Reserving parts of the parade route for official seating doesn't violate the free speech rights of protesters, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled on Tuesday.
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The U.S. Justice Department has a duty to enforce and defend federal laws—unless the agency can't do so in a "reasonable way," U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions said Tuesday during his confirmation hearing to be U.S. attorney general.
The U.S. Labor Department has issued back-to-back guidance, in the form of frequently asked questions, for advisors, investors and workers regarding the agency's fiduciary rule, which takes effect on April 10.
BlackRock Inc., the New York-based asset management firm, will pay $340,000 to resolve claims the company improperly used separation agreements to force employees to waive their ability to obtain any whistleblower awards. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has hit several companies in recent months for similar violations. Regulators have put companies on notice that they cannot restrict the right of an employee to recover any award for providing information to the authorities. BlackRock did not admit or deny liability.
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The two attorneys are representing Sanofi and Amgen in an appeal involving patents for a LDL cholesterol drug.
Missouri is now the No. 1 target of tort reformers, who this month outlined the most ambitious effort in the country at dismantling laws they claim have led to gargantuan verdicts, including a trio of double-digit awards last year against Johnson & Johnson over its baby powder.