Anti-SLAPP law allows cases to be dismissed if they relate to public interest speech unless the case has merit and proceeding is in the public interest.
Anti-SLAPP laws are useful, and we need more of them across the country. They allow certain lawsuits to be dismissed at an early stage if they relate to public interest speech.
Waivers don’t automatically mean students give up rights.
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A legal expert explores the limitations of COVID-19 liability waivers some colleges are asking students to sign.
Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto (central) greets supporters after a press conference in Jakarta, Indonesia, 17 April 2019.
Indonesia’s General Election Commission (KPU) has announced incumbent Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s victory in 2019 presidential election. His opponent Prabowo Subianto, plans to challenge the result. Here’s why it will likely end up in vain.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s threat of a defamation suit against Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is just the latest example of a political fight that’s turned litigious.
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Politicians threatening to sue each other is not unusual in Canada, but the lawsuits seldom make it to court.
Lawsuits against Purdue say its drug Oxycontin played a key role in the opioid epidemic.
The $270 million settlement may not mean a whole lot if Purdue files for bankruptcy as it’s reportedly considering.
Purdue faces about 2,000 lawsuits related to the opioid crisis.
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OxyContin maker Purdue has reportedly been mulling a bankruptcy filling, just as the first of around 2,000 lawsuits against it prepares to go to trial.
The scene in Las Vegas several days after the worst mass shooting in U.S. history.
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The hotel company filed an unprecedented lawsuit against the victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas last October, arguing it has immune from liability under federal law.
Some telemarketers retain nearly all of the charitable dollars they solicit.
For-profit fundraisers often keep more of the money they collect on behalf of nonprofits than they should but Ohio’s attorney general is accusing a charity of serving as an accomplice to a crime.
The secret settlements that leave the reputations of alleged sexual abuse perpetrators intact are also tax-deductible.
Secret payments in exchange for silence regarding work-related sexual abuse are usually tax-deductible. How about changing that?
Rock and roll legend Chuck Berry performs in 1980.
In 2000, Berry’s longtime piano player sued him, claiming he never got any credit for songs he had co-written. Even though the case was dismissed, a St. Louis lawyer decided to investigate further.
The LinkedIn Terms of Service include elements that prevent scholars from doing research on the site’s algorithms.
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Algorithms can have enormous consequences on people’s lives, yet a federal law prevents us from studying whether they may be biased, unfair or discriminatory.
After witnessing a streamed suicide, users could sue for emotional harm. But it’s tricky to prove – and even trickier to hold Facebook accountable.
Fans criticised Sia for a ‘lacklustre’ concert.
Sia is being sued for what her fans felt was a lacklustre show. But pop history is littered with live disasters.
Thousands of bags of radioactive rubble near Fukushima, 2016.
The nuclear operator was nowhere near adequately covered for the disaster. And it’s not just a Japanese problem.