Law Newswatch
Former Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi Joins Trump’s Defense Team
18 Jan 2020 01:47:44 UT
TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – Former Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, who has been part of President Donald Trump’s impeachment communications team, will be part of the defense for his Senate...
Proposed State Law Adds a Fee to Plastic Bags at Checkout
18 Jan 2020 01:17:11 UT
In an attempt to reduce plastic pollution, a bill banning retailers from handing out free single-use plastic bags in the state of Washington is moving in the Legislature. The bill, SB 5323, was...
A Federal Court Threw Out A High Profile Climate Lawsuit. Here’s What It Might Mean For The Future of Climate Litigation
18 Jan 2020 01:12:19 UT
On Friday, the Ninth Circuit court of appeals threw out the high profile lawsuit Juliana v. United States , in which 21 young Americans sued the United States government for failing to act to stop...
U.S. Supreme Court to consider Washington’s 2016 ‘faithless electors,’ who refused to vote for Hillary Clinton
18 Jan 2020 01:08:14 UT
The U.S. Supreme Court said Friday it will hear the case of Washington’s four “faithless electors” who went rogue in 2016, defying both a pledge they had made and the will of Washington voters, by...
Lawyer asks judge to block deposition of IL Gov. Pritzker amid discrimination lawsuit vs Pritzker campaign
18 Jan 2020 01:07:00 UT
A lawyer representing the campaign organization of Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has asked a federal judge to block lawyers for a group of former African-American and Latino Pritzker campaign workers...
Court of Appeals ruling returns new commissioner district maps
18 Jan 2020 01:02:52 UT
ANDERSON – The primary election for the two seats on the Madison County Board of County Commissioners has been thrown into turmoil. The Indiana Court of Appeals Friday granted a motion filed by...
Lawyer Alan Dershowitz Draws Line On His Role In Trump Impeachment Defense
18 Jan 2020 00:58:43 UT
When President Trump's defense team delivers its opening statement in the Senate impeachment trial next week, famed defense attorney Alan Dershowitz will have a starring role. But in an interview...
Attorney General Becerra Announces Takedown of Riverside Street Gang
18 Jan 2020 00:57:06 UT
RIVERSIDE  – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and Riverside Police Chief Larry Gonzalez today announced the arrest of 15 individuals; the seizure of 14 firearms, including 2 assault...
‘Faithless Electors’: U.S. Supreme Court Will Hear Colorado Case Ahead Of 2020 Election
18 Jan 2020 00:53:15 UT
DENVER (CBS4) – The United States Supreme Court will hear a Colorado case that could change the way the Electoral College selects the next president. The nation’s highest court will review the Tenth...
U.S. Supreme Court to consider Colorado case on faithless electors
18 Jan 2020 00:51:52 UT
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court said Friday it will decide ahead of the 2020 election whether presidential electors are bound to support the popular vote winner in their states or can opt for someone...

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