A Texas federal judge granted a two-week temporary restraining order on Tuesday barring the U.S. Department of H...(read more)
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A slew of federal judges are taking on senior status, including the judge who has been overseeing the opioid multidistrict litigation, according to a Tuesday notice on the federal judiciary's website, opening seats across the country that could be filled with judges nominated by President Joe Biden.
The Norwegian Data Protection Authority announced its intent Tuesday to hit dating app Grindr with an $11.7 million fine for user privacy violations, in what would amount to the largest fine from the agency and which sparked calls from one U.S. consumer advocacy group for the Federal Trade Commission to follow suit with an action of its own.
The Senate on Tuesday scheduled ex-President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial for next month, but it signaled his likely acquittal when only five Republican senators joined Democrats to endorse the constitutionality of trying a former chief executive.
President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed an executive order intended to phase out the federal government's use of private prisons, reviving a policy that was halted during the administration of former President Donald Trump.
Walmart Inc. is on "slippery" ground arguing that enforcement threats from the U.S. Department of Justice allow the retailer to seek a court declaration that its prescription opioid sales are lawful, a Texas federal judge said at a hearing Tuesday.
A Georgia federal judge ruled Tuesday that a unit of The Hartford is not obligated to cover an Atlanta-area law firm's losses due to a COVID-19 stay-at-home order, saying the firm's office has not sustained the sort of direct physical loss or damage required by its policy.
The bankruptcy trustee for troubled law firm Girardi Keese claims rival California plaintiffs firm Abir Cohen Treyzon Salo LLP is trying to poach GK clients in the Porter Ranch gas leak litigation.
A veteran FBI agent fired allegedly for sending anti-Trump text messages is urging a D.C. federal court to compel the ex-president's campaign to comply with a request for documents in an unfair termination suit against the agency, adding that the organization should also explain why it shouldn't be held in contempt.
Department store chain Belk Inc. announced Tuesday that it has reached an agreement with private equity investor Sycamore Partners and its secured lenders for a Chapter 11 restructuring that will slash $450 million from its balance sheet and bring $225 million in new financing commitments.
Ghislaine Maxwell is urging a New York federal court to toss charges she helped deceased sex offender Jeffrey Epstein abuse underage girls, arguing that she should have been indicted in Manhattan rather than in White Plains, where Black and Hispanic jurors are underrepresented.
Demand for the COVID-19 vaccination outpaced supply over the past week, generating calls from governors in Pennsylvania and New York for the federal government to make more doses available for the rapidly expanding pool of eligible residents.
A group of shareholders of Garrett Motion Inc. asked a New York bankruptcy judge to end the debtor's exclusive right to pursue a Chapter 11 plan and offered up a plan of their own that they say provides more value to existing equity holders.