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NLRB declines jurisdiction over Texas charter school

The National Labor Relations Board has ruled that a Dallas-area charter school is a political subdivision of the state of Texas and thus outside of its jurisdiction because state law made school administrators responsible to public officials.

Judge in Abilify MDL unseals decision clearing way for first trial

The federal judge overseeing the multidistrict litigation on antipsychotic drug Abilify has unsealed a redacted order denying the drugmakers' summary judgment motion and clearing the way for a first trial over claims that Abilify caused patients to engage in compulsive behavior.

Stemline Therapeutics wins dismissal of shareholder lawsuit

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit accusing Stemline Therapeutics Inc of misleading investors about its ability to address the risk of a fatal side effect associated with a drug it was developing to treat certain blood-related cancers.

Microsoft asks judge to toss sex-bias class action

Microsoft Corp has asked a federal judge in Seattle to toss out a proposed class action accusing the company of paying women less than men and denying them promotions, saying the named plaintiffs failed to allege that they experienced any discrimination.


U.S. Supreme Court rejects Arizona challenge to 'Dreamers' program

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday required Arizona to continue to provide driver's licenses to the so-called Dreamers immigrants and refused to hear the state's challenge to an Obama-era program that protects hundreds of thousands of young adults brought into the country illegally as children.