Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders filed suit this week against the Social Security Administration on behalf of a widow seeking survivor benefits following the death of her same-sex spouse.
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Legal services providers in the Washington metropolitan area can’t get access to a wide swath of information from the Federal Trade Commission’s consumer-complaints database, U.S. District Judge Rudolph Contreras in Washington ruled on Tuesday.
The American Judicature Society, a powerful advocate for judicial reform, ethics and research, is shutting its doors after 101 years in existence.
Restaurant chain Texas Roadhouse Inc. on Tuesday sued the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Kentucky federal court, demanding information about the origins of the agency’s age discrimination suit against it. In the Freedom of Information Act lawsuit, Texas Roadhouse wants to know what triggered the EEOC’s “unprovoked attack” against the company.
Eight media companies unwillingly dragged into the Federal Communications Commission’s pending review of the Comcast Corp./Time Warner Cable Inc. merger don’t want to give the agency custody of highly sensitive documents.
A divided U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has ordered the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to retract its decision to rescind approval for a medical device, ruling the agency lacked authority to undertake that action.
A Minnesota federal judge has refused to dismiss a proposed class action against a company that alleg-edly rips off consumers by selling “memberships” in supposed money-saving programs that instead result in unauthorized monthly credit card charges.