Submitted by Darren Smith, Weekend Contributor In a ruling likely to embolden other cities and counties in Washington to prohibit legal marijuana businesses Pierce County Superior Court Ronald Culpepper ruled that Initiative 502, Washington...Show More Summary
So this: [ ] FOR [ ] AGAINST Constitutional amendment providing that a person accused of any criminal offense for which the State is not seeking a sentence of death in superior court may, in writing or on the record in court and with...Show More Summary
Supermarket chain Kroger is allegedly selling wheat bread containing high levels of urethane without a required warning on the packaging, according to a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court. The lawsuit, filed by Custodio & Dubey LLP, says urethane is a carcinogen and California Proposition 65 requires manufacturers and other businesses to post […]
Pamela Anderson and Rick Salomon are back on. After they were off awhile ago... then back on again... and then off once more. A spokesperson at the Los Angeles Superior Court confirms that Anderson, who filed for divorce from Salomon...Show More Summary
A judge has thrown out some electronic evidence in a murder case against former National Football League star Aaron Hernandez because of a paperwork problem, according to local media reports on Tuesday. Bristol County Superior CourtShow More Summary
Pamela Anderson has decided to stay with on-again, off-again husband Rick Salomon. Again. Anderson filed for divorce from Salomon in July, but petitioned the Superior Court of California today… READ ON
In a memorandum opinion handed down last week in the case of Bricker v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, No. 102 MDA 2014 (Pa. Super. Aug. 22, 2014 Lazarus, Wecht, Musmanno, J.) (non-precedential memorandum by Lazarus, J.), the Pennsylvania Superior Court addressed the validity of an underinsured motorist rejection (UIM) form. Show More Summary
In its recent decision in the case of Spitsin v. WGM Transportation, 2014 Pa.Super. 162 (Pa. Super. July 29, 2014 Ford Elliott, P.J.E., Lazarus, J., Wecht, J.) (Op. by Wecht, J.), the Pennsylvania Superior Court agreed that an employer...Show More Summary
Remember Burnham v. Superior Court? That's the one where a defendant was personally served in California while traveling there on business. The U.S. Supreme Court upheld personal service due to transient presence in the forum state ("tag jurisdiction") as legitimate on its own, without requiring any of the "sufficient minimum......
The legislature in the newly insane state of North Carolina had the brilliant idea of shoveling public money into private schools. Perhaps in an attempt to keep James Madison from spinning at 300 rpm, a state superior court judge named Thomas Hobgood...
Here’s another news story we hardly expected to read: a state superior court judge in North Carolina has not only ruled that the state legislature’s big giveaway of taxpayer money to religious extremists is unconstitutional, but that the state must claw back funds already given away. In a stunning rebuke to state lawmakers’ efforts to [...]
This is a spot of good news coming out of North Carolina. In the first step of what promises to be a long litigation road, Wake County Superior Court Judge Robert Hopgood found North Carolina's ultra-conservative school voucher program...Show More Summary
Seeking help from the courts: Last Thursday, in a Beaufort County Superior Court case that took place in Wilson, Judge Milton Fitch, Jr. granted the town’s request for a temporary restraining order, keeping Vidant Health and PantegoShow More Summary
One of the oldest private museums in the United States will be no more. On Monday, the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., received permission from a Superior Court judge to merge with the National Gallery of Art and George Washington University. The National Gallery will take the art,...
A Superior Court judge is holding a hearing involving two drug crime defendants that could determine the fate of thousands of drug prosecutions in Delaware.
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice gave the green light on Monday to a class action lawsuit targeting Bell Mobility over the expiration of prepaid cell phone minutes, CBC reports. It all started two years ago when Celia Sankar of Elliot Lake, Ontario, filed a lawsuit against Bell Mobility after the balance on her prepaid [...]
Leaders of the Corcoran Gallery of Art and Corcoran College of Art and Design, the George Washington University (GW) and the National Gallery of Art today received approval from the D.C. Superior Court to implement their historic agreements that were first announced in February 2014. Show More Summary
The D.C. superior court today approved the Corcoran’s plan to merge with the National Gallery of Art and the George Washington University, effectively dissolving the nearly 150-year-old institution. With this decision, one of D.C.’s oldest museums is about to undergo a drastic transformation in the next few months. Here’s what you need to know: […]
In a decision that could have game-changing effects on projects all across Seattle, a King County Superior Court judge ruled last week that a proposed 49-bedroom microhousing building at 741 Harvard Ave E would have to go through the public...
And charges include attempted murder. Ex-UFC Mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Jon Koppenhaver, now known as "War Machine," is scheduled to appear before California Superior Court on Tuesday (Aug. 19, 2014) to answer for charges filed...Show More Summary