Montana Wolf Hunt Faces Looming Legal Threat

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The lawsuit alleges that Montana has violated state law and provisions of the state constitution by loosening restrictions on the hunting and trapping of wolves. Featured Article Lawsuits & Litigation lawsuit Montana montana wolf hunting lawsuit wolf hunt wolf trapping

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Montana Supreme Court temporarily blocks prohibitive abortion laws 

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The Montana Supreme Court Tuesday upheld a preliminary injunction against three state laws regulating abortion, temporarily blocking an attempt to enforce abortion prohibitions while the laws are challenged in the courts. jackson women's health Domestic Montana reproductive health

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Montana Seniors are Struggling Amid Increased Cost of Living

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Montana's elderly population living on fixed incomes are becoming homeless amid inflation.

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Amended Lawsuit Adds More Plaintiffs to University of Montana Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

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University of Montana and Montana University System recently came under fire in a lawsuit over allegations of gender discrimination. Lawsuits & Litigation class-action lawsuit Gender Discrimination lawsuit Montana University System university of montana

Former Billionaire Sues Montana Department of Revenue Over Forced Bankruptcy

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Former billionaire Tim Blixseth is seeking up to $900 million in damages, losses, and attorneys' fees from the Montana Department of Revenue. Lawsuits & Litigation blixseth lawsuit Montana montana department of revenue yellowstone club

Montana Human Trafficking Up 871%

The Crime Report

The Montana Department of Justice investigated 68 human trafficking cases in 2021, an increase of 871 percent from the seven cases reported in 2015, and the actual number of cases investigated in the state last year is likely higher, reports the Great Falls Tribune.

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“A little-watched Montana race has become a contentious abortion fight”

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“A little-watched Montana race has become a contentious abortion fight”: Karin Brulliard of The Washington Post has this report. The post “A little-watched Montana race has become a contentious abortion fight” appeared first on How Appealing

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Fentanyl Overdoses Overwhelm Montana’s Indigenous Populations

The Crime Report

During the pandemic, fentanyl took root in Montana and communities across the Mountain West region and now law enforcement officials have intercepted record numbers of pale blue pills made to look like prescription opioids such as OxyContin, over 12,000 in the first three months of 2022, reports NPR.

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How Can Montana Child Custody Lawyers Help You?

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The parent who gets sole physical custody will not be allowed to move out of state with the children without informing the other parent. News & Politics child custody arrangements child custody evidence child custody hearing child custody laws child custody trial

“Legislature asks Montana Supreme Court to withdraw opinion”

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“Legislature asks Montana Supreme Court to withdraw opinion”: In today’s edition of The Helena Independent Record, Holly Michels has a front page article that begins, “Led by Republican lawmakers, the Montana Legislature is asking the state Supreme Court to withdraw its opinion and order in a case decided last month where justices unanimously said the Legislature exceeded its authority by subpoenaing judicial records

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Changing Your Immigration Status in Montana

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The main reason people change their status is to stay in the nation for a longer period of time. News & Politics american immigration council american immigration lawyers association board of immigration appeals Customs and Immigration illegal immigration immigration attorneys

“Conflicts of Supreme Judicial Interest: Montana judges quashed subpoenas to probe their political lobbying.”

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“Conflicts of Supreme Judicial Interest: Montana judges quashed subpoenas to probe their political lobbying.” ” The Wall Street Journal has published this editorial

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The “Buffalo Billion” plan and Montana easement cases

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The post The “Buffalo Billion” plan and Montana easement cases appeared first on SCOTUSblog.

Native Americans Disproportionately Sent to Prison in Montana: Study

The Crime Report

A new study from the Council of State Governments Justice Center reveals that Native Americans in Montana are more likely to face prison time for certain felonies, spend more time incarcerated and have probation or conditional release revoked than white people, the Daily Montanan reports.

Montana defies judge’s order to allow transgender people to change birth certificates, at least for now

ABA Journal

The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services is refusing, for now, to go along with a judge’s order to allow transgender people to…

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“The politics driving the Montana Supreme Court races: After a year of political flashpoints, judicial candidates are campaigning in a charged environment.”

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“The politics driving the Montana Supreme Court races: After a year of political flashpoints, judicial candidates are campaigning in a charged environment.” ” Mara Silvers of Montana Free Press has this report

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“Montana AG accuses Supreme Court of impropriety, threatening and maligning his staff”

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Montana AG accuses Supreme Court of impropriety, threatening and maligning his staff”: Darrell Ehrlick of the Daily Montanan has this report on a letter that the Attorney General of Montana sent today to that state’s highest court

United States: Medicaid In Montana: How Medicaid Impacts Montana's State Budget, Economy, And Health - Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP

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Montana's Medicaid program provides low-income Montanans—from children to seniors to the disabled to the medically needy—access to health care services that support their health and well-being

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District of Montana Finds Attorney Can't Contact "Juror" Who Left Cryptic Message

EvidenceProf Blog

Federal Rule of Evidence 606(b) reads as follows: (b) During an Inquiry into the Validity of a Verdict or Indictment. (1) 1) Prohibited Testimony or Other Evidence. During an inquiry into the validity of a verdict or indictment, a juror may

Supreme Court of Montana Finds Special Agent's Two-Way Videoconferencing Testimony Violated the Confrontation Clause

EvidenceProf Blog

Pursuant to the Confrontation Clause, In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right.to be confronted with the witnesses against him. Courts, however, have interpreted the Supreme Court's opinion in Maryland v. Craig, as creating an exception to the

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Montana law school dean resigns after complaints about the oversight of Title IX allegations

ABA Journal

Paul Kirgis, dean of the University of Montana’s Alexander Blewett III School of Law, has resigned from his post. In a Thursday email to the…

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Maryland, Montana Curb Use of DNA Genetic Software

The Crime Report

Maryland and Montana are the first states in the country to adopt laws that limit the use of genetic genealogy by police, reports The New York Times.

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US abortion advocates claim victory in state ballot measures

JURIST

Results from Montana’s vote remain inconclusive, but abortion advocates are poised to win. ” The vote is currently too close to call, but Montana’s Secretary of State shows the “no” camp ahead.

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What are the Most Common Kinds of Police Misconduct in Montana?

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One of the main ways that officers will try to justify a false arrest is by planting evidence on an innocent suspect.

How Can a Labor Attorney Help Set Up a Business in Montana?

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A business needs to be formally incorporated in its early stages. This is done for a number of reasons, such as tax purposes, the ability to transfer ownership, and limiting the liability of the ownership.

Case of the Day: Ford v. Montana

LettersBlogatory

Montana Eighth Jud icial District Court (S. Montana appeared first on Folkman LLC. The case of the day is Ford Motor Co. 2021). It’s a personal jurisdiction decision that keeps the law from going off the rails but also may be important in its future implications.

Montana Firm Challenges State's Employer Vax Mandate Ban

Law 360

A Montana-based law firm asked a state court on Tuesday to do away with the state's ban on employer vaccine mandates, claiming the measure runs afoul of Montana's constitution and places its employees at "increased risk to their health and safety

Case of the Day: Ford v. Montana

LettersBlogatory

Montana Eighth Judicial District Court (S. The case of the day is Ford Motor Co. 2021). It’s an personal jurisdiction decision that keeps the law from going off the rails but also may be important in its future implications. The case involved a car accident that took place in one US state, the state where the injured plaintiff lived. Ford didn’t manufacture or design the car in that state. Source. Uncategorized personal jurisdiction Recognition and Enforcement

University of Montana faces Title IX complaints, including from law students

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Law School Dean Resigns Amidst Controversy Over Handling Of Title IX Allegations

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Law Schools Sexual Assault Title IX University of Montana School of LawAssociate dean out as well.

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United States: Navigating A Foggy Future Post-Ford Motor Co. V. Montana Eighth Judicial District Court - Butler Snow LLP

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Montana Eighth Judicial District Court On March 25, 2021, the United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in Ford Motor Company v.

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Sexual Harassment Claims at University of Montana Law School Result in Leadership Change

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A fourth female law student told the Daily Montanan she did not report a rape because she learned of the difficulties other students faced.

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Ford v. Montana: Supreme Court on the Scope of Personal Jurisdiction

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Montana 8th Judicial District ( Supreme Court 2021 ). Markkaya Gullett was killed in a Ford Explorer crash near her home in Montana. General Jurisdiction : Ford has a longstanding permanent relationship with Montana, advertises heavily in the state, and receives hundreds-of-millions-of-dollars in revenue from in-state sales. Although Ford sells Explorers in Montana, the particular Ford Explorer here was not designed, manufactured, or sold in Montana.

“Are Clean Rivers Too Expensive? Ninth Circuit Will Decide; Pollution threatens to make Montana’s rivers unfishable and unswimmable; Yet the EPA found the state doesn’t have to clean them up because doing so would be too expensive.”

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Ninth Circuit Will Decide; Pollution threatens to make Montana’s rivers unfishable and unswimmable; Yet the EPA found the state doesn’t have to clean them up because doing so would be too expensive.” “Are Clean Rivers Too Expensive? ” Karina Brown of Courthouse News Service has this report on an oral argument (video link via YouTube) that a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit presided over yesterday

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US Supreme Court hears arguments on authority of Native American tribal police officers

JURIST

The case stems from a 2016 incident wherein a police officer of the Crow Nation —a federally recognized tribe with an Indian reservation located in south-central Montana—detained Joshua Cooley and searched his truck, which was parked on the side of US Route 212.

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