High court to look at state immigration laws

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Supreme Court agreed Monday to rule on Arizona‘s controversial law targeting illegal immigrants. The justices said they will review a federal appeals court ruling that blocked several tough provisions in the Arizona law. One of those requires that police, while enforcing other laws, question a person’s immigration status if officers suspect he is … Read more

Supreme Court weighs disclosure of HIV status

Supreme Court weighs disclosure of HIV status The high court hears the case of a San Francisco pilot whose HIV status was reported by the Social Security Administration to the FAA. But the justices seem skeptical of the damages claim. The Supreme Court gave a generally skeptical hearing to a recreational pilot from San … Read more

Oregon Supreme Court Allows Injured Workers to file Civil Actions Against their Employers

Injured workers who found themselves without a remedy when their work injury claims were denied were given another option when the Oregon Supreme Court issued its opinion in Smothers v. Gresham Transfer, Inc.(1) in May 2001. Terry Smothers filed an “occupational disease” claim for a lung disorder developed after exposure to fumes and mist containing … Read more