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Frequent flyers may experience the occasional bump from a full flight, but what do they do if they get bumped out of their frequent-flyer program? Well, they end up in the U.S. Supreme Court, of course!
In last term’s Amgen, Inc. v. Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds, four justices signaled an interest in overturning a 25-year-old precedent that makes it easier for shareholders to sue companies for securities fraud. A petition in Halliburton v. Erica P. John Fund Inc. asks the Supreme Court to do just that.
Over vehement defense objections, a federal judge on Wednesday set a Nov. 3 trial date for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. The government is seeking the death penalty in the case.
The Federal Trade Commission continued its recent crackdown on companies that misrepresent their privacy compliance credentials, settling charges today with children’s online game company Fantage.com Inc.