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17 hrs ago | MediaPost
A federal judge in Manhattan said on Tuesday that she's likely to hold streaming video company FilmOn X in contempt of court for continuing to operate after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Aereo's streaming service infringed copyright.
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19 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service
Insurers for the now-defunct top manufacturer of asbestos must pay more than $500 million to resolve settlement agreements in longstanding tort litigation, the 2nd Circuit ruled on Tuesday.
23 hrs ago | Reuters
A federal appeals court on Tuesday said Travelers Cos should pay more than $500 million to satisfy asbestos-related claims stemming from its coverage of policyholder Johns-Manville Corp, reversing a lower court ruling.
We wrote some time ago about a lower federal court's determination in Glatt v. Fox Searchlight Pictures that at least two unpaid interns were "employees" for federal Fair Labor Standards Act purposes.
On July 14th, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit vacated an award of summary judgment for the defendants in Abrams v.
Again, the police don't have any authority to do that. In fact, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit has held in the case of Glik v.
But Aereo appears to be fighting to stay in business -- this time, using a new model.
After President Bill Clinton nominated Sonia Sotomayor to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, administration officials noted that her legal work and writings could spur strong Republican opposition if she were ever nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court.
The Second Circuit Court of Appeals in New York recently held that the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act , commonly known as Superfund, does not require contribution from beneficiaries of a responsible party's estate.
Four years ago , David Barron, then Acting Assistant Attorney General and chief of the Office of Legal Counsel finalized his memorandum to the Attorney General R E: Applicability of Federal Criminal Laws and the Constitution to Contemplated Lethal Operations against Shaykh Anwar al-Aulaqi .
Most discrimination cases involve claims that an employer discriminated against a minority employee on account of race, against a foreign employee based on national origin, or against a woman on account of gender.
As my editor, Ellen Podgor, noted last week , the winning streak in insider trading cases of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York ended with the jury's acquittal of Rengan Rajaratnam, the younger brother of Raj Rajaratnam, who was convicted of insider trading in 2011 and sentenced to eleven years in prison.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed Wednesday that its 2011 decision in Fait v.
Apple Inc has agreed to pay $450 million to resolve U.S. state and consumer claims the iPad manufacturer conspired with five major publishers to fix e-book prices, according to court records filed Wednesday.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 03:05 pm
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