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Two doctors, former Insys sales rep, charged over opioid kickback scheme

Sep 17 2020

Two doctors in Pennsylvania and Florida and a former Insys Therapeutics Inc sales representative are the latest people to be charged with participating in a scheme by the drugmaker to pay kickbacks to boost prescriptions of a fentanyl spray.

U.S. appeals court questions Asian-American bias claims against Harvard

Sep 16 2020

BOSTON A federal appeals court on Wednesday appeared skeptical of arguments that Harvard discriminates against Asian-American applicants, a claim made in a closely-watched lawsuit challenging the use of race as a factor in U.S. college admissions.

Pivotal Harvard race discrimination case to be weighed by U.S. appeals court

Sep 16 2020

BOSTON, Sept 16 A federal appeals court on Wednesday will consider whether Harvard University discriminates against Asian-American applicants in a closely-watched case that could impact whether U.S. colleges can use race as a factor in admissions.

U.S. appeals court revives New York tax on opioid companies

Sep 14 2020

A federal appeals court on Monday cleared the way for New York state to collect about $200 million from drug manufacturers and distributors by imposing a surcharge on them to defray the costs of combating the opioid addiction epidemic.

Carlos Ghosn's accused escape plotters can be extradited to Japan, U.S. judge says

Sep 04 2020

BOSTON A U.S. judge on Friday ruled two Massachusetts men can be extradited to Japan to face charges that they helped smuggle former Nissan Motor Co Chairman Carlos Ghosn out of the country while he was awaiting trial on financial crimes.

B/E Aerospace founder's son charged in U.S. college admissions scandal

Sep 02 2020

BOSTON A son of the co-founder of aircraft interior maker B/E Aerospace was indicted on Wednesday on charges he participated in a vast U.S. college admissions bribery and fraud scheme to secure his daughter's enrollment at Georgetown University.

U.S. appeals court overturns bar on immigration arrests at Massachusetts courts

Sep 01 2020

BOSTON A federal appeals court on Tuesday overturned a ruling that barred U.S. immigration authorities from arresting immigrants who are in the country illegally when they make appearances at courthouses in Massachusetts.

Ghosn's accused escape plotters face judge's skepticism in extradition fight

Aug 28 2020

BOSTON A U.S. judge on Friday expressed doubt about arguments by two Massachusetts men seeking to avoid extradition to Japan to face charges they helped former Nissan Motor Co Chairman Carlos Ghosn flee the country.

Men accused of helping ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn escape face U.S. extradition hearing

Aug 28 2020

BOSTON A U.S. judge on Friday will hear arguments over whether two Massachusetts men can be extradited to Japan to face charges that they helped former Nissan Motor Co Ltd Chairman Carlos Ghosn flee the country to avoid facing financial charges.

Men accused of helping ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn escape face U.S. extradition hearing

Aug 28 2020

BOSTON, Aug 28 A U.S. judge on Friday will hear arguments over whether two Massachusetts men can be extradited to Japan to face charges that they helped former Nissan Motor Co Ltd Chairman Carlos Ghosn flee the country to avoid facing financial charges.

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