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AT&T asks judge to kick Sprint out of the antitrust courtroom

Lawyers for AT&T are scheduled to appear before Judge Ellen Segal Huvelle on Monday afternoon to convince her to dismiss Sprint’s antitrust challenge to the acquisition of T-Mobile. A dismissal would simplify AT&T’s fight for merger approval by allowing the … Continue reading

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UK top judge: national courts not bound by Europe rights court

The UK’s top judge, Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales Lord Igor Judge [official profile], said on Wednesday that UK courts are not bound by decisions from the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) [official website]. Speaking before the … Continue reading

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Administrative Law Judge recommends termination of employee found guilty of misconduct unrelated to official duties

Administrative Law Judge recommends termination of employee found guilty of misconduct unrelated to official duties NYC Department of Sanitation v Ragone, OATH Index #1970/11 Pursuant to Mayoral Executive Order No. 16, the Department of Sanitation sought to terminate the employment … Continue reading

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Taco Bell in Violation of Disability Law, Federal Judge in California Rules

A federal judge recently ruled that Mexican fast food chain Taco Bell violated both federal and California laws protecting the disabled from discrimination at its restaurants, the Associated Press reports. While this ruling is based on customer complaints, the same … Continue reading

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Federal judge refuses to block Kansas abortion insurance law

[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the District of Kansas [official website] denied an injunction [opinion, PDF] on Thursday against a Kansas law [HB 2075 materials] that prohibits insurance companies from including coverage for abortion [JURIST news … Continue reading

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