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A Pennsylvania federal judge refused Tuesday to throw out a suit by an ex-name partner of Nelson Levin de Luca & Hamilton LLC who is attempting to push former colleagues into mediation over funds he claims they owe the dissolved firm.
A Virginia federal judge held Tuesday that New York City, Philadelphia and San Francisco lack standing for litigation seeking to compel the U.S. Department of Defense to fully comply with criminal database reporting requirements, saying they haven’t alleged a sufficient injury in their quest to prevent service members with military convictions from securing firearms.
U.K. telecom giant Sky ditched a takeover offer from 21st Century Fox in favor of a sweeter buyout offer from Comcast worth $41 billion, as Disney had planned to nab a suite of Fox assets that included its holdings in Sky. Here, a Law360 graphic details the many twists since Sky began entertaining the idea of a buyout in 2016.
A Pennsylvania federal judge said on Tuesday that certain incendiary remarks from President Donald Trump about immigrants would be factored into his thinking in an upcoming trial challenging the administration’s threat to revoke funding from the city of Philadelphia over its refusal to cooperate fully with immigration officials.
A former Tribune Media Co. employee urged the Third Circuit on Wednesday to revive his 10-year-old race bias claim dismissed by the bankruptcy judge overseeing the company’s Chapter 11 proceeding, arguing he never knew he had the option to have his case heard in another jurisdiction.