Legal Headline News–Bush tax cuts, violent crime down, first vaccine-autism award

The estimated number of violent crimes committed in the United States declined in 2009 for the third straight year, according to an annual report released Monday by the FBI.

House Republican leader on Sunday suggested he may be willing to concede to Democrats who want to let the Bush tax cuts lapse for the wealthiest Americans, but the Senate Republican leader today said he is standing his ground.

(CBS) The first court award in a vaccine-autism claim is a big one. According to CBS News the family of Hannah Poling will receive more than $500,000 per year to pay for Hannah’s care. Experts say the compensation could easily amount to $20 million over the child’s lifetime.

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