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Second phase of river-flooding trial to go virtual

R. Dan Boulware

After more than a year and a half of postponements, the second-phase trial in a long-running dispute pitting farmers along the Missouri River against the federal government will take place this summer, using a virtual format rather than in person. ...

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Civil Practice: Subject Matter Jurisdiction – Rooker-Feldman Doctrine – Issue Preclusion

Knutson v. City Of Fargo (MLW No. 60474/Case No. 08-1894 – 11 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, Bowman, J.) Where plaintiffs who brought federal constitutional claims against a city after a water main broke, flooding their property, the ...

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You would torture, and you would break

Let’s face it. The real question is not whether you would torture, because you would. If you believed that a nuclear device was in the center of New York City and that torturing the suspect was the only way to ...

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8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals: Criminal law

Testimony; Fifth Amendment   07-3760 United States of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Cheryl Moten, Defendant-Appellant Appeal From: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas Submitted: June 10, 2008 Filed: Dec. 24, 2008 Before: Judges Loken, Ebel and Colloton Opinion ...

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