| Aug 1, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Currently, all federal judges are required to obey a Code of Conduct for United States Judges. There's just one exception: the Supremes.
For Supreme Court justices, following the code of conduct is voluntary. Or, as Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. put...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 8:12 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — In a reversal of past decisions, a federal appeals court decided Wednesday that California police officers may be protected by the 1st Amendment when they report corruption and misconduct within their departments.
An 11-judge panel...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 4:40 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The California Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday on whether a Mexican immigrant in the United States without legal permission who graduated from law school and passed the bar should be licensed as a lawyer.
Sergio C. Garcia,...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 9:25 PM
Question: The new board is trying to cut down unnecessary expenditures, but our homeowners association has a law firm on retainer and a management company on contract. Periodic audits unearthed what looks like duplicate and excessive billings for...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The Boston Marathon bombing has brought out the xenophobes.
Often when America suffers some large, inexplicable tragedy, we want to blame "foreigners" and look for ways to fortify ourselves against them. It's more reassuring to believe that an evil...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 2:28 PM
WDBJ7 has uncovered a website that could be targeting you and your wallet.
It's already got the attention of the Supreme Court of Virginia and it's already affected some people in our viewing area.
The website is called Court Record Management and...
| May 31, 2013
| 3:17 PM
KISSIMMEE – On the home page of Osceola County Clerk of Court Armando Ramirez's redesigned website, a tab titled "High Profile Cases" led to a gallery of accused criminals — and former Clerk Malcom Thompson.
Thompson's the only one...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 9:55 PM
Q: In a recent radio show, Ilyce took a call from someone who asked what worries her about the economy. She talked about the upcoming presidential election, the Euro Zone debt crisis and China slowing down. She said something to the effect that it doesn't...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 8:13 AM
The fate of the assembly writing Egypt’s new constitution took a new twist Tuesday when the case to disband the Islamist-dominated body was referred to the nation’s highest court....
| Jun 7, 2012
| 4:41 PM
An Egyptian court ruling expected two days before next week’s presidential run-off election could throw the country’s politics into further disarray and ignite widespread unrest if the judges move to disqualify Ahmed Shafik, a loyalist to...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 8:44 AM
Monday's Pictures in the News begins in California, where a juvenile sea lion sits rests on shore at the base of the Huntington Beach Pier. A news release from the Pacific Marine Rescue Center in Laguna Beach says an increased number of pups have washed...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 5:08 AM
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down key parts of an Arizona law that sought to deter illegal immigration, but let stand a controversial provision allowing police to check a person's immigration status while enforcing other laws.