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Supreme Court sides with employers on retaliation suits

Workers who allege that their employer retaliated against them must meet a higher burden than merely showing that the desire to retaliate was one motivating factor, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in a 5-4 decision that vacates a $3.4 million jury verdict.

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Supreme Court’s ‘Miranda’ ruling leaves lawyers guessing

The U.S. Supreme Court’s splintered ruling allowing a witness’ pre-arrest silence to be introduced at trial — its latest decision carving out more of the contours of defendants’ well-known right to remain silent — seemed at first blush to be a devastating blow to defense attorneys and their clients.

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Senate favors victim-friendly dog bite bill

The Senate gave preliminary approval on Tuesday to legislation that would overturn a controversial Maryland Court of Appeals ruling that made pit bull owners and their landlords financially responsible for injuries caused by those dogs.

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Pa. high court remands voter ID law

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania’s highest court on Tuesday told a lower court judge to stop a tough new law requiring voters to show photo identification from taking effect in this year’s presidential election if he finds voters cannot get easy ...

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