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Senate Republicans are on track to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday. Here are four questions about timing, the final tally, Democratic opposition and the immediate impact of a Justice Barrett.
The Trump administration suffered yet another blow in California federal court Friday, losing its latest effort to lift a recent order blocking the government from banning downloads of Chinese-owned messaging app WeChat from U.S. app stores.
A U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission member who has offered rare dissents to two enforcement actions in the past six weeks issued a statement Friday saying she supported a third recent agency action, "though not without reservations."
More than three dozen states on Friday called on the U.S. Supreme Court to broadly define an autodialer under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act to mean any device that can store and dial numbers automatically, as the justices tackle Facebook's bid to erase class claims over its security texts.
A putative class action accusing McDonald's of systematic discrimination against Black former franchise owners is illogical, largely time-barred, and based on speculation, the fast-food giant said in an Illinois federal court dismissal bid Friday.
Hogan Lovells said Friday that it laid off about 4% of its business services staff based in the U.S. and Mexico, making it the latest BigLaw firm to cut its head count after rolling back some austerity measures caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
The 2020 presidential contest is already the most heavily litigated election in U.S. history, but the legal warfare may become turbocharged after Nov. 3, experts say, potentially putting a handful of high-profile attorneys at the center of courtroom battles that could determine the outcome of the race.
A Ninth Circuit judge appeared skeptical Friday of Monsanto's arguments that a $25 million judgment over Roundup's links to cancer must be overturned due to the Environmental Protection Agency's approval of the herbicide, saying a federal statute prohibits companies from using their herbicide registrations as a defense.
The Delaware Supreme Court on Friday ruled that Solera Holdings Inc. cannot pursue coverage from several excess insurers for tens of millions in costs it incurred in a stockholder appraisal action challenging its buyout by Vista Equity Partners, reversing a lower court and finding that the action does not qualify as a covered "securities claim."
Goldman Sachs Group Inc.'s $2.9 billion settlement with the U.S. government and others over its role in the 1Malaysia Development Berhad scandal was a blockbuster, but the deal is stirring fresh criticism as the latest big-bank criminal resolution to come without a compliance monitor requirement.
The Harris County judge presiding over the felony securities fraud case against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said Friday he didn't have authority to revisit another Harris County judge's decision that the case should return to Collin County, but he'd agree Collin County is the proper venue if he did have a say.
A Florida appeals court on Friday undid $16 million in punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in a wrongful death suit over its cigarettes, saying the penalty is excessive when compared with the compensatory damages in the case.