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Tacked Together in the Mind of the Testator

A widow challenging her late husband’s will argued that the Estate’s representative failed to make a prima facie case of a valid attestation, as the witnesses' signatures appeared neither on the same page as the testator's nor on a...

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Star Trek Fan Film Boldly Going Before a Jury

On January 3, 2017, Judge R. Gary Klausner of the United States District Court for the Central District of California issued a ruling in a copyright infringement case regarding the science fiction franchise Star Trek . The plaintiffs, Paramount Pictures...

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NY Questioning Scientific Validity of Shaken-Baby Syndrome

An appellate court in New York unanimously affirmed a decision that granted defendant Rene Bailey’s motion to vacate her second degree murder conviction from 2002, based on newly discovered evidence that questions the scientific validity of shaken...

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New Jersey Veteran’s State-Side Medical Treatment of Wounded Qualified as Service in “Theater of Operation”

The Tax Court of New Jersey recently decided that a New Jersey veteran qualified for the disabled veteran's personal residence tax exemption under N.J. Stat. Ann. § 54:4-3.30(a) as a result of her treatment of wounded soldiers as a doctor in...

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Georgia Woman Arrested for Altering a Prescription Doctor Changed Sues for Negligence

A Georgia woman’s suit against a family medical center (TCFPA Family Medical Centers, P.C.) and doctor (William O. Cornwell, M.D.) for negligence following her arrest for altering a prescription to illegally obtain a controlled substance was given...

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What is torture?

Absence of visible daylight? Unsafe water? No watch or clock? No books, no television, no radio? In Arguelles v. United States AG, 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 21034, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a decision to remove Freddy Arguelles...