A business owner could not be sued for the death of a neighbor who was shot in an attempt to stop a robbery of his business, the New Jersey Supreme Court has ruled.
Equal protection requires granting two crack cocaine defendants retroactive relief from racially discriminatory mandatory minimum sentences imposed on them in 2005, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in reversing judgment.
The servicing of a borrower’s residential mortgage loan is not a “consumer transaction” under state consumer protection law, the Ohio Supreme Court has ruled in answering a certified question from a U.S. District Court.
An environmental contamination suit brought by more than 500 homeowners was not a removable “mass action” under the Class Action Fairness Act, the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in affirming judgment.
A suspect’s decision to remain silent behind a locked bedroom door did not amount to an objection that would override his wife’s consent to a warrantless search of the premises by police, the Colorado Supreme Court has ruled in reversing a suppression order.
A trustee could void a nonjudicial foreclosure sale based on its mistake in communicating the lender’s opening bid to the auctioneer, the California Supreme Court has ruled in reversing judgment.
A check-cashing business could enforce an updated version of an arbitration clause included in its delayed-deposit customer agreements, the Mississippi Court of Appeals has ruled.
The Medicare Secondary Payer Statute does not preempt a state law requiring a workers’ compensation claimant to obtain preauthorization before incurring certain medical expenses, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in affirming judgment.
Errors in credit reports can cause businesses to deny credit to potentially valuable customers, a director of the Federal Trade Commission warned a U.S. Senate subcommittee earlier this month.
The First Amendment does not bar the lawsuit of a former Rutgers quarterback who claims that EA Sports used his likeness without permission in the immensely popular “NCAA Football” series of video games.
That’s the conclusion reached Tuesday by the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.