Owens-Brockway appeals lawsuit ruling to Supreme Court

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Nevada Supreme Court clears way for Reno firefighter layoffs

A Reno firefighter sprays a pallet fire on Bravo Avenue in Stead Thursday afternoon May 29, 2014.(Photo: RGJ File) The city of Reno has prevailed in its legal battle to lay off 32 firefighters, but city Manager Andrew Clinger says the jobs are safe for now. In an opinion issued on Wednesday, the Nevada Supreme [...]

DA praises Supreme Court for backing death penalty for wildlife officer David …

The state Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the death sentence of a man convicted of killing a wildlife conservation officer “affirms that justice has been properly served,” Adams County District Attorney Shawn Wagner said Wednesday. “While this case will likely be the subject of many more appeals…I am confident that justice has been properly handed [...]

Arizona Supreme Court Allows Medicaid Plan Lawsuit

The Arizona Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed a lawsuit challenging Gov. Jan Brewer’s Medicaid expansion plan to move forward, a decision that deals a major blow to the governor’s signature achievement just days before she leaves office. The high court agreed that 36 Republican lawmakers can sue Brewer over the legality of a hospital assessment [...]

Deadlocked race could head to Del. Supreme Court

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N.C. Supreme Court dissenters offer progressives hope

The 2014 elections in North Carolina were, on the whole, a tremendous letdown for the progressive-minded. But let’s not overlook the fact that we won the most important contests on the ballot—seats on the N.C. Supreme Court. The importance of these less-noticed, ostensibly nonpartisan races was brought home to me by the court’s decision in [...]

New Enrollment Numbers Show Importance of Coming Supreme Court Case

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Supreme Court takes case, but plaintiff is missing

WASHINGTON — When the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to take Bobby Chen’s case involving a run-down Baltimore row house razed by the city, it looked past the fact he was too poor to pay the court’s filing fee and had no attorney. But now Chen can’t be found, something unheard of at the nation’s highest [...]

Supreme Court sets execution dates for 2 inmates

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Hardesty named state Supreme Court chief justice – Las Vegas Review

The Nevada Supreme Court announced Tuesday that Justice James W. Hardesty will take over when Chief Justice Mark Gibbons finishes his term in the state’s highest court next week. Hardesty will become the administrative head of the state’s legal system — speaking publicly for the court and representing Nevada’s judiciary nationally — on Jan. 5, [...]

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