Topic: Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
SeaWorld killer whale: Lawyers of SeaWorld headed to Washington DC on Tuesday to argue against broad federal oversight of the park's orca shows, which have mandated a physical separation between the trainers and marine mammals during performances.
The government has cited public safety in its decision to question Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the alleged Boston Marathon bomber, for 16 hours before reading him his Miranda rights. Legal experts differ on whether that's OK.
Both sides in the case of alleged Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be scouring thousands of FBI interviews and other evidence. Also, the Justice Department will undertake a lengthy process to decide if it will seek the death penalty.
In a hearing Tuesday, California Supreme Court justices grilled attorneys for both sides in the Prop. 8 case. Their ruling on legal 'standing' may affect more than the ban on same-sex marriage.
09/06/2011 10:04 pm
FBI and local law enforcement arrests 127 people allegedly connected to the Mafia, mostly in New York, New Jersey, and Rhode Island. Officials say the mob is still 'entrenched' in certain industries and has a 'pervasive' influence at ports.
01/20/2011 05:15 pm
Faisal Shahzad, the Pakistani-born US citizen accused of attempting to detonate a car bomb in New York's Times Square May 1, defiantly told a New York court he considered himself a 'Muslim soldier.'
06/21/2010 09:08 pm
Latest dragnet includes mayors and state assemblymen with 44 arrests so far.
07/24/2009 01:00 am