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A South Florida state prosecutor has been fired over a recent social media post that reportedly compared people protesting the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer to zoo animals.
A former embroiderer for Barrier Technologies LLC sued the radiation protection company Tuesday, claiming she was wrongly fired while self-isolating after developing viral symptoms and denied paid sick leave she was entitled to under the coronavirus-related Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act.
Self-styled bitcoin inventor Craig Wright challenged a default sanctions bid accusing him of forging documents in a $10 billion bitcoin ownership dispute with the estate of his former business partner, arguing Monday it would unconstitutionally deprive him of his right to a jury trial.
The U.S. Supreme Court held Monday that nonsignatories to an international arbitration agreement may compel arbitration of disputes arising under that agreement, a decision that's being praised for bringing the U.S. in line with widely held views on arbitration law.
A doctor testified Tuesday that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's transfer of detainees out of three Florida facilities could be a medically responsible step to prevent the spread of COVID-19, but the government has already said it is not following all of the precautions he said would be needed.