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Legal news from Saturday, December 10, 2016
by Elizabeth Lowman

The US Supreme Court on Friday granted certiorari to Honeycutt v. United States [docket; cert. petition, PDF], a case dealing with collecting forfeitures from drug deals. At issue is whether one co-conspirator in a drug deal is liable for forfeiting all of the reasonably foreseeable proceeds from the deal. Tony and Terry Honeycutt were charged …

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by Jonathon Churchin

A federal judge on Wednesday rejected a request by supporters of Presiden-elect Donald Trump to block Wisconsin's recount. Judge James Patterson ruled that "the recount is an inherent part of what ensures the integrity of elections." The challenge came from the Great America political action committee and Stop Hillary PAC, both forming a challenge to …

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