Law Newswatch
Attorney general asked to investigate vendor accused of trying to price gouge first responders
02 Apr 2020 01:31:49 UT
PHOENIX — Two Arizona congressmen accused a public safety supply vendor of trying to price gouge the Phoenix fire and police departments during the COVID-19 pandemic and asked for a federal...
Attorney General issues consumer alert on fraudulent charities amid the COVID-19 public health emergency
02 Apr 2020 01:31:45 UT
María G. Ortiz-Briones mortizbriones@vidaenelvalle.com SACRAMENTO California Attorney General Xavier Becerra issued on March 26 a consumer alert to warn Californians about fraudulent charities...
Criminal defense lawyer asks public safety community to rethink who goes to jail during pandemic
02 Apr 2020 01:14:38 UT
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— Lawyers are asking the public safety community to rethink the rules about who goes in and out of jail amid the coronavirus pandemic. “The things that we know for sure, infections...
British man charged in Los Angeles federal court with smuggling phony coronavirus cure
02 Apr 2020 01:11:13 UT
A British man accused of smuggling a phony cure into the United States was charged with a federal crime on Wednesday (Thursday NZ time), prosecutors said. Frank Richard Ludlow, 59, of West Sussex...
Menards Gets Stern Warning from Michigan Attorney General
02 Apr 2020 01:09:04 UT
As we try to figure out the rules to sheltering in place and what is essential, Attorney General Dana Nessel has cautioned Menards about questionable practices. Contending the Stay Home, Stay Safe...
City of Madison asks federal court to postpone elections due to voter turnout, health concerns
02 Apr 2020 00:33:42 UT
The City of Madison filed a brief asking for the federal court to postpone the April 7 election and make it an all mail-in election due to health and voter turnout concerns.  The brief, filed on...
Lawyer sanctioned in IP case for falsely claiming anti-Semitism
01 Apr 2020 23:25:16 UT
A judge publicly reprimanded a Los Angeles attorney on the grounds that he threatened opposing lawyers in an intellectual property case and falsely testified that they directed anti-Semitic insults...
Illinois Attorney General Investigating More Than 900 Price-Gouging Complaints During Coronavirus Pandemic
01 Apr 2020 22:57:49 UT
Should You Be Wearing A Mask During The COVID-19 Outbreak?"If you are an individual who is asymptomatic you don't suspect you are ill with any respiratory illness or coronavirus, you don't need to...
Lawyer wants accused bank robber’s case nixed after official’s bail reform remarks
01 Apr 2020 21:03:27 UT
An alleged serial bank robber who became a poster child for New York State’s recently passed bail reform laws says his federal charges should be dropped because a prosecutor’s public comments about...
U.S. Supreme Court denies judges’ appeal in law clerk suit
01 Apr 2020 19:44:19 UT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday swatted down a request to stop Monroe businessman Stanley Palowsky III from suing five judges at Fourth Judicial District Court. In February, a handful of district...

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