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  1. court appearances
    Elon Musk Is Losing Time to Not Buy TwitterTime isn’t on his side.
  2. court appearances
    Does the Twitter Whistleblower Help Elon Musk?Who could have seen this coming? (Elon Musk.)
  3. the money game
    Elon Musk Tries to Wriggle Out of Twitter DealThe world’s richest man is officially bailing on his $44 billion deal to buy the company, but Twitter’s board says it will meet him in court.
  4. the law
    Big Law’s Big HypocritesWhy are self-styled progressive lawyers working for Jeffrey Epstein’s friend, Leon Black?
  5. the law
    Why Is Merrick Garland Defending the Trump Administration Again?The Justice Department’s legal fight with the families of victims of the Boeing 737 MAX crashes is as troubling as it is bizarre.
  6. covid-19
    New York State’s Mask Mandate Reinstated, For NowA state appellate court judge granted a stay after the state sued to block an earlier ruling which struck down the mandate.
  7. scandals
    Worse Than TheranosAs the Elizabeth Holmes trial concluded, another medical tech scandal was also finishing, and the difference says a lot about what we really value.
  8. covid-19
    Biden’s COVID-Vaccine Mandate for Large Companies Is Back On, for NowA federal appeals court reinstated the vaccination-or-testing requirement on Friday, though the case is likely headed for the Supreme Court.
  9. politics
    DeSantis Enlists Litigious Parents for Anti-Woke CrusadeThe governor is pushing a bill modeled after the Texas abortion law that would let parents sue districts that teach critical race theory.
  10. getting around
    Uber Is Yet Again Being Sued for Discriminating Against Disabled RidersSome passengers with wheelchairs are charged extra on every ride, according to a Justice Department lawsuit.
  11. politics
    Trump Still Really Wants His Twitter Account BackHe has asked a federal judge to make Twitter reinstate his account.
  12. lawsuits
    Alex Jones Must Pay Damages in Two Sandy Hook Cases: JudgeHow much he’ll have to pay the parents of two children killed in the school shooting will now be decided by a jury.
  13. vaccine mandates
    Vaccine Mandate for New York City Teachers ReinstatedTeachers and school staff have until 5 p.m. Friday to get their first dose of a COVID vaccine, after a federal court denied an appeal.
  14. big tech
    Judge Orders Apple to End Stranglehold on In-App PurchasesThe ruling could cost the company billions in App Store revenue.
  15. the law
    Elizabeth Holmes’s Last PitchThe onetime Silicon Valley star faces her greatest challenge — convincing a jury that she is not to blame for a massive fraud.
  16. power
    Washington Post Sued for Gender DiscriminationReporter Felicia Sonmez says she was banned from covering sexual misconduct after going public with her own assault allegations.
  17. biden cabinet
    Becerra Confirmed as HHS Secretary in Closest Vote YetThe California attorney general drew special Republican heat for antagonizing anti-abortion activists and for challenging Donald Trump in court.
  18. power
    Ahmaud Arbery’s Mother Is Suing the Three Men Who Killed Her SonIn a federal lawsuit, Wanda Cooper-Jones also accuses police and prosecutors of trying to “cover up” Arbery’s murder.
  19. the media
    Fox Business Cancels Lou DobbsThe canning of the longtime host, Trump booster, and stolen-election propagandist prompted a statement of support from the former president.
  20. the law
    Another Judge Blocks Trump’s TikTok BanThe latest deadline will reportedly be “overlooked.”
  21. vision 2020
    Trump Scrambles for Legal Strategy to Stop DefeatA flurry of lawsuits from Team Trump may, at the very best, delay the inevitable.
  22. mcdrama
    McDonald’s Is Suing Its Former CEOSteve Easterbrook allegedly lied and destroyed evidence about relationships with employees.
  23. e. jean carroll
    Writer E. Jean Carroll Sues Donald Trump for DefamationAfter Carroll accused Trump of sexual assault in her latest book, the president called her a liar, which she says damaged her reputation and career.
  24. food fight
    New York Foie Gras Producers React to Ban: ‘The Law Is So Completely Screwed Up’“It won’t ever be enforced.”
  25. climate change
    Trump Sues California to Kill Cross-Border Cap-and-Trade MarketIt’s just the latest in the administration’s legal battles with the country’s largest state, which particularly target action on climate change.
  26. metoo
    Charlie Rose Faces New Harassment Allegations From Makeup ArtistHis longtime makeup artist says Rose was verbally abusive, and that he used his Bloomberg TV studio as “a sexual hunting ground.”
  27. lawsuits
    Former Campaign Staffer Drops Suit Accusing Trump of Unwanted KissAlva Johnson says she can’t compete with Trump’s resources, but stands by her claim.
  28. lawsuits
    Harvey Weinstein Nears $44 Million Deal to Resolve Lawsuits: SourcesThe tentative agreement would resolve lawsuits from Weinstein accusers, as well as the New York State attorney general.
  29. lawsuits
    Harvey Weinstein Nears $44 Million Deal to Resolve Lawsuits: SourcesThe tentative agreement would resolve lawsuits from Weinstein accusers, as well as the New York State attorney general.
  30. lawsuits
    Students Sue Over ‘Rigged’ System That Let ‘Rich Parents’ Buy AdmissionsThe Stanford students, who are suing a group of schools, say they were “never informed that the process of admission was an unfair, rigged process.”
  31. lawsuits
    Stormy Daniels Now Has to Pay Trump Almost $300,000 in Legal FeesA week and a half after she said she didn’t want her lawyer to file the suit in the first place.
  32. Trump’s Attempt to Quash Emoluments Lawsuit Is DeniedA judge on Wednesday said a lawsuit accusing Trump of violating the Constitution can move forward.
  33. The Falwell–Cohen Connection, or Trumpland in a NutshellThe distance between the churchy university president and the Long Island fixer isn’t as far as you might imagine.
  34. Michael Avenatti’s Law Firm Hit With $10 Million JudgmentLooks like Stormy Daniels’s lawyer has some legal troubles of his own.
  35. DNC Sues Russia and Trump Aides for Conspiring to Hack Its EmailsThe DNC is seeking millions in damages — but its primary aim may be to create a new source of legal and political jeopardy for Trump’s team.
  36. stormy daniels
    Stormy Daniels Is Beating Donald Trump at His Own GameWith her legal and public-relations moves, she has managed to outmaneuver the president at every turn.
  37. Roy Moore’s Lawyer Is Just As Nutty As Roy MooreIn a a sloppily drafted letter threatening legal action, and two inept TV appearances, Moore’s lawyer is managing to hurt his client’s case.
  38. 15 States Sue Trump Over Decision to End DACAAttorneys are arguing that the president was motivated by racism.
  39. People Denied Entry to U.S. Under Travel Ban Can Reapply for VisasThe case that blocked Trump’s original executive order has been settled.
  40. Twitter Users Sue Trump for Blocking ThemAmericans have a First Amendment right to troll the president, they argue.
  41. 18 States Sue Betsy DeVos for Refusing to Enforce Student-Loan ProtectionsThe Education secretary is blocking new rules that would make it easier for students defrauded by for-profit colleges to have their debts forgiven.
  42. conflicts of interest
    Trump Can Accept Payments From Foreign Governments, Justice Department ArguesThe Trump administration is trying to quash a lawsuit that accuses the president of violating the U.S. Constitution.
  43. Ohio Sues 5 Drug Companies for Fueling the Opioid EpidemicThe firms knowingly misled doctors and patients about the risks inherent to opioid painkillers, the lawsuit alleges.
  44. Justice Department Launches Criminal Investigation Into UberThe probe focuses on whether Uber was using an internal tool to evade authorities in cities where it was not authorized to operate.
  45. Federal Judge Says Trump Incited Violence at Campaign Rally, Lawsuit Can ProceedA federal judge has ruled that what Trump says actually matters, and in the case of a campaign rally last year, plausibly incited violence.
  46. Key House Republicans Move to Stabilize ObamacareTrump has promised Obamacare’s imminent demise. But two powerful House Republicans plan to make the law harder to sabotage.
  47. Families of Hundreds of 9/11 Victims Sue Government of Saudi ArabiaA major lawsuit filed in federal court tries to hold the country accountable for “facilitating the September 11th attacks.”
  48. Former Trump University Student Still Wants to Take the President to CourtA member of the class-action suit has asked the federal judge to let her reject the settlement so she could potentially pursue her own lawsuit.
  49. select all
    Family Sues Apple for Not Making Thing It PatentedCan a company be at fault for not bringing something to market?
  50. today in donald trump
    Trump: The ‘Only Bad Thing’ About Becoming President Is Settling Fraud CaseHe’s upset with the consequences of the election, too.
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