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Jonathan Majors’ Attorney Claims Victim Has Recanted Assault AllegationsJonathan Majors’ Attorney Claims Victim Has Recanted Assault Allegations

An attorney for Jonathan Majors has claimed the woman who accused him of assaulting her on Friday night has withdrawn her allegations—and submitted statements to prove it.

“Jonathan Majors is completely innocent and is provably the victim of an altercation with a woman he knows,” attorney Priya Chaudhry said in a statement on Sunday. “We are quickly gathering and presenting evidence to the District Attorney with the expectation that all charges will be dropped imminently. This evidence includes video footage from the vehicle where this episode took place, witness testimony from the driver and others who both saw and heard

NAACP Image Awards: Benjamin Crump vows ‘never to stop fighting racism and discrimination’NAACP Image Awards: Benjamin Crump vows ‘never to stop fighting racism and discrimination’



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Attorney Benjamin Crump has been at the forefront of some of the highest-profile cases involving civil rights and racial injustice – but admits there’s much more work to be done.

While accepting the Social Justice Impact Award at the NAACP Image Awards on Saturday night, Crump vowed “never to stop fighting racism and discrimination.”

“I accept this award as greater motivation to continue to be an unapologetic defender of Black life, Black liberty and Black humanity,” he said.

Crump said he was also prepared to “fight for Black history in and outside of the courtrooms” – an apparent

Murdaugh ‘fuzzy’ in testimony about new story detailsMurdaugh ‘fuzzy’ in testimony about new story details

Beginning at 9:30 am, the video at the top of the story will play a live video feed of the Friday, Feb. 24 proceedings in the Alex Murdaugh double murder trial or a replay upon completion.

Disgraced South Carolina attorney Alex Murdaugh tested Friday at his double murder trial that he cooperated with police investigating the deaths of his wife and son in every way except mentioning the last time he saw them alive.

Murdaugh returned to the stand in his own defense for a second day, and the prosecutor Creighton Waters had the defendant walk through what he repeatedly

DA: Court could order a new trial for Sims, BellDA: Court could order a new trial for Sims, Bell

The District Attorney’s Office is considering the next steps in the wake of a judge’s ruling last month that the dismissal of a juror in the lead-up to a 2001 capital trial of two men in the murder of an elderly Newton Grove woman was “improperly motivated by a gender discriminatory intent” by the state.

”This office is consulting with the Office of the Attorney General to determine what appellate action, if any, should be taken as to the trial court’s order,” District Attorney Ernie lee told The Independent this week.

A joint evidentiary hearing was held over two days

AG Rokita to face attorney disciplinary commissionAG Rokita to face attorney disciplinary commission

The state’s top law enforcement officer, Attorney General Todd Rokita, will face the judgment of the Indiana Supreme Court’s Disciplinary Commission.

FOX59 received confirmation of the matter before the commission this afternoon. A woman at the Washington law offices of Schaerr Jaffe acknowledged that managing partner Gene Schaerr had been retained by the Indiana Attorney General for a pair of legal matters.

One case is the grievance filed against Rokita with the Disciplinary Commission.

Disclosure of complaints to the commission are rare. By the rules set down by

Some Kaneshiro case charges late, lawyers argueSome Kaneshiro case charges late, lawyers argue

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Fed. Dist. Court in WI Upholds Denial of Athletic Field Lights Over Claims of Religious DiscriminationFed. Dist. Court in WI Upholds Denial of Athletic Field Lights Over Claims of Religious Discrimination

This post was originally published on the RLUIPA Defense blog by Evan Seeman, Esq. and Madeleine Laffitte, Esq. of Robinson Cole and is reposted with permission.

On December 30, 2022, a district court dismissed a Catholic high school’s RLUIPA challenge, granting summary judgment on all claims in favor of the City of Madison, Wisconsin and various other city officials (the City). As ruled by the court, the City did not discriminate against Edgewood High School of the Sacred Heart, Inc. on the basis of religion when it was denied Edgewood’s latest conditional use permit application for outdoor lighting at the

AG Fitch and 19 States Sue Biden Administration to Stop New Illegal Immigration Policy Authorizing Hundreds of Thousands of New Illegal Immigrants Each YearAG Fitch and 19 States Sue Biden Administration to Stop New Illegal Immigration Policy Authorizing Hundreds of Thousands of New Illegal Immigrants Each Year

Below is a press release from Attorney General Lynn Fitch:

Attorney General Lynn Fitch, along with 19 states, today filed a lawsuit to oppose the Department of Homeland Security’s new program that unlawfully creates a pathway to citizenship for hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants.

“At a time when our nation is facing unprecedented levels of illegal migration, our government should be focused on securing the border,” said Attorney General Lynn Fitch. “Instead, the Biden Administration unlawfully created a program that rewards and incentivizes hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants. This will just add to the mess that the Administration