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Immigration lawsuit revives DREAM Act debateupdated: Fri Aug 24 2012 15:47:00

Gaby Pacheco calls herself an aspiring U.S. citizen who is compiling the paperwork and trying to get the $465 needed to apply for a two-year reprieve from getting deported.

Civil suit over Ariz. 'racial profiling'updated: Fri Jul 20 2012 09:55:00

A group of Hispanics sue Sheriff Joe Arpaio for anti-illegal immigration patrols they say violate their civil rights.

Mothers in Los Angeles school child sex abuse case sue districtupdated: Tue Jul 10 2012 20:54:00

Fourteen mothers, whose children prosecutors say were sexually abused by a Los Angeles teacher facing 23 felony charges, sued the school district on Tuesday seeking damages for "generalized shock and trauma."

SI.com: Melissa Segura: Player litigation ramps up after Seau's death, but it's an uphill climbupdated: Fri May 11 2012 12:21:00

The phone rang more frequently at Craig Mitnick's Philadelphia-area law offices late in the afternoon on May 2 as news of legendary linebacker Junior Seau's suicide started circulating. On the other end of the phone, Mitnick heard the antsy voices of retired NFL players, calling one after another, for a status check on the concussion-related claims Mitnick filed on their behalf against the NFL.

Own an iPod? Then you're suing Apple updated: Thu May 10 2012 15:05:00

If you're one of the millions who purchased an iPod between September 12, 2006, and March 31, 2009, you might be in for a surprising email from RealNetworks.

Lawyer: 'Droves' of potential plaintiffs in Travolta sex suitupdated: Wed May 09 2012 21:41:00

John Travolta's lawyer argued a time-stamped photograph and a restaurant receipt show the actor was not in Los Angeles when a massage therapist claims he sexually assaulted him at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

Travolta accused of sexual assaultupdated: Wed May 09 2012 05:32:00

A.J. Hammer reports that a massage therapist says John Travolta inappropriately touched him during a session.

Two men accuse John Travolta of sexual battery in lawsuitupdated: Wed May 09 2012 05:32:00

A federal lawsuit accusing John Travolta of assault and sexual battery on two massage therapists includes lurid details of one of the alleged incidents. Travolta's lawyer soundly rejected the claims of both plaintiffs and called the claims of the first plaintiff "complete fiction."

Judge: Defamation lawsuit against Casey Anthony can go forwardupdated: Thu Apr 12 2012 15:34:00

A Florida judge ruled Thursday that a woman's defamation lawsuit against Casey Anthony can go forward, contending that a jury should make the final decision on several contentious issues critical to the case.

Female service members sue U.S. military for alleged rape, sexual assault updated: Wed Mar 07 2012 10:41:00

Eight current and former U.S. service members filed a lawsuit Tuesday alleging they were raped, sexually assaulted or harassed while serving in the military and were retaliated against once they reported the abuse.

Military being sued over rape chargesupdated: Wed Mar 07 2012 10:41:00

Eight women filed a federal lawsuit taking on the military, alleging it is lax in confronting rape and assault charges.

Bus company, driver sued in FAMU hazing deathupdated: Mon Feb 13 2012 18:35:00

A lawsuit filed by the family of Robert Champion, the Florida A&M University band member allegedly beaten to death in a hazing ritual, accuses the bus company involved in the deadly assault and the bus driver of negligence, their attorney said Monday.

Woman's body found in wrecked Italy cruise shipupdated: Sat Jan 28 2012 15:34:00

A woman's body was found Saturday in the wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship, Italian officials said, taking the number of people confirmed dead to 17.

Despite compensation offer, Italian cruise ship survivors sue for damagesupdated: Fri Jan 27 2012 21:51:00

A handful of surviving passengers of the wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship filed a lawsuit against the cruise line on Friday, the same day the company offered each of the hundreds who'd been aboard the vessel a lump sum of 11,000 euros ($14,400).

Two Muslim religious leaders sue airlines for discriminationupdated: Mon Dec 19 2011 19:16:00

Two Islamic religious leaders from Tennessee filed a lawsuit against two airlines Monday, claiming they were discriminated against and not allowed to fly on a plane in May because of the way they looked.

CNNMoney: Ticketmaster to settle service-fee lawsuitupdated: Fri Dec 02 2011 17:40:00

If you've ever been enraged by Ticketmaster's hefty processing fees -- and have made a purchase through the company in the last 12 years -- you're in luck. Kind of.

CNNMoney: Netflix subscribers offered class-action payout from Wal-Martupdated: Wed Nov 16 2011 15:07:00

Millions of current and former Netflix customers woke up Wednesday to an e-mail about a class-action lawsuit involving the price of online DVD rentals.

SI.com: Michael McCann: Decertification would put 2011-12 season in serious jeopardyupdated: Fri Nov 04 2011 02:00:00

Frustrated by an inability to negotiate a new collective bargaining agreement with owners, some NBA players have sought the advice of an antitrust attorney on the possibility of decertifying the National Basketball Players' Association. Such a maneuver would likely be followed by the filing of a class action antitrust lawsuit against the league and it would make the cancellation of the 2011-12 NBA more probable.

PETA lawsuit alleges SeaWorld enslaves killer whalesupdated: Wed Oct 26 2011 17:45:00

Can killer whales sue SeaWorld for enslavement?

ACLU: Lawsuit alleges 3 immigrant women assaulted while in ICE custodyupdated: Fri Oct 21 2011 01:53:00

A class-action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of three immigrant women who were allegedly sexually assaulted while in the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Texas, the American Civil Liberties Union said this week.

Family of alleged Mississippi hate killing victim files suitupdated: Tue Sep 06 2011 15:27:00

The family of an African-American man who was killed when he was beaten and run over with a truck has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a group of teens alleged to have been present at the time of the attack.

California attorney general sues lawyers in alleged mortgage scamupdated: Thu Aug 18 2011 18:53:00

The California attorney general is suing "a ring" of lawyers for allegedly defrauding at least 2,500 homeowners out of millions of dollars, a scam that was supposed to provide relief on their troubled mortgages, she said Thursday.

Lawsuit alleges Missouri school expelled girl for making rape claimupdated: Thu Aug 18 2011 14:32:00

A lawsuit filed against a Missouri school district alleges that officials failed to protect a female student from repeated sexual assaults from a male student, and at one point expelled her for reporting the alleged attacks.

Exxon Mobil to face lawsuit over alleged human rights violationsupdated: Fri Jul 08 2011 16:51:00

Global energy giant Exxon Mobil Corp. will be forced to face a lawsuit over alleged murder and torture committed by company agents in remote Indonesia, after a federal appeals court said Friday that corporations cannot claim immunity from liability.

CBS fires back at Happy Days lawsuitupdated: Fri Jun 24 2011 14:12:00

CBS says stars of the hit TV show "Happy Days," who are suing the company for unpaid merchandising revenue, don't have a case.

Supreme Court: Wal-Mart case too bigupdated: Mon Jun 20 2011 21:39:00

The Supreme Court decided against allowing a class-action suit against Wal-Mart. CNN's Jeffrey Toobin explains why.

Supreme Court rules for Wal-Mart in massive job discrimination lawsuitupdated: Mon Jun 20 2011 21:39:00

The Supreme Court put the brakes on a massive job discrimination lawsuit against mega-retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc., saying the plaintiffs had not shown justification for sweeping class-action status that could have potentially involved hundreds of thousands of current and former female workers.

CNNMoney: 50,000 BitTorrent users sued for alleged illegal downloadsupdated: Fri Jun 10 2011 15:59:00

The turn of the 21st century was rife with bitter anti-piracy lawsuits pitting studios against their potential customers, with music labels banding together to blast Napster -- and its massive user base -- to smithereens.

Is 'Three Cups of Tea' fact or fiction?updated: Fri May 06 2011 23:36:00

CNN's Soledad O'Brien reports on the controversy surrounding a popular book by Greg Mortenson.

Planned lawsuit targets charity, author of 'Three Cups of Tea'updated: Fri May 06 2011 23:36:00

Two Montana legislators have put their names behind what they hope will be a class-action lawsuit aimed at Greg Mortenson, who has come under fire for allegedly fabricating details in the best-selling book "Three Cups of Tea."

Court rules for company in dispute over taxes on 'free' cell phoneupdated: Wed Apr 27 2011 16:25:00

A divided Supreme Court gave a big victory Wednesday to business interests, ruling that a cell phone carrier's arbitration clause in contracts that ban larger class-action lawsuits is permissible.

Match.com to begin checking for sex offenders in wake of lawsuitupdated: Mon Apr 18 2011 20:42:00

Match.com says it will begin cross-referencing members against the National Sex Offender Registry after a lawsuit filed last week in California, in which a woman claims she was raped by a convicted offender she met on the dating website.

Match.com to check for sex offendersupdated: Mon Apr 18 2011 20:42:00

Match.com will check members against the National Sex Offender Registry after a woman says a man she met raped her.

What Wal-Mart case means for womenupdated: Thu Mar 31 2011 06:55:00

In perhaps one of the most closely watched cases on its docket, the Supreme Court yesterday heard oral argument in the largest employment class-action litigation ever.

Women versus Wal-Mart at Supreme Courtupdated: Thu Mar 31 2011 06:55:00

Female workers suing Wal-Mart for workplace discrimination faced an uphill battle at the Supreme Court on Tuesday.

Most justices appear skeptical of making Wal-Mart suit class actionupdated: Tue Mar 29 2011 19:58:00

Female workers suing retail giant Wal-Mart Stores for workplace discrimination faced an uphill battle at the Supreme Court on Tuesday in their efforts to proceed in a massive class-action lawsuit.

Wal-mart goes to the Supreme Courtupdated: Tue Mar 29 2011 19:58:00

Attorneys for Wal-mart are at the Supreme Court Tuesday, fighting a suit filed by female employees claiming gender bias.

Guatemalans sue U.S. over medical experimentsupdated: Wed Mar 16 2011 07:42:00

A group of Guatemalans who were infected with syphilis during U.S. human experiments and their heirs have filed a lawsuit against U.S. health officials.

Former USDA employee sues conservative blogger over video postingupdated: Tue Feb 15 2011 11:15:00

A former Department of Agriculture employee who was forced to resign last year after the posting of a misleading video has filed suit against Andrew Breitbart, the conservative blogger who posted it.

2010: Sherrod declines job offerupdated: Tue Feb 15 2011 11:15:00

Shirley Sherrod talks about rejecting the job offer from the USDA and whether she still plans to sue Andrew Breitbart.

Dallas Cowboys, owner, NFL sued over Super Bowl seating fiascoupdated: Thu Feb 10 2011 06:10:00

One of the Dallas Cowboys' major donors is a named plaintiff in a class action lawsuit, seeking more than $5 million, over unavailability of seats at Super Bowl XLV, according to documents filed Monday at a U.S. District Court in Texas.

Not so Super ticketsupdated: Thu Feb 10 2011 06:10:00

A group of fans were unhappy with Super Bowl ticket situation. CNN's Mark McKay reports.

SI.com: Michael McCann: Madoff-related lawsuits could hit Mets owner Fred Wilpon hardupdated: Tue Feb 01 2011 17:54:00

New York Mets chairman and chief executive officer Fred Wilpon is a defendant in two lawsuits that threaten his considerable wealth and pose profound implications for his ball club.

American Muslim stranded in Kuwait on 'no-fly' list sues U.S.updated: Tue Jan 18 2011 19:04:00

A 19-year-old American Muslim detained and questioned in Kuwait is suing the U.S. government, claiming it is refusing to let him fly home because he is on a "no-fly" list.

High court accepts review of lawsuit against Halliburtonupdated: Fri Jan 07 2011 17:04:00

The Supreme Court will decide whether a group of investors can sue energy services giant Halliburton as a broad class action.

Two lawsuits target Apple, app makers over privacy concernsupdated: Wed Dec 29 2010 22:13:00

Although Apple gadgets sat under many a Christmas tree this year, the computer company is receiving some unwanted holiday-season attention.

Apple sued over privacyupdated: Wed Dec 29 2010 22:13:00

CNN's Dan Simon reports on a lawsuit brought against Apple, accusing the company of selling personal data.

Wal-Mart gender pay suitupdated: Tue Dec 07 2010 08:41:00

The Supreme Court takes on a bias case filed against Wal-Mart that has widespread implications. CNN's Mary Snow reports.

Justices accept appeal over Wal-Mart gender pay lawsuitupdated: Tue Dec 07 2010 08:41:00

The Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether to certify the largest class-action employment lawsuit in U.S. history, a long-standing dispute against mega-retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc. over alleged gender bias in pay and promotions.

California judge gives tentative OK to Toyota class-action suitupdated: Fri Nov 19 2010 18:51:00

A federal judge in California tentatively ruled Friday that dozens of Toyota vehicle owners who filed a class-action lawsuit against the automaker over alleged mechanical defects can proceed with their case.

High court to decide dispute over taxes on 'free' cell phoneupdated: Tue Nov 09 2010 15:31:00

Supreme Court cases often turn on tricky interpretations of a word or phrase that serve to buttress a broader legal principle. The magic word at Tuesday's oral arguments was "unconscionable," and how it applies to consumer disputes and arbitration.

Accuser's message for Bishop Longupdated: Fri Oct 15 2010 09:04:00

In September, one of the young men accusing pastor Eddie Long of sexual coercion, spoke to Atlanta TV Station WAGA.

Megachurch subject of sexual harassment suitupdated: Fri Oct 15 2010 09:04:00

A former employee of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church has filed a lawsuit against the Atlanta megachurch, alleging its employees retaliated against her after she complained of sexual harassment.

Fourth lawsuit filed against Georgia pastorupdated: Fri Sep 24 2010 20:23:00

A fourth lawsuit has been filed against Atlanta-area pastor Eddie Long, alleging he coerced a 17-year-old into a sexual relationship during a 2005 trip the two took to Africa.

Embattled bishop to make statement regarding allegations of sexual coercionupdated: Thu Sep 23 2010 01:28:00

Atlanta-based megachurch pastor Eddie Long, accused of coercing young men into sexual relationships, will go on radio and make a statement Thursday following civil lawsuits a spokesman has termed a "shakedown" for money.

Atlanta pastor to respond to lawsuitsupdated: Wed Sep 22 2010 22:48:00

Atlanta-based megachurch pastor Eddie Long, accused of coercing young men into sexual relationships, will go on radio and make a statement Thursday following civil lawsuits a spokesman has termed a "shakedown" for money.

Men allege sexual coercion by prominent Atlanta pastorupdated: Wed Sep 22 2010 14:35:00

Two Georgia men have filed a lawsuit claiming that prominent Atlanta, Georgia, pastor Eddie Long coerced them into sex.

Fortune: Evidence of fraud mounts in Ecuadorian suit against Chevronupdated: Mon Sep 13 2010 10:43:00

A lawsuit against Chevron in Ecuador, which has become a cause célèbre for environmentalists worldwide, has suffered severe, crippling setbacks in recent months, as key plaintiffs lawyers have come under credible and weighty allegations of fraud.

K-Fed backs Spears over sex suitupdated: Thu Sep 09 2010 18:48:00

Britney Spears' former bodyguard is suing her for sexual harassment. Showbiz's Kareen Wynter reports.

Britney Spears downplays bodyguard's sex harassment suitupdated: Thu Sep 09 2010 18:48:00

Britney Spears accused a former bodyguard of trying to "make a name for himself" by suing her for sexual harassment.

Brittany Spears downplays bodyguard's sex harassment suitupdated: Thu Sep 09 2010 12:24:00

Brittany Spears accused a former bodyguard of trying to "make a name for himself" by suing her for sexual harassment.

CNNMoney: Suit alleges Toyota concealed acceleration defectsupdated: Tue Aug 03 2010 15:19:00

A lawsuit filed Monday alleges that Toyota knew about the sudden acceleration problems in its vehicles as far back as 2003 but concealed the defects from consumers and regulators.

People sue Apple over 'overheating' iPadsupdated: Wed Jul 28 2010 16:47:00

Three iPad users claim that because the iPad will shut itself off after remaining in direct sunlight for long enough, it fails to meet the promises Apple made about using the device as an e-book reader.

CNNMoney: IPhone antitrust lawsuit goes class actionupdated: Mon Jul 12 2010 12:59:00

A lawsuit accusing Apple and AT&T of monopolizing the iPhone can proceed as a class action, a federal judge ruled late last week.

Advocates sue Louisiana school officials for handcuffing childupdated: Thu Jul 08 2010 13:45:00

Rights advocates filed a class-action lawsuit against Louisiana school officials for repeatedly handcuffing and shackling a 6-year-old boy, attorneys for the advocates said Thursday.

Oil spill victims testifyupdated: Fri May 28 2010 07:03:00

Victims of the BP rig explosion testify before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee about legal liability issues.

Rig survivors urge Congress to hold companies accountableupdated: Fri May 28 2010 07:03:00

Survivors of the oil rig explosion April 20 that triggered an underwater oil gusher in the Gulf of Mexico, along with the father of a man who died in the blast, urged members of a House committee Thursday to hold Transocean and BP accountable for the incident.

Nokia sues Apple over iPad patentsupdated: Fri May 07 2010 13:26:00

Nokia is suing Apple over what it claims are infringing patents in the iPad and iPad 3G.

Court: Wal-Mart gender pay lawsuit can go to trialupdated: Tue Apr 27 2010 13:08:00

A federal appeals court has certified the largest class-action employment lawsuit in U.S. history, in a long-standing dispute against retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc. over alleged gender bias in pay and promotions.

CNNMoney: Wal-Mart gender pay lawsuit heads to trialupdated: Mon Apr 26 2010 18:55:00

A federal appeals court has certified the largest class-action employment lawsuit in U.S. history, in a long-standing dispute against retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc. over alleged gender bias in pay and promotions.

Suit alleges U.S., Mexican cardinals covered up sexual abuseupdated: Thu Apr 22 2010 12:08:00

A Mexican resident who says he was sexually abused by a priest as a child is suing the Roman Catholic Cardinal of Los Angeles and Mexico's top-ranking Catholic cleric, alleging they aided and abetted the abuse by moving the priest between dioceses as allegations piled up against him.

People.com: Nicollette Sheridan Sues Over Housewives Firing, Alleges Assault on Setupdated: Tue Apr 06 2010 11:27:00

The actress files a $20 million wrongful termination lawsuit alleging the show's creator hit her in the face

People.com: Jon Gosselin and TLC Reach a Settlementupdated: Wed Feb 17 2010 16:12:00

The bitter fight between the network and the reality star dad comes to an end

CNNMoney: Toyota's next problem: Lawsuitsupdated: Wed Feb 10 2010 05:17:00

Fixing millions of gas pedals and brakes and convincing customers their vehicles are safe could end up being the least of Toyota's challenges. Some experts think the price tag from legal settlements could end up topping the company's estimate of $2 billion in recall costs.

Suit: Cocaine, sex in Madoff's workplaceupdated: Sat Oct 24 2009 10:57:00

A new lawsuit alleges that convicted swindler Bernie Madoff financed a cocaine-fueled work environment and a "culture of sexual deviance," and he diverted money to his London, England, office when he believed federal authorities were closing in at home.

Lawsuit: Madoff's workplace was rife with cocaine, sexupdated: Thu Oct 22 2009 02:00:00

A new lawsuit alleges that convicted swindler Bernie Madoff financed a cocaine-fueled work environment and a "culture of sexual deviance," and he diverted money to his London, England, office when he believed federal authorities were closing in at home.

Latino farmers vs. USDAupdated: Thu Oct 15 2009 10:05:00

CNN's Thelma Gutierrez reports on Latino farmers who've filed a lawsuit against the USDA alleging discrimination.

CNNMoney: Predatory-lending lawsuits on the riseupdated: Fri Oct 09 2009 07:19:00

During the housing boom, mortgage lenders were doling out the dough, giving loans to people who could never have qualified before.

Fortune: Las Vegas' medical mafiaupdated: Wed Aug 19 2009 16:11:00

It began as the most ordinary of fender-benders. Cynthia Johnson, an office manager for a real estate company, was driving to work on Interstate 15 near the Las Vegas strip when a fellow commuter clipped the rear bumper of her Toyota Avalon, propelling it into the truck in front. No one seemed hurt, and the drivers exchanged information.

Man, 92, wins $1.9 million tobacco judgment in wife's deathupdated: Thu Aug 13 2009 22:31:00

A Florida jury awarded a 92-year-old man $1.9 million in compensatory damages for the death of his wife, a former two-pack-a-day Marlboro smoker who started when she was 16 and died in her 70s, attorneys said Thursday.

Teddy bear maker hit with harassment suitupdated: Tue Jun 09 2009 17:21:00

A female marketing executive is suing the chief executive officer of a famous toy manufacturer, accusing him of sexually harassing and assaulting her.

Fortune: What will Souter's retirement mean for business?updated: Tue May 12 2009 12:16:00

Though no one would ever pigeonhole U.S. Supreme Court Justice David Souter as having been a pro-business judge, the announcement this month that he'll be stepping down in June has some top appellate advocates for the business community expressing some separation anxiety.

Fortune: Cashing in on litigationupdated: Mon May 04 2009 10:24:00

While hedge funds around the globe are watching their investments go up in smoke, one fund - Juridica Investments - has been enjoying nice returns. How? It puts its money in lawsuits.

Halliburton, KBR sued for alleged ill effects of 'burn pits'updated: Tue Apr 28 2009 22:46:00

A series of civil lawsuits against defense contractors KBR and its former parent company Halliburton claims the companies endangered the health of U.S. troops and contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan by unsafely burning massive amounts of garbage on U.S. bases.

Suit claims abuse, filth at juvenile detention centerupdated: Mon Apr 20 2009 13:26:00

Juveniles held in a Mississippi detention center are subject to "horrific physical and mental abuse" at an insect-ridden, filthy facility, alleges a federal lawsuit filed Monday.

Chinese-made drywall ruining homes, owners sayupdated: Wed Mar 18 2009 16:56:00

Officials are looking into claims that Chinese-made drywall installed in some Florida homes is emitting smelly, corrosive gases and ruining household systems such as air conditioners, the Consumer Product Safety Commission says.

NAACP sues mortgage lenders, alleging racismupdated: Sat Mar 14 2009 17:20:00

The NAACP filed lawsuits Friday against two of the nation's largest mortgage lenders -- HSBC and Wells Fargo -- alleging "systematic, institutionalized racism" in their subprime lending.

Fortune: Murdoch's setback in the supermarketupdated: Fri Mar 13 2009 17:12:00

It's been a rough few weeks for Rupert Murdoch. Start with News Corp.'s dismal second-quarter results, announced Feb. 5, and the unexpected announcement that right-hand man Peter Chernin was stepping down. Now comes more potential bad news in the form of a sudden decision by News subsidiary News America Marketing on March 10 to settle, less than a week into trial, with Floorgraphics, Inc., a rival in the in-store marketing business, which had accused News America of trying to drive it out of business.

Lawsuit: Cops robbing non-whitesupdated: Wed Mar 11 2009 22:20:00

A federal lawsuit alleges police are seizing money and property of non-whites by threatening them with criminal prosecution.

VA will pay $20 million to settle lawsuit over stolen laptop's dataupdated: Tue Jan 27 2009 21:19:00

The Department of Veterans Affairs has agreed to pay $20 million to current and former military personnel to settle a class action lawsuit on behalf of the men and women whose personal data was on a laptop computer stolen during a burglary.

Fortune: Madoff investors race to the courthouseupdated: Thu Dec 18 2008 11:33:00

Victims of Bernard Madoff's alleged Ponzi scheme sued three big names over their role in the estimated $50 billion fraud: a high-profile investment firm, its managing partner and its auditor.

Fortune: Trustee alleges brokers bribed fund managerupdated: Mon Dec 01 2008 13:40:00

A lawsuit filed in the wake of the spectacular explosion of a once-sleepy cash management firm in the summer of 2007 is pointing to a corrupt business relationship between its head trader and some brokers as the basis for its collapse.

Fortune: The cases against Bear Stearnsupdated: Mon Aug 04 2008 10:19:00

More than 20 separate lawsuits - many since consolidated - have been filed against Bear Stearns, its board of directors and management. Some of the plaintiffs are ex-employees, like Alex Manos, a 27-year Bear veteran who processed trades at the firm's back-office in Brooklyn. They blame the management and the board for squandering their life savings. Others are from shareholders who believe the same group sold the company too cheaply and under duress. And several more focus on the managers of the two Bear Stearns-affiliated hedge funds that dissolved in the summer of 2007 and first revealed to the world the extent of the toxicity of the mortgage-backed securities manufactured and sold by Wall Street.

People.com: Both Sides Claim Victory in Rob Lowe Nanny Hearingupdated: Fri Aug 01 2008 13:36:00

The judge dismisses four of the actor's claims – and one of the ex-nanny's allegations

Time.com: Merck to Fund Vioxx Settlement in Augustupdated: Thu Jul 17 2008 15:00:00

Drugmaker Merck & Co. will start cutting checks for former users of its withdrawn painkiller Vioxx next month

Naked Cowboy lawsuitupdated: Thu Jun 26 2008 16:05:00

A judge ruled Tuesday that New York City's Naked Cowboy, Robert Burck, can sue Mars Inc. over an M&M's ad.

Lawsuit filed against Dukeupdated: Thu Feb 21 2008 21:32:00

The families of former Duke Lacrosse players announce they will file a lawsuit against the university.

Time.com: Katrina Levee Lawsuit Dismissedupdated: Thu Jan 31 2008 10:00:00

A federal judge dismissed a class-action lawsuit against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over levee breaches after Hurricane Katrina

CNNMoney: High Court curbs investor lawsuitsupdated: Tue Jan 15 2008 11:38:00

The Supreme Court dealt a blow Tuesday to investors seeking to recover damages from alleged corporate fraud, a potentially huge liability case being closely watched by owners of stock, the business community and government regulators.

SI.com: Michael McCann: Legal implications of Clemens' denial; analyzing suit updated: Mon Jan 07 2008 12:40:00

On Sunday, Roger Clemens spoke to 60 Minutes in his first interview since the release of the Mitchell Report. SI.com's Michael McCann tackles the legal questions surrounding the allegations and denials by Clemens and his former trainer, Brian McNamee. He also analyses the defamation lawsuit Clemens filed against McNamee on Monday.

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