♦ Winners…

  • OLD NAVY
    A suit claiming only African-American patrons had to give IDs when using credit cards is dismissed based on a security video disproving the premise.
     
  • SMALL BREW PUBS
    A new state law allows them to increase production and use distributors, rather than rely only on direct sales to consumers and restaurants.
     
  • U.S. TRANSPORTATION DEPT.
    It is awarded $7,487 in costs as a prevailing party after a a defense verdict in an ex-worker’s bias/retaliation suit.

… & Losers ♦

  • GLOBAL TRAVEL SOLUTIONS
    The Montvale travel club is dissolved as part of a settlement of allegations it defrauded more than 700 customers.
     
  • POLICE
    Flight is not probable cause to arrest absent a reason to suspect criminality, the Third Circuit says in upending denial of a suppression motion.
     
  • SOVEREIGN BANK
    A woman gets a new trial in her suit alleging she fell at a bank branch, where the judge refused to adjourn based on her expert’s unavailability.