TAMPA, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – Nearly 40 percent of civil cases pending in federal courts across the country are consolidated into multidistrict litigation, resulting in “a shift away from the rule of law to a system of arbitrary justice,” says Tampa attorney Brian Donovan in his new book on his experience and frustrations with MDL.
A lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana against the District Attorney of Orleans Parish and others alleges that prosecutors unlawfully arrest, imprison and coerce crime victims and witnesses.
New Orleans attorney and Bruno and Bruno law firm co-founder Joseph M. Bruno Sr. received a partially stayed 90-day suspension following allegations he failed to communicate with a client for nine months.
Two creditors that attached the same pig iron owned by America Metals Trading LLP (AMT) will have to continue seeking a resolution after the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals vacated a district court ruling that dissolved one creditor’s attachment.
NEW ORLEANS – Four Orleans Parish residents and one East Baton Rouge Parish resident allege they were subjected to sexual harassment, discrimination and a hostile work environment while employed by an automotive parts retailer