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  • Sydney court postpones extradition hearing of former US military pilot

    Sydney court postpones extradition hearing of former US military pilot

    Legal Compliance News 10/24/2023

    A Sydney court on Monday postponed an extradition hearing for a former U.S. military pilot accused of illegally training Chinese aviators until May as his lawyers attempt to further build their case.Boston-born Dan Duggan, 55, was scheduled to fight ...

  • Court orders makers of gun parts to comply with rules on ghost guns

    Court orders makers of gun parts to comply with rules on ghost guns

    U.S. Court News 10/16/2023

    The Supreme Court on Monday ordered two internet sellers of gun parts to comply with a Biden administration regulation aimed at ghost guns, firearms that are difficult to trace because they lack serial numbers.The court had intervened once before, by...

  • Biden’s second try at student loan cancellation moves forward with debate

    Biden’s second try at student loan cancellation moves forward with debate

    Legal Compliance News 10/10/2023

    President Joe Biden’s second attempt at student loan cancellation began moving forward Tuesday with a round of hearings to negotiate the details of a new plan.In a process known as negotiated rulemaking, 14 people chosen by the Biden administra...

  • Judge strikes down a Texas law requiring age verification to view adult websites

    Judge strikes down a Texas law requiring age verification to view adult websites

    Featured Legal News 09/02/2023

    A federal judge has struck down a Texas law requiring age verification and health warnings to view pornographic websites and blocked the state attorney general’s office from enforcing it.In a ruling Thursday, U.S. District Judge David Ezra agre...

  • 3M agrees to pay $6 billion to settle earplug lawsuits

    3M agrees to pay $6 billion to settle earplug lawsuits

    Featured Legal News 08/31/2023

    Chemical and consumer product manufacturer 3M has agreed to pay $6 billion to settle numerous lawsuits from U.S. service members who say they experienced hearing loss or other serious injuries after using faulty earplugs made by the company.The settl...

  • US sues SpaceX for alleged hiring discrimination against refugees and others

    US sues SpaceX for alleged hiring discrimination against refugees and others

    Legal Compliance News 08/26/2023

    The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday sued SpaceX, the rocket company founded and run by Elon Musk, for alleged hiring discrimination against refugees and people granted asylum.The complaint, filed in an administrative court within the departmen...

  • Some states reject federal money to find and replace dangerous lead pipes

    Some states reject federal money to find and replace dangerous lead pipes

    Featured Legal News 08/20/2023

    As the Biden administration makes billions of dollars available to remove millions of dangerous lead pipes that can contaminate drinking water and damage brain development in children, some states are turning down funds.Washington, Oregon, Maine and ...

  • Owner of Maryland Construction Company Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

    Owner of Maryland Construction Company Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

    Featured Legal News 08/10/2023

    According to court documents, Jerry Lee Redman of Severn, Maryland, owned Redman Services Inc. (RSI), a paving and construction company. For at least 2015 through 2018, Redman filed corporate income tax returns for RSI that underreported the business...

  • Biden goes west to talk about his efforts to combat climate change

    Biden goes west to talk about his efforts to combat climate change

    Featured Legal News 08/07/2023

    efforts to combat climate change as the region endures a brutally hot summer with soaring temperatures, the White House said Monday.Biden is expected to discuss the Inflation Reduction Act, America’s most significant response to climate change,...

  • Bankruptcy Filings Rise 10%, and Courts Feel the Pinch

    Bankruptcy Filings Rise 10%, and Courts Feel the Pinch

    Supreme Court News 08/02/2023

    Personal and business bankruptcy filings rose 10 percent in the twelve-month period ending June 30, 2023, compared with the previous year.  Bankruptcy totals are reported four times annually by the U.S. government.According to statistics release...

  • Trump’s Lawyers Meet With Prosecutors as Election Interference Charges Loom

    Trump’s Lawyers Meet With Prosecutors as Election Interference Charges Loom

    Supreme Court News 07/29/2023

    Lawyers for Donald Trump were meeting Thursday with members of special counsel Jack Smith’s team as a potential indictment loomed over the former president’s efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 election, according to a person fami...

  • Amazon pushes back against Europe’s pioneering new digital rules

    Amazon pushes back against Europe’s pioneering new digital rules

    Legal Compliance News 07/13/2023

    Amazon is disputing its status as a big online platform that needs to face stricter scrutiny under European Union digital rules taking effect next month, the first Silicon Valley tech giant to push back on the pioneering new standards.The online reta...