A ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court that the enforceability of an employment arbitration agreement was for an arbitrator to decide – even though the employee claimed the agreement was unconscionable – has drawn the ire of lawyers and lawmakers ...Read More »
To take full advantage of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Melendez-Diaz v. Massachusetts, criminal defense attorneys will have to learn science, according to a panel on the case at the Virginia State Bar meeting on Friday. Melendez-Diaz says prosecutors ...Read More »
Virginia was one of just two states that refused to join a friend-of-the-court brief Tuesday supporting the father of a Marine whose funeral drew anti-gay protesters carrying inflammatory signs. Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s spokesman said concerns about freedom of expression ...Read More »
WASHINGTON (AP) Federal officials can hold inmates considered “sexually dangerous” indefinitely after their prison terms are complete, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled yesterday. The high court, in a 7-2 judgment, reversed a 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision that ...Read More »
Two George Mason University law school professors have the audacity to suggest that the U.S. Supreme Court justices have become a bunch of spotlight-chasing celebrities. This contention, by Professors Craig Lerner and Nelson Lund, is no mere cocktail chatter or ...
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