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  • Leader to be sentenced in Ohio egg farm forced labor case

    Mon, 27 Jun 2016 04:07:15 GMT

    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The leader of a scheme to smuggle teens into the U.S. and keep them as virtual slaves at an Ohio egg farm is scheduled to be sentenced Monday.

  • Trial resumes for sister charged in fatal church beating

    Mon, 27 Jun 2016 04:06:29 GMT

    UTICA, N.Y. (AP) — Testimony is scheduled to resume in the murder trial of a New York woman accused of taking part in a group attack during a church counseling session that killed her half brother and injured another.

  • Today in History

    Mon, 27 Jun 2016 04:01:17 GMT

    Today in History

  • British political turmoil deepens after EU referendum

    Mon, 27 Jun 2016 03:26:20 GMT

    LONDON (AP) — Britain's shocking decision to remove itself from the European Union brought more political turmoil Sunday as Scotland's leader threatened to block the move and the opposition Labour Party's leader faced a coup attempt from his own legislators.

  • Oregon refuge takeover is over, but aftershocks remain

    Mon, 27 Jun 2016 03:23:34 GMT

    BURNS, Oregon (AP) — Winter and spring have passed since an armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge ended, but its aftershocks are still shaking this high desert region of Oregon, with activists setting up "Camp Freedom" where an occupier was killed and organizing a recall election this week against a top county official.

FindLaw.com Legal Blogs

  • Police Use Mobile Cameras to Make Parks Safer This Summer

    2016-06-24T18:00:52Z

    It is summertime but the livin' is not necessarily easy for police. In fact, the summer months can be particularly tough for cops because more people are out on the streets, kids are out of school, and everyone's just hanging around waiting for something to happen. This summer, there......

  • Obscure Delaware Law Could Force Small Biz to Open Books

    2016-06-24T17:59:37Z

    In today's small biz world, many startups, especially Silicon Valley-based tech companies, are asking early employees to forgo high salaries in favor of shares in the company, essentially betting on their own future success. Such equity arrangements can be great for employees and entrepreneurs alike, but they may come with......

  • When Should I Change My Will?

    2016-06-24T13:00:19Z

    A will is meant to make the lives of those you love easier after your life has ended. It lays out your intentions for the inheritance and disposal of your belongings, whether that includes money, property, stamp collections, or sewing machines. Whatever you cannot take with you can be......

  • How Will My Divorce Affect My Health Insurance?

    2016-06-23T22:03:13Z

    Health insurance is a tricky thing. Sometimes it's tied to our employers, which can in turn tie us to jobs we no longer want. Other times, we're insured through a spouse, which in the same way can tie us to a relationship that is no longer working. If you have......

  • Hip Implant System Recalls and Injuries

    2016-06-23T22:01:59Z

    Unfortunately for those who have replaced hips, being unattached to body parts is a familiar notion. Still, no one expects a hip replacement to have to be replaced due to defects. Yet it happens a lot. The materials in hip replacements are not exactly ideal for general physical health......

Supreme Court News

  • Today in History

    Mon, 27 Jun 2016 04:01:17 GMT

    Today in History

  • Supreme Court set to close out current term with 3 big cases

    Sun, 26 Jun 2016 14:14:42 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is set to close out its current term with opinions Monday in three remaining cases after a flurry of decisions last week.

  • Immigration deadlock reprises Obama's battle with the court

    Fri, 24 Jun 2016 07:24:29 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — By deadlocking on President Barack Obama's immigration program, the Supreme Court not only scuttled a policy the White House hoped would be a cornerstone of the president's legacy — it added another chapter to Obama's turbulent history with the court and delivered a reminder that there's more to come.

  • Scalia's death, Senate inaction leave Supreme Court in bind

    Fri, 24 Jun 2016 07:19:37 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Antonin Scalia's unexpected death in February and the Senate's refusal to confirm a successor has left the Supreme Court in a bind on several closely divided cases.

  • Abortion, McDonnell appeal among last Supreme Court cases

    Fri, 24 Jun 2016 07:16:28 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — After issuing a flurry of decisions on Thursday, the Supreme Court will close out its current term with opinions next week in its remaining three cases.

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Political News

  • Premier says China wants 'united and stable' EU

    Mon, 27 Jun 2016 05:34:46 GMT

    BEIJING (AP) — China's premier called Monday for joint efforts to restore global economic confidence following the shock of Britain's vote to leave the European Union.

  • AP PHOTOS: Iraqi special forces share treasured possessions

    Mon, 27 Jun 2016 05:33:14 GMT

    FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) — Sgt. Ahmed Abdelaziz, with Iraq's special forces, has been almost continually deployed fighting the Islamic State group ever since the militants overran nearly a third of Iraq in the summer of 2014. Now he's on the front lines of Fallujah, a city that was declared "fully liberated" on Sunday by the commander leading the fight against IS.

  • Jesse Williams moves BET Awards crowd with passionate speech

    Mon, 27 Jun 2016 04:42:21 GMT

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Jesse Williams brought the energy of a civil rights rally to the BET Awards Sunday night as he accepted the humanitarian award, demanding equal rights and calling for an end to police brutality against black people and white appropriation of black culture.

  • BET Awards full of Prince tributes and political moments

    Mon, 27 Jun 2016 04:24:43 GMT

    The BET Awards — or "The Prince Tribute Show" — featured emotional and energetic performances from Sheila E., Stevie Wonder and Jennifer Hudson honoring the Purple One, along with political statements on issues ranging from racial injustice to the U.S. presidential election.

  • New archbishop may transform Cuban church with modest style

    Mon, 27 Jun 2016 04:02:26 GMT

    JARUCO, Cuba (AP) — In the mid-1970s, a recently ordained priest trekked the Cuban countryside, defying the communist government by distributing hand-printed religious pamphlets to townspeople bold enough to open their doors.