Appeals Court Silent on Texas Abortion Clinic Law

A Texas law imposing new regulations on abortion clinics fell into Labor Day limbo Monday after a federal appeals court made no response to an urgent plea from the state to let the statute take effect.

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  • New SEC Rules Crack Down on Credit-Rating Agencies

    By Jenna Greene

    A divided U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday adopted new rules for credit-rating agencies, stepping up review and disclosure requirements and adding safeguards to prevent sales and marketing considerations from influencing the ratings.

  • CFPB Fines Auto Lender $2.75M for Credit Reporting Errors

    By Jenna Greene

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Wednesday fined an auto lender $2.75 million for providing inaccurate information about borrowers to credit-reporting agencies.

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  • Class Certified in Avis Customer Fee Litigation

    By Lisa Hoffman

    Avis Rent A Car System LLC has lost a key battle in its pitched, three-year legal war over a 75-cent fee protested by a customer who said it was not properly disclosed.

  • N.C. Judge Orders Release of Prisoner on Death Row for 30 Years

    By Tony Mauro

    A North Carolina judge Tuesday exonerated and released from prison Henry Lee McCollum, the state's longest serving death row inmate, based on recent DNA testing that pointed toward the guilt of another prisoner on death row. Richard Johnston of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr was pro bono counsel for McCollum.

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