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  • U.S. judge blocks FDA rule allowing generic versions of Hospira drug

    U.S. judge blocks FDA rule allowing generic versions of Hospira drug
    (Reuters) - A federal judge has issued a temporary restraining order against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's decision to allow the sale of generic versions of the Hospira Inc sedative Precedex. Hospira filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in...
  • Florida Supreme Court: Let stand ruling to reinstate lesbian as boy's adoptive mother

    A Florida lesbian can remain the adoptive mother of her 6-year-old son, despite efforts by her ex-partner to have the Florida adoption revoked. "After the couple split up, the birth mother the biological mother asked the court to vacate the adoption,"...
  • Joshua Lewis: Tenure case will lead to new era of education reform

    The June court ruling against teacher employment laws in California was the opening salvo in a battle that has already moved to New York and will likely spread from there. It also could mark the beginning of a third great era of U.S. education reform...
  • U.S. court upholds FERC rules on electric grid planning

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. court on Friday upheld rules from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission calling on utilities to take various actions, including increased planning of large transmission projects. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the...
  • 'No final decision' from Donald Sterling on state Supreme Court appeal

    Donald Sterling hasn’t ruled out appealing the sale of the Clippers to the state Supreme Court. “No final decision has been made,” Maxwell Blecher, one of Sterling's attorneys, said in an email Friday. Attorneys familiar with the...
  • Holders of Argentina eurobonds plan to appeal U.S. court ruling

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Holders of euro-denominated Argentine bonds plan to appeal a U.S. judge's ruling blocking the country from making payments on their debt, according to a court filing on Friday. In a notice filed in Manhattan federal court, lawyers...
  • Rosemary Grant Higgins, Cook County associate judge

    Rosemary Grant Higgins, Cook County associate judge
    It's a Friday morning in Courtroom 206 at the Cook County Criminal Courts Building, and Associate Judge Rosemary Grant Higgins is getting an update on the progress of one of her cases. "It looks like you've really taken to the program," Higgins says,...
  • U.S. court revives challenge to New York City circumcision law

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Friday revived an effort to block a New York City regulation that requires people who perform a Jewish circumcision ritual on infants that involves oral suction to first obtain parental consent. A unanimous...
  • After kickback suit, a wake-up call on title insurance?

    A new federal court suit alleging kickback violations by one of the country's top-producing real estate sales teams raises an unsettling question for homebuyers: Could your agent or broker be pocketing under the table large chunks of what you pay for...
  • Porsche prevails at U.S. appeals court over VW short squeeze

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Porsche Automobil Holding SE persuaded a U.S. federal appeals court to uphold the dismissal of a lawsuit by more than 30 hedge funds that accused the German automaker of fraudulently cornering the market in Volkswagen AG shares....
  • FedEx indicted on new criminal charges in online pharmacy case

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - FedEx Corp faces a new charge of conspiring to launder money in a U.S. criminal case over the company's drug deliveries for rogue online pharmacies despite warnings from law enforcement. The latest indictment, filed in court...