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Mark S. Davis Named 2014 Distinguished Law Alumni by Washington University Law School

Honolulu lawyer Mark S. Davis was named 2014 distinguished law alumni by his alma mater, Washington University Law School in St. Louis.  The law school stated:  “the distinguished law alumni awards honor alumni who have obtained distinction in their professional

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Michael K. Livingston, Esq. Inducted into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers

Michael K. Livingston of Davis Levin Livingston in Honolulu, HI was recently inducted into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL) at their Annual Meeting held February 22-26, 2014 in Kailua-Kona, HI The International Academy of Trial Lawyers limits membership

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Maui County Charged With 1st Amendment Violations by Davis Levin Livingston and ACLU Hawaii

Pastor Strat Goodhue and his wife, Doreen Goodhue, were unconstitutionally ordered to leave a Maui County public sidewalk where they were distributing religious literature. Maui County is again in federal court, accused of violating the free speech rights of a

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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Settled for Teen Kayaker on Adventure Tour

Davis Levin Livingston announced today that a successful settlement was reached late Monday night in San Francisco in the wrongful death lawsuit brought by the parents of 15 year old Tyler Madoff, who disappeared after receding waves dragged Tyler out

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State Pays 4.4 million to Autistic Children Denied Educational Services

Pricey Special Needs Lesson for State By Lusy Young-Oda, Honolulu Star Advertiser Years after removal of federal court oversight of Hawaii’s education of learning-disabled students, a landmark settlement this week highlights ongoing problems — and sends a strong reminder of

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DISABLED: Boy’s Family gets millions

Crippled kid’s mom: “Every day I think of what might’ve been”. Her child, awarded $11.3 million in a malpractice suit, needs constant care. Jeshua Pineda-Flores is 10 1/2 years old but wears diapers because he cannot care for himself. It’ll

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Sexual Harrasment: Honolulu, Hawaii, Cop case costs city $1.1 million

Sexual Harrasment News Cop case costs city $1.1 million By Gordon Y.K. Pang HONOLULU – The $1.1 million, out-of-court settlement between the city and former police officer Clarissa Barta for sexual harassment by colleagues is the largest settlement of its

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Big Cases and Big Honors: Attorney Mark Davis

Attorney Mark Davis becomes president of a prestigious national law organization and hopes to bring its big-name members to Hawaii By Lisa Asato Mark Davis confers with law partner Mike Livingston on a case. photo by Nathalie Walker Mark Davis

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Judge To Weigh DOE Sanctions For Felix Neglect

Special Education News   At issue is whether staff was trained for a special-needs child by Rosemarie Bernardo HONOLULU – A federal magistrate is expected to decide this week whether to sanction the state Department of Education after personnel at

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Medical Malpractice: Family wins Tripler cancer case

Medical Malpractice News Family wins Tripler cancer case HONOLULU – A federal court judge has awarded $275,000 to the family of a man who died from cancer after treatment at Tripler Army Medical Center. Tripler doctors discovered a prostate nodule

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