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How Much Are You Drinking at Starbucks?

Recently, two federal district courts have dismissed lawsuits alleging that that Starbucks Corporation deceives its customers by misrepresenting the volume of its cold drinks. The first case was decided by a California federal district court in August...

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Houston, We Have a Problem!

After the South Texas College of Law (defendant) announced on June 22, 2016, that it was changing its name to "Houston College of Law," the University of Houston System (UH) filed a trademark infringement suit against the defendant. On October...

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ACTRESS LOSES CLAIM VIDEO GAME USED HER IMAGE

On September 1, 2016, the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of New York, First Department, upheld a lower court’s dismissal of actress Lindsay Lohan’s misappropriation of likeness lawsuit against the video game manufacturer Take-Two...

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PROPOSED SETTLEMENT FOR UBER DRIVERS REJECTED

An attempt by Uber Technologies, Inc. to settle a class action brought by approximately 350,000 drivers who claimed they were employees and as such, entitled to various expenses, was rejected by U.S. District Judge Edward Chen in San Francisco, who found...

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THREE LAWYERS DISBARRED FOR DUI SCHEME AGAINST OPPOSING COUNSEL!

A cunning plan by lawyers to discredit opposing counsel began in a bar—and ended in their permanent disbarment by the Florida Supreme Court, as reported in the consolidated cases of Florida Bar v. Adams and Florida Bar v. Filthaut , 2016 Fla. LEXIS...

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Court Confronts Canine Constitutional Case

In State v. Newcomb, 2016 Ore. LEXIS 366, the Oregon Supreme Court addressed the question of whether a defendant’s rights under the Oregon and United States Constitutions had been violated due to a warrantless draw of blood from defendant’s...