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Groups, including AAJ and AFL-CIO, argue splitting Ninth Circuit would be a mistake

By Jessica Karmasek | Aug 28, 2017

Last week, more than 150 groups and organizations sent a letter to members of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, urging them to oppose any “ill-considered efforts” that would split the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. So far, three such bills have been introduced in Congress this year.

Commercial spaceflight industry faces uncertain legal, regulatory environment

By Amanda Robert | Jun 5, 2017

MIDLAND, Texas (Legal Newsline) - The idea of buying a ticket to space seems like something that would play out in a summer blockbuster movie.

Asbestos firm's political donations draw attention as trial lawyers eye Democratic Senate

By Jessica Karmasek | Nov 3, 2016

BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - As trial lawyers seek a Democratic majority in the U.S. Senate, as well as a Democratic president, a major asbestos firm in Massachusetts is catching flak for doling out bonuses to its attorneys that match their contributions to various political campaigns -- mostly Democratic.

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