Legal News Video Update - May 3, 2010

Among the stories on this video edition of LexisNexis Legal News, the U.S. Supreme Court finds a judge erred in enjoining Congress from transferring government land on which a Christian cross stands into private hands, but affirms that a shareholder derivative lawsuit over the marketing of Vioxx was...

FBI Accused Of Violating Muslims' Rights At Mosque

LOS ANGELES - (AP) Two civil liberties groups have sued the FBI, claiming that one of the agency's former informants was ordered to target Muslims for surveillance when he infiltrated a California mosque. The ACLU of Southern California and the Los Angeles office of the Council on American-Islamic...

Real Cases in Real Estate By Andrea Lee Negroni, Esq. – December 3rd, 2012 Update

Real Cases in Real Estate is a weekly update on real estate law, with legal principles illustrated and explained by lawsuits from around the country. The topics are wide-ranging for appeal to a broad spectrum of readers including lawyers, homeowners, investors and the general public. Andrea Lee...

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Guilty Plea Sentence Affirmed for Workers’ Comp Fraud

Larson's Spotlight on Fraud, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Employer Status for Religious Colony, and Negligent Provision of Firearm. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers' Compensation Law...

First Amendment Free Exercise of Religion Doesn’t Apply to For Profit Corporation - Corporation Forced to Buy Insurance

By Barry Zalma, Attorney and Consultant It is the dream of every business that its customers be required by law to enter into a contract to buy the product of the business. Insurance is, by definition a contract freely entered into between a person, the insured and the insurer. The parties to the...

High Court Agrees To Hear 2 Challenges To Birth Control Mandate

WASHINGTON, D.C. —(Mealey’s) The U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 26 announced that it granted certiorari in two cases challenging the birth control mandate contained in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). Both of the cases involve for-profit companies opposed to the mandate...

High Court Hears Arguments In Birth Control Mandate Cases

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) The U.S. Supreme Court on March 25 heard arguments in two cases that will decide whether for-profit, secular businesses have to provide contraceptive services as part of their health insurance packages to employees even if they oppose such measures on religious...