Legal News & Notes

Adnan Syed Released From Prison

Why Was “Serial” Podcast Subject Adnan Syed Released From Prison?  

In 1999, 18-year-old Hae Min Lee was found dead. Despite her ex-boyfriend’s claims that he was innocent, Adnan Syed was sentenced to life in prison for her murder. Now, after more than twenty years and a popular podcast about the murder,…
Sylvester Stallone Divorce

Will Sylvester Stallone’s $400 Million Fortune Be Split 50/50 in Divorce?

After more than 25 years of marriage, Sylvester Stallone and his wife Jennifer Flavin are calling it quits. The couple doesn’t appear to have a prenuptial agreement, so what will happen to the $400 million amassed by Stallone? Will it…
anessa Bryant Awarded $15 Million

Why Was Vanessa Bryant Awarded $15 Million from Los Angeles County?  

The world was shocked on January 26, 2020, when basketball legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter, and seven others were killed in a helicopter accident. Now, more than two years later, Bryant’s wife Vanessa Bryant has been awarded…
Michelle Branch

Breaking Down Michelle Branch’s Arrest, Divorce & Dismissed Assault Charge

Michelle Branch needed a criminal attorney and a divorce attorney for incidents that occurred within a two-day span. What led to an arrest and a divorce in less than 48 hours? Michelle Branch Arrested for Domestic Assault On August 11,…
Ron DeSantis removed elected State Attorney Andrew Warren

DeSantis Removed an Elected State Attorney and It Triggered a Fight Over Free Speech

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis believes he was within his rights when he removed Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren from office. Warren thinks differently. Warren believes the move was a violation of his First Amendment rights.…
Gabby Petito’s Parents File $50 Million Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Gabby Petito’s Parents File $50 Million Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Utah Police

Gabby Petito’s parents can’t get criminal justice for their daughter. The man who admitted to murdering their daughter killed himself just weeks after Petito’s body was found. But, that hasn’t stopped Petito’s parents from seeking…
Ebike lawsuit

Parents Sue E-Bike Company After Death of Their 12-Year-Old Daughter

Bicycles and kids go hand-in-hand. We think of kids riding bikes as a typical childhood pastime. But does the same go for kids and e-bikes? The family of Molly Steinsapir doesn’t think so. The parents are suing an e-bike company after…
Cable Company Order to Pay $7 Billion

Cable Company Ordered to Pay $7 Billion After Technician Kills Customer

One day after Betty Jo McClain Thomas had her fax machine serviced, the repairman returned. He wasn’t there on behalf of his employer Charter Communications, but he was driving his work truck. Thomas let the repairman in, and he killed…
Miranda Rights Supreme Court

What’s the Future for Miranda Rights After Supreme Court Decision?

Lately, all eyes have been on the Supreme Court as they have released recent decisions on everything from abortion to school funding to the government’s control over environmental issues. As it relates to the law, one case in particular…