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Breaking News: Imprisoned Upstate New York Chimpanzee Denied Habeas Corpus Relief By The Supreme Court Appellate Division.
Posted on 9 Dec 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

In a case held up as a potential groundbreaker for the animal-rights movement, Tommy, the chimpanzee at issue, was specifically denied status as a person in a unanimous opinion issued by the court. Judge Karen Peters wrote: “We conclude that a chimpanzee... Read More

Court Bars Candidates Lawsuit Over Expletive
Posted on 5 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MADISON, Wis. - (AP) A federal court has rejected a lawsuit filed by an independent candidate for the state Assembly in Wisconsin who wants to use a racially charged phrase to describe herself on the ballot. U.S. District Judge Rudolph Randa said in the... Read More