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4th Circuit judge to maintain active status, eliminating vacancy for Biden

Nov 24 2021

U.S. Circuit Judge Robert King on Wednesday told the White House he had changed his mind about stepping down from active service on the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, eliminating a vacancy President Joe Biden could fill.

Philadelphia can't enforce flavored tobacco sales ban, federal court rules

Nov 24 2021

A federal appeals court on Wednesday barred Philadelphia from enforcing a ban on the sale of flavored tobacco products, a measure aimed at cracking down on sales of cigars marketed to taste like candy.

Pharmacy chains CVS, Walgreens, Walmart helped fuel opioid epidemic, U.S. jury finds

Nov 23 2021

A federal jury on Tuesday found that pharmacy chain operators CVS Health Corp, Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc and Walmart Inc helped fuel an opioid epidemic in two Ohio counties, in the first trial the companies have faced over the U.S. drug crisis. | Video

Trump-appointed judge blasts 9th Circuit's 'embarrassing' immigration rulings

Nov 23 2021

A conservative judge appointed by former Republican President Donald Trump to the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday blasted its immigration rulings as "perpetually embarrassing" as he objected to giving two Indonesians another shot at winning asylum.

CVS, other pharmacy chains found liable in their first trial over U.S. opioid epidemic

Nov 23 2021

Nov 23 A federal jury on Tuesday found that pharmacy chain operators CVS Health Corp, Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc and Walmart Inc helped fuel an opioid epidemic in two Ohio counties, in the first trial the companies have faced over the U.S. drug crisis.

Sun Pharma loses bid to avoid trial in Ranbaxy antitrust class actions

Nov 23 2021

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd has lost a bid to avoid facing a trial over allegations that an Indian drugmaker it acquired engaged in an anticompetitive scheme to delay the launch of generic drugs by rivals.

U.S. gun makers say Mexico's lawsuit represents 'clash of national values'

Nov 22 2021

BOSTON (Reuters) -Gun makers including Smith & Wesson and Sturm, Ruger & Co on Monday asked a U.S. judge to dismiss a lawsuit by the Mexican government accusing them of facilitating the trafficking of weapons to drug cartels, leading to thousands of deaths.

U.S. gun makers say Mexico's lawsuit represents 'clash of national values'

Nov 22 2021

BOSTON, Nov 22 Gun makers including Smith & Wesson and Sturm, Ruger & Co on Monday asked a U.S. judge to dismiss a lawsuit by the Mexican government accusing them of facilitating the trafficking of weapons to drug cartels, leading to thousands of deaths.

6th Circuit tosses Black minister's hostile environment case against church

Nov 22 2021

A federal appeals court on Monday upheld the dismissal of a hostile work environment lawsuit by a Black minister against an Ohio church and held that the 1st Amendment's religious protections bar courts from considering some of her claims.

Judge tosses indictments over deadly COVID-19 outbreak at Massachusetts veterans' home

Nov 22 2021

BOSTON (Reuters) -A Massachusetts judge on Monday dismissed indictments against two former leaders of a veterans home who were charged with criminal neglect for their roles in handling a COVID-19 outbreak that killed 76 people.

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