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    11th Circ. Says Amerijet Is Subject To Miami-Dade Wage Law

    The Eleventh Circuit on Monday affirmed a lower court’s finding that a Miami-Dade County ordinance requiring an air cargo company to pay elevated minimum wages for some workers at Miami International Airport does not preempt federal airline deregulation...

    Uber's Contract With Driver Unconscionable, Judge Says

    The California federal judge overseeing the appeal of an Uber Technologies Inc. driver's suit seeking expenses from the ride-hailing company said Monday that he won't send the case to arbitration, calling Uber's contract with the driver both...

    Net Neutrality Opponents Blast DC Circ. Bid For More Rules

    The challengers of the Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality rules urged the D.C. Circuit to dismiss a petition that pushes for more Internet regulation, saying Monday that Full Service Network lacks standing in its attack on the FCC’s...

    Net Neutrality Opponents Blast DC Circ. Bid For More Rules

    The challengers of the Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality rules urged the D.C. Circuit to dismiss a petition that pushes for more Internet regulation, saying Monday that Full Service Network lacks standing in its attack on the FCC’s...

    Net Neutrality Opponents Blast DC Circ. Bid For More Rules

    The challengers of the Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality rules urged the D.C. Circuit to dismiss a petition that pushes for more Internet regulation, saying Monday that Full Service Network lacks standing in its attack on the FCC’s...

    Group Sues Over 'World Trade Center' Merchandise

    The nonprofit that owns the trademark rights to “World Trade Center” on Friday sued the owner of the New York City landmark in a New York court for using the name on new merchandise without permission. ...read more

    United Energy Wants En Banc Rehearing Over BP Asset Sale

    United Energy Group Ltd. on Friday asked the Fifth Circuit to reconsider en banc its decision to allow International Energy Ventures Management to sue the company in Texas federal court, arguing the suit over litigation relating to a $46.5 million contract...

    United Energy Wants En Banc Rehearing Over BP Asset Sale

    United Energy Group Ltd. on Friday asked the Fifth Circuit to reconsider en banc its decision to allow International Energy Ventures Management to sue the company in Texas federal court, arguing the suit over litigation relating to a $46.5 million contract...

    United Energy Wants En Banc Rehearing Over BP Asset Sale

    United Energy Group Ltd. on Friday asked the Fifth Circuit to reconsider en banc its decision to allow International Energy Ventures Management to sue the company in Texas federal court, arguing the suit over litigation relating to a $46.5 million contract...

    United Energy Wants En Banc Rehearing Over BP Asset Sale

    United Energy Group Ltd. on Friday asked the Fifth Circuit to reconsider en banc its decision to allow International Energy Ventures Management to sue the company in Texas federal court, arguing the suit over litigation relating to a $46.5 million contract...

    Defense Contractor Wants Espionage Sentence Halved

    A U.S. defense contractor has asked a Hawaii federal court to halve the seven-year sentence he is serving for sharing classified information with a female friend, arguing that retired Gen. David Petraeus received a far more lenient punishment for similar...

    Defense Contractor Wants Espionage Sentence Halved

    A U.S. defense contractor has asked a Hawaii federal court to halve the seven-year sentence he is serving for sharing classified information with a female friend, arguing that retired Gen. David Petraeus received a far more lenient punishment for similar...

    Gov’t Wants 4- And 6-Year Sentences For Twin Hackers

    The U.S. government on Monday asked a Virginia federal court for sentences of four years and six years for twin brothers who pled guilty to a litany of charges related to hacking U.S. Department of State and commercial Internet systems. ...read more

    Gov’t Wants 4- And 6-Year Sentences For Twin Hackers

    The U.S. government on Monday asked a Virginia federal court for sentences of four years and six years for twin brothers who pled guilty to a litany of charges related to hacking U.S. Department of State and commercial Internet systems. ...read more

    KPMG Says Equitable Tolling A Mistake In Sex Bias Row

    KPMG LLP on Friday asked a New York federal judge to reconsider a recent order granting equitable tolling on claims in a $400 million collective action accusing the accounting firm of underpaying female employees, saying the ruling was premised on “clear...

    State, Enviros Clash Over BLM Fracking Rule Delay

    North Dakota told a Wyoming federal judge on Friday that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s new hydraulic fracturing rule should be blocked until legal challenges have been fully resolved, while environmental groups argued against an injunction...

    State, Enviros Clash Over BLM Fracking Rule Delay

    North Dakota told a Wyoming federal judge on Friday that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s new hydraulic fracturing rule should be blocked until legal challenges have been fully resolved, while environmental groups argued against an injunction...

    State, Enviros Clash Over BLM Fracking Rule Delay

    North Dakota told a Wyoming federal judge on Friday that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s new hydraulic fracturing rule should be blocked until legal challenges have been fully resolved, while environmental groups argued against an injunction...

    Mylan To Nix Anti-Takeover Tool Used Against Teva

    Mylan NV said Monday it is in the process of dismantling its stichting, a Netherlands-based legal vehicle that can be used to halt a hostile takeover, after successfully thwarting a $40 billion takeover attempt by Israeli rival Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries...

    NY Atty Suspended In Virginia After Immigration Foul-Up

    A New York attorney has been suspended from practicing law in Virginia for six months after failing to comply with the terms of a public reprimand issued after she allegedly neglected to communicate properly with an immigration client, according to a...

    Trial Ace: Hardin & Associates' Rusty Hardin

    With mediation and arbitration on the rise, some legal experts say taking a dispute to trial is generally a waste of money and time. But Rusty Hardin, the Texas trial veteran with a national reputation for winning over juries in both civil and criminal...

    Investors Slam Valeant's Bid To Duck Insider Trading Suit

    Two pension funds claiming Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. illegally fed Pershing Square Capital Management LP inside information about its attempted $55 billion takeover of Allergan Inc. told a California federal court Friday that Valeant’s...

    Investors Slam Valeant's Bid To Duck Insider Trading Suit

    Two pension funds claiming Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. illegally fed Pershing Square Capital Management LP inside information about its attempted $55 billion takeover of Allergan Inc. told a California federal court Friday that Valeant’s...

    Starwood Waypoint REIT Snaps Up Rival In All-Stock Deal

    Oakland, California-based Starwood Waypoint Residential Trust, a real estate investment trust spun off from Starwood Property Trust Inc., has snapped up rival Colony American Homes in a stock-for-stock transaction that will create a new company with a...

    Judge's Lies May Raise Standards For Court Discipline

    Revelations that now-resigned Alabama federal judge Mark Fuller repeatedly lied to investigators who found "substantial evidence" of a pattern of violence against his wife will prompt chief justices to tighten disciplinary standards and eschew...