Appellate Court Sides With Newspaper's Coverage of Judge's 'Warning Shot' Incident
Citing Abstention Doctrine, 8th Circuit Refuses to Hear Doctor's Suit Against Iowa AG and Board of Medicine Director
MD Supreme Court Clashes Over Appellate Court Comparing Criminal Defendant to Mythological Monster
"Among other things, the Appellate Court in its opinion compared Belton—an African American man—to Grendel, the mythical monster in the Old English epic, Beowulf," stated Justice Jonathan Biran, in his written opinion for the court. "Belton asserts that this analogy evokes racist tropes of African Americans as subhuman. He raises similar objections concerning several other passages in the Appellate Court's dicta."
IP Law Office Hits Amazon With Defamation Suit Over Company's 'Blacklisted Attorneys'
DuPont Strikes $1.2 Billion Settlement Over Toxic Chemicals, Leaving 3M to Face Trial Alone
Oklahoma High Court Determines State's Abortion Bills Are Unconstitutional
Federal Judge: Attorney's Cancer Treatment Constitutes Excusable Neglect to Justify Request for Late Filing
An attorney who had technical problems filing documents in federal court prior to starting treatment for a recurrence of cancer has shown excusable neglect to justify his motion for leave to file a statement of additional material facts in his client's gender and age discrimination suit, a district judge in Maine concluded this week.
4th Circuit Judges Trade Barbs in Divided Ruling on University's Bias Policy
Federal Judge Awards Car Accident Victim $267K, Finding Defendant Liable for Willful and Wanton Negligence
Nationwide Seeks Declaration to Avoid Defending Walmart in Baby Food Contaminant Suits
With $30M Worth of Settlements Over Amazon's Alexa and Ring Products, FTC Warns Big Companies About Consumer Privacy Violations
In a pair of lawsuits aimed at alleged consumer privacy violations by Amazon, the FTC has announced that the retail and tech giant will pay more than $30 million in settlements while "overhauling" deletion practices tied to children's voice information collected by Alexa and while tossing out data taken from Ring doorbell videos that shouldn't have been surveilled.