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Court strikes down possible payments to athletes

...status of collegiate athletes and affirmed these are students, not employees."Michael Hausfeld, the lead attorney for the plaintiffs, said in a statement that the ruling confirms the NCAA and its members are a "price-fixing cartel...
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Kentucky clerks to license marriages as boss is jailed

...the fact that her freedom has been taken away for what she believes," Gannam said.Laura Landenwich, an attorney for the plaintiffs, rejected the comparison."Ms. Davis is in an unfortunate situation of her own creation. She is not a martyr...
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Exxon negotiates settlement in Valdez case

...S. Supreme Court awarded in June, the lead attorney for the plaintiffs confirmed Tuesday. Under the deal, Exxon will...plaintiffs. David Oesting of Anchorage, the lead attorney for the plaintiffs, said he and Los Angeles-based lawyers for...
Jury deliberates after cop killer pleads the Fifth

...the murders. John Marvin is 100 percent responsible for the murders of these two officers."Mark Choate, attorney for the plaintiffs, argued Wallace provoked and agitated Marvin despite knowing Marvin was emotionally disturbed and could be...
Appeals court: Gay marriage legal in Idaho, Nevada

...previous 9th Circuit stay on marriages pending a U.S. Supreme Court appeal remains in place.Deborah Ferguson, attorney for the plaintiffs involved in Idaho's gay marriage lawsuit, said it's uncertain when licenses will be issued. While there...
Judge rules in Native voting rights case

...Nov. 4 election. Her order draws from responses from both the state and plaintiffs.Natalie Landreth, an attorney for the plaintiffs, said a great deal of what the plaintiffs had requested was reflected in the order. She said she was disappointed...
Judge rules in Alaska Native voting rights case

...implement standards for voting materials for non-English speakers.A message seeking comment was left for an attorney for the plaintiffs. A spokeswoman with Alaska's Department of Law said the state was reviewing the decision.Gleason had asked...
Judge orders Exxon Mobil to pay up

...closed the trial court doors for the last time in this litigation after 15 years," said David Oesting, lead attorney for the plaintiffs. "We're definitely on track to the end of the entire dispute." In Wednesday's ruling, U.S. District...
State asserts more reasons to dismiss school suit

...Those plaintiffs are the ones who are most able to fund the lawsuit, said Collin Middleton, an Anchorage attorney for the plaintiffs, which include parents, school districts, a citizens' group and a large teachers' union. It's a high-stakes...
Men suing priest for back child support

...Alaska. The Jesuits say in court papers they don't have to pay child support for priests. Chris Cooke, attorney for the plaintiffs, said being a priest doesn't erase the responsibility to care for one's children. Since his children were...


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