HMAS Voyager survivor's death hampers legal battle against solicitor David … – The Age
The AgeHMAS Voyager survivor's death hampers legal battle against solicitor David …The AgeA legal case against a solicitor who represented HMAS Voyager disaster survivors has been setback after one of the victims died before the case was heard. Fred Thompson, of Queensland, survived one of the nation's worst peacetime disasters but died in …
A Media Guide To The Experts Telling The Supreme Court To Keep The ACA Affordable (Mediamatters)
The Supreme Court will soon hear _King v. Burwell_, a right-wing challenge to the Affordable Care Act that could strike down the subsidies that Americans rely on to purchase health insurance. Here is a media guide to some of the health care and legal experts — including conservative industry groups, members of Congress, and state officials — who are asking the Court to reject the challengers' reading of the ACA, which flouts common sense and rules of statutory interpretation.
## Amicus Briefs Show Just How Counterintuitive The Legal Arguments In _King_ Are
**Linda Greenhouse: Having Read The Briefs, "I'm Beginning To Think For The First Time That The Government May Actually Prevail." **In a recent _New York Times _op-ed, former Supreme Court reporter Linda Greenhouse explained that the suit is based on an "acontextual reading of the law" — specifically, a misreading of a subclause to claim that government subsidies are available only to consumers who purchased insurance through exchanges established by states and not to those who bought plans through the federal exchange. Cherry- picking phrases and stripping them of context is contrary to the Court's established process for interpreting statutory ambiguities, as numerous amicus curiae ("friend …
Family Law Team at Wolfe Solicitors
Report for Law Society admits legal duty of solicitor in house purchase is unclear
LAWYERS have been urged to clarify a solicitor's responsibility in property purchases after some families were left without legal ownership of their homes more than a decade after moving in.