As public health authorities moved to calm fears about the risk from Ebola, lawyers last week urged health care and other clients to take precautions against spreading the potentially fatal disease — and to mitigate attendant lawsuits.
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When the U.S. Supreme Court refused to add a Washington drug case to its docket, it drew wide criticism for missing an opportunity to resolve a longrunning dispute over judicial discretion in sentencing.
A judge on Friday denied the District of Columbia’s request to reconsider his ruling striking the city’s ban on carrying firearms in public.
A San Diego company that hired "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek to tout its educational products settled Federal Trade Commission charges of deceptive advertising and telemarketing violations on Thursday.
AT&T Mobility LLC agreed Wednesday to pay $105 million to settle charges by the Federal Trade Commission, the Federal Communications Commission and attorneys general from 50 states and the District of Columbia that it placed unauthorized charges on mobile phone bills.