Judge declares Farmers Branch ordinance unconstitutional

March 27, 2010


A federal judge struck down a city ordinance prohibiting illegal immigrant renters on Wednesday. Farmers Branch (WiredPRNews.com) – A federal judge struck down a Farmers Branch ordinance pertaining to renting to illegal immigrants. As reported by the Dallas Morning News, U.S. District Judge Jane Boyle ruled Wednesday that a city prohibition on renting to illegal […]

Judge rules Katrina flooding caused by negligence

November 19, 2009


A federal judge ruled in favor of plaintiffs asserting that the massive flooding during Hurricane Katrina was caused by the negligence of the Army Corps of Engineers. New Orleans (WiredPRNews.com) – A U.S. District Judge ruled in favor of plaintiffs who alleged that negligence of the Army Corps of Engineers contributed to the massive flooding […]

Burger King sued over dollar promotion

November 13, 2009


Franchisees of the burger company filed a lawsuit stating that their dollar promotion is costing them money. Miami, Florida (WiredPRNews.com) – Burger King is being sued by its franchisees due to a cheeseburger promotion some say they are losing money on. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), franchisees of the company filed suit this […]

Judge Orders Release of Gitmo Prisoner

July 31, 2009


A federal judge has ordered the release of a Guantanamo Bay detainee. Press Release Service – Wired PR News – A judge has ordered that one of the prisoners currently being held at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp be released. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), U.S. District Judge Ellen Huvelle ordered the release […]

Federal Judge Impeached by House

June 20, 2009


A federal judge in Texas was impeached by the House on Friday. Wired PR News – A U.S. District Judge was impeached by the House on Friday; marking the first time a federal judge has been impeached in two decades. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), Judge Samuel Kent of Texas was impeached following […]

Gitmo Documents to be Made Public Per Order

June 2, 2009


A judge determined Monday that some legal documents on Gitmo must be made public. Wired PR News – A federal judge ordered the public release of some unclassified versions of documents pertaining to detainees at Guantanamo Bay. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), U.S. District Judge Thomas Hogan sided with those who stated the […]

Morning After Pill Permitted for 17-Year Olds

March 25, 2009


The FDA was ordered to allow 17 years-olds to have over the counter access to the pill.Wired PR News – A federal judge ordered the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to allow 17 year-olds access to the morning after pill. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), U.S. District Judge Edward Korman ruled on Monday […]

Madoff to Enter Guilty Plea in Fraud Case

March 12, 2009


The former Nasdaq chairman is set to plead guilty on Thursday. Wired PR News – Controversial ex-financier Bernard Madoff is expected to enter a guilty plea on fraud charges Thursday. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), the former Nasdaq chairman accused of carrying out a $64.8 billion fraud, may face a sentence of up […]

Judge Enters Guilty Plea Before Trial

February 24, 2009


A judge accused of sex crimes pleaded guilty in court before his trial was to begin. Wired PR News.com – A federal judge entered a guilty plea before the start of his sex-crimes trial on Monday. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), U.S. District Judge Samuel Kent entered the plea of guilty to obstruction […]

 
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