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Candy Industry, August 2, 2017

That idea came to mind when I learned two U.S. District Court judges had last week denied motions by Just Born, Inc. and Ferrara Candy Co. to dismiss separate theater-box slack-fill lawsuits brought against the candy companies this year.

The Fresno Bee, July 19, 2017

For nearly four decades, Reza and Fatemeh Saniefar and their three children greeted customers and ensured they received a good meal at the family’s Zlfred’s restaurant in central Fresno.

Southeast Texas Record, July 25, 2017

AUSTIN – A Texas appellate court will soon consider whether to reverse a district judge’s ruling that her court did not have jurisdiction to unseal testimony given by renowned plaintiff’s attorney Russell Budd on the “Terrell memo.”

Wall Street Journal, July 25, 2017

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau chief Richard Cordray has been on a regulatory tear as he prepares to run for Governor in Ohio. But many of the Obama appointee’s midnight rule-makings need not see the light of day—for instance, his arbitrary ban on mandatory arbitration that the House voted to repeal on Tuesday.

Texas Lawyer, July 24, 2017

Two brothers in charge of a Texas-based legal advertising and referral company say they're in a "David and Goliath" battle against law firms suing them in three states over claims including deceptive trade practices and trademark infringement for online ad campaigns targeting Google users searching for the plaintiff's firms.

New York Times, July 16, 2017

The sales pitches were filled with urgency and emphasized familiarity. Act now or risk missing out on millions of dollars. Trust us because we are part of the “N.F.L. brotherhood.” “You have nothing to lose,” a former N.F.L. quarterback implored in one, “but money you’re entitled to and that you earned the hard way.”

Legal Newsline, July 19, 2017

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A California appeals court has declined to expand asbestos liability in take-home exposure lawsuit.

New York Law Journal, July 20, 2017

ALBANY - Despite the legislative session concluding for 2017 late last month, a tort-reform business group is already pushing for a bill that would regulate the third-party consumer litigation funding industry.

Reuters, July 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress could act within weeks to kill a new rule that bars financial companies from blocking consumers who wish to file class-action lawsuits, according to a key Republican senator.

 
The Guardian, July 12, 2017

A US appeals court has debated whether or not a monkey can own the copyright to a selfie, while the photographer whose camera captured the famous image watched a livestream of the proceedings from his home in the UK.

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