Recent Articles from Bloomberg News
Ferguson, which is recovering from riots following the August shooting death of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman, plans to close a budget gap by boosting revenue from public-safety fines and tapping reserves.
BP Plc challenged a federal judge’s ruling that the company’s exploration unit acted with gross negligence in causing the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a decision that exposed the U.K.-based energy company to as much as $18 billion in fines under U.S. law.
After a federal appeals court overturned two prominent insider-trading convictions Wednesday, new legal questions have sprung up about the chain of information that winds through the financial markets. For some participants, avoiding prosecution just got easier.
State Treasurer Clint Zweifel spoke about his office’s response to protests in Ferguson and his estimate for rebuilding costs to be “in the millions.”
Police shootings of blacks by white officers are exposing the intractability of racial distrust in the U.S. and the inability of institutions to dispel it.
The U.S. Justice Department will conduct a civil-rights investigation into the death of a black Staten Island man after a state grand jury cleared the white New York City police officer who held him in a chokehold.
President Barack Obama’s nominee to be the next attorney general probably won’t face confirmation trouble because of her role leading a federal probe into the choke-hold death of a black man by a white New York policeman.
President Barack Obama’s push to mend relations between police and struggling communities faces a challenge: Cities like Jennings have fewer officers around to create goodwill.
Takata Corp. defended its rejection of demands to expand air-bag recalls across the U.S., saying regulators didn’t provide enough notice and the company is already taking measures to improve safety.
U.S. companies that have already carried out inversions are likely to cost the government a record $2.2 billion or more in lost tax revenue next year, double the amount in 2014, according to calculations based on companies’ financial results.
House Republicans are moving toward a vote this week on legislation to revive dozens of lapsed U.S. tax breaks and extend them only through the end of this year.
The lifeline Barack Obama threw 5 million undocumented immigrants is seen as tough to sever in court, because he’s exercising discretion that historically only Congress can check, either through legislation or possibly impeachment.
- Immigration: Asylum-Withholding of Removal-Appellate Jurisdiction
- Criminal Law: Child Pornography-Bottom-of-Guidelines Sentence-Substantive Reasonableness of Sentence
- Criminal Law: Child Abuse-Sufficiency Of Evidence-Closing Argument
- Civil Rights: Religious Freedom-RLUIPA-Res Judicata
- Civil Practice: Res Judicata-Stop Work Order
- Immigration: Drug Conviction-Removability-Overbreadth of State Offense
- Civil Practice: Asset Forfeiture-Sanctions
- Civil Rights: Due Process-Failure to State Claim
- Probate : Revocable Trust – Amendment – Reformation
- Employer – Employee : Unpaid Commissions – At-Will Status
- Criminal Law : Post-Conviction Relief – Effectiveness Of Counsel – Conflict Of Interest
- Appellate Practice : Jurisdiction – Final Judgment
- Nurse entitled to disability benefits despite working months after accident, Supreme Court rules
- Eastern District rules 10 cases against TitleMax may proceed without arbitration
- Supreme Court declines to hear Republican appeals on abortion ballot initiatives
- Cole County jury awards $1.56 billion in Roundup case headed for appeal
- Jury gives massive award after fleeing suspect causes fatal crash
- 8th Circuit tosses suit claiming false sale prices
- Attorney general releases report on Kim Gardner investigation
- Legal Limelight: Jason C. Smith, Office Managing Partner, Spencer Fane