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  • Zuckerberg Flubs Details of Facebook Privacy Commitments

    Zuckerberg Flubs Details of Facebook Privacy Commitments

    Business Law 03/16/2018

    Over two days of questioning in Congress, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg chief revealed that he didn’t know key details of a 2011 consent decree with the Federal Trade Commission that requires Facebook to protect user privacy.With congressional h...

  • Supreme Court blocks some redrawn North Carolina districts

    Supreme Court blocks some redrawn North Carolina districts

    Business Law 02/06/2018

    The U.S. Supreme Court told North Carolina officials late Tuesday they must use some but not all of the state's legislative districts that other federal judges redrew for this year's elections.The justices partially granted the request of Republican ...

  •  Samsung worker killed by brain tumor wins compensation case

    Samsung worker killed by brain tumor wins compensation case

    Business Law 11/13/2017

    Overturning an appeal court's decision, South Korea's Supreme Court said Tuesday the family of a Samsung worker who died of a brain tumor should be eligible for state compensation for an occupational disease.The ruling on Lee Yoon-jung, who was diagn...

  •  Ohio court won't hear case in seizure of exotic animals

    Ohio court won't hear case in seizure of exotic animals

    Business Law 10/24/2017

    Another court has dealt a blow to an Ohio man who is trying to get his six tigers and several other exotic animals back from the state.The Ohio Supreme Court earlier this month said it would not hear an appeal in the case involving the owner of a roa...

  • Court extends house arrest for Russian theater director

    Court extends house arrest for Russian theater director

    Business Law 10/16/2017

    A court in Russia's capital ruled Tuesday to extend the house arrest of a widely revered theater and film director.Kirill Serebrennikov was detained and put under house arrest in August in a criminal case that sent shockwaves across Russia's art comm...

  • Court agrees to take on US-Microsoft dispute over emails

    Court agrees to take on US-Microsoft dispute over emails

    Business Law 10/15/2017

    The Supreme Court agreed Monday to take on a major dispute over the government's authority to force American technology companies to hand over emails and other digital information sought in criminal probes but stored outside the U.S.The justices inte...

  • Court: DirecTV owes $15M to South Carolina in tax dispute

    Court: DirecTV owes $15M to South Carolina in tax dispute

    Business Law 09/04/2017

    A court has ruled that pay-television giant DirecTV owes South Carolina nearly $15 million because of the way the company calculates its tax bill in the state.The Post and Courier of Charleston reports the South Carolina Court of Appeals found that D...

  • Dispute over rights to Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan goes to court

    Dispute over rights to Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan goes to court

    Business Law 08/29/2017

    Tom Clancy's widow wants a court to rule that the author's estate is the exclusive owner of the rights to his famous character Jack Ryan.News media outlets report that Alexandra Clancy's lawsuit says that the author's estate should be the sole benefi...

  • Court: FAA must reconsider regulating airline seat size

    Court: FAA must reconsider regulating airline seat size

    Business Law 08/23/2017

    An appeals court panel said Friday that federal officials must reconsider their decision not to regulate the size of airline seats as a safety issue.One of the judges called it “the Case of the Incredible Shrinking Airline Seat.”The Flyer...

  • British cybersecurity expert pleads not guilty to US charges

    British cybersecurity expert pleads not guilty to US charges

    Business Law 08/23/2017

    A British cybersecurity researcher credited with helping curb a recent worldwide ransomware attack pleaded not guilty Monday to federal charges accusing him of creating malicious software to steal banking information three years ago.Marcus Hutchins e...

  • Nevada pot regulators back in court as supplies dwindle

    Nevada pot regulators back in court as supplies dwindle

    Business Law 08/23/2017

    Nevada's marijuana regulators are headed back to court in a turf battle with liquor wholesalers over exclusive rights to distribute pot products to the state's new recreational retailers.Nevada's Taxation Department says the protracted legal fight ha...

  • Supreme Court deadline nears for suit over wetland loss

    Supreme Court deadline nears for suit over wetland loss

    Business Law 08/03/2017

    A Louisiana flood board is nearing a deadline for asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review its lawsuit seeking to make oil and gas companies pay for decades of damage to coastal wetlands.Federal district and appeals courts have rejected the lawsuit, w...

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