Tag: Legal News

Cayman Court Judicial Review Challenging Institutionally-Registered Doctors Questioned By Board Chairman

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands — Dr. Yaron Rado, Chief Radiologist and Chairman of the Board of Doctors Hospital, issued the following statement regarding the three-day judicial review, Grand Court Cases Nos 55 and 150 of 2021 challenging Institutionally registered medical professionals practicing in Cayman and the financial concessions awarded to them. “To set the scene: Unlike […]

Johnny Depp Calls Amber Heard Allegations ‘Heinous,’ Says He Never Struck Her

FAIRFAX — Actor Johnny Depp testified today that he never struck his ex-wife Amber Heard and was challenging her accusations in a $50 million defamation case in part to protect his children from false information about his behavior. Speaking softly and slowly, Depp said in a Virginia courtroom that it was a “complete shock” about […]

See’s Candies Must Face Worker’s COVID Lawsuit After Cali High Court Denies Appeal

SACRAMENTO — The California Supreme Court will not review a novel ruling that said a candymaker can be sued by an employee who claims she contracted COVID-19 at work and spread it to her husband, who died. Trade groups have warned the lawsuit could spur limitless liability for businesses, but the court on Wednesday denied […]

RNC Threatens John Canegata With Criminal and Civil Legal Action

A six-page cease and desist letter from the top lawyer for the national Republican Party threatened John Canegata with legal action. The letter, sent by Republican National Committee chief counsel Justin Riemer, comes after the national party recognized Gordon Ackley as chairman of its V.I. affiliate following Ackley’s win in a territorial caucus on March […]

Governor Bryan Congratulates Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson On Her Ascension To The U.S. Supreme Court

CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan issued the following statement congratulating Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on her confirmation to the Supreme Court of the United States: “I join the chorus of Americans in the Virgin Islands and across the nation in congratulating Judge Brown Jackson on becoming the first African American woman to become a Supreme Court […]

Should A Sex Trafficking Defense Apply In A Homicide Case?

MADISON, Wisconsin — On a June night in 2018, 17-year-old Chrystul Kizer put a .38-caliber pistol in her book bag and took an Uber from Milwaukee to Kenosha. She walked into Randall Volar’s home. She had met Volar on a sex trafficking website and for the past year he had been molesting her and selling […]

NLRB, Local Government Settle Divi Carina Bay Casino Union Lawsuit

CHRISTIANSTED — The National Labor Relations Board has settled a lawsuit against the Virgin Islands government and the Casino Control Commission, resolving a dispute over union activities at Divi Carina Bay Resort on St. Croix. The parties entered a settlement agreement on January 28, according to a notice of voluntary dismissal submitted last week by […]

Ownership of St. Thomian’s Impressionist Masterpiece In Hands Of Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — A California man and a Spanish museum locked in a dispute over a valuable impressionist masterpiece stolen by the Nazis should be able to agree on one thing, Justice Stephen Breyer said Tuesday during arguments in the case at the Supreme Court. “Can everyone agree that this is a beautiful painting?” Breyer asked […]

Martinique Court Dismisses Slavery Reparations Lawsuit

FORT-DE-FRANCE — An appeals court in the French Caribbean island of Martinique on Tuesday dismissed a request from groups seeking slavery reparations in a blow to efforts that began more than 15 years ago. The court provided several reasons for its ruling, noting there’s a statute of limitations for those crimes and that a French […]

Cuban Protesters Face 30 Years In Prison For Daring To Talk Back To Communism

HAVANA — Detained protesters in Cuba could get up to 30 years in prison as they face the largest and most punitive mass trials on the island since the early years of the revolution. Prosecutors last week put on trial more than 60 citizens charged with crimes, including sedition, for taking part in demonstrations against the country’s […]