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Former Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Carey joins Hogan Lovells

Hogan Lovells announced on Wednesday longtime Delaware Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Carey, who oversaw the Chapter 11 case for media conglomerate Tribune Co, will join the law firm as its insolvency group eyes global growth.Carey will start as partner in Hogan’s business restructuring and insolvency practice on Oct.

U.S. judge orders big drug companies to face opioid trial

FILE PHOTO: Bottles of prescription painkiller OxyContin pills, made by Purdue Pharma LP sit on a counter at a local pharmacy in Provo, Utah, U.“A factfinder could reasonably infer that these failures were a substantial factor in producing the alleged harm suffered by plaintiffs,” the Cleveland-based judge wrote.

Doctors can perform C-section if woman loses mental capacity, judge rules | Society

The woman has been deemed to have the mental capacity to make decisions and has told doctors that a caesarean section is “the last thing she would agree to”, Mr Justice Hayden heard.If that happened, they said, doctors would have to act quickly and needed to know that they could legally perform a caesarean section without the woman’s agreement if necessary.

'My Wife Is Dying': yer's Complaint Claims Judge Demanded Court Appearance


“It almost brought tears to my eyes that anybody, any elected official, much less a judicial officer, would behave in such a manner,” said Waco solo practitioner Doug Froneberger, who filed a judicial complaint against Bell County Justice of the Peace Pct.com

Texas attorney Doug Froneberger has filed a judicial misconduct complaint against a judge who allegedly demanded him to appear in court as his wife was hospitalized with terminal cancer.

Asylum case rejected by controversial judge Sandy Street will be reheard | Law

Full bench of federal court finds Street failed to give procedural fairness to Iranian man

Judge Sandy Street failed to give procedural fairness to an Iranian asylum seeker, a full bench of the federal court has found.Photograph: Dan Himbrechts/AAP

A full bench of the federal court has ordered an asylum case rejected by the controversial circuit court judge Sandy Street to be reheard, adding further criticisms of his conduct and finding he failed to give procedural fairness to the Iranian asylum seeker.

Judge rejected asylum seeker who did not have gay ‘demeanour’ | UK news

Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA

A UK immigration judge rejected the asylum claim of a man from a country where homosexuality is illegal in part because he did not have a gay “demeanour”, a lawyer has revealed.She said the judge was guilty of “a stereotype embedded in prejudice” and that such attitudes were not unique in the immigration courts.

Oklahoma judge to rule on Monday in opioid lawsuit against J&J

(Reuters) - An Oklahoma judge will rule on Monday on whether Johnson & Johnson should be held liable in a lawsuit by the state’s attorney general who argues the drugmaker should be forced to pay $17 billion for fueling the opioid epidemic.FILE PHOTO: The Johnson & Johnson logo is displayed on a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.

Judge dismisses turnaround guru's racketeering case vs McKinsey

(Reuters) - A federal judge dismissed claims on Monday by turnaround pioneer Jay Alix that McKinsey & Co violated racketeering laws when the consulting firm expanded into advising bankrupt U.FILE PHOTO: The logo of consulting firm McKinsey and Company is seen at the high profile startups and high tech leaders gathering, Viva Tech,in Paris, France May 16, 2019.

Brexit: judge fast-tracks challenge to stop Johnson forcing no deal | Politics

Photograph: Victor Lacken/The Guardian

A Scottish judge has fast-tracked a legal challenge backed by 75 MPs and peers to prevent Boris Johnson proroguing parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit.David Welsh, the advocate acting for the parliamentarians and Maugham, told the court they feared the government would block and slow down the case as much as possible.

UK’s top judge calls for donations to legal support charity | Law

Photograph: Kevin Leighton

The UK’s most senior judge has appealed for people to give money to a charity whose volunteers support those who become embroiled in civil court cases but cannot afford a lawyer.“I know how intimidating the civil and family courts can be for people without legal knowledge or help,” Lady Hale, patron of the Personal Support Unit, told listeners.