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CORRECTED: US Department of Labor finds Breckenridge contractor willfully exposed workers to trench hazards after fatal cave-in

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Illinois construction contractor continues to ignore deadly fall hazards, faces $263K in fines after Park Ridge inspection finds roofers exposed to risks

May 23, 2022 From OSHA: Read More

US Department of Labor cites Athens lumber manufacturer for ignoring required safety precautions after forklift fatally strikes worker

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Conservative majority hollows out precedent on ineffective-counsel claims in federal court

Share In Shinn v. Ramirez and Jones, two men on Arizona’s death row raised claims in habeas corpus proceedings that their trial attorneys were constitutionally…

Divided court restricts prisoners’ ability to pursue claims that their lawyers were incompetent

Share Two men on Arizona’s death row are not entitled to present new evidence in federal court to support their arguments that their trial lawyers…

Justices grant no new cases; Breyer reiterates doubts about constitutionality of capital punishment

Share The Supreme Court on Monday morning issued orders from the justices’ private conference last week. The court did not add any new cases to…

Defendants who delay can lose their chance to arbitrate, court rules in 9-0 decision

Share The Supreme Court on Monday unanimously ruled against a fast-food franchise owner in a procedural dispute over whether a wage-theft lawsuit belongs in federal…

Entering the homestretch

Share Over the next six weeks the Supreme Court is poised to issue 35 opinions, on topics ranging from gun rights to religion and the…

The morning read for Monday, May 23

Share Each weekday, we select a short list of news articles, commentary, and other noteworthy links related to the Supreme Court. To suggest a piece…

Announcement of orders and opinions for Monday, May 23

Share On Monday, May 23, we will be live blogging as the court releases orders from the May 19 conference and opinions in one or…