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The number of new employment lawsuits filed in federal court has dropped dramatically in 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report by Lex Machina.
A New York federal jury slapped Syntel Inc. with an $855 million verdict Tuesday after finding that the information technology company misappropriated trade secrets and infringed copyrighted software related to a popular insurance administrative platform owned by Cognizant.
A California federal judge on Wednesday ordered Taiwan-based United Microelectronics Corp. to pay a $60 million fine after the company changed its plea and admitted to stealing rival Micron Technology Inc.'s trade secret purportedly covering technology that China's State Council had previously identified as a "national economic priority."
A New York federal judge granted a short delay Wednesday in the upcoming criminal contempt trial of Chevron foe Steven Donziger but shot down an earlier withdrawal request by his sole remaining lawyer, who had argued the trial threatens both safety and ethics.
A New York state judge signaled trial will begin after the holidays in the state attorney general's long-awaited "opioid epidemic" trial in which drugmakers and distributors face allegations they are directly responsible for the cost of the health crisis linked to the drugs they sold.
A Florida state appeals court on Wednesday ordered a new trial in an Engle progeny case against Philip Morris, saying a trial court shouldn't have stricken jurors based solely on written questionnaires nor admitted evidence from a "Seinfeld" episode.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday formally committed the U.S. to accept up to 15,000 refugees this fiscal year, crystallizing a historically low refugee ceiling and sparking outcry among advocates.
Following the Los Angeles Dodgers' World Series victory against the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night, third baseman Justin Turner violated coronavirus protocols when he celebrated on the field with his teammates after testing positive for the virus and refusing to isolate, Major League Baseball said Wednesday.
Whether Purdue Pharma's unsecured creditors can stop the Sackler family from using corporate funds to pay a $225 million fine that's part of the $8 billion OxyContin settlement with the federal government will wait for parties to negotiate over the company's Ch. 11 plan, a New York bankruptcy judge said Wednesday.
In decisions issued without input from Justice Amy Coney Barrett, the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday declined GOP-backed bids to cancel multiday extensions for receiving mail-in ballots in Pennsylvania and North Carolina.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is planning to replace the H-1B specialty occupation visa lottery, in which foreign citizens with college degrees compete for limited slots, with a wage-based selection process prioritizing higher salaries, the department said Wednesday.
The Federal Circuit on Wednesday threw out U.S. District Judge Alan D. Albright's decision refusing to ship a Schlumberger unit's patent lawsuit over fracking technology to South Texas despite an earlier case filed there, saying the judge's analysis contained "clear errors."