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  • Indonesia gives 72-hour execution notice to drug traffickers

    Sun, 26 Apr 2015 12:43:55 GMT

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia notified nine foreigners and a local man convicted of drug trafficking that their executions will be carried out within days, ignoring appeals by the U.N. chief and foreign leaders to spare them.

  • Violent protests in Baltimore for man injured in custody

    Sun, 26 Apr 2015 12:43:30 GMT

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A protest over the death of Freddie Gray, who was critically injured in police custody, started peacefully with thousands marching through downtown streets before the demonstration turned violent and volatile.

  • Indonesia gives execution notice to 9 foreigners, local man

    Sun, 26 Apr 2015 12:35:23 GMT

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia notified nine foreigners and a local man convicted of drug trafficking that their executions will be carried out within days, ignoring appeals by the U.N. chief and foreign leaders to spare them.

  • Gay marriage a difficult issue for GOP White House hopefuls

    Sun, 26 Apr 2015 11:43:34 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) — For Democratic politicians, same-sex marriage has become an easy issue: They're for it. Many Republican VIPs — notably the presidential hopefuls — face a far more complicated landscape.

  • Same-sex marriage opponents urge Supreme Court to go slow

    Sun, 26 Apr 2015 11:42:14 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Same-sex marriage opponents acknowledge they face a tough task in trying to persuade the Supreme Court to allow states to limit marriage to a man and a woman.

FindLaw.com Legal Blogs

  • 3 Illegal Car Modifications

    2015-04-24T21:57:37Z

    What's wrong with a nice factory produced car? Cars, we think you're beautiful just the way you are. However, people love to modify their cars. A few years ago, we wrote about five illegal car modifications. Those modifications are just a little bit old-school now, so we're back with......

  • Employee Feedback: Make it Legal and Worth It

    2015-04-24T17:58:57Z

    The key to an effective workforce is often a happy workforce. But how do you know if your workforce is happy? Many companies are surveying their employees to gauge happiness, satisfaction, and engagement. But these surveys are not without their pitfalls, legal and otherwise. Here are a few things......

  • 5 Things You Should Never Say to a Cop

    2015-04-24T16:57:06Z

    Being confronted and questioned by police, no matter the scenario, can be a scary prospect. But it can be a little less scary if you know your rights. Along with knowing your legal and constitutional protections when talking to (or not talking to) officers is having some common sense......

  • Am I Liable if Someone Causes an Accident in my Car?

    2015-04-24T16:04:52Z

    Many of us don't think twice when friends ask to borrow our car. We trust them. But, what happens when they get into an accident? Are you liable for the damage, even if you weren't driving?......

  • How to Set Up a Living Trust

    2015-04-24T15:56:03Z

    Are you planning for the future? What will happen to your property after you pass? Will it go into months and months of probate while your family wait and pay hundreds in court costs and legal fees? Or, do you have a living trust? Are you considering setting up......

Supreme Court News

  • Gay mentor, belief in dignity at roots of Kennedy's views

    Sun, 26 Apr 2015 11:40:25 GMT

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Irish Catholic boy who came of age in Sacramento after World War II is an unlikely candidate to be the author of the Supreme Court's major gay rights rulings.

  • Same-sex marriage pioneer among lawyers for high court cases

    Sat, 25 Apr 2015 12:19:21 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Five lawyers will take turns at the Supreme Court lectern Tuesday for the highly anticipated and extended arguments over same-sex marriage. Among them are the Obama administration's top lawyer at the high court, with more than two dozen arguments behind him, and two lawyers making their first appearance before the justices.

  • Can government squeeze raisin growers? Justices have doubts

    Wed, 22 Apr 2015 19:05:51 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A post-World War II-era program that forces raisin producers to give part of their annual crop to the government could soon be a relic of history.

  • High court makes it easier to sue government for negligence

    Wed, 22 Apr 2015 15:14:12 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Wednesday made it easier for people to sue the federal government for negligence, in a decision that could affect military veterans with claims of medical malpractice.

  • Justices: Police can't extend traffic stop awaiting drug dog

    Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:57:36 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Tuesday that police may not extend an ordinary traffic stop to seek evidence of crimes unrelated to the offense that prompted officers to pull a vehicle over.

Criminal Law News

  • Indonesia gives 72-hour execution notice to drug traffickers

    Sun, 26 Apr 2015 12:43:55 GMT

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia notified nine foreigners and a local man convicted of drug trafficking that their executions will be carried out within days, ignoring appeals by the U.N. chief and foreign leaders to spare them.

  • Violent protests in Baltimore for man injured in custody

    Sun, 26 Apr 2015 12:43:30 GMT

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A protest over the death of Freddie Gray, who was critically injured in police custody, started peacefully with thousands marching through downtown streets before the demonstration turned violent and volatile.

  • Indonesia gives execution notice to 9 foreigners, local man

    Sun, 26 Apr 2015 12:35:23 GMT

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia notified nine foreigners and a local man convicted of drug trafficking that their executions will be carried out within days, ignoring appeals by the U.N. chief and foreign leaders to spare them.

  • Indonesia gives 72-hour notice for executions

    Sun, 26 Apr 2015 10:58:43 GMT

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia notified nine foreigners and a local man convicted of drug trafficking that their executions will be carried out within days, ignoring appeals by the U.N. chief and foreign leaders to spare them.

  • Freddie Gray protests turn violent in Baltimore

    Sun, 26 Apr 2015 08:35:30 GMT

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A protest over the death of Freddie Gray, who was critically injured in police custody, started peacefully with thousands marching through downtown streets before the demonstration turned violent and volatile.

Political News

  • Indonesia gives 72-hour execution notice to drug traffickers

    Sun, 26 Apr 2015 12:43:55 GMT

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia notified nine foreigners and a local man convicted of drug trafficking that their executions will be carried out within days, ignoring appeals by the U.N. chief and foreign leaders to spare them.

  • Indonesia gives execution notice to 9 foreigners, local man

    Sun, 26 Apr 2015 12:35:23 GMT

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia notified nine foreigners and a local man convicted of drug trafficking that their executions will be carried out within days, ignoring appeals by the U.N. chief and foreign leaders to spare them.

  • Protests after Burundi leader is nominated for a third term

    Sun, 26 Apr 2015 12:19:15 GMT

    BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Hundreds of people in Burundi protested in the capital Sunday after the country's ruling party nominated President Pierre Nkurunziza to run for a third term.

  • UK's Cameron defends royals' right to choose birth hospital

    Sun, 26 Apr 2015 12:14:10 GMT

    LONDON (AP) — With Britain's general election fast approaching, almost anything can become political — even Prince William and his wife Kate's choice of private medical care for the upcoming birth of their second child.

  • Putin accuses US of supporting separatists in Russia

    Sun, 26 Apr 2015 12:10:51 GMT

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin, who marks 15 years in power this year, has said in a new documentary that Russia had proof that the United States helped separatists in the North Caucasus in the 2000s.