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  • February 21, 2017

    Justices Appear Divided In Border Shooting Case

    The U.S. Supreme Court appeared somewhat split Tuesday in a suit involving a border patrol agent accused of fatally shooting a Mexican teenager, with some of the justices struggling to pinpoint whether a clear rule exists that could allow the family in the case to sue for damages.

  • February 21, 2017

    Ill. High Court OKs Exception To Untimely Agency Reviews

    The Illinois Supreme Court on Friday ruled that a decision from an administrative agency can be appealed, even if the appeal is late, in instances where the agency violated due process.

  • February 21, 2017

    Homeowners Ask 11th Circ. To Revive Insurance Kickback Suit

    A group of homeowners on Friday asked the Eleventh Circuit to revive their putative class action alleging Caliber Home Loans Inc. and American Security Insurance Co. inflated their insurance rates via a kickback scheme, arguing that a doctrine barring challenges to rates approved by regulators doesn't defeat their claims.

  • February 21, 2017

    EveryWare Beats Shareholder Suit At 6th Circ.

    The Sixth Circuit on Tuesday affirmed an Ohio judge’s decision dismissing a proposed shareholder suit over an alleged “pump-and-dump” scheme supposedly run by a group of private equity funds and executives of bankrupt EveryWare Global, agreeing the investors couldn’t show the executives had acted intentionally.

  • February 21, 2017

    Dunkin' Says Buyers Can Take Sales Tax Suit To NY Agency

    Dunkin’ Donuts’ parent company urged the Second Circuit on Friday to affirm a lower court’s dismissal of a putative class action alleging that the chain illegally charged sales tax, saying that the complainants can only take up their dispute with New York tax authorities.

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