Law Newswatch
Rockford protesters claim 4th Amendment rights violated in new lawsuit
03 Aug 2020 17:32:40 UT
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Protesters arrested over the weekend in Rockford have filed a class-action lawsuit against 17th Circuit Court Judge Eugene Doherty, Winnebago County Sheriff Gary Caruana and...
No Conviction Needed: Ohio Supreme Court Rules That Lawsuits Based on Criminal Acts Do Not Require an Underlying Conviction
03 Aug 2020 17:14:31 UT
  On July 29, 2020, the Supreme Court of Ohio decided Buddenberg v . Weisdack et al ., 2020-Ohio-3832, an important case interpreting a provision of the Ohio Revised Code which imparts civil...
Manhattan District Attorney Vance urges judge to toss Trump challenge to tax records subpoena
03 Aug 2020 16:34:05 UT
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. urged a federal judge to dismiss President Donald Trump's latest effort to prevent prosecutors from getting the president's tax returns and other records...
Payers, Providers, and Patients – Oh My!: ERISA Preemption of State PBM Regulation
03 Aug 2020 16:32:40 UT
Aug.03.2020 In this episode, hosts Payal Nanavati and Joe Records are joined by Todd Rosenberg and Sam Krause to discuss ERISA preemption of state regulation of pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs)...
Chinese voice assistant company lawsuit could ban Siri in China
03 Aug 2020 14:53:21 UT
Siri's voice is changing. Photo: Apple A company based in Shanghai has filed a patent infringement lawsuit that could stop Apple from offering products with its Siri voice assistant in China,...
Attorney General Alan Wilson part of 21-state effort to protect religious freedom
03 Aug 2020 14:26:26 UT
(COLUMBIA, S.C.) – Aug. 3, 2020 – South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson is asking the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to protect the religious freedom of public employees. He joined a...
State's top court kills lawsuit by wrongly imprisoned man
03 Aug 2020 12:37:36 UT
By Ed White Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court has stopped a man from suing the state after he spent more than a year in prison for a crime that wasn’t a crime. The man...
Court: Lawsuit Against Michigan Officials over Lead in Water Can Proceed
03 Aug 2020 06:13:52 UT
Article 0 Comments Flint residents whose health and homes were harmed by lead-contaminated water scored a legal milestone on July 29 when the Michigan Supreme Court said they could proceed with...
Supreme Court upholds regulators' control change at troubled Arizona water utility
03 Aug 2020 02:04:54 UT
PHOENIX — The Arizona Corporation Commission has the legal right to seize managerial control of utilities that pose a risk to public health and safety, the state Supreme Court ruled Friday. In a...
Housing Policy for a Nation in Crisis
02 Aug 2020 21:56:50 UT
Editor's note: This piece originally appeared in the August 2020 issue of MReport , out now. This year will be remembered for many things when it’s time to pen the history books, and that’s true...

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