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The U.S. Congress reauthorized the Trafficking Victims Protection and Reauthorization Act (TVPRA) in 2022. It “reauthorizes, updates, and expands” federal programs and efforts to address domestic trafficking” to better serve victims. Even the new Act, however, cannot offer immediate help or give the women in a civil lawsuit (Does 1-10)... Read More »

Biden Administration Implements New Asylum Ban - Mario Tama/Getty Images via abcnews.go.com

The Biden administration announced on Tuesday that it will implement a new asylum ban aimed at curbing the influx of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. The ban, set to take effect at 12:01 a.m. ET on Wednesday will block migrants from claiming asylum if they cross the border illegally until... Read More »

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A joint effort lawsuit has been filed against the Delaware Department of Education (DDOE) and the Adult and Prison Education Resources workgroup (APER) over allegations that correctional facilities in the state are violating federal and state laws because they are not providing special education and related services to students with... Read More »

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A woman convicted of methamphetamine trafficking appealed her conviction by claiming that her electronic ankle monitor kept making audible beeping alerts during jury selection, thus telling the jury that she was “subject to government restraint.” She said the monitor’s noise prejudiced members of the jury against her. After she was... Read More »

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Gypsy Rose Blanchard, who gained national attention for her involvement in the murder of her mother, Dee Dee Blanchard, is now taking legal action against blogger April Johns, also known as Franchesca or "Fancy" Macelli. Blanchard alleges fraud, breach of contract, and defamation in a lawsuit filed against Johns in... Read More »

Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $260 Million in Talc-Asbestos Case - Justin Sullivan/Getty Images via seattletimes.com

A jury in the 4th Judicial District Circuit Court in Portland has awarded $260 million to Kyung Lee, an Oregon woman who claimed that Johnson & Johnson's talc powder caused her to develop mesothelioma, a lethal cancer linked to asbestos exposure. The verdict, delivered on Monday, comprises $60 million in... Read More »

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Kanye West is facing a lawsuit filed by his former assistant, Lauren Pisciotta. The lawsuit, which includes claims of sexual harassment, wrongful termination, breach of contract, and a hostile work environment, was filed on Monday, June 3, in a Los Angeles court. Pisciotta, a 35-year-old former OnlyFans content creator, was... Read More »

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Regional supermarket chain Stew Leonard's is facing a wrongful death lawsuit after a customer died from a food allergy because she ate a cookie that was improperly labeled. The new lawsuit was filed in Superior Court in Waterbury, Connecticut, by the family of the customer, Órla Baxendale, and accuses the... Read More »

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The New York Times labeled Joseph Mercola, 67, “The Most Influential Speaker of Coronavirus Misinformation Online,” in a July 24, 2021 headline. Mercola is an osteopathic physician, now practicing in Cape Coral, Florida, whom researchers have called “a key figure in the ‘Disinformation Dozen,’ a group the Nonprofit Center for... Read More »

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Poppi, the prebiotic soda brand that gained fame through "Shark Tank" and celebrity endorsements, is now facing a class-action lawsuit. The suit, filed by Kristin Cobbs in a California district court, accuses Poppi's parent company, VNGR Beverage LLC, of misleading consumers about the health benefits of their product. Cobbs, representing... Read More »

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Music mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs is facing a seventh sexual assault lawsuit. This newest accusation comes from a woman who says she was victimized by Combs three decades ago when she was a college student in New York City. The plaintiff, April Lampros, filed her lawsuit in Manhattan Court earlier... Read More »

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A medical manufacturer that makes a diabetic monitoring device misled consumers by misrepresenting the nature of the Terms of Use on its website. This deception caused users to avoid clicking on a link that would allow them to avoid mandatory arbitration. A California Court of Appeal ruled the Terms of... Read More »

Donald Trump Convicted of Falsifying Documents in Historic Verdict - Mark Peterson, Pool via AP

Former President Donald Trump was found guilty on Thursday of falsifying business documents in a New York court. The conviction marks the first time a U.S. president has been convicted of a crime. The 12-member jury deliberated for two days before pronouncing Trump guilty on all 34 felony counts related... Read More »

Texas Supreme Court Refuses to Shield Doctors from Abortion Prosecution in Medically Complicated Pregnancies

On Friday, the Texas Supreme Court denied a lawsuit brought by 22 patients and physicians seeking to ensure that doctors are not prosecuted for performing abortions they deem necessary in medically complicated pregnancies. This decision follows an earlier ruling from the same court that denied an emergency abortion request for... Read More »

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Two women, previously employed as flight attendants for Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, have filed a lawsuit against NFL kicker Brandon McManus and the Jacksonville Jaguars, alleging sexual assault during a team-chartered flight to London in September 2023. The lawsuit, filed in Duval County Circuit Civil Court, accuses McManus of engaging... Read More »