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Alexander Morris, the current lead singer of the Four Tops, has filed a lawsuit against Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital in Warren, Michigan. The lawsuit, filed on Monday, alleges racial discrimination and misconduct during a visit in April 2023, when Morris sought treatment at the hospital's emergency room for chest pain and... Read More »

Federal Judge Strikes Down Florida's Ban on Gender-Affirming Care for Minors

A federal judge has ruled that Florida's ban on gender-affirming care for minors is unconstitutional, delivering a significant blow to the state's efforts to restrict medical treatments for transgender youth. In a comprehensive 105-page order, U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle found the law discriminatory and motivated by anti-transgender animus rather... Read More »

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George Dennis Rounds was a model prisoner – the kind who totally turns his life around and becomes a character about whom a Hollywood studio could make an inspirational movie. After being convicted of second-degree murder of one step-uncle and attempted murder of another following an argument about money they... Read More »

Federal Appeals Court Upholds California's Ban on Gun Sales at State Fairgrounds - John Locher/AP via Courthouse News Service

A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld California’s ban on gun sales on state-owned property. The decision maintains the state's prohibition against buying or selling firearms at venues such as state fairgrounds while distinguishing between free speech rights and commercial sales activities at gun shows.... Read More »

Hunter Biden Convicted of Lying to Buy Gun, Fuels Political Firestorm Ahead of Election - NBC News

President Joe Biden's son, Hunter Biden, was convicted by a federal jury on Tuesday for lying about his drug use to illegally purchase a firearm. The conviction, which occurred in Wilmington, Delaware, makes Hunter Biden the first child of a sitting U.S. president to be convicted of a crime, a... Read More »

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The Virginia chapter of the NAACP, alongside five students, have filed a federal lawsuit against the Shenandoah County School Board. The legal action arises from the board's controversial decision to restore the names of two schools previously named after Confederate military leaders. This decision, nearly four years after the initial... Read More »

Drugmakers Seek Appeal in Zantac Cancer Lawsuits - Drew Angerer/Getty Images via Financial Times

GSK (GSK.L) and several other pharmaceutical companies, including Pfizer (PFE.N), Sanofi (SASY.PA), and Boehringer Ingelheim, are requesting permission from a Delaware court to appeal a ruling that allows over 70,000 lawsuits alleging that the heartburn drug Zantac causes cancer to proceed. The appeal, if granted by Judge Vivian Medinilla of... Read More »

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A lawsuit filed in Broward Circuit Court has brought serious allegations against NFL free agent Xavien Howard. The former Miami Dolphins cornerback is accused of sending sexually explicit content to an underage boy, reportedly the son of a former ex-girlfriend. The lawsuit alleges that Howard sent content of him engaging... Read More »

Federal Appeals Court Rules Against Student's Free Speech Claim Over "Two Genders" T-Shirt - Morrison Family via cbsnews.com

A federal appeals court has ruled that a Massachusetts public middle school did not violate a student's First Amendment rights by requiring him to stop wearing a T-shirt that stated, "There are only two genders." The decision, issued on Sunday by the Boston-based 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, sided... Read More »

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A new lawsuit is accusing American Airlines of “blatant and egregious racial discrimination” after eight African Americans were removed from a flight last January for seemingly no legitimate reason. The lawsuit, which was filed late last month in the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York, names... Read More »

Netflix Faces $120 Million Lawsuit Over Defamation Claims in 'Baby Reindeer' - Ed Miller/Netflix via Forbes

Netflix is facing a legal challenge following a defamation lawsuit filed by Fiona Harvey. In the lawsuit, Harvey alleges that she was falsely depicted as a dangerous stalker in the streaming service's series Baby Reindeer. The lawsuit, initiated on Thursday in a California federal court, demands at least $120 million... Read More »

Supreme Court Decision Impacts Estate Tax Strategies for Family Businesses - Adobe Stock Image by luckybusiness

The U.S. Supreme Court has delivered a ruling that will significantly influence how estate lawyers manage succession planning for family businesses. The case, Connelly v. United States, involved the estate of Michael Connelly and its dispute with the IRS over the inclusion of life insurance payouts in the valuation of... Read More »

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A Connecticut school district has reached a settlement in a lawsuit concerning the use of Kendrick Lamar's 2015 track "Alright" in a classroom setting. The $100,000 settlement, approved by Vernon council members, addresses claims made by a student's family regarding emotional distress caused by the music video shown during a... Read More »

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Senate Republicans blocked a significant piece of legislation on Wednesday (June 8th), aimed at safeguarding women's access to contraception nationwide. The bill, known as the Right to Contraception Act, was designed by Democrats to ensure federal protections for individuals seeking to purchase and use contraceptives, as well as for healthcare... Read More »

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TikTok is facing another lawsuit, this time from the Utah Division of Consumer Protection, that alleges that the popular video-sharing app "created a virtual strip club" that made it possible for young users to be sexually exploited. The complaint argues that adults on the app were allowed to send virtual... Read More »