The multibillion-dollar settlement will trigger the release of troves of documents that may shine new light on what caused the opioid crisis.
The state’s revised statute will likely lead to a flurry of lawsuits against firearms manufacturers and gun stores. What’s less clear is whether that will curb gun violence.
The Supreme Court recently dealt defeat to Florida in its 20-year legal battle with Georgia over river water. Other interstate water contests loom, but there are no sure winners in these lawsuits.
A review of some cases offers a window into why very few civil sexual harassment claims make it to trial.
Judges are generally reluctant to decide elections, as the Supreme Court controversially did in 2000. As a result, Trump’s flurry of litigation could wind up throwing the election to the House.
The GOP is hoping the ghosts of Florida past will tilt the race in Trump’s favor. But Joe Biden’s apparent electoral lead in numerous key states may insulate his win from such legal challenges.
American ambivalence about government has left the courts to play an outsized role responding to public health crises like lead poisoning, asbestos-related illnesses and now, the coronavirus pandemic.
US lawmakers and regulators are beginning to investigate big tech’s growing power, but they need to look beyond size and into their very natures.
South Africa is seeing a growing body of class action.
Medical mediation has become a buzzword in health departments across the world as an alternative to taking legal action to solve disputes.
Many who represent themselves in court fail to make it through the process, have their case dismissed or lose what otherwise would have been a winning case.
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