Jaycee Dugard was kidnapped as an 11-year-old and held captive for 18 horrifying years by a man who was supposed to be supervised by parole officials because of a conviction for another kidnapping. A federal court, however, has ruled that no matter how badly parole officers may have bungled their...
Queens residents protesting the city's plan to convert a Maspeth hotel into a homeless shelter say they have nothing against homeless people—they just don't want any in their neighborhood. [ more › ]
Even anti-government militias can use a little bit of federal law sometimes.
And the legal implications are as far-reaching as affecting if it's legal for your boss to spy on you at work. The Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals just ruled that a man could sue the creators of a computer program that allegedly intercepted communication between him and a married woman. Show More Summary
Sue Bird hit a season-high five three-pointers and scored 15 points to lead the Seattle Storm to a surprising 79-72 victory over the WNBA-leading Sparks on Friday night. Coming off her record seventh gold medal in international competition at the Olympics, Bird was 5 of 7 from behind the arc....
Jaycee Dugard cannot sue the U.S. government for failing to properly supervise him on parole.
A woman who was kidnapped near her California home at the age of 11 and held captive for 18 years by a convicted sex offender cannot sue the U.S. government for failing to properly supervise him on parole, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday. A three-member panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court...
What began as a non-threatening mosquito-borne illness has now become a full-blown epidemic in many South and Central American countries. Zika has even already made its way into our very own backyard, Miami Beach. Areas such as Wynwood...Show More Summary
Sleigh Bells is making its Twitter beef with Demi Lovato a legal issue for her. As Billboard reports, the band is suing Lovato, accusing her of pilfering bits from its track “Infinity Guitars” for hers, called “Stars.” Back in November...Show More Summary
In May, we posted about the a mandate from the Obama administration forcing hospitals and doctors to perform sex change operations under threat of losing federal funds including Medicare. Now comes word that a number of states and medical associations are suing the administration over this policy. Here’s the story from the Christian Post: Five […]
On Thursday, a Florida judge cleared the way for Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul to sue ESPN and Adam Schefter for violating his privacy by obtaining and sharing his medial records following his fireworks accident last fall. In...Show More Summary
But it'll still be an uphill climb.
The EEOC alleges in a lawsuit against Wayne Farms, a poultry-processing company, that its attendance policy results in injured workers being fired which is a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
I'm sure this lawsuit will go well.
“[David Frankel is] alleging fraud and negligent representation as well as breach of contract over the size and scope of the October 2014 release in North America” of his film One Chance, “which stars James Corden as Paul Potts, a real-life shop assistant and amateur opera singer who won Britain’s Got Talent in 2007.”
TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp said on Friday a Japanese trust bank was suing it for 12 billion yen ($119 million) for losses stemming from the company's $1.3 billion accounting scandal last year. Japan Trustee Services Bank had filed the suit with the Tokyo District Court on Aug. Show More Summary
NEW YORK ? An undocumented student who has lived in New York for nearly 20 years wants a federal court to declare that the president’s plan to defer deportation for millions like him should be reinstated. Queens resident Martín Batalla...Show More Summary
A group of people who don’t believe in God filed a federal lawsuit on Thursday seeking to change how prayers are handled before sessions of the state House of Representatives.
Nice job on Back to School Movies, everyone! Here are the stats, answers, and winners! Note: We eliminated the question about “Peggy Sue Got Married”. Her grandpa did not help her travel back in time but helped her get back. If you got that one wrong, it will not count towards your score. STATS 3930 people took […]
According to Estrosi, sharing photos of the police doing their assigned jobs amounts to defamation.