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  • December 01, 2022

    SPLC, Harvard Law Sue DeSantis Over Migrant Relocation

    Three immigration rights groups, represented by Southern Poverty Law Center and a Harvard Law School organization, sued Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in federal court Thursday, alleging that the Sunshine State's $12 million immigrant relocation program is unconstitutional.

  • December 01, 2022

    DC, Calif., Ill. AGs Try Again To Block Albertsons' $4B Payout

    The District of Columbia, California and Illinois again asked a D.C. federal judge to block Albertsons' planned $4 billion shareholder payout, arguing Thursday that while their temporary restraining order was rejected, they're entitled to a preliminary injunction because further investigation shows the dividend will harm Albertsons.

  • December 01, 2022

    Supply Chain Fears Prompt Senate To Block Rail Labor Strike

    Congress' swift passage of legislation imposing tentative contract agreements on rail workers unions and railroads blocked a potential strike that could have crippled the nation's supply chain amid higher demand for energy and goods during the colder winter months and holiday season.

  • December 01, 2022

    Feds Weigh New Enforcement Advice On Apps, Compensation

    ​An official with the U. S. Department of Justice's Criminal Division said Thursday it is considering new guidance for provisions of its revised corporate criminal enforcement policy that relate to the government's evaluation of business' compensation structures and the use of secret messaging apps. 

  • December 01, 2022

    SF Finds Pay Boost For Some Jurors Increases Diversity

    Six months into a pilot program to pay low- and moderate-income jurors $100 for each day of criminal trial service, San Francisco is finding the economic diversity of juries is increasing as hoped, city researchers said Thursday.

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