Consumer Law

Trials & Litigation

Negative reviews of dog obedience school on Yelp, Angie’s List lead to defamation lawsuit

Products Liability

After boy’s death from allergic reaction to cookie, family sues; says store violated labeling laws

Consumer Law

Suit says debt-collection law firm submitted false affidavits, seeks to void thousands of judgments

Social Media Law

Revised Facebook rules allow ‘artistic’ nudity and ‘authentic identity’; nix revenge porn

Consumer Law

Privacy advocates criticize new ‘Hello Barbie’ doll with wi-fi microphone

Consumer Law

Will consumer agency ban mandatory arbitration in consumer contracts? Study could be first step

Criminal Justice

Fake IRS agents called 366,000 seeking money; 3,000 fell for scam since 2013, investigator says

Consumer Law

Apartment owner axes controversial lease provision that allowed $10K fine for social media criticism

Consumer Law

Accused of stonewalling complaints, major credit agencies promise reform in pact with New York AG

Consumer Law

Don’t fall for ‘major ongoing phishing scam,’ Virginia AG warns; it’s not from his office

Consumer Law

Snuggies marketer agrees to pay $8M to settle allegations of deceptive practices

Religious Law

State lawmakers consider bills allowing businesses to refuse to serve gay couples

U.S. Supreme Court

Does federal law protect loan guarantors from marital-status bias? SCOTUS accepts case

Supreme Court Report

Although the ACA is 1,000 pages long, its future may depend on a single phrase

Opening Statements

Digital rights group asks US Copyright Office for car-owner exemptions

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS smiles on nondentist teeth whiteners, allows antitrust action against dentistry board

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: SCOTUS gets another look at the Affordable Care Act

Consumer Law

Suit by grieving pet owner claims Beneful can harm or kill dogs

Products Liability

Woman sues over barbecue brush, seeks unspecified damages for surgery costs

Trials & Litigation

Midwest law firm wins record $62M settlement from Lockheed in suit over 401(k) fees