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Donald Trump Sues Univision For $500 Million

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2015 | Latino Voices

By Joseph Ax June 30 (Reuters) - U.S. presidential candidate and real estate mogul Donald Trump filed a $500 million lawsuit on Tuesday against Uni...

Donald Trump Claims He Will Sue Univision For 'Hundreds Of Millions' Over Miss USA

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 06.25.2015 | Latino Voices

Donald Trump says he will sue Univision for "hundreds of millions of dollars" if the network holds to its decision to not air the Miss USA pageant nex...

Jonathan Cohn

Chief Justice Roberts Just Gave Obamacare Opponents A Major Smackdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 06.25.2015 | Politics

It was a smackdown. There’s really no other way to describe the ruling that the U.S. Supreme Court handed down on Thursday, rejecting the latest ...

College Daze

Jerry Zezima | Posted 06.23.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

As soon as my lawyer gets out of jail, I am going to file a classless action lawsuit against the makers of "National Lampoon's Animal House" for theft of intellectual property.

Hypocrite of the Year: Anti-Obamacare Plaintiff David M. King

Peter Dreier | Posted 06.18.2015 | Politics
Peter Dreier

King is the lead plaintiff in the lawsuit, now before the US Supreme Court, designed to kill Obamacare. If the Supreme Court rules against it, millions of Americans will lose their health insurance. But not Mr. King.

Told She Was Too Attractive For The Salvation Army, Lawsuit Says

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.12.2015 | Business

The Salvation Army's charitable image is being challenged in a big way. A woman in Roanoke, Virginia, is suing the organization in federal court fo...

Widow Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Suge Knight, Dr. Dre And Ice Cube

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2015 | Black Voices

June 4 (Reuters) - A widow has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Marion "Suge" Knight, accusing the rap mogul of carelessly striking and killin...

Father Sues Officials For Teaching Evolution

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 06.01.2015 | Politics

The West Virginia parent of an aspiring veterinarian filed a lawsuit on May 12 alleging local, state and federal officials propagated a "religious fai...

Suge Knight Hires Michael Jackson Ex-Attorney In California Murder Trial

Reuters | Posted 06.04.2015 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES, May 29 (Reuters) - One-time rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight formally changed his attorney on Friday in the murder case against him, brin...

Suge Knight Refuses To Attend Court Hearing On Robbery Charges

Reuters | Posted 05.29.2015 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES, May 27 (Reuters) - Rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight refused to leave his jail cell to attend a court hearing on robbery charges on Wednes...

Kauai Official in Switzerland Urges Syngenta to Drop Lawsuit Blocking Enforcement of GMO Pesticide Law; Syngenta Replies, 'There Is No Lawsuit'

Judah Freed | Posted 05.22.2015 | Green
Judah Freed

At the annual shareholders meeting of the Syngenta Corporation in Basel, Switzerland, Kauai County Council member Gary Hooser urged the transnational chemical giant to withdraw from its lawsuit against the Hawaiian island county.

Cop Sues Starbucks After Spilling Free Cup Of Coffee On Himself

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.12.2015 | Crime

A North Carolina police officer is suing Starbucks for $750,000 after he spilled a free cup of coffee in his lap and burned himself in 2012. In tes...

Mariah Stewart

Witness to Michael Brown's Death Sues City of Ferguson, Former Police Chief And Darren Wilson

HuffingtonPost.com | Mariah Stewart | Posted 05.07.2015 | Politics

ST. LOUIS -- Dorian Johnson, the lead witness in the officer-involved shooting that led to the death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, has filed a la...

Suge Knight Hopeful Floyd Mayweather Will Help Pay Bail

Reuters | Posted 06.30.2015 | Black Voices

By Dana Feldman LOS ANGELES, April 30 (Reuters) - A Los Angeles judge declined on Thursday to lower the $10 million bail for one-time ...

Judge Orders Rap Mogul Suge Knight To Stand Trial For Murder

Reuters | Posted 06.16.2015 | Black Voices

(Updates with Knight sent to hospital) By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES, April 16 (Reuters) - A Los Angeles judge on Thu...

Witness: 'I Will Not Be Used To Send Suge Knight To Prison'

Reuters | Posted 06.13.2015 | Black Voices

By Daina Beth Solomon LOS ANGELES, April 13 (Reuters) - A key witness in the hit-and-run murder case against Marion "Suge" Knight told...

Landmark Dutch Lawsuit Puts Governments Around the World on Notice

Kelly Rigg | Posted 06.08.2015 | Green
Kelly Rigg

An increasing number of legal experts around the world have come to believe that the lack of government action to prevent dangerous climate change represents a gross violation of the rights of those who will suffer the consequences. These arguments are at the core of the Dutch lawsuit and will undoubtedly be put to the test in other countries before too long.

Some RadioShacks Will Survive After All

Reuters | Posted 03.31.2015 | Business

A court approved a plan to salvage RadioShack by co-branding most of its 1,740 surviving stores with cell phone provider Sprint.

Suge Knight Collapses In Court After Judge Sets Bail At $25 Million

Reuters | Michael Fleeman | Posted 03.25.2015 | Black Voices

(Reuters) - A judge set bail on Friday at $25 million for Suge Knight in a murder case, agreeing on the amount requested by prosecutors who had descri...

Viacom To Pay $7.21 Million To End Interns Wage Lawsuit

Reuters | Posted 05.13.2015 | Media

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK, March 12 (Reuters) - Viacom Inc agreed to pay $7.21 million to settle a class-action lawsuit by thousand...

Customer Sues Restaurant For $100,000 Over Valentine's Day Dinner

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.05.2015 | Weird News

Bad service at a restaurant? Most patrons would stop giving the establishment their business, or perhaps leave a negative review on Yelp. Not Kathl...

Chevron Chutzpah Knows No Bounds In Statements About Ecuadorians' Contamination Case

Karen Hinton | Posted 04.21.2015 | Business
Karen Hinton

"You are exploiting poor people who are suffering! That's outrageous!" - Reed Brodsky, Chevron/Gibson Dunn lawyer to a supporter of the Ecuadorians ...

Cutting the Mesh

Joe Singh | Posted 04.28.2015 | Business
Joe Singh

It's an increasingly inescapable truth that no industry, no technology, and no way of doing things is safe from startups. We saw it with music distribution, then film distribution, and now we're seeing it with hiring cars, renting a place to stay, and grocery shopping.

Al Sharpton, Comcast Accused Of Racial Discrimination In Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 02.27.2015 | Media

The National Association of African-American Owned Media has filed a $20 billion lawsuit against Comcast and Time Warner Cable, claiming the companies...

Jonathan Cohn

GOP Senator Insists Case For Obamacare Lawsuit Is 'Clear,' Then Shows Why It Isn't

HuffingtonPost.com | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 02.25.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) on Monday tried to argue that something he wrote in 2010 does not undercut the premise of the anti-Obamacare l...