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
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...
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 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...
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 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 »
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...
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
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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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
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
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 »
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
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
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 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 »
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...
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
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