Justice Stephen Breyer proved Tuesday that justices are in fact fallible after his cellphone went off during an oral argument.
- GAO's Fintech Report Highlights Data Security, Lack of Clarity on Regulatory Oversight
- Jury Awards in Talc Cases Led Top 100 Verdicts in 2016
- CHART: The Top 100 Verdicts 2016
- MetLife, Citing Trump, Urges Court to Postpone 'Too Big To Fail' Ruling
- Sessions Puts White-Collar Focus on Individual Prosecution
- Supreme Court Asked to Umpire 'Who's on First' Dispute
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions gave a rare glimpse into his philosophy on white-collar crime Monday, putting an emphasis on holding individuals accountable for crimes instead of companies.
On a relatively quiet Sunday morning, the news exploded across social media: The U.S. Supreme Court would be dining with President Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday, according to the White House weekly outlook. By Monday morning, the dinner was off. What happened? The White House blamed scheduling conflicts.
MetLife Inc. on Monday asked a federal appeals court to give the Trump administration time to review the government's process for designating systemically important financial institutions.
A Washington federal appeals court on Friday rejected the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's attempt to investigate an embattled accreditor of for-profit colleges, upholding a trial judge’s ruling that faulted the Obama-era agency for straying outside its jurisdiction.
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There are three talc cases in the Top 100 Verdicts of 2016.
The billions are back. After a drop in 2015, which saw a top verdict of only $845 million, four verdicts in 2016 came in at more than a billion dollars each, according to the annual Top 100 Verdicts by ALM's VerdictSearch.