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Ohio village's legal fees in traffic camera case total over $260K

Ohio village’s legal fees in traffic camera case total over $260K

NEW MIAMI, Ohio — A southwest Ohio village that had its traffic camera enforcement ruled unconstitutional in 2014 has spent more than $260,000 in legal fees the past four years defending that enforcement. Mixed clouds and sun this morning. Scattered thunderstorms developing this afternoon. High 78F. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50{c6e459f3f8a7f1c6715c33c2c736476ccfdba55c64391dd836a5f8397e034060}.. Scattered thunderstorms this evening becoming more widespread overnight. Low 59F. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 100{c6e459f3f8a7f1c6715c33c2c736476ccfdba55c64391dd836a5f8397e034060}. A Butler County ju…
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Iowa regulator’s confirmation delayed after AP report

The Iowa Senate delayed the confirmation of Geri Huser as the Iowa Utilities Board chairwoman after The Associated Press reported on her extensive private legal work, lawmakers said Wednesday. The Senate commerce committee had been scheduled Tuesday to consider Huser’s appointment by Gov. Terry Branstad for a second two-year term leading the board that regulates electric and gas utilities and reviews plans for pipelines. But hours before the meeting, the AP reported that Huser had maintained a …
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South Florida’s Legal Billing Rates Remain Stable; Smaller Firms Get More Than Half the Work

Monika Gonzalez Mesa writes about the business of law in Florida. Contact her at On Twitter: @MonikaMesa1…
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Florida Bar Foundation focuses on determining self-representation numbers, pro bono needs

MIAMI — The Florida Bar Foundation hopes its Everyone Counts initiative will lead to answers on just how many pro bono attorneys are needed and just how many people are representing themselves in court. “There’s always talk about the need for pro bono attorneys, but how do we know there is a need, just because?” Ericka Garcia, the Foundation’s director of pro bono partnerships, told the Florida Record. “We wanted to have the data to back this up and help guide us to the next step.” …
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Benched legal analyst returns to Fox, stands by story

Fox News Channel legal analyst Andrew Napolitano returned to the air Wednesday, saying he stood by his claim about spying on President Donald Trump that got him benched by the network for more than a week. Napolitano had reported on Fox that British intelligence officials had helped former President Barack Obama spy on Trump, a story that quickly attracted notice because the president cited it in a news conference. Britain denied that it had done any such thing, and Fox news anchors Shepard Smi…
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