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Hearing Over Tennessee Mosque Puts Islam On Trial

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - (AP) Islam is suddenly on trial in a booming Nashville suburb, where opponents of a new mosque have spent six days in court trying to link it to what they claim is a conspiracy to take over America by imposing restrictive religious rule. The hearing is supposed to be about. . ....

Lawsuit To Target Embattled California Police Agency

LOS ANGELES - (AP) The legal problems facing an embattled Orange County police agency mounted Friday after an attorney filed a lawsuit claiming officers wrongly arrested his client and falsely accused him of attacking an officer in October. Lawyer Garo Mardirossian said at a news conference that several...

Florida Court Reinstates Conspiracy/Concealment Claim Against 3 Tobacco Defendants

MIAMI - (Mealey's) A Florida state appeals court on Sept. 29 reversed summary judgment against a smoker's widow after finding that the state's Engle v. Liggett Group, Inc. (945 So. 2d 1246, 1277 [Fla. 2006]) case allows conspiracy/concealment claims against tobacco defendants even if the...

Stryker Biotech Pleads Guilty, Will Pay $15 Million For Promoting Bone Repair Products

BOSTON - (Mealey's) Stryker Biotech LLC on Jan. 17 pleaded guilty to one federal misdemeanor count of misbranding a medical device and agreed to a $15 million fine for promoting the mixing of its OP-1 and Calstrux orthopedic repair products to health care professionals ( United States of America...