The gloves are off not just in the presidential campaign but in the case over Trump University, with lawyers on each side accusing the other of gamesmanship ahead of next month’s scheduled trial.
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Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito Jr. are headliners next month at the Federalist Society's annual national convention, which will focus on the legacy of the late Justice Antonin Scalia. The agenda marks the return of the appearance of at least one conservative justice—a seven-year streak that ended last year when no justice spoke at the event in Washington. Numerous lawyers from Big Law are set to participate on panels at the convention.
Lawyers for Airbnb Inc. defended the home-sharing platform’s terms of service Wednesday in Washington federal district court, arguing that a user who brought a discrimination case against the company should be forced into arbitration to resolve the dispute.
Seizing on the Wells Fargo sales scandal, a group of 15 Democratic senators on Wednesday urged federal regulators to make it mandatory for executives to give back millions of dollars in compensation for misconduct and to wait longer to receive full bonus pay.
The fight over forced arbitration in consumer contracts found its latest front this week in the lobbying over the Federal Communications Commission's sweeping broadband privacy proposal.
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Lawyers, accountants and software engineers—they might have jobs that pay hundreds of thousands of dollars a year, but for many women that’s not enough.
A federal magistrate judge in California on Wednesday granted the National Labor Relations Board permission to issue nationwide subpoenas to investigate whether Uber drivers who brought complaints against the ride-hailing company are statutory employees with the ability to sue under the National Labor Relations Act.