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A advocacia e a luta por liberdade e por amor

Nesta segunda década do século XXI, inegáveis foram os avanços rumo à defesa e à promoção dos direitos da população LGBT. No Brasil, a força da Justiça que animou esse movimento, com atuação valorosa dos profissionais do...more

LAUTENBAUGH v. NEBRASKA STATE BAR ASSOCIATION

PLAINTIFF’S MOTION FOR A PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION AND BRIEF IN SUPPORT

Plaintiff Scott Lautenbaugh seeks preliminary injunctive relief to redress and prevent further deprivation of rights protected by the First and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution by actions of Defendants....more

LAUTENBAUGH v. NEBRASKA STATE BAR ASSOCIATION

PLAINTIFF’S MOTION FOR CLASS CERTIFICATION AND BRIEF IN SUPPORT

Plaintiff Scott Lautenbaugh seeks declaratory and injunctive relief to redress and prevent the deprivation by Defendants, acting under color of state law, of his rights against compelled speech and compelled association...more

LAUTENBAUGH v. NEBRASKA STATE BAR ASSOCIATION

CLASS ACTION COMPLAINT FOR DECLARATORY AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF

This civil rights class action seeks immediate injunctive and declaratory relief to redress and prevent the deprivation of Plaintiff Lautenbaugh’s rights, and the rights of the class members he seeks to represent, against...more

The Interest on Lawyers Trust Account Scheme (IOLTA): Could the medical profession get away with fleecing patients in this way?

It is coming on a decade since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the IOLTA scheme constitutes a collective taking by the state of the property of clients. Still the scheme continues. Nothing has changed. Why? Charles E....more

Barbara C. Johnson v. Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court

Petition for Writ of Certiorari

This Petition and its attachments are important for each and every one of you to read. The issues are unique and of national importance. If you are a lawyer, you might need to use the arguments for your own protection from...more

Daily Law Artice on Win in Walton v. Briley

This article reports on William Paxton's win in Walton v. Briley. This is a unanimous decision by Judges Posner, Easterbrook, and Bauer. The opinion established for the first time that a right to a public trial is a...more

Walton v. Briley, 361 F.3d 431 (7th Cir. 2004).

Walton v. Briley

Unanimous decision by Judges Posner, Easterbrook, and Bauer establishing for the first time that a right to a public trial is a fundamental constitutional right that may be relinquished only upon a showing that the defendant...more

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