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Federal Train Law Blocks Claim High Speed in Fog Caused Crash

A driver of a road grader who was injured in a foggy collision with a Chicago, Central & Pacific Railroad Co. train can’t proceed with a suit saying the train was traveling too fast because weather conditions don’t create an exception to the federal law governing national speed standards, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled.

Baltimore Aerial Police Surveillance Appeal Met With Skepticism

The Fourth Circuit appears inclined to dismiss an appeal in a case challenging Baltimore’s aerial surveillance program, described by the plaintiffs’ attorney during oral argument on Monday as “the most ambitious mass surveillance program ever deployed in an American city.”

Omaha Mental Health Hospital Not Liable for Murder by Ex-Patient

An Omaha mental health facility isn’t liable for the killing of a woman by her ex-boyfriend who it had released just hours earlier because, although the man made threats of violence, they were directed toward someone else, the Nebraska Supreme Court said.

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‘I’m Not a Cat’ Takeaways: 5 Virtual Court Tips from Judges

In the wake of lawyer cat, judges from across the country share advice lawyers must know to ace their virtual court appearances.

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