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Both sides say data on their side in Harvard admissions suit
June 15th, 2018  1:21 PM

An Asian-American group suing Harvard University says it has evidence of discrimination in the school's admissions process

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Bill blocking future hog farm nuisance suits finalized
June 14th, 2018  9:53 PM

North Carolina legislators have finalized tougher restrictions upon neighbors of hog farms seeking to sue for damages because of the stench and other nuisances emanating from industrial-scale operations nearby

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Judge considers public access to data about opioid shipments
June 14th, 2018  5:54 PM

A federal judge overseeing hundreds of lawsuits by local governments is considering a request to make public information showing where prescription opioid painkillers have been shipped throughout the country

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Supreme Court addresses question of foreign law in US courts
June 14th, 2018  5:02 PM

Supreme Court addresses question of foreign law in US courts

Supreme Court addresses question of foreign law in US courts
Judge shows skepticism to New York climate change lawsuit
June 13th, 2018  8:23 PM

A New York federal judge has shown skepticism toward New York City's attempt to hold five of the world's biggest oil companies responsible for damage from global warming

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Volkswagen to pay Vermont $6.5 million in emissions lawsuit
June 13th, 2018  2:23 PM

The state of Vermont and people who bought certain Volkswagen diesel models that were rigged to cheat on emissions tests will be getting a total of $6.5 million from the automaker

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The Latest: Governor lauds letter targeting untraceable guns
June 12th, 2018  7:48 PM

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has praised a decision by his attorney general to demand firearms companies stop marketing and selling untraceable weapons, or ghost guns

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No. 2 hog state moves to greatly help agribusiness in suits
June 12th, 2018  6:26 PM

Lawmakers in the country's No. 2 hog-raising state are pushing ahead with protection for agribusiness by all but blocking neighbors who suffer nuisances from suing farm operations

No. 2 hog state moves to greatly help agribusiness in suits
Massachusetts sues opioid maker, executives over drug crisis
June 12th, 2018  5:30 PM

Massachusetts is suing the maker of OxyContin over the deadly opioid crisis and is the first state to also target company executives

Maura Healey
Judge spars with Justice Dept. lawyer on foreign favors suit
June 11th, 2018  10:41 PM

The Justice Department says President Donald Trump's hotel company did not break the law by doing business with other countries

Judge spars with Justice Dept. lawyer on foreign favors suit
Judge spars with Justice Dept lawyer on foreign favors suit
June 11th, 2018  5:19 PM

Lawyers for Maryland and the District of Columbia accused President Donald Trump in federal court of "profiting on an unprecedented scale" from foreign government interests using his Washington, D.C., hotel.

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Supreme Court won't get involved in Wrigley Field dispute
June 11th, 2018  4:29 PM

The Supreme Court is leaving in place a court decision dismissing a lawsuit filed against the Chicago Cubs by the owners of rooftop clubs adjacent to Wrigley Field

Supreme Court won't get involved in Wrigley Field dispute
Insurer must defend Bill Cosby defamation suits, court says
June 11th, 2018  2:32 PM

A federal appeals court says an insurance company must pay to defend defamation lawsuits against Bill Cosby

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Boston Globe drops lawsuit against ex-employee over texts
June 11th, 2018  2:27 PM

The Boston Globe is dropping a lawsuit against a former employee who accused the newspaper's top editor of sending her inappropriate text messages

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Training center files suit to recover embezzled union funds
June 8th, 2018  3:59 PM

The United Automobile Workers-Chrysler National Training Center is suing several people connected to a scheme that funneled cash and gifts to union leaders

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Stormy Daniels' former attorney countersues porn actress
June 7th, 2018  9:47 PM

Stormy Daniels' former lawyer has countersued the porn star and her new attorney for defamation and accused Trump's personal attorney of illegally recording their telephone calls

Rudy Giuliani
Idaho utility sues EPA over Hells Canyon dams requirement
June 7th, 2018  5:15 PM

An Idaho utility has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency contending the agency failed to act on a request to modify water temperature standards below a hydroelectric project where federally protected chinook salmon reproduce

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NC Senate backs limits to law that allowed $51M pork verdict
June 7th, 2018  4:12 PM

Senators in the country's No. 2 hog-growing state want to further shield industrial-scale hog operations from lawsuits by neighbors who've long complained that open-air animal waste pits comparable to city sewage plants frustrate their daily lives

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Google stops political ads in Washington following lawsuit
June 7th, 2018  2:17 PM

Google has stopped accepting political ads in Washington on the same day changes to the state's campaign-finance reporting requirements and enforcement procedures take effect

Google stops political ads in Washington following lawsuit
Judge rules for North Dakota landowner in pipeline dispute
June 7th, 2018  1:48 PM

A judge has dismissed Montana-Dakota Utilities' eminent domain lawsuit over a proposed half-mile natural gas pipeline in northern North Dakota

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