Daily Archives: May 28, 2013 - 5 results


Posted 4 years ago in Criminal Law by Michele Bowman  
Zimmerman Motion Hearing Sets Stage for June 10 Trial

At a motion hearing on May 28, the judge in George Zimmerman’s upcoming second-degree murder trial over the shooting of Trayvon Martin made several rulings that set the defense on its heels, as the trial date of June 10 approaches.   No Texts from the Victim – Yet First, Judge Debra Nelson reportedly ruled that Zimmerman’s defense team, headed by Mark O’Mara, will not be allowed, during opening arguments, to talk about Martin’s pot-smoking, fighting, texting, being suspended from school, …

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Do You Support or Oppose Obamacare? [Poll]

A CNN poll reports 54% of Americans oppose the Affordable Health Care Act (Obamacare). But of this percentage only 35% oppose the law because it is “too liberal” with 16% saying they oppose it because it does not go far enough. The CNN reports 43% of Americans support Obamacare. The New York Times op-ed columnist, Paul Krugman explains the law forbids exclusion of insurance based on pre-existing conditions, requires everyone purchase insurance and provides cheaper prices for insurance for lower …

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Posted 4 years ago in Personal Injury by Aaron Kase  
Tears, Emails and $24 Million Blown at Michael Jackson Trial

The Michael Jackson wrongful death trial concluded its fourth week with tears and more explosive emails documenting the relationship between the King of Pop, his doctor and his concert promoter. Jackson’s mother Katherine burst into tears on Thursday while hearing about the pressure her son was under to perform for his scheduled This is It tour. The singer died in 2009 from a prescription drug overdose administered by his personal physician, Conrad Murray, who was convicted of manslaughter in 2011. …

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‘Robin Hood’ Parking Meter Activists Sued by City

The city of Keene, N.H., has had enough of a group of Free State activists who feed parking meters to help fellow citizens avoid tickets and is suing the group, alleging they harass parking enforcement cops, according to a news report.   Freed from Parking Tickets After several years of simply feeding the random parking meter to save a fellow citizen from a parking ticket, Robin Hood of Keene members took the idea to whole new level about six months …

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Posted 4 years ago in Class Actions Your Job & The Law by Aaron Kase  
Wal-Mart Tries to Quash Gender Bias Suit in Wisconsin

Wal-Mart is hoping to get a gender bias class action suit in Wisconsin thrown out of court, thanks to the reversal of a new rule imposed by the National Labor Relations Board. Five women are trying to make the retail giant answer their claims that they were paid less and had fewer opportunities for promotions than their male counterparts. Several other similar suits have been filed in other states following a 2011 Supreme Court ruling that disallowed a national class …

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