Donald Trump’s threats to The New York Times for reporting allegations that he committed sexual assault are legally far-fetched and provide a troubling portrait of how a Trump administration would handle the press.
Planned Parenthood is battling on multiple legal fronts across the country, close to a year after the airing of several heavily edited videos that purported to show staff selling fetal tissue. The organization has filed 15 lawsuits challenging states that want to defund or otherwise curtail its activities.
The massive rise in discrimination lawsuits involving family responsibilities like child care, elder care, and maternity and paternity leave has been called “the biggest challenge employers never (saw) coming.” More fathers than mothers now report work/life conflict.
Planned Parenthood filed a federal lawsuit on Thursday arguing that a group acted illegally when it secretly recorded videos alleging the women’s health organization profited from selling fetal tissue from abortions.
A NY federal judge dismissed JPMorgan Chase’s objections to a lawsuit filed in 2009 that accused the bank of “packaging mortgages into the bonds that did not meet stated underwriting standards, had false appraisals, and false loan-to-value ratios.”
By Nathan Bomey, Detroit Free Press DETROIT — The number of deaths from accidents caused by General Motors’ defective ignition switch is at least 19, the chief of GM’s victim settlement fund has determined. Ken Feinberg has awarded settlements to 19 families whose loved ones were killed because of GM’s ignition-switch problem. That’s up from […]
By Ali M. Latifi and Shashank Bengali, Los Angeles Times KABUL, Afghanistan — A case stemming from rapes that generated national outrage and brought swift convictions for seven assailants might seem like a milestone in Afghanistan, where such crimes often result in punishment for the women, if there is any punishment at all. Yet the […]
Dallas (AFP) — Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has been sued by a former exotic dancer for an alleged sexual assault in 2009 in a hotel bathroom, The Dallas Morning News reported. The 71-year-old businessman, who bought the famed National Football League club in 1989, is being sued for more than $1 million in punitive […]
A truism: Almost nobody looks good in his booking photo. That said, the 47th governor of Texas, one James Richard Perry, certainly gave it his best shot when he faced the camera at the Travis County Courthouse last week. The resultant image is … not terrible. Perry is caught somewhere between a tight smile and […]