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  • The legal industry has to do better. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/abovethelaw/~3/NOJ4gmB9qwg/
  • But can you sue someone for emotional distress? The quick answer is yes. However, your lawsuit doesn’t have a chance of succeeding unless the other person has done something particularly heinous. Keep reading to learn how to file your suit. What is Emotional Distress? Emotional distress is severe mental trauma. The injury is non-physical. If […]
  • LONDON, April 18 (Reuters) – Angolan crude was already selling rapidly and at sky-high prices after the preliminary loading programme for June showed the lowest volumes in over a decade. Meanwhile new Nigerian official selling prices showed markdowns from relatively high levels the month before which buyers were loath to meet. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/DhxqeD9Ei4A/idAFL5N2205EZ
  • On Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in North Carolina Department of Revenue v. Kimberley Rice Kaestner 1992 Family Trust. North Carolina hopes to convince the court that its method of taxing trusts, with jurisdiction based on an in-state beneficiary, passes constitutional muster. The court greeted the state’s arguments with significant skepticism. As a […]
  • ABUJA, April 18 (Reuters) – President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law a bill to increase Nigeria’s minimum wage with immediate effect, an aide said on Thursday. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/iPz-d-IZu70/idAFL5N220591
  • McDonough v. Smith, argued Wednesday, saw justices and attorneys repeating metaphors about heads spinning and constitutional rights swimming. The justices seemed inclined to rule for the petitioner (supported by the United States) that his claim was timely and that the limitations period on a civil action should not begin until favorable termination of criminal proceedings. […]
  • ABUJA, April 18 (Reuters) – President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law a bill to increase Nigeria’s minimum wage with immediate effect, a special assistant said on Thursday. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/nSsNJTr42LU/idAFL0N1RH029
  • Amy Howe reports for this blog, in a post that first appeared at Howe on the Court, that yesterday a Louisiana abortion clinic filed a cert petition asking the Supreme Court to strike down a state law requiring abortion providers to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals; the justices had put the law on hold […]
  • On Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Parker Drilling Management Service, Ltd. v. Newton, a case about whether workers employed on drilling platforms more than three miles off the coast of California are entitled to the protections of California’s more worker-friendly wage-and-hours law or whether a federal statute, the Outer Continental Shelf Lands […]
  • <img width="150" src="https://www.scotusblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/bSC190417_Feigin-150×150.jpg" alt="Argument analysis: “The last Johnson domino to fall”?” title=”Argument analysis: “The last Johnson domino to fall”?”>Johnson domino to fall”?” title=”Argument analysis: “The last Johnson domino to fall”?”> Today the Supreme Court considered “the last Johnson domino to fall” (at least potentially). The case, United States v. Davis, involves the possible implications of […]