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KECI Missoula
Montana PSC approves $1.1 million Mountain Water Co. rate reductionto a condemnation lawsuit filed by the city of Missoula to force the sale of Mo
Montana PSC approves $1.1 million Mountain Water Co. rate reduction
KECI Missoula / Posted an hour ago
to a condemnation lawsuit filed by the city of Missoula to force the sale of Mountain Water Company to the city. A district court judge ruled in favor of the city last year. That ruling is currently being reviewed by the Montana Sup... Read more
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The Atlantic
If Citizens United Falls, Will Progressives Notice?American Tradition Partnership v. Bullock, decided two years after Citizens Uni
If Citizens United Falls, Will Progressives Notice?
The Atlantic / Posted 8 days ago
American Tradition Partnership v. Bullock, decided two years after Citizens United. In American Tradition Partnership, the Montana Supreme Court held, in essence, that the First Amendment principles underlying Citizens United did not apply in... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
“Speedy trial” guarantee does not apply to sentencinghe prefers.”). Betterman finally received a sentence of seven years, four of wh
“Speedy trial” guarantee does not apply to sentencing
SCOTUSblog / Posted 11 days ago
he prefers.”). Betterman finally received a sentence of seven years, four of which were suspended. On appeal, the Montana Supreme Court joined a fifteen-court (state and federal) split, ruling that the Sixth Amendment speedy-trial right... Read more
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The Atlantic
U.S. Supreme Court Says No Right to Speedy Sentencingappellate courts have held or assumed that the Sixth Amendment’s protections ap
U.S. Supreme Court Says No Right to Speedy Sentencing
The Atlantic / Posted 11 days ago
appellate courts have held or assumed that the Sixth Amendment’s protections apply during the sentencing phase. But the Montana Supreme Court disagreed, ruling against Betterman and drawing a distinction between the trial itself and the... Read more
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The Hill
Supreme Court: Right to speedy trial ends at convictionAmendment speedy trial right, however, does not extend beyond conviction, which
Supreme Court: Right to speedy trial ends at conviction
The Hill / Posted 12 days ago
Amendment speedy trial right, however, does not extend beyond conviction, which terminated the presumption of innocence.” The court’s decision affirms the Montana Supreme Court ruling affirming Betterman’s conviction and seven-year prison sent... Read more
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Missoula Independent
Something newhad blatantly disregarded density guidelines mapped out in the Rattlesnake Vall
Something new
Missoula Independent / Posted 12 days ago
had blatantly disregarded density guidelines mapped out in the Rattlesnake Valley Comprehensive Plan, and in May 2011, the Montana Supreme Court ruled in their favor. The case was closed. But for Dave Strohmaier, the Sonata Park controversy has... Read more
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ABC Montana
Businesses ask Supreme Court to reinstate exempt well ruleHELENA, Mont. (AP) - Real estate businesses, building contractors and well dril
Businesses ask Supreme Court to reinstate exempt well rule
ABC Montana / Posted 12 days ago
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Real estate businesses, building contractors and well drillers are asking the Montana Supreme Court to reinstate regulations that allowed residential subdivisions to drill multiple water wells without first obtaining... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Businesses ask Supreme Court to reinstate exempt well ruleHELENA, Mont. (AP) - Real estate businesses, building contractors and well dril
Businesses ask Supreme Court to reinstate exempt well rule
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 12 days ago
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Real estate businesses, building contractors and well drillers are asking the Montana Supreme Court to reinstate regulations that allowed residential subdivisions to drill multiple water wells without first obtaining... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Businesses ask Supreme Court to reinstate exempt well ruleReal estate businesses, building contractors and well drillers are asking the M
Businesses ask Supreme Court to reinstate exempt well rule
KECI Missoula / Posted 12 days ago
Real estate businesses, building contractors and well drillers are asking the Montana Supreme Court to reinstate regulations that allowed residential subdivisions to drill multiple water wells without first obtaining permits. Attorneys for the... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Medical marijuana supporters appeal Montana restrictionswith the nation's high court, the Montana Cannabis Industry Association says th
Medical marijuana supporters appeal Montana restrictions
KECI Missoula / Posted 18 days ago
with the nation's high court, the Montana Cannabis Industry Association says the underpinnings of a February ruling by the Montana Supreme Court mistakenly assumed that marijuana is universally illegal under federal law. The group says that... Read more
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ABC Montana
Medical marijuana supporters appeal Montana restrictionswith the nation's high court, the Montana Cannabis Industry Association says th
Medical marijuana supporters appeal Montana restrictions
ABC Montana / Posted 18 days ago
with the nation's high court, the Montana Cannabis Industry Association says the underpinnings of a February ruling by the Montana Supreme Court mistakenly assumed that marijuana is universally illegal under federal law. The group says that... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Medical marijuana supporters appeal Montana restrictionswith the nation's high court, the Montana Cannabis Industry Association says th
Medical marijuana supporters appeal Montana restrictions
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 18 days ago
with the nation's high court, the Montana Cannabis Industry Association says the underpinnings of a February ruling by the Montana Supreme Court mistakenly assumed that marijuana is universally illegal under federal law. The group says that... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Montana court strikes down last piece of anti-immigrant lawThe Montana Supreme Court has barred state employees from reporting to federal
Montana court strikes down last piece of anti-immigrant law
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 19 days ago
The Montana Supreme Court has barred state employees from reporting to federal authorities the immigration status of people seeking state services. The court's unanimous decision Tuesday strikes down the last remaining piece of a voter-approved law... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Montana court strikes down last piece of anti-immigrant lawThe Montana Supreme Court has barred state employees from reporting to federal
Montana court strikes down last piece of anti-immigrant law
KECI Missoula / Posted 20 days ago
The Montana Supreme Court has barred state employees from reporting to federal authorities the immigration status of people seeking state services. The court's unanimous decision Tuesday strikes down the last remaining piece of a voter-approved law... Read more
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The Huffington Post
This Dark Money Group Spent Big On A Montana Judicial Race. Now We Know Why.with the support of other wealthy out-of-state landowners. By 2012, they had al
This Dark Money Group Spent Big On A Montana Judicial Race. Now We Know Why.
The Huffington Post / Posted 21 days ago
with the support of other wealthy out-of-state landowners. By 2012, they had already lost at least three cases before the Montana Supreme Court. In the mid-2000s, Schwab and a handful of other rich landowners sought to restrict access to a slough... Read more
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Char-Koosta News
Knock on a few doorsand I think I got ‘em that night after dinner,” he told me. He said because of
Knock on a few doors
Char-Koosta News / Posted 25 days ago
and I think I got ‘em that night after dinner,” he told me. He said because of that victory he was able to go on to the Montana Supreme Court, then to Congress, and from there to the United States Senate. “So, it was pretty important what I did... Read more
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ABC Montana
Supreme Court upholds $426K award over mortgage foreclosureHELENA, Mont. (AP) - The Montana Supreme Court has upheld $426,000 in damages a
Supreme Court upholds $426K award over mortgage foreclosure
ABC Montana / Posted 26 days ago
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The Montana Supreme Court has upheld $426,000 in damages and attorney's fees awarded to a Montana couple in a lawsuit that alleged a loan servicing company violated federal and state laws in attempting to foreclose on their... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Supreme Court upholds $426K award over mortgage foreclosureHELENA, Mont. (AP) - The Montana Supreme Court has upheld $426,000 in damages a
Supreme Court upholds $426K award over mortgage foreclosure
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 26 days ago
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The Montana Supreme Court has upheld $426,000 in damages and attorney's fees awarded to a Montana couple in a lawsuit that alleged a loan servicing company violated federal and state laws in attempting to foreclose on their... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Supreme Court upholds $426K award over mortgage foreclosureThe Montana Supreme Court has upheld $426,000 in damages and attorney's fees aw
Supreme Court upholds $426K award over mortgage foreclosure
KECI Missoula / Posted 26 days ago
The Montana Supreme Court has upheld $426,000 in damages and attorney's fees awarded to a Montana couple in a lawsuit that alleged a loan servicing company violated federal and state laws in attempting to foreclose on their house. The amount... Read more
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Missoula Independent
Taking on waterbecause we tried to buy the water company. This dystopian future crept a littl
Taking on water
Missoula Independent / Posted 26 days ago
because we tried to buy the water company. This dystopian future crept a little closer after early arguments suggested the Montana Supreme Court looks skeptically on the city's claim that it needs to buy Mountain Water from the Carlyle Group... Read more
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ABC Montana
Supreme Court orders hearing over judge disqualificationHELENA, Mont. (AP) - The Montana Supreme Court has ordered a hearing to determi
Supreme Court orders hearing over judge disqualification
ABC Montana / Posted 26 days ago
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The Montana Supreme Court has ordered a hearing to determine if a judge should have disqualified himself from a case in which he approved a $10 million settlement to be paid by an insurance company without the company's... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Supreme Court orders hearing over judge disqualificationHELENA, Mont. (AP) - The Montana Supreme Court has ordered a hearing to determi
Supreme Court orders hearing over judge disqualification
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 26 days ago
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The Montana Supreme Court has ordered a hearing to determine if a judge should have disqualified himself from a case in which he approved a $10 million settlement to be paid by an insurance company without the company's... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Supreme Court orders hearing over judge disqualificationThe Montana Supreme Court has ordered a hearing to determine if a judge should
Supreme Court orders hearing over judge disqualification
KECI Missoula / Posted 26 days ago
The Montana Supreme Court has ordered a hearing to determine if a judge should have disqualified himself from a case in which he approved a $10 million settlement to be paid by an insurance company without the company's knowledge. New York Marine... Read more
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FOX News
Author Jon Krakauer, public deserve to see recordsreversed its decision in 2012 to expel a star quarterback who was accused of ra
Author Jon Krakauer, public deserve to see records
FOX News / Posted 1 months ago
reversed its decision in 2012 to expel a star quarterback who was accused of rape, an attorney for the writer told the Montana Supreme Court on Wednesday. Krakauer watched from the audience as lawyer Mike Meloy spoke to the justices before a... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Remembering Former US Senator Conrad Burnsstorms in Kansas. What Krakauer's case could mean for student privacyWhat Krak
Remembering Former US Senator Conrad Burns
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 1 months ago
storms in Kansas. What Krakauer's case could mean for student privacyWhat Krakauer's case could mean for student privacy Montana supreme court judges say it could take two to eight months before a decision is made in Krakauer's case against the... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
News from the world of entertainmentto see recordsLawyer: Author Jon Krakauer, public deserve to see records "Into
News from the world of entertainment
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 1 months ago
to see recordsLawyer: Author Jon Krakauer, public deserve to see records "Into the Wild" author Jon Krakauer goes to the Montana Supreme Court Wednesday to demand the release of records that could explain whether the state's higher education... Read more
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ESPN
Author seeks answers on Montana QB decisionBOZEMAN, Mont. -- An attorney for Jon Krakauer, the author of "Into the Wild,"
Author seeks answers on Montana QB decision
ESPN / Posted 1 months ago
BOZEMAN, Mont. -- An attorney for Jon Krakauer, the author of "Into the Wild," told the Montana Supreme Court on Wednesday that Krakauer and the public deserve to know why the University of Montana reversed its decision in 2012 to expel a star... Read more

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