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  • Russia court rejects $16 billion claim against BP

    Russia court rejects $16 billion claim against BP

    Analysis on Litigation 11/14/2011

    A Russian court on Friday rejected a $16 billion claim against BP PLC filed by an obscure minority shareholder in BP's Russian venture, TNK-BP. The court victory may have softened the blow that BP sustained when Rosneft dropped it as a partner in dev...

  • Norway killer claims mantle of resistance leader

    Norway killer claims mantle of resistance leader

    Recent Cases 11/14/2011

    The anti-Muslim extremist who confessed to a bombing and shooting massacre that killed 77 people in Norway tried to declare himself a resistance leader Monday at his first public court hearing but was quickly cut off by the judge. Anders Behring Brei...

  • Govt asks justices to stay out of immigration case

    Govt asks justices to stay out of immigration case

    Analysis on Litigation 11/11/2011

    The Justice Department on Thursday urged the Supreme Court to stay out of a lawsuit involving Arizona's immigration law, saying lower courts properly blocked tough provisions targeting illegal immigrants. The state law is a challenge to federal polic...

  • SearchMedia Announces Settlement on Securities Class Action

    SearchMedia Announces Settlement on Securities Class Action

    Legal Solutions 11/11/2011

    SearchMedia Holdings Limited, one of China's leading nationwide multi-platform media companies, today announced that it reached a tentative partial settlement agreement for a securities class action lawsuit pending against the Company and a number of...

  • Court likely to overturn Calif. law on livestock

    Court likely to overturn Calif. law on livestock

    Recent Cases 11/10/2011

    The Supreme Court seemed ready Wednesday to block a California law that would require euthanizing downed livestock at federally inspected slaughterhouses to keep the meat out of the nation's food system. The court heard an appeal from the National Me...

  • Pomerantz Law Firm Has Filed a Class Action

    Pomerantz Law Firm Has Filed a Class Action

    Recent Cases 11/10/2011

    Pomerantz Haudek Grossman & Gross LLP has filed a class action lawsuit against Diamond Foods, Inc. and certain of its officers. The class action (CV 11 5399 RS) filed in the United States District Court, Northern District of California, is on beh...

  • Calif high court hears debate over worker breaks

    Calif high court hears debate over worker breaks

    Headline Legal News 11/09/2011

    The California Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday in a high-interest case contending restaurant managers must order meal and rest breaks for tens of thousands of workers rather than leave compliance to their discretion. The case was initially...

  • Saxena White P.A. Files a Securities Fraud Class Action

    Saxena White P.A. Files a Securities Fraud Class Action

    Recent Cases 11/08/2011

    Saxena White P.A. announces that it has filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of investors who purchased Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited common stock on the New York Stock Exchange...

  • Supreme Court looks at warrantless GPS tracking

    Supreme Court looks at warrantless GPS tracking

    Recent Cases 11/08/2011

    The Supreme Court has expressed deep reservations about police use of GPS technology to track criminal suspects without a warrant. But the justices appeared unsettled Tuesday about how or whether to regulate GPS tracking and other high-tech surveilla...

  • Court upholds conviction in Pa. murder case

    Court upholds conviction in Pa. murder case

    Analysis on Litigation 11/08/2011

    The Supreme Court used its first opinion of the new term on Tuesday to uphold the murder conviction of a man in a Pennsylvania grocery store shooting. The high court on Tuesday upheld Eric Greene's conviction in the 1993 shooting death of the owner o...

  • NY investment firm among owners of Maine casino

    NY investment firm among owners of Maine casino

    Headline Legal News 11/07/2011

    The former owners of the New Hampshire International Speedway and the Oxford Plains Speedway are the largest shareholders in a casino under construction in western Maine, and a New York investment firm also holds a large stake, according to the casin...

  • Corzine steps down at collapsed firm, hires lawyer

    Corzine steps down at collapsed firm, hires lawyer

    Recent Cases 11/07/2011

    He set out to create a mini-Goldman Sachs. In the end, he built a mini-Lehman Brothers. Former New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine's resignation Friday from the securities firm he led capped a week of high drama and swift failure. MF Global collapsed into ba...