Frank Carson Lawyer Accused of Conspiracy in California

A Conspiracy in California: Frank Carson Attorney in California A rather unusual series of criminal charges have come to light over the past few months in Modesto. Criminal allegations against none other than a criminal defense attorney coupled with charges of conspiracy are setting the stage for an even more unusual trial. Bizarre twists have popped […]

U.S. Supreme Court Deals Harsh Blow to Big Tobacco in Florida Lawsuits

Litigation by individual smokers and tobacco companies has been winding its way through the Florida courts for more than two decades. As a Florida federal appeals attorney explains, the U.S. Supreme Court has just weighed in with a decision that could cost tobacco companies tens of millions of dollars. The Procedural History of the Case In the early […]

Court of Appeals Rules that DuPont Acted in Bad Faith but Did Not Engage in Fraud

E.I du Pont de Nemours & Co. (DuPont), an American chemical company that makes genetically modified crops, recently settled a lawsuit with Monsanto Company (Monsanto), a competitor in the same market. In 1992, Monsanto secured a patent on a genetically engineered trait named Roundup Ready that makes soybean plants immune to a specific herbicide called […]

Chuck Yeager Tackles Numerous Legal Battles

After spending the better part of his life accomplishing what most men could only dream of, the legendary General Charles Chuck Yeager has been locked up with legal issues for the past few years. Once admired for being a WWII stud pilot, the first to break the sound barrier in 1947 and parachuting out of […]

5 Things You Didnt Know About Habeas Corpus Relief

“Habeas corpus” is a term that originated in English common law. It is meant to protect individuals from being illegally imprisoned. Someone held in custody can file a petition requiring the custodian to provide adequate legal justification for detention. If the custodian cannot do so, the court can order that the detainee be released. In […]

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