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Superior Court Addresses Post-Tincher Products Liability Issues (Non-Precedential)

3 hours agoIndustries / Law : Tort Talk

In its recent decision in the case of Martinez v. American Honda Motor, No. 445 EDA 2015 (Pa. Super. April 19, 2017 Bender, P.J.E., Dubow, J., Musmanno, J.)(mem. op. by Dubow, J.), the Pennsylvania Superior Court affirmed a Plaintiff’s...Show More Summary

A judge has refused effort to block spending on California's bullet train

The California bullet train dodged another legal bullet Tuesday when a Sacramento Superior Court judge tentatively rejected a request to stop the state rail agency from spending bond money approved by voters in 2008. Opponents of the project sought an injunction to keep the agency from spending...

Judge intends to permit California high-speed rail funding

A judge is set to reject the latest court challenge to California's $64 billion high-speed rail project. Sacramento County Superior Court Judge Raymond Cadei said in a tentative ruling Tuesday … Click to Continue »

Roman Polanski's Rape Victim Is Now Lobbying the Court On His Behalf

10 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Roman Polanski has been attempting to return to the US, after years of avoiding extradition from Europe, on the condition that an L.A. County Superior Court judge unseal old transcripts that prove he made a deal with a judge in 1977 that excluded more jail time. Read more...

Back at SCOTUS: limits to state court jurisdiction

19 hours agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

The Supreme Court is set to hear oral argument Tuesday (today) on Bristol-Myers Squibb v. Superior Court and BNSF Railway Co. v. Tyrrell, enabling it to revisit its line of cases (especially Daimler AG v. Bauman, 2014) setting limits to state court jurisdiction. Show More Summary

The Latest: Yuma jury deliberate case of 2005 killings of 6

The Latest on the trial of a man in the 2005 killings in Yuma of six people (all times local): 5 p.m. A Yuma County Superior Court jury has recessed … Click to Continue »

Panel concludes San Diego judge violated judicial ethics rules

A San Diego County Superior Court judge violated ethics rules when he made remarks to lawyers and litigants about their appearance and ethnicity in his first years on the bench, a special panel of judges concluded in a report released Friday. In the 90-page report, a three-judge panel appointed...

Aaron Hernandez Judge Orders Final Hours In His Cell Preserved As Evidence

The last several hours Aaron Hernandez spent alive in his jail cell have been ordered preserved as potential evidence into the circumstances surrounding his death. Bristol Superior Court Judge Thomas McGuire on Friday granted a request...Show More Summary

There’s A Jail Snitch Program In Orange County, And Here Are The Inside Memos That Detail It

4 days agoNews : Huffington Post

LOS ANGELES ? The debate about whether the Orange County Sheriff’s Department is operating a jailhouse informant program is over. According to Superior Court Judge Thomas Goethals, it’s over. According to the 4th District Court of Appeal, which affirmed Goethals’ findings last year, it’s over. Show More Summary

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Thursday News: The people's court

5 days agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

COMMON CAUSE AND CITIZENS FILE LAWSUIT ON SPECIAL SESSION SHENANIGANS: The lawsuit filed Wednesday in Wake County Superior Court contends that Lt. Gov. Dan Forest, president of the state Senate, Phil Berger, president pro tempore ofShow More Summary

‘Sometimes the only way to have a voice is by literally speaking out’: Arab activists head to court for disrupting Israel ambassador hearing

Taher Herzallah and Kareem El-Hosseiny will come before Superior Court judge Marisa Demeo on Thursday, April 20th to hear potential motions regarding their disruption of David Friedman's nomination hearing to become US ambassador to Israel. Show More Summary

Man sentenced to life in killing of Thunderbolt couple

One of two men accused of killing a couple in southeast Georgia couple has been sentenced to life in prison. Media outlets report Chatham County Superior Court Judge sentenced 27-year-old … Click to Continue »

Superior Court Addresses Post-Tincher Issues

6 days agoIndustries / Law : Tort Talk

In its recent decision in the case of Renninger v. A&R Machine Shop, 1896 WDA 2015 (Pa.Super. April 11, 2017 Lazarus, Stabile, Strassburger, J.J.)(Op. by Stabile), the Pennsylvania Superior Court upheld a defense verdict in one of the first Post-Tincher product liability cases to go up the appellate laddert. Show More Summary

Pennsylvania Superior Court Rules that Insomnia is Not a Serious Injury in Limited Tort Context

6 days agoIndustries / Law : Tort Talk

In the case of Vetter v. Miller, 2017 Pa. Super. 64 (Pa. Super. March 10, 2017) (Ransom, J., Ford Elliot, P.J.E., Stephens, P.J.E.) (Op. by Ransom, J.), the court affirmed the trial court's decision that a Plaintiff's insomnia did not amount to a serious impairment of a body function for a limited tort Plaintiff under the facts presented. Show More Summary

Judge's 'Ignorance of the Law' Led to Campaign Finance Violations

How much interest can you get from campaign loans? Too much for Judge Tara Flanagan, who won her race for the Alameda County Superior Court in 2012 but is still paying for some campaign loans. Flanagan borrowed $25,000 from her campaign treasurer to run for the job, but it's......

The Latest: Former Tucson fire captain gets life in killings

The Latest on the sentencing of a former Tucson fire captain convicted of killing three people (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Pima County Superior Court says the former Tucson Fire … Click to Continue »

Who would you support for judge: a 'government lawyer' or a 'child molestation prosecutor'?

It’s a lamentable fact of political life that winning an election for superior court judge in California often depends on what job description the candidate chooses to put on the ballot. The “ballot designation” goes right under the candidate’s name, allowing each contender three little words to...

Pennsylvania Superior Court Addresses Waiver of Attorney-Client and Attorney Work Product Privilege

last weekIndustries / Law : Tort Talk

In the case of BouSamra v. Excela Health, 2017 Pa. Super. 66 (Pa. Super. March 13, 2017 Bowes, Stabile, Musmanno, J.J.) (Op. by Bowes, J.), the Pennsylvania Superior Court affirmed the granting of a motion to compel surrounding a memorandum...Show More Summary

The Attorney for Ed Murray's Accuser Wants to Depose Murray On The Mayor's Birthday

by Heidi Groover Mayor Ed Murray denies allegations that he sexually abused teenagers in the 1980s. David Ryder / getty In a request submitted to King County Superior Court this morning, the lawyer for a man who has accused Mayor EdShow More Summary

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