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Hawaii Supreme Court and Governor David Y. Ige Honor Matthew Winter for Outstanding Pro Bono Service

The Hawaii Access to Justice Commission’s Pro Bono Celebration was held at the Hawaii Supreme Court on October 29, 2015.  Governor David Y. Ige, Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald, and Supreme Court Associate Justice Simeon Acoba (ret.) presided over the

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Davis Levin Livingston Attorney Matt Winter Wins Court Battle Over Free Speech For the Homeless

Davis Levin Livingston has a long and distinguished record of fighting for the rights of those who have been wronged or mistreated in Hawaii, setting legal precedents that reverberate for beyond the shores of the islands. But the law firm

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Davis Levin Livingston Attorney Clare Connors Nominated to the Federal Bench

On September 8, 2015, President Obama announced that he nominated attorney Clare Connors to serve as a U.S. District Court Judge for the District of Hawaii. Connors, currently an associate here at Davis Levin Livingston, has had an exceptionally distinguished career. She

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Winner of 2015 Davis Levin Livingston Public Interest Scholarship — Leah Wong

At Davis Levin Livingston, we were gratified to see so many outstanding applications this year for our second annual Davis Levin Livingston Scholarships. We started this scholarship program to support and encourage students who intend to pursue careers in public interest law,

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Senator Hirono Introduces Talia’s Law to Senate

Suspected cases of child abuse in Hawaii have very different protocols depending on whether the individuals involved are enlisted in the military or are civilians. When someone suspects that a child of a civilian is being abused, they are required

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Davis Levin Livingston Propose Legislation for Talia’s Law

Five year-old Talia Williams’ short life was not one filled with childhood fun and games.  Her last seven months were spent living in daily fear at Schofield Barracks with her severely abusive father, Nageen Williams and his wife, Talia’s stepmother.

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$4.25 Million Judgment Obtained by Davis Levin Livingston Against Tripler Hospital

Davis Levin Livingston attorneys helped secure a $4.25 million judgment for a client who faces lifelong complications from a botched bariatric gastric bypass surgery. The client was a woman in good health other than her weight when doctors at Tripler

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Attorney Loretta Sheehan Advocates Body Cams for Domestic Violence Investigations

Honolulu’s police officers should be equipped with body cams when they investigate domestic violence incidents and restraining order violations, Davis Levin Livingston attorney Loretta Sheehan told lawmakers recently. Domestic violence cases are notoriously difficult to investigate and prosecute, and the

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Davis Levin Livingston Attorney Matthew Winter Scores Free Speech Victory in Panhandler Case

In a triumph for free speech rights in Hawai’i County, Judge Susan Oki Mollway issued a temporary restraining order this month prohibiting the county from interfering with a man’s right to display a sign asking for money while standing along

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Double Winners Awarded Social Justice Scholarship

In a surprise move we at Davis Levin Livingston, awarded not one, but two Davis Levin Livingston Law School Scholarships. We had two candidates whose stories stood out from the rest. It was easier to award both than to choose between

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