? Lawmakers consider constitutional amendment as legal pot push falters  Hartford Courant

Proponents of the ambitious effort to legalize recreational marijuana are exploring a fallback now that it appears they don't have the votes for passage — placing ...


The plant kratom is legal in Michigan, despite Troy police department warning  Detroit Metro Times

A plant substance known as kratom remains legal in Michigan, but metro Detroiters are beginning to question its effects. At the beginning of the month, Troy ...


ALLAN WERNICK: An escort licensed in a state where prostitution is legal seeks U.S. citizenship  New York Daily News

Q. I work as a licensed legal escort in Nevada where prostitution is legal. Does that mean I can become a U.S. citizen? I am a green card holder but U.S. ...


Greensboro mayor seeking legal action against realty company  WXII12 Winston-Salem

A Greensboro realty company is in hot water with the city after taking payments from a woman for a condemned house that she and her family couldn't move into.


Five Pa. Firms Hold Steady in Am Law Second Hundred | The Legal Intelligencer  Law.com

Pennsylvania's Am Law Second Hundred law firms saw only slight movement in the rankings of law firms by gross revenue, in a year when upward movement ...


Davenport casino looking to win big with legal sports betting, just in time for football season  Quad City Times

When Rhythm City Casino Resort constructed a new casino in Davenport a few years ago, General Manager Mo Hyder said the land-based facility was ...


Office worker launches UK's first police facial recognition legal action  The Guardian

Ed Bridges, from Cardiff, says 'intrusive' technology is used on thousands of people.


Colten Treu's legal team pushes to move trial out of Chippewa County  WQOW TV News 18

Chippewa County (WQOW)- The man accused of killing three Girl Scouts and a mom in a Chippewa County crash has requested to move his trial somewhere ...


Where is abortion legal? Everywhere. But ...  USA TODAY

Forty-three states prohibit abortion after a certain point in the pregnancy, including Alabama's near-total ban and 4 that passed heartbeat bills in 2019.


Broadcasters in legal bind over reporting on Tory crisis during election  The Guardian

Attempts by Conservative MPs to remove Theresa May from office during the European elections are causing problems for British broadcasters, which are ...


High but not hired: Companies preparing for legal marijuana  KSTP

The potential legalization of recreational marijuana in Minnesota is forcing businesses across the state to consider whether to still hire job candidates who fail a ...


Nurse's dismissal: Christian Legal Centre loses yet another case  Patheos

A BRITISH nurse who told a cancer patient that the only way to get to God was though Jesus, and then asked him to sing the 'Lord is My Shepherd' has lost her ...


Sports betting in Iowa: What new, experienced gamblers need to know  Des Moines Register

Sports wagering will be coming to Iowa at some point this summer. When it arrives, here's what to know if you're interested.


Legal battle heats up as more states test strict abortion bans  Roll Call

Advocates are preparing for a legal battle after Alabama passed the strictest abortion bill in the country late Tuesday, part of a growing national push by abortion ...