Superior Court judge candidate Stephone Johnson was arrested and pleaded guilty to a simple battery charge in 2008 after his estranged wife accused him of abuse.
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Given the current environment, corporations must take an even stronger stance than ever before to curtail a workplace culture that elected officials (and those who hope to be elected) have fostered. Employers must take efforts to train managers to prevent hostile work environments, and to correct these environments where they exist.
Joel Reed's leap from a GC role to the operations side of a larger, acquiring business might strike some as a risk. But, considering this is the same man who once packed up his wife and their three school-age kids for a nine-month trek around the world, the move might have been foreseeable.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer resumed his critique of the death penalty in America on Monday, but without the help of any other justice. Breyer alone dissented from the court's denial of review in Boyer v. Davis, a California case in which inmate Richard Boyer claims his extended stay on death row—he was sentenced to death 32 years ago—violates the Eighth Amendment.
Despite the $20 billion settlement BP PLC struck with the U.S. Department of Justice over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, tens of thousands of lawsuits could hit the courts this month, adding to the oil company’s ballooning costs.