Law Newswatch
Casino gambling, regulation, distribution of funds on ballot
23 Oct 2020 16:13:44 UT
J.L. Schmidt, Statehouse correspondent, the Nebraska Press Association Three ballot issues from the initiative petition process cover casino gambling at licensed Nebraska horserace tracks, the...
Montana Supreme Court Rejects Lawsuit to Block Legalization Initiative
23 Oct 2020 14:47:43 UT
The Montana Supreme Court has rejected a challenge by Wrong for Montana against the ballot initiative to legalize adult-use cannabis sales in the state, MTPR reports. The anti-legalization group...
Oregon Supreme Court rejects climate change lawsuit that cites public trust doctrine
23 Oct 2020 16:30:25 UT
Oregon Supreme Court rejects climate change… The Oregon Supreme Court has rejected claims that the public trust doctrine imposes broad duties on the state to protect the environment from greenhouse...
New Mexico high court denies lawsuit settlement challenge
23 Oct 2020 15:25:33 UT
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Supreme Court has rejected a settlement challenge in a lawsuit over an alleged "pay-to-play" scheme dating back to the administration of Democratic Gov. Bill...
Lawsuit To Bring High School Sports Back Is Dismissed
23 Oct 2020 14:49:05 UT
The Massapequa School District wanted fall sports to get going. So the district sued Section VIII, which controls high school athletics in Nassau County. But the district, which specifically...
The Attorney General's Office has sidelined four of the seven whistleblowers who reported Ken Paxton to law enforcement
23 Oct 2020 14:52:13 UT
Attorney General Ken Paxton addressed reporters on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court in 2016. Credit: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton ’s office has sidelined four of the...
Quick Takes Chief justice sets tight timetable for Supreme Court review of N.C. election dispute by CJ Staff
23 Oct 2020 14:16:56 UT
Lawyers on both sides of North Carolina’s absentee-ballot legal dispute could spend much of their weekend working. Filings in the case are due to U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts by 3 p.m. Saturday. ...
Just over a week before the US election, lawsuits linger
23 Oct 2020 14:09:11 UT
Hundreds of lawsuits about voting have been filed before the Nov. 3 election. The cases concern the fundamentals of the American democratic process, including how ballots are cast and counted. Some...
Trump, Biden lawyer up, brace for White House legal battle
23 Oct 2020 14:10:51 UT
Both sides are informed by the experience of the 2000 election, which was ultimately decided by the Supreme Court in Bush v. Gore . But this year, because Trump has pushed unsubstantiated claims...
Montana Supreme Court quickly dismisses lawsuit over pot initiative
23 Oct 2020 11:27:33 UT
The Montana Supreme Court has swiftly rejected a lawsuit from an anti-marijuana group seeking to block the statewide legalization of recreational pot. An attorney for Wrong for Montana and its...

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