A federal appeals court has ruled that public college officials did not violate free speech or due process rights of a student removed from a nursing program after writing Facebook posts during his free time that allegedly violated professional standards. Free speech advocates fear the 2-1 ruling issued Wednesday by a panel of the St. Louis-based U.S. Court […]
The 12 plaintiffs' attorneys who were found to have abused the court system in their manipulation of a controversial class-action case maintain they didn't do anything wrong in the handling of the case, according to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals brief filed last week by their attorney.
A federal judge in Fort Smith was wrong on all counts when he penalized five class-action lawyers, including University of Arkansas Trustee John Goodson, for dismissing a case from his court to settle in state court last year, according to a brief filed on the lawyers' behalf. Chief U.S. District Judge P.K. Holmes III ruled Aug. 3 that the lawyers viola […]
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