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No sitting federal appeals court judge spent the majority of their pre-judicial career working for a nonprofit civil rights organization the way Thurgood Marshall did, according to a report out Thursday that concludes the current federal appellate bench lacks professional diversity.
The D.C. Circuit said on Tuesday that the Copyright Royalty Board made procedural errors that "blindsided" Spotify and other streaming platforms, unsealing an Aug. 7 decision and explaining why it had overturned a ruling that ordered the services to pay substantially more to songwriters.
A former senior attorney at tech giant Apple will have to face allegations he traded the company's stock based on nonpublic information, after a New Jersey federal judge rejected his argument that insider trading is a crime that does not exist.
The Second Circuit on Wednesday sided with a Manhattan federal judge in finding that there wasn't any point in allowing investors in Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. to rewrite their proposed securities class action claiming the company hurt investors with its alleged misrepresentations about food safety.
The Second Circuit on Wednesday revived the Trump administration's wealth test for immigrants, narrowing a New York federal judge's earlier ruling that had blocked the contested immigration rule nationwide during the coronavirus pandemic.
A Jones Day partner in San Diego chosen for the California federal bench by President Donald Trump reported total assets approaching $2 million, congressional records show.
A New York state judge said he would allow "meaningful public access" to upcoming hearings in the state attorney general's suit alleging that opioid companies fueled the addiction epidemic, after opioid companies protested against livestreaming.
The man who tipped off federal prosecutors to the "Varsity Blues" college admissions scheme was sentenced to one year in prison Wednesday for his role in a $15 million pair of pump-and-dump schemes, after earning an "unprecedented discount" from the judge for his cooperation.
In an apparent first, a Missouri federal judge allowed a group of hair salons and restaurants to proceed with a proposed class action claiming Cincinnati Insurance Co. wrongfully refused to cover their losses during COVID-19 shutdowns, holding Wednesday that the businesses adequately alleged they suffered a covered "direct physical loss."
More than 90% of law graduates in the class of 2019 landed jobs after finishing school in what was the highest such rate in the dozen years since the start of the Great Recession, according to data released Wednesday, although that might be a high-water mark in years to come because of the coronavirus pandemic and its economic fallout.
A former Jones Day associate has hit back at the firm's push to trim her and her husband's lawsuit alleging the firm's family leave policy discriminates against dads, arguing she properly ran a federal claim by government enforcers before leveling it in court.
Three Long Island Teamsters benefit funds that own McDonald's Corp. stock sued the company in Delaware's Chancery Court late Tuesday for access to records on what were described as "pervasive," unresolved workplace and corporate sexual harassment and gender discrimination problems.