A Wednesday U.S. Supreme Court ruling that a New York law restricting credit card fee disclosures regulated retailers' speech puts similar statutes around the country on shaky ground.
A Texas state court judge on Thursday agreed to move the felony securities fraud trial of state Attorney General Ken Paxton out of his home turf of Collin County after prosecutors alleged the jury pool there is tainted, postponing what had been a May 1 trial date.
A trio of defendants accused of cheating Medicare out of $45 million pled guilty to much lesser charges Wednesday and could spend little to no time in jail after the government failed to hand over key evidence during a weekslong trial.
Toshiba-owned Westinghouse Electric Co. LLC, a global icon in nuclear technology design and construction, filed an anticipated Chapter 11 petition on Wednesday, aiming to shore up its core businesses and reassess the future of its nuclear reactor projects in Georgia and South Carolina that could cost the debtors billions.
A tequila company ripped off the distinctive skull-shaped bottle of comedy legend Dan Aykroyd’s Crystal Head Vodka, a California federal jury found on Wednesday, handing Crystal Head a win in its trade dress infringement suit.
Two former public officials convicted in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal were slapped with prison terms Wednesday for what a New Jersey federal judge called “an outrageous display of abuse of power” driven by a culture in the state Capitol where political opponents faced retribution.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday asked a federal appellate court to determine whether a New York law that restricts the disclosures retailers can make to customers about credit card surcharges violated retailers’ First Amendment rights, vacating the lower court’s ruling that upheld the law.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday asked the D.C. Circuit to hold off on issuing an opinion on the validity of the Clean Power Plan, following President Donald Trump’s signing of an executive order directing the EPA to review the rule.
British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday formally launched the process of taking Britain out of the European Union after more than four decades of shared institutions and laws, setting the stage for at least two years of complex divorce negotiations.
Lawyers for actor Dan Aykroyd's Crystal Head Vodka dropped a bombshell just before closing arguments in their trade dress suit against a tequila rival, calling a sculptor to testify that he had been asked to base the rival's bottle on Crystal Head’s — and that the tequila company’s founder admitted to him that she lied on the stand about it last week.
The former controller for Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP on Tuesday told a Manhattan jury that he never told former Dewey Chief Financial Officer Joel Sanders that the law firm wasn’t in compliance with its lending agreements, as the retrial of Sanders and former Dewey Executive Director Stephen DiCarmine neared the two-month mark.
Wells Fargo & Co. has agreed to pay $110 million to resolve 12 putative class actions that allege bank workers opened unauthorized accounts in customers’ names or enrolled them in the bank’s services without their consent, the bank announced Tuesday.
The Second Circuit denied bail Tuesday for former New York State Senate Minority Leader John Sampson, hours after the former ranking Albany Democrat argued he should stay out of prison while appealing his conviction on an obstruction count and two counts of lying to federal agents investigating corruption.
By Ed Beeson