WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal from a former government subcontractor seeking to sue the U.S. government for negligence over his five-year imprisonment in Cuba.
WASHINGTON — The government is taking the nation’s biggest satellite TV provider to court, accusing DirecTV of misleading millions of consumers about the cost of its programming.
A sharply divided House approved a Republican plan Wednesday to launch a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama, accusing him of exceeding the bounds of his constitutional authority. Obama and other Democrats derided the effort as a stunt aimed at tossing political red meat to conservative voters. Continue reading
The National Collegiate Athletic Association agreed to settle a number of cases brought in a class-action head injury lawsuit. The proposed settlement, which must still be approved by a federal judge, would create a $70 million fund for concussion testing and diagnosis of current and former athletes. Gwen Ifill talks to Rachel Axon of USA TODAY Sports about some lingering questions about the deal. Continue reading
A sleeping baseball fan featured during ESPN commentary is striking back with a $10 million lawsuit Commentary from two ESPN announcers about a sleeping baseball fan could be a $10 million problem for Major League Baseball, the New York Yankees … Continue reading
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Rolf Treu struck down multiple California laws providing job protections for the state’s public school teachers, calling them unconstitutional, reports KPCC in Los Angeles. The lawsuit was filed in 2012 by Student Matters, a group … Continue reading
Major tech companies including Apple, Adobe, Google and Intel have settled a huge class action lawsuit alleging they colluded not to go after each others’ employees, effectively holding down salaries. Alison Stewart talks with Arik Hessedahl of Re/code about the economic and social tensions troubling Silicon Valley. Continue reading