An employee cannot break the law in order to collect evidence in support of a workplace discrimination lawsuit, a 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel unanimously ruled Nov. 15. Judge Diana Motz wrote that for an employee’s actions to be ...Read More »
A Mecklenburg County Superior Court didn’t have jurisdiction to grant the habeas corpus petitions of two men who were arrested by the local sheriff’s office and detained pursuant to a written agreement with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the North ...
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Democratic civil rights attorney Anita Earls has won an eight-year term on North Carolina’s Supreme Court in an election where voters also soundly rejected two proposed amendments to the state’s constitution that would have stripped the governor’s office of the ...Read More »
When Lawyers Weekly publishes its annual list of the largest law firms in the Carolinas next spring, some of the mainstays of the rankings will be bearing new names on their marquees, part of a growing trend of local and ...Read More »
A federal judge overstepped in imposing a sweeping gag order in a contentious series of nuisance lawsuits against the world’s largest pork producer, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled. “Gag orders should be a last resort, not ...Read More »