Biden’s Court Problem – WSJ

Laveta Brigham

President-elect Biden announces the nomination of Pete Buttigieg for transportation secretary in Wilmington, Del., Dec. 16. Photo: Kevin Lamarque/Associated Press Tweets come and go; judges last a lifetime. That simple truth may weigh heavily on Joe Biden’s presidency. The president-elect is rapidly filling his administration, and two things are clear. […]

Business loan bogus, LR woman tells court

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A Little Rock woman admitted to bank fraud Thursday in federal court after obtaining nearly $2 million in loans intended to provide covid-19 relief for small businesses, prosecutors said. Ganell Tubbs, 41, pleaded guilty to one count of bank fraud in U.S. District Court in Little Rock, U.S. Attorney Cody […]

Supreme Court Justices Question IRS Shield in Tax-Shelter Case

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WASHINGTON—Supreme Court justices sharply questioned arguments by the federal government that certain tax regulations can’t be challenged in court before they are enforced. Justices across the ideological spectrum, including Samuel Alito, Stephen Breyer, Elena Kagan and Neil Gorsuch, expressed skepticism about the government’s position during an hour-long oral argument Tuesday. […]

In court moves, Britney Spears seeks freedom from father

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Tuesday afternoon, a Los Angeles judge will hear arguments on Spears’ requests, the boldest of which would remove James Spears as co-conservator for what his daughter says is an unwillingness to share control of her more than $60 million in assets. The conservatorship, known in many states as a guardianship, […]

Find Out Exactly Which Major Battle She Won in Court

Laveta Brigham

An important court decision today went Britney Spears’ way in her conservatorship battle against her father, Jamie Spears. A petition request to expand her legal team was granted, thus allowing her the right to add more lawyers to her case. Jamie had fought the petition, saying it would needlessly add […]

Uber, Lyft Take On CA In Court Over AB5 Allegations

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Share Tweet Share Share Share Print Email Lawyers for Uber, Lyft and the state of California laid out arguments on Tuesday (Oct. 13) for whether or not the state can force the gig economy companies to treat workers as employees and give benefits, Reuters reports. In January, California implemented its […]