Ninth Circuit Expands Admissibility of Scientific Evidence
- HEARSAY, GONE TOMORROW? Davis, Wendy N. // ABA Journal;Sep2004, Vol. 90 Issue 9, p22
Discusses issues surrounding the court ruling in the case Crawford v. Washington, which held that testimonial evidence must be subjected to cross-examination for it to be admitted against criminal defendants. Views of many lawyers on the case; Reason that some prosecutors went ahead with...
- Clean Air: High Court To Hear Greenhouse Gas Case. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;11/27/2006, Vol. 257 Issue 21, p11
The article focuses on a major global warning case facing the U.S. Supreme Court on November 29, 2006. In Massachusetts v. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the state argues that the Clean Air Act gives EPA authority to regulate carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases. According to EPA,...
- Federal Court Strikes Down Air-Quality Rule. Hunter, Pam // ENR: Engineering News-Record;7/21/2008, Vol. 261 Issue 2, p12
The article looks at the implications of the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia concerning the Clean Air Interstate Rule (CAIR). In a case filed by North Carolina and several utility companies, the federal appeals court said in a unanimous opinion that CAIR had...
- U.S. Supreme Court Delivers Bad News to Many Families in Case That Lengthens the Cue for Aged-out Children. Phulwani, Michael; Nachman, David H.; Singh, Rabindra K. // Desi Talk;6/27/2014, Vol. 18 Issue 26, p28
The article reports that in the case Scialabba v. Cuellar de Osorio, a U.S. Supreme Court ruled against thousands of aspiring young immigrants who were included on their parents' visa petitions as minors, but who turned 21.
- The Risks of Ambiguous Handbooks. Hatch, D. Diane; Hall, James E.; Kobata, Mark T. // Workforce (10928332);Mar2003, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p65
Presents the supreme court case Baril versus Aiken Regional Medical Centers in the U.S. Details on the case; Background on the offense of nurse Marolyn Baril; Decision of court towards the case.
- SCHOLASTIC JOURNALISM LAW. Appel, Gerry // Communication: Journalism Education Today;Spring2008, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p14
The article presents a query on whether the U.S. Supreme Court decision on case of Morse vs Frederick on June 25, 2007 protects students from expression laws.
- Morse, et al. v. Frederick. Schaefer, Debra // Communication: Journalism Education Today;Spring2008, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p27
The article offers step-by-step instructions for journalism students simulating the drama during the decision of U.S. Supreme Court case Morse et al vs Frederick.
- Insurers' action betrayed policyholder, court rules. Prince, Michael // Business Insurance;12/24/2001, Vol. 35 Issue 52, p4
Reports on the court ruling concerning betrayal of the insurer's fiduciary duty to its insured in the United States. Basis of the court ruling; Reference to the Lockwood International B.V. versus Volm Bag Co. Inc. case; Terms and agreement of the deal between both companies.
- legal affairs: legal briefs. // Chicago Citizen - South Suburban Edition;8/4/2010, Vol. 29 Issue 39, p10
The article offers news briefs related to legal affairs in the U.S. including the long term sentence of Frank Thomas Hicks due to a string of carjackings and the consolidation of more than 300 lawsuits filed in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill against BP PLC and other companies.