FTC Final Rule Bans Noncompete Agreements to Boost Competition and Worker Freedom

On Tuesday, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a landmark final rule that bans noncompete clauses nationwide, heralding a major shift in labor and competitive practices across the United States. This move aims to enhance worker mobility, stimulate innovation, and encourage the formation of new businesses. FTC Chair Lina M.... Read More »

U.S. Supreme Court Deliberates Over Idaho's Abortion Ban and Federal Emergency Care Law

The U.S. Supreme Court appeared divided as it revisited the contentious issue of abortion access, weighing Idaho's strict abortion ban against the federal Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA), which mandates that patients receive necessary emergency care. The justices heard arguments in an appeal by Idaho officials against a... Read More »

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The U.S. Justice Department has reached a settlement with more than 100 victims of former Olympic gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, who accused the FBI of mishandling sexual assault allegations against him. The $138.7 million agreement resolves administrative claims against the FBI for its failure to adequately investigate Nassar's abuse allegations... Read More »

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In a legal battle spanning over a year and a half, Nike has emerged victorious against Bill Omar Carrasquillo, popularly known as Omi in a Hellcat, in a trademark infringement lawsuit. On April 19, 2024, a New York judge granted a default judgment in favor of Nike, requiring Carrasquillo to... Read More »

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North Carolina State University’s Poe Hall has been linked to a new cancer cluster impacting over 150 former students, staff, and faculty members. The connection was made after reports of cancer among the student body trickled into a local news outlet. The story has since garnered national attention, prompting current... Read More »

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Renowned soccer star David Beckham has filed a lawsuit against Mark Wahlberg for $10 million, alleging losses stemming from a failed brand deal with global fitness franchise, F45 Training. Wahlberg, who partially owns the company and is the chief branding officer, recruited Beckham and the company publicly announced their partnership... Read More »

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An Illinois woman has filed a class action lawsuit against Target after she says the company illegally collects biometric data without consumer consent through its advanced security system. Arnetta Deans accuses the retail giant of violating the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act among other allegations. Under Illinois law, it is... Read More »

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