The Washington Redskins appealed a decision that the football team’s name was disparaging to American Indians and no longer entitled to federal trademark protection, escalating a two-decade dispute over a brand worth an estimated $145 million.Read More »
U.S. Internal Revenue Service told a judge its technicians made repeated futile efforts to save data on a malfunctioning computer hard drive used by Lois Lerner, the former official at the center of a dispute between Congress and the Obama administration over scrutiny of tea party groups.
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A tea party-linked group seeking to loosen restrictions on corporate political action committees was handed a defeat by a U.S. appeals court in Washington, marking a rare win for advocates of campaign finance controls.Read More »
The Obama administration asked the full U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington to reconsider a three-judge panel ruling that customers on the federal marketplace authorized by the health-care overhaul are ineligible for subsidies to buy insurance.Read More »
Two U.S. appeals courts reached opposite conclusions on the legality of a key financing provision of the Affordable Care Act, increasing the chance of another showdown at the Supreme Court over President Barack Obama’s signature health-care law.
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A retired Army sergeant who accused a Citigroup Inc. unit of overcharging military personnel on home loans was barred by a judge from joining a $20 billion national settlement with the five largest U.S. mortgage servicers over botched foreclosures.Read More »
A U.S. Tax Court judge rejected arguments that the money should be recognized as capital gains and subject to a lower tax rate.Read More »
The Virginia Supreme Court reversed a jury’s wrongful death verdict against the state.Read More »