Daily Archives: October 9, 2012 - 5 results


Posted 2 years ago in Your Family & The Law by Jennifer King  
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Dan Abrams: Pick a Divorce Lawyer Like You’d Pick a Spouse, But More Carefully Choosing a divorce lawyer may be the most important decision you have made since, well, marrying that person from whom you now want to legally sever ties, writes legal analyst Dan Abrams. Who represents you in this personal, often frustrating and immensely important process is crucial. Yes, the notion of comparing the process of picking a divorce lawyer to picking a spouse may seem as absurd …

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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law by Sylvia Hsieh  
Cokehead Nailed for Bringing Blow to Court

An Illinois man recently went to court for a hearing over a cocaine charge and forgot to leave his cocaine at home. Alex Robinson got in line with the rest of the folks when the doors of Kane County courthouse opened around 8:30 a.m.on Sept. 29. Robinson was told to appear for allegedly violating his probation on a cocaine delivery charge in 2006. When the metal detector sounded, security guards asked Robinson to remove anything from his pockets that might …

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Posted 2 years ago in Crime Criminal Law by Aaron Kase  
Jerry Sandusky Sentenced to 30-60 Years for Child Rape

Former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky will likely spend the rest of his life in prison, after he was sentenced to 30 to 60 years behind bars today for over a decade’s worth of sexual abuse of children. The earliest the long-time defensive coordinator could be freed would be in 2042, when he will be 98 years old. Sandusky was convicted in June of sexually molesting ten boys, including several counts of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse. He met the …

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Posted 2 years ago in Immigration by Michele Bowman  
California Issues Driver’s Licenses to Undocumented Immigrants

While Arizona has come down hard on undocumented immigrant workers, its sister state, California, is giving some immigrants new rights – if they’re young enough. California Governor Jerry Brown signed one bill into law on September 30 – AB2189, which allows the state Department of Motor Vehicles to issue driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants who qualify for a separate federal program instituted in August by the Obama administration.   Help for Young, Acclimated Workers… The federal program, Deferred Action for …

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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law Personal Injury by Aaron Kase  
Aurora Theater Sued After July Shooting Rampage

Three plaintiffs have filed lawsuits against the owner of the Aurora Theater in Colorado following the July shooting attack by James Holmes which left 12 dead and 58 injured. The suits allege that Cinemark failed to provide adequate security and did not take precautions that could have stopped Holmes or mitigated the carnage he caused. “Although the theater was showing a midnight premier of the movie and was expecting large crowds of people to attend the midnight showing, no security …

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