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Pennsylvania Drug Court Judge Disbarred for Stealing Drug Evidence and Using!

A former judge was disbarred as a result of engaging in criminal activity by stealing cocaine from evidence in the cases he was presiding over and using the cocaine for his own recreational purposes--all while continuing to preside over criminal prosecutions...

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Delaware Federal Judge Overturns $2.54 Billion Patent Infringement Verdict For Pharmaceutical Company

On Feb. 16, 2018 Judge Leonard P. Stark granted a renewed motion by Gilead Sciences Inc. for judgment as a matter of law upon finding that a patent held by Idenix Pharmaceuticals LLC for treating hepatitis C virus (HCV) was invalid due to lack of enablement...

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BMG Awarded $25 million Against Internet Service Provider Infringer

In an opinion issued on February 1, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit concluded that Cox Communications was not entitled to the safe harbor defense contained in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). The opinion was...

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Rape Conviction Reversed Due to Court-Martial Panel Gender-Stacked Against Servicemember

A servicemember’s rape conviction was reversed because the court-martial member selection process in his case used gender as an important item in the panel’s selection process. The seven-member panel that convicted and sentenced the servicemember...

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California Federal Judge Finds No Merit To Class Action Alleging Starbucks Underfilled Lattes And Mochas

Putative class representatives filed a class action against Starbucks Corporation, alleging that it uniformly underfilled its lattes by approximately 25% pursuant to the standardized recipe. They asserted in their complaint that the etched "fill...

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Chemist at State Lab Was Getting High

Thousands of drug convictions in Massachusetts will likely be overturned by Massachusetts authorities because a chemist at the state lab was high on the drugs she was supposed to be testing. This marks the second time in a year that thousands of drug...