1814 ABA Journal Consumer Law articles.
Judge delays execution after lawyers contract COVID-19
U.S. District Judge Randolph Moss has delayed the federal execution of Lisa Montgomery because her lawyers contracted COVID-19 after visiting her in prison.…
Nov 19, 2020 4:15 PM CST
Judge orders postal sweep for undelivered ballots
U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan of Washington, D.C., has ordered the U.S. Postal Service to sweep 12 key postal districts for undelivered ballots…
Nov 3, 2020 3:45 PM CST
Amazon.com Inc. can’t be held liable for the death of a teenager from caffeine powder sold by one of its vendors, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
Oct 2, 2020 11:16 AM CDT
The Georgia Supreme Court has revived a lawsuit alleging that a sperm bank misrepresented its screening process for donors, leading a couple to purchase sperm from a donor with mental illness and a burglary conviction.
Oct 2, 2020 10:19 AM CDT
A lawyer who sued Wells Fargo after a branch manager allegedly called him the N-word is engaging in “obvious gamesmanship” by trying to characterize an isolated incident as racial discrimination by the corporate entity, according to a Wells Fargo court filing.
Sep 24, 2020 12:41 PM CDT
Two women learned from their children’s home DNA tests that fertility doctors fraudulently used their own sperm to impregnate them, according to lawsuits filed against the doctors Wednesday.
Sep 18, 2020 10:59 AM CDT
More law students are taking bankruptcy classes
Some law professors are reporting the demand for their bankruptcy classes is booming. Ronald Mann, a Columbia Law School professor, told Thomson Reuters…
Aug 28, 2020 4:22 PM CDT
Drugmaker Gilead Sciences Inc. is asking a federal judge to admonish a plaintiffs law firm for allegedly running misleading advertisements about Gilead’s HIV medications.
Aug 26, 2020 1:54 PM CDT
A California appeals court ruled Thursday that Amazon can be held strictly liable for injuries caused by defective products sold by third-party vendors through its online marketplace.
Aug 14, 2020 9:46 AM CDT
Prosecutor who filed OSHA complaint dies from COVID-19
A prosecutor in Pennsylvania who filed a complaint with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration after becoming ill with COVID-19 has…
Aug 12, 2020 4:30 PM CDT
A would-be class action lawsuit alleges that the Macy’s department store chain violates Illinois law when it identifies customers recorded on its surveillance cameras by using facial recognition software.
Aug 12, 2020 3:36 PM CDT
Aug 1, 2020 12:45 AM CDT
U.S. District Judge Sam Lindsay of the Northern District of Texas slammed Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and its co-counsel Wednesday for calling his interpretation of an arbitration clause “nonsensical.”
Jul 23, 2020 3:11 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court granted Facebook Inc.’s request Thursday to review a proposed class action that accuses the social media company of sending unwanted text messages.
Jul 10, 2020 9:49 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau violates the separation of powers because it concentrates power in a single director who is removable only for cause.
Jun 29, 2020 10:56 AM CDT
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