Uber Technologies Inc. is responding to a female engineer's allegations that she was sexually harassed by a supervisor at her former employer by hiring former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to lead an internal review panel including top executives and the company's legal department.
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- Neil Gorsuch's 'Law’s Irony' Makes High Court Appearance
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- Q&A: Why Class Action Reform Bill Isn't as Bad as It Seems
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch's thinking on deference to federal agencies and the ever-increasing number of federal criminal statutes could make an appearance next week in the U.S. Supreme Court. The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, in an amicus brief, quoted some of Gorsuch's remarks in his speech "Law's Irony," where he questioned whether the scope of U.S. criminal statutes had stretched too far.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who came under fire last summer for her criticism of then-candidate Donald Trump, was asked about the march in a conversation last week with students at the University of Hawaii.
The Chicago plaintiffs lawyer argues that the bill, which has been called a "death knell" for class actions, would instead spur unnecessary litigation and increase defense costs.
Another financial-sector company is fighting to keep its name secret as it challenges the power of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to bring an enforcement action. The company, identified only as "John Doe" in a Washington federal trial court, offers pension advance products that allow consumers to receive a lump-sum payment in exchange for a portion, or all, of their future pension. A judge Friday temporarily blocked the consumer agency from revealing any identifying information about the company.
Calls For Nomination
U.S. Supreme Court arguments Tuesday over the cross-border shooting of a Mexican teenager by a federal border officer moved deeper into uncharted legal territory when Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. raised the specter of drone shootings.