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Volkswagen's diesel disaster set to worsen as shareholders prepare lawsuit

Volkswagen's rough ride is set to continue.<p>The company has been reeling since September 2015, when news first broke that Volkswagen had been …

Investing

A Lawsuit Over The Xbox 360 Is Going All The Way To The Supreme Court

When the Xbox 360 debuted, more than ten years ago now, it shipped with a lot of problems: Red rings of death, an update that bricked the console, and so on. Among those problems was a tendency to scratch up the discs, something so annoying a class-action lawsuit was brought, one that’s now being …

Microsoft heading to US Supreme Court over Xbox 360 disc-scratching lawsuit

The United States Supreme Court will hear an appeal from Microsoft over whether the technology firm should face a nine-year-old class action lawsuit …

Apple faces class-action lawsuit over searching employee bags

A lawsuit brought against tech giant Apple by its own employees over the company's bag search policy can go forward as a class action, a federal …

Did Lance Armstrong Just Win a Major Legal Victory?

Yet another chapter in the Lance Armstrong legal saga recently came to a close. However, if you were hoping for a simple storyline, well, as with all things surrounding Armstrong and the subject of doping in professional sports, there’s none to be found here.<p>On Tuesday, U.S. District judge …

A Legal Overview of Religious Discrimination in Employment

Title VII of the federal Civil Rights Act of 1964, among other requirements, prohibits discrimination in employment based upon religion for covered employers who have 15 or more employees (42 U.S.C. Sec. 2000e). Employees' religious beliefs and practices are entitled to "reasonable accommodation" …

Legal aid crackdown to protect troops from being sued

David Cameron has ordered a crackdown after becoming “very concerned” at the boom in compensation claims and investigations against soldiers over incidents in Iraq and Afghanistan<p>Human rights lawyers who have brought thousands of war crimes cases against British troops will see their …

Prison officers 'falling ill' after inhaling inmates' legal highs

In one incident seven officers reported suffering ill effects when they came across a large quantity of drugs while searching a cell<p>Prison officers are falling ill after inhaling legal highs used by inmates.<p>Union bosses reported that staff were being taken to hospital suffering from the effects of …

The only way to stop the next El Chapo: Why America needs to legalize all its drugs

<b>(AP/Eduardo Verdugo)</b><p>What will the drug kingpin’s recapture really accomplish? Not much, unless we get serious about ending the drug war<p>Daniel Denvir<p>January 19, 2016 10:57am (UTC)<p>Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán put it simply to Sean Penn: "The day I don't exist,” drug trafficking is “not going to decrease …

4th Amendment - Vehicle Searches (Do's and Don'ts )

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Unlawful Vehicle Searches & Seizures

Judge: Chicago police must notify media before destroying decades of misconduct files

By Jeremy Borden<p>Chicago authorities must notify journalists and activists before they destroy decades of records related to police misconduct, Illinois Circuit Court Judge Peter Flynn ruled in an emergency order Thursday.<p>The order comes after journalist and activist Jamie Kalven petitioned the …

Crime

How Philadelphia prosecutors protect police misconduct: Cops get caught lying — and then get off the hook | Salon.com

<b>Christopher Hulmes (AP/Philadelphia Police Department/Reuters/Tim Shaffer/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>How Philadelphia prosecutors protect police misconduct: Cops get caught lying — and then get off the hook<p>Officer Christopher Hulmes lied under oath, but for years never charged with perjury. Now 500 …

Chicago issues bonds to pay off $100 mln in police misconduct cases

​The mayor of Chicago, Illinois is attempting to issue $900 million in bonds to save the fiscally-faltering Windy City, but a big chunk of that will …