The Latest on Arkansas' efforts to carry out executions before the end of April : A federal appeals court has rejected a request to issue execution stays for a group of Arkansas inmates, including one scheduled for lethal injection Thursday night. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday rejected requests from the inmates, who had challenged th […]
General Mills Inc. can compel arbitration in the case of 33 laid-off employees who claim their waivers of Age Discrimination in Employment Act claims were not "knowing and voluntary'' as required by law, says a federal appeals court in overturning a lower court ruling. In June 2012, Minneapolis-based General Mills announced it was terminating […]
Today, the Arkansas death row prisoners scheduled for execution asked the U.S. Supreme Court for an emergency stay. Federal public defenders Scott Braden and John Williams also asked the high court to overturn the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit and uphold U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker's preliminary injunction.
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