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  • Ivanka Trump Gave Her Testimony in Trump Organization Fraud Trial

    Ivanka Trump Gave Her Testimony in Trump Organization Fraud Trial

    Breaking Stories 11/07/2023

    Ivanka Trump didn’t want to testify. But on the stand Wednesday in her father’s civil fraud trial, she took the opportunity to contend the family business has “overdelivered,” even as she kept her distance from financial docum...

  • Sen. Menendez enters not guilty plea to a new conspiracy charge

    Sen. Menendez enters not guilty plea to a new conspiracy charge

    Legal Compliance 10/30/2023

    U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez returned to Manhattan federal court Monday to challenge a new criminal charge alleging that he conspired to act as an agent of the Egyptian government when he chaired the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.“Not guilty,&rd...

  • Sydney court postpones extradition hearing of former US military pilot

    Sydney court postpones extradition hearing of former US military pilot

    Legal Compliance 10/24/2023

    A Sydney court on Monday postponed an extradition hearing for a former U.S. military pilot accused of illegally training Chinese aviators until May as his lawyers attempt to further build their case.Boston-born Dan Duggan, 55, was scheduled to fight ...

  • Federal Judge rules California assault weapons ban unconstitutional

    Federal Judge rules California assault weapons ban unconstitutional

    Legal Compliance 10/20/2023

    A federal judge who previously overturned California’s three-decade-old ban on assault weapons did it again on Thursday, ruling that the state’s attempts to prohibit sales of semiautomatic guns violates the constitutional right to bear ar...

  • Court orders makers of gun parts to comply with rules on ghost guns

    Court orders makers of gun parts to comply with rules on ghost guns

    Legal Compliance 10/16/2023

    The Supreme Court on Monday ordered two internet sellers of gun parts to comply with a Biden administration regulation aimed at ghost guns, firearms that are difficult to trace because they lack serial numbers.The court had intervened once before, by...

  • Ban on electronic skill games in Virginia reinstated by state Supreme Court

    Ban on electronic skill games in Virginia reinstated by state Supreme Court

    Legal Compliance 10/14/2023

    A ban on electronic skill games in Virgnia went back into effect Friday after the state Supreme Court vacated an injunction that allowed thousands of the betting machines to remain in gas stations, bars and conveniece stores.The injunction was issued...

  • Biden’s second try at student loan cancellation moves forward with debate

    Biden’s second try at student loan cancellation moves forward with debate

    Legal Compliance 10/10/2023

    President Joe Biden’s second attempt at student loan cancellation began moving forward Tuesday with a round of hearings to negotiate the details of a new plan.In a process known as negotiated rulemaking, 14 people chosen by the Biden administra...

  • Biden backs new offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico

    Biden backs new offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico

    Legal Compliance 10/01/2023

    President Joe Biden’s administration on Friday proposed up to three oil and gas lease sales in the Gulf of Mexico, but none in Alaska, as it tries to navigate between energy companies seeking greater oil and gas production and environmental act...

  • Progressive Councilmember Freddie O’Connell wins Nashville mayor’s race

    Progressive Councilmember Freddie O’Connell wins Nashville mayor’s race

    Legal Compliance 09/22/2023

    Freddie O’Connell, a progressive member of Nashville’s metro council, has resoundingly won the race to become the next mayor of the Democratic-leaning city, according to unofficial results.Results from the Davidson County Election Commiss...

  • Hunter Biden is indicted on federal firearm-purchasing charges after plea deal fails

    Hunter Biden is indicted on federal firearm-purchasing charges after plea deal fails

    Legal Compliance 09/17/2023

    Hunter Biden was indicted Thursday on federal firearms charges, the latest step in a long-running investigation into the president’s son that puts the case on track toward a possible high-stakes trial as the 2024 election looms.Biden is accused...

  • A Supreme Court redistricting ruling gave hope to Black voters

    A Supreme Court redistricting ruling gave hope to Black voters

    Law Reviews 09/15/2023

    The Supreme Court’s decision siding with Black voters in an Alabama redistricting case gave Democrats and voting rights activists a surprising opportunity before the 2024 elections.New congressional maps would have to include more districts in ...

  • Lawyers claim cable TV and phone companies also responsible in Maui fires

    Lawyers claim cable TV and phone companies also responsible in Maui fires

    Legal Compliance 09/06/2023

    After a visit to a warehouse where Hawaiian Electric Company is housing power poles and electrical equipment that may be key to the investigation of last month’s devastating fires on Maui, lawyers for Lahaina residents and business owners told ...