Federal court ruled unconstitutional over COVID-19 quarantine

A federal judge in Pennsylvania ruled that the Democrat's orders to close businesses and restrict gatherings to fight COVID-19 were unconstitutional. Writes about this "Voice of America". The quarantine measures introduced at the beginning of the coronavirus epidemic in March were challenged in court by several republican ...

Large companies could owe you a tidy sum: how to get money

Allegations of inflated drug prices, premature peeling car paint, data breaches and unwanted text messages are part of this month's largest class action settlements against large companies. Writes about this The Penny Hoarder. Settlement of a collective action means that if ...

Compensation without compensation and rudeness: the trial of Efremov turned into a tragicomedy

The next meeting in the case of Mikhail Efremov in the Presnensky court turned out to be the most emotional since the beginning of the trial - the relatives of the driver Mikhail Zakharov, who died in an accident with the participation of the actor, spoke for the first time. Lawyers for his family filed claims against Efremov for compensation ...

Court lifts blocking of 'public burden' rule in US, but not in all states

The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit overturned a July ruling by a federal judge in New York. The court then ruled that the "public burden" rule impeded nationwide efforts to contain the coronavirus. It prevents immigrants from seeking public assistance, in particular ...

Indiana woman to spend 30 years in prison after her son dies in a hot car

A woman from Indiana, whose son died in a red-hot car while she was sleeping under the influence of alcohol, received a 30-year prison sentence. Britney Wychebrink said she deserves to go to jail after pleading guilty to neglecting ...

A resident of Tennessee called the police to save her husband from suicide: the cops shot a man

In Collierville, Tennessee, the widow of a man who was shot by police outside his home in the summer of 2019 filed a lawsuit against the city and one of the police officers. WMCActionNews5 writes about it. The lawsuit was originally filed in a state court, but then referred to federal ...

Apple wins $ 15 billion tax court from EU

Apple won the first act of a tax battle with the European Union for 13 billion euros ($ 14,9 billion): the American iPhone maker achieved in court the cancellation of the EU's decision on a gigantic surcharge to the Irish budget. Writes about this BBC. Taking the side of Apple and Ireland, the European ...

Boris Nemtsov posthumously won a case against Russia in the European Court

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) sided with the daughter of the murdered Russian opposition leader Boris, who died at the end of 2019, in the case against the Russian government and ex-Moscow mayor Yuri Luzhkov. This is stated in the court decision published on its website on Tuesday, June 23, writes ...

'I'm depressed and can't sleep': how a macaque selfie ruined a photographer's career

British award-winning wildlife photographer Dave Slater says the fateful photography cost him all his savings and ended his career. Writes about this "Zvezdets". At the moment when the very ...

California sues Uber and Lyft: why should it please drivers in these companies

California authorities are suing Uber and Lyft, which provide online taxi services, according to the LA Times. California Attorney General Javier Bessera and a group of state attorneys in the city have filed a lawsuit against taxi services Uber Technologies and Lyft. In the lawsuit ...

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