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  • News of the Weird: Worth the Commute

    News of the Weird: Worth the Commute
    Downtown London residences are known to be staggeringly expensive, but media blogger Sam Cookney calculated in October just how much. Cookney said he can live in an upscale apartment in Barcelona, Spain, and commute almost every workday to London (700...
  • The Price of A Rogue Police Department

    The Price of A Rogue Police Department
    Seems like East Haven keeps finding new ways to demonstrate just how expensive, in both taxpayer dollars and civic reputation, a rogue police department can be. Based on all available evidence (and that includes a federal civil rights investigation plus...
  • McCaffery is new poster boy for merit selection

    I know there are people out there who think Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery was treated unfairly because he was suspended this week for passing around raunchy emails. McCaffery's non-apology apology certainly made it clear he thinks he's...
  • Carl Leubsdorf: Supreme Court's next move will reveal its true intent toward voting rights

    The Obama White House won't name a new attorney general or issue an executive order on immigration until after the Nov. 4 midterm elections. But other federal government branches are also delaying politically explosive decisions. Before going home to...
  • U.S. court upholds patents on Pfizer's cancer drug

    (Reuters) - A U.S. district court ruled in favor of Pfizer Inc in a patent lawsuit it filed against Mylan Inc alleging patent infringement on its cancer drug, Sutent, Pfizer said. Pfizer filed the lawsuit in June 2010 after Mylan attempted to market a...
  • Texas coach, OK State headed to court

    The Sports Xchange Texas coach, OK State headed to court University of Texas offensive coordinator Joe Wickline responded to a breach of contract lawsuit filed by his previous employer, Oklahoma State, by filing a suit of his own. Wickline's...
  • Olympian Jim Thorpe's remains should not be moved: U.S. court

    (Reuters) - Jim Thorpe's remains will stay in the Pennsylvania hamlet named for the legendary Native American athlete and Olympics champion, after a federal appeals court on Thursday rejected an effort by two sons to move them to tribal lands in his...
  • U.S. jury convicts four Blackwater guards in 2007 Iraq killings

    For 10 weeks this summer in a downtown Washington courtroom, the trial of four former Blackwater security guards unfolded as a morality play about American accountability to Iraqi civilians in the aftermath of the United States’ long military...
  • UCLA conference center and hotel wins court victory

    UCLA conference center and hotel wins court victory
    UCLA has won a court victory for the conference center and hotel under construction at the center of the Westwood campus. A Superior Court judge has ruled against a lawsuit from critics in a neighborhood organization who alleged that environmental studies...
  • U.S. Court hears arguments on sex discrimination at Goldman Sachs

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group on Wednesday attacked expert evidence offered by attorneys for former female employees in a U.S. federal sex discrimination lawsuit, arguing there was no pattern of gender-based pay and promotion disparities at the...
  • Palm Beach County stops using red-light cameras

    Palm Beach County stops using red-light cameras
    Legal concerns have persuaded Palm Beach County to at least temporarily stop using traffic-light cameras to catch red-light runners. A recent court ruling raised questions about the legality of local governments partnering with private camera operators...