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  • Report: 'Vast majority' of asylum claims granted

    New numbers released by the House Judiciary Committee show the "vast majority" of unaccompanied minors seeking asylum are granted it before even appearing before a judge.

  • Marijuana edibles burgeoning into an industry

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Move over, pot brownies. The proliferation of marijuana edibles for both medical and recreational purposes is giving rise to a cottage industry of baked goods, candies, infused oils, cookbooks and classes that promises a slow burn as more states legalize the practice...

  • Study: U.S. SC rulings pose challenge to some in life sciences industry trying to obtain patents

    SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – A study released last month shows that two U.S. Supreme Court rulings have made it more difficult for companies in the life sciences industry to obtain patents. Bloomberg BNA and law firm Robins Kaplan Miller & Ciresi LLP, in conjunction with the...

  • Why GOP is stuck on deporting illegal minors

    After more than a year of contentious debate, could Congress be any more divided over the issue of immigration? The answer is yes.

  • Iowa magazine seller banned from telemarketing

    Miller DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) – Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced a court order on Monday against an Urbandale magazine sales operator that bans the company from telemarketing to Iowans and calling consumers in any state from Iowa. Legion Marketing Services LLC and...

  • Apple, AGs propose $400M settlement over eBooks

    Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced a proposed $400 million multi-state settlement on Wednesday with Apple Inc. that would resolve allegations of price-fixing its electronic books (eBooks). In July 2013, a U.S. District Court found...

  • N.J. issues 68 notices of violation to contractors

    Hoffman NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – New Jersey Acting Attorney General John Hoffman announced on Wednesday that his Division of Consumer Affairs issued notices of violation to 68 home improvement contractors based on complaints and referrals by New Jersey consumers. The notices of...

  • VIDEO: Democrats say changing law won't stop immigration surge

    A State Department official says changing federal law will do little to address the surge of unaccompanied minors over the border. Senate Republicans disagree.

  • Jury awards asbestos plaintiff $9.3M; Defendant takes issue with punitive damages award

    BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – A valve manufacturer is seeking a new trial after a Massachusetts jury awarded more than $9 million to a claimant represented by an asbestos trust, arguing that the trial court erred when it excluded any mention of the family’s prior state court trial or the...

  • N.J. judge awards $90.5M to 11 families in asbestos default judgments

    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A New Jersey judge has awarded $90.5 million for pain and suffering to the families of 11 people who allegedly died as a result of asbestos exposure from the Johns Manville insulation plant. Judge Ana Viscomi of the Superior Court of Middlesex County...

  • John Boehner not optimistic about a quick solution to the border crisis

    House Speaker John Boehner says he is not overly optimistic that Republicans and Democrats can come together to resolve the border crisis before Congress adjourns at the end of July for a month-long break.

  • VIDEO: Immigration deal may hang on 2008 law

    Speaker of the House John Boehner said Thursday there needs to be changes to a 2008 human trafficking law before any money will be sent to the U.S.-Mexico border to shore up an increasing crisis.

  • Patent licensing company launches campaign against demand letters

    PLANO, Texas (Legal Newsline) – A Texas-based patent licensing company is taking aim at “extortionist” demand letters sent by so-called patent “trolls.” On Monday, Conversant Intellectual Property Management launched what it describes as an “educational campaign” against the...

  • Federal Circuit rules against Acacia subsidiary in case over ‘device profile’ patent

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled last week that a device profile patent asserted by the subsidiary of one of the country’s leading licensing companies is invalid. In Digitech Image Technologies LLC v. Electronics For Imaging Inc., the...

  • Obama on a high wire on immigration law changes

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic opposition increased Wednesday to legal changes that would speed removals of young Central American migrants, jeopardizing President Barack Obama's call for $3.7 billion in emergency border spending to deal with the remarkable surge of unaccompanied youths at the...



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