1879 ABA Journal Consumer Law articles.
An increasing number of lawsuits are alleging that tracking tools on health care websites and patient portals allow Facebook and other third parties to obtain confidential medical information.
Mar 15, 2023 10:55 AM CDT
A would-be class action lawsuit alleges that the DoNotPay website is engaged in the unauthorized practice of law and is harming its customers by providing legal services that are “substandard and poorly done.”
Mar 10, 2023 9:24 AM CST
Feb 27, 2023 10:37 AM CST
Seven judges on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at New Orleans have embraced the view that “perpetual funding” of government agencies or programs violates the Constitution’s appropriations clause.
Feb 13, 2023 3:23 PM CST
A federal judge in San Francisco has ordered Facebook and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher to pay a sanction of $925,000 for an “unusually egregious and persistent” effort to use “delay, misdirection and frivolous arguments to make litigation unfairly difficult and expensive for their opponents.”
Feb 13, 2023 9:12 AM CST
A federal appeals court has dismissed a petition for Chapter 11 bankruptcy filed by a new unit of Johnson & Johnson that was formed to assume liabilities in litigation over talc contained in its baby powder.
Jan 31, 2023 10:09 AM CST
A “robot lawyer” won’t be representing two traffic court defendants after the CEO of a company promising to supply the technology changed his mind.
Jan 26, 2023 1:24 PM CST
The U.S. Department of Justice has joined with eight states in a civil antitrust lawsuit alleging that Google is monopolizing the digital advertising industry, bringing harm to website publishers, advertisers and ultimately consumers who get less content for free.
Jan 25, 2023 9:06 AM CST
The Federal Trade Commission has proposed a rule that would ban employers from imposing noncompete agreements on workers and independent contractors.
Jan 9, 2023 8:35 AM CST
Indicted cryptocurrency exchange FTX founder Samuel Bankman-Fried is accusing Sullivan & Cromwell of pressuring him to seek bankruptcy protection for his company and filing documents nominating a new CEO after he tried to withdraw permission.
Dec 15, 2022 1:01 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned down an emergency request to block California’s ban on the sale of flavored tobacco products.
Dec 13, 2022 12:39 PM CST
The founder of cryptocurrency exchange FTX is facing criminal and civil securities charges in connection with an alleged $1.8 billion fraud for touting FTX Trading as a safe platform for crypto asset trading while diverting investor money to his privately held hedge fund.
Dec 13, 2022 10:34 AM CST
It has been another compelling year in the legal industry and for our coverage at the ABA Journal. And like clockwork, 2023 will be here soon.
Dec 13, 2022 9:14 AM CST
A federal appeals court has refused to disturb a judge’s ruling in favor of Walmart, despite her ownership of company stock.
Dec 12, 2022 10:49 AM CST
We covered a wide array of diverse, in-depth and hard-hitting legal topics at the ABA Journal in 2022.
Dec 12, 2022 8:47 AM CST
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