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Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs certifies general election results | Arizona’s Election Authority

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — The Arizona 2020 general election results were certified Monday morning by Secretary of State Katie Hobbs. 

Hobbs certified results at the official canvass for federal, state, legislative offices, and statewide ballot measures with Chief Justice Robert Brutinel also in attendance and signing. Just ten days prior, Maricopa County’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to confirm that all ballots cast in the county were accounted for, and every valid vote will be in the final election results.



Maricopa County Board of Supervisors certify 2020 general election results

Once all remaining counties in the state certify their results, Secretary of State Katie Hobbs and Gov. Doug Ducey will make the final certification granting Arizona’s electoral votes to Joe Biden.

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Governor Doug Ducey also signed off on the canvass, which will lead to the selection of the state’s electoral college voters. Because of Arizona’s Electoral College laws, all of the state’s 11 electoral votes

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What Can Family Law Learn from Psychology?

Using his unique background in psychology, David – who has written a best-selling book called “Moving On: Redesigning Your Emotional, Financial, and Social Life After Divorce” – shares the difference taking into account mental health can make in family law cases.

 

  1. How do psychology and divorce go hand-in-hand?

In Family Law, which includes divorce, child custody, child support, alimony, and division of property, my clients are generally good people going through what is the hardest portions of their lives. They are not only losing their spouse, but they are losing their defined understanding of “family:” they may be losing time with their children, they are losing some of their assets, and they are losing some of their income by which they maintained their standard of living. Those are a lot of changes to get used to during a relatively short period of time.  And when people go through changes, they

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Kelly Clarkson Awarded Primary Physical Custody of Kids Amid Divorce

Nearly six months after Kelly Clarkson filed for divorce from Brandon Blackstock, legal decisions are being made regarding their roles as parents. 

On Nov. 19, the Grammy-winning singer was awarded primary physical custody in Los Angeles of her and Blackstock’s two children together, daughter River Rose, 6, and son Remington Alexander, 4. According to court documents filed on Nov. 30 and obtained by E! News, “under the circumstances present in this case, the interest in providing stability and continuity for the minor children weighs in favor of Petitioner having primary custody” and that the children “have not resided in Montana and that their current resident and their residence for the last several years has been Los Angeles, California.” 

As a result, the exes were granted joint legal custody and physical custody, but primary physical custody was given to Clarkson. “This custody order isn’t that big of a

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Wesley Bell: Public health, criminal prosecution and the pandemic | Guest columnists



Restaurant workers protest shutdown

Restaurant workers from around the St. Louis region cross the street to protest outside the St. Louis County government building in Clayton on Nov. 19.

Photo by Colter Peterson, [email protected]




The Post-Dispatch was the first of several news organizations that asked the St. Louis County prosecuting attorney’s office whether we are pursuing businesses that violate the new “safer at home” public health order issued by County Executive Sam Page. My team and I appreciate this public-interest reporting, and our response has been accurately reported to the public. However, there is more to be said about this important issue.

While I am proud to use the public platform of our office to reinforce these reasonable public-health orders and to urge people to take care of themselves and others by wearing a mask and gathering in small groups at a safe distance, the county executive’s order states

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Valpo attorney arrested in harassment case now involving political entanglements | Crime and Courts



Timothy Vojslavek

Timothy Vojslavek




VALPARAISO — Suspended attorney Timothy Vojslavek turned himself in at the Porter County Jail early Sunday in a case involving both the judge he attempted to unseat 12 years ago and the candidate who succeeded in that task earlier this month.

Vojslavek surrendered to the jail on an order from Porter Superior Court Judge David Chidester.

Vojslavek faces a felony count of invasion of privacy with a prior conviction and misdemeanor harassment using a computer in allegations involving his former wife. 

An arrest warrant was issued Sept. 29 by Democrat Chidester, who fought off a re-election challenge from Republican Vojslavek in 2008.

Republican Christopher Buckley, who succeed in defeating Chidester at the polls earlier this month, jumped in to represent Vojslavek and filed a motion the day before the Nov. 3 election seeking a different courtroom for the case, court records show.

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Discover The Las Vegas ‘Extravaganza’ With A Cast And Crew As Big As Its Audience

“The show must go on,” says Hanoch Rosènn, the creator and director of EXTRAVAGANZA – The Vegas Spectacular, a critically-acclaimed production at the Jubilee Theater inside Bally’s Las Vegas. This is a sentiment Rosènn doesn’t take lightly.

EXTRAVAGANZA – The Vegas Spectacular had its first (and only) preview performance on March 14, 2020, but it had to close the following day because of the pandemic. It returned to the stage on Monday, November 23, 2020, only to find out that its already socially distanced audience that was capped at 250 would be reduced to 50 for each performance because of greater precautions during the pandemic.

This means a first for a Vegas show: EXTRAVAGANZA will have a cast and crew that is the size of its audience. With a cast and crew of 50, they will be performing for an audience of

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Kelly Clarkson Awarded Primary Custody of Her Two Children

Kelly Clarkson has been granted primary custody of her two children, 6-year-old River Rose and 4-year-old Remington Alexander, amid her divorce from her husband, Brandon Blackstock.

A Los Angeles County judge ruled in favor of the singer in late October, according to People.

Although Clarkson and Blackstock will continue to share physical and legal custody of their kids, Clarkson now has primary physical custody of the two youngsters. However, Blackstock will video chat with River and Remington “at a mutually agreed upon time” daily, per the judge’s ruling.

“The Court finds that under the circumstances present in this case, the interest in providing stability and continuity for the minor children weighs in favor of Petitioner [Clarkson] having primary custody,” explains the ruling, adding that co-parenting has proven difficult for Clarkson and Blackstock because “the level of conflict between the parents has increased” and there are “issues of trust between

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New Criminal Rule 5(f) Could Alter Brady Disclosure Timing

Law360 (November 30, 2020, 5:00 PM EST) — On Oct. 22, Congress and the president took the extraordinary step of circumventing the normal process of amending the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure and directly amended Rule 5 to require district courts to create standing orders mandating that courts inform prosecutors of their obligation to produce Brady material at the outset of every criminal case.

When implemented by each judicial council, new Rule 5(f) may have the significant impact of changing the timing for when prosecutors produce exculpatory materials to defendants.

This article sets forth the rationale and text of the rule change, and how it is supposed to be…

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‘We seek justice’: Jefferson County district attorneys to tackle wrongful convictions

State inmates sentenced to death or life in prison out of Jefferson County could get a second look at their convictions under a new initiative aimed at righting wrongs of long ago.

Jefferson County Bessemer Cutoff District Attorney Lynneice Washington on Monday announced the formation of the Conviction Integrity Unit which will formally launch Jan. 11, 2021. The CIU will review cases of wrongful convictions for defendants convicted of certain Class A felonies and sentenced to life, life without parole or death in the Cutoff.

Additionally, Jefferson County District Attorney Danny Carr on Jan. 1 will launch the Conviction Review Unit in the Birmingham Division.

“The only way to effectively correct wrongs that were carried out by the criminal justice system in Jefferson County was to implement a review of wrongful conviction cases within both office, inclusive of the entire county,’’ Washington said. “The buy-in by the elected D.A. in

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Alleged arson fire destroys office of lawyer recently elected to KY state Senate

Police have charged a man with deliberately setting a fire that destroyed the law office of Kentucky Sen.-elect Johnnie L. Turner on Saturday.

There were apartments above Turner’s law office in the building in downtown Harlan, so the fire left six people without homes, according to Leslie Bledsoe, head of an organization called With Love From Harlan.

The charity was working Monday to find homes for the people — a single mother with one child and four other women — and to raise money to help them, Bledsoe said.

“Many of them left the building only with the clothes on their backs, and were thankful just to get out alive,” Harlan County Judge-Executive Dan Mosley said in a Facebook post.

Harlan police arrested Adam Mills, 22, on charges of first-degree arson, first degree wanton endangerment and fleeing from police.

Lt. Mitchell Alford said in an arrest citation that Mills,

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