The chief justice of the United States should not hold the sole authority to appoint judges to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, an Obama administration review group said Wednesday in a lengthy report that offers reforms to better protect privacy and civil liberties.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has again struck down an award of attorney fees in a class action settlement, this time in a suit over allegedly defective headlights in Toyota Prius vehicles.
In an unusual restitution motion, federal prosecutors are contending that David Nosal, the former executive recruiter convicted of computer crimes and stealing trade secrets, should have to pay nearly $1 million to cover his ex-employer's legal bills.
Driven by bias against homosexuals, Scott Bloch, a former head of the Office of Special Counsel in the George W. Bush administration, improperly reassigned a group of Washington, D.C., employees to Detroit, according to a government report released Wednesday.
Just in time for Christmas, a federal judge has ruled that music publisher EMI can keep the rights to the 1934 hit song "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" for another 25 years, leaving the family of co-songwriter John Frederick Coots out in the cold.
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