WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – An amicus brief filed by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra argues public employees should have to pay union fees even if they fell that it contributes to political pandering.
SPRINGFIELD - A magistrate judge granted a AutoZone's motion to seal documents after denying the plaintiff the same right because the defendant's motion was the only one pending when he addressed the issue.
MOUNT VERNON – The Fifth District Appellate Court has vacated an aggravated domestic battery conviction because the state failed to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the victim suffered great bodily harm.
BENTON – U.S. District Judge Nancy J. Rosenstengel both granted and denied in part a motion to dismiss defendant Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) motion in an Aug. 7 ruling claiming lack of personal jurisdiction.
EAST ST. LOUIS — A convicted murderer's civil action against three drugmakers arguing his medication made him commit the crime was dismissed after a magistrate judge threw it out on grounds of timeliness.