Courts - News Headlines

Maryland asks Supreme Court to uphold law on drug pricing
October 19th, 2018  3:26 PM

Maryland is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold its first-in-the-nation law against pharmaceutical price gouging

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Ex-Equifax manager gets home confinement for insider trading
October 16th, 2018  5:23 PM

A former Equifax manager has been sentenced to serve eight months home confinement after pleading guilty to insider trading in the wake of the company's massive data breach last year

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Supreme Court won't take up lead paint issue from California
October 15th, 2018  10:03 AM

The Supreme Court is leaving in place a decision that required paint companies to fund the removal of lead paint from California homes

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DeVos will not seek further delay of Obama for-profits rule
October 12th, 2018  6:29 PM

Education Department will no longer try to delay an Obama-era rule that protects students from for-profit college fraud

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Companies must pay $7M over misbranded pet food ingredients
October 11th, 2018  5:48 PM

Federal judge in St. Louis orders companies from Missouri and California to pay a combined $7 million for shipping ingredients containing poultry feathers and other misbranded items to pet food manufacturers

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Shareholders must vote on Musk's return as Tesla chairman
October 11th, 2018  4:33 PM

If Tesla CEO Elon Musk wants to return as chairman, shareholders will have to vote on it

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Newspaper seeks to unseal records in coal baron's appeal
October 11th, 2018  10:16 AM

A West Virginia newspaper is asking a federal court to unseal documents filed as former coal baron Don Blankenship sought to have his criminal mine safety conviction overturned

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Senate Dems lose health care vote, hope it's campaign fodder
October 10th, 2018  5:37 PM

Senate Democrats lose a health care vote but hope they've gained ammunition on an issue they say will help in November midterm elections

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No second take from appeals court in 'Hollywood South' case
October 10th, 2018  1:23 PM

A federal appeals court in New Orleans is refusing to reconsider a decision that could mean prison time for a movie producer and an attorney convicted of fraud involving Louisiana's "Hollywood South" film tax credit program

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Swiss court clears ex-banker who gave secrets to WikiLeaks
October 10th, 2018  12:35 PM

Switzerland's high court has upheld the acquittal of a former private banker who handed over confidential client information to WikiLeaks, ruling he wasn't bound by the country's strict banking secrecy laws at the time

Swiss court clears ex-banker who gave secrets to WikiLeaks
The Latest: French court overturns breast implant ruling
October 10th, 2018  10:05 AM

France's highest court has overturned an appeals court ruling that required around 1,700 women around the world to pay back compensation they received over rupture-prone breast implants

The Latest: French court overturns breast implant ruling
UK court rules bakery didn't discriminate in 'gay cake' case
October 10th, 2018  6:38 AM

Britain's Supreme Court says a bakery owned by a Christian family didn't discriminate against a gay customer when they refused to make a cake supporting same-sex marriage

UK court rules bakery didn't discriminate in 'gay cake' case
Trump rally crowd chants 'Lock her up!' about Sen. Feinstein
October 9th, 2018  10:00 PM

Chants of "Lock her up!" rang once again through an Iowa arena as President Donald Trump rallied supporters

Donald Trump
Berlin ordered to institute partial diesel vehicle ban
October 9th, 2018  10:10 AM

A Berlin court has ordered city officials to ban older diesel vehicles from several downtown streets in order to reduce nitrogen dioxide levels in the German capital

Berlin ordered to institute partial diesel vehicle ban
A rift at Facebook after exec attends Kavanaugh hearing
October 5th, 2018  2:39 PM

Appearance of company executive at hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh leads to sparks at Facebook

A rift at Facebook after exec attends Kavanaugh hearing
2 more ex-Pilot Flying J employees get prison sentences
October 4th, 2018  9:18 PM

Two more former Pilot Flying J employees receive prison sentences in connection with rebate scam

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Judge's decision on Dakota Access study likely months away
October 3rd, 2018  7:50 PM

A federal judge's decision on whether a year's worth of additional study of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline adequately addresses American Indian concerns appears weeks if not months away

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Kavanaugh had the edge over his accuser in TV audience size
October 3rd, 2018  4:40 PM

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh had the edge over his accuser in TV audience size during emotional Senate hearing

Kavanaugh had the edge over his accuser in TV audience size
UN court orders US to lift some Iran sanctions
October 3rd, 2018  3:13 PM

The United Nations' highest court has ordered the United States to lift sanctions on Iran that affect imports of humanitarian goods and products and services linked to civil aviation safety

UN court orders US to lift some Iran sanctions
Cosmetology students win key ruling in dispute over labor
October 3rd, 2018  2:57 PM

A judge has cleared the way for possibly thousands of people to be paid for work performed while they were students at a chain of cosmetology schools in Michigan and two other states

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