“This has to stop.” With just four words, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has laid down a marker. The court was reviewing the case of a black homeless man in West Virginia who was stopped by a ...Read More »
A serial killer on North Carolina’s death row had no constitutional right under Simmons v. South Carolina to inform the sentencing jury that because he was already ineligible for parole, he did not pose a continuing danger to society, the ...Read More »
BALTIMORE — A lawyer’s premature disclosure of her client’s sealed whistleblower lawsuit does not necessarily doom the litigation, a U.S. appeals court ruled Monday in reviving a construction worker’s claim that a Maryland company violated the federal False Claims Act ...
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CHARLOTTE — A federal appeals court is hearing arguments in a case challenging a new North Carolina voting law that critics say will suppress minority voter turnout in November. The Richmond, Virginia-based 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals set Thursday ...Read More »
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court says there was no error in a North Carolina death row inmate’s first-degree murder conviction. Elrico Darnell Fowler was sentenced to death for killing Bobby Richmond, an employee of a Howard Johnson’s ...Read More »