A New York state Supreme Court judge might know a thing a two about the law, but even she’s not immune to petty scams. Acting State Supreme Court Justice Lori Sattler was bilked out of a whopping $1 million when … More » The post State Supreme Court Judge Scammed Out Of $1 Million appeared first on EveryJoe.
South Dakota Supreme Court Justice Lori Wilbur has announced she will be retiring this summer. Wilbur has been part of the state's judicial branch for nearly 25 years and has … Click to Continue »
Sometimes it’s all about who you know. A former secretary at the University of North Dakota has pled guilty to felony theft charges. “Lori Ann Pesch pleaded guilty on Aug. 5 to a Class B felony theft charge for falsifying overtime vouchers totaling about $10,210 in wages in 2012 and falsifying travel vouchers from which she...
By Malene Thyssen, Wikimedia Commons In the first part of our Profiles in Social Justice series, we met Beatrice, a Catholic who devoted her professional life to social justice work with women and children escaping domestic violence and who has continued to make a meaningful difference after retiring. Show More Summary
This story, which started off with a bang -- or rather banging, memorialized in nude photos -- ends with a whimper.
One of four couples suing the state of Idaho, Lori and Sharene Watsen with their son. After yesterday's ruling from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturning same sex marriage bans in Nevada and Idaho, confusion has reigned.Show More Summary
Lori Windham, senior counsel for The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, joins supporters in front of the Supreme Court after the decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores June 30, 2014 in Washington, DC. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty...Show More Summary
A nasty custody battle in New York City took a shocking turn when Acting Supreme Court Justice Lori Sattler allowed the ex-husband, Manuel John Mehos and his lawyer Eleanor Alter, to use his ex-wife Lisa Mehos’ recent abortion against her. The judge’s decision outraged Mrs. Mehos’ lawyer Emily Jane Goodman, and abortion rights activists as […]
(Scott Johnson) Three Minnesota Supreme Court justices are up for election on Tuesday: Chief Justice Lorie Gildea, Associate Justice Barry Anderson and Associate Justice David Stras. All three are Pawlenty appointees and in my view excellent, indeed model, judges. Show More Summary
Alex Chapman, the man accusing Judge Lori Douglas of sexual harassment, may not be the sexual innocent he claims to be. What are the allegations against him? Continue reading » Follow Above the Law on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Show More Summary
Many observers of the proceedings against Madam Justice Lori Douglas, the Canadian judge featured in nude photos on the internet, are sympathetic to Justice Douglas. What is the case against Her Honor, in favor of removing her from the bench? Continue reading » Follow Above the Law on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Show More Summary
What does Jack King — husband of Judge Lori Douglas, and the man who posted her nude photos to the internet — have to say for himself? Continue reading » Follow Above the Law on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Tags: Alex Chapman,...Show More Summary
What’s the latest news about Madam Justice Lori Douglas, the Canadian judge whose nude photographs made their way to the internet? Continue reading » Follow Above the Law on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Tags: Alex Chapman, Blogging,...Show More Summary
What does Madam Justice Lori Douglas, the Canadian judge whose nude photos made their way to the internet, have to say about the charges against her? Continue reading » Follow Above the Law on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Tags:...Show More Summary
With more allegations of misconduct revealed, the Canadian Judicial Council met to discuss Justice Lori Douglas’s sex scandal inquiry. Unlike her legs in her nude picture spread, this media circus will likely close in July. [Winnipeg Free Press] “I want to apologize. Show More Summary
What do Reema Bajaj, the Illinois lawyer accused of prostitution, and Justice Lori Douglas, the Canadian judge whose nude photos wound up on the web, share in common with Bill Clinton? Continue reading » Follow Above the Law on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Show More Summary
Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Thursday, May 3, 2012: Canadian Judicial Council inquiry into Madame Justice Lori Douglas sex complaint: May 17 at Winnipeg (CBC) Manhattan Prosecutors Focus on PimpsShow More Summary
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson has written a very powerful letter to Iowa AG Tom Miller, NY AG Eric Schneiderman and an associate AG at the Department of Justice stating where she stands on the fifty forty-five state robosigning settlement talks with the nation's five largest banks. Show More Summary
Here are today's leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Canadian Judicial Council to Hear Allegations Against Manitoba Justice Lori Douglas | Suite101.com - http://goo.gl/CDqLL Judge: Neighbour's N.Y. noise suit against Madonna...Show More Summary
This week brings good news for law firms in Canada. Apparently they weathered the recession better than their U.S. counterparts. The news for Canadian judges — or at least one high-profile jurist — is less good. Madam Justice A. Lori...Show More Summary