Tag archive for ‘Law/Crime’
News Brief On Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

San Diego to Pay $99K to Settle Filner Sexual Harassment Claims

Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, right, sits with his lawyer, Earll Pott, in Superior Court Judge Robert J. Trentacosta’s courtroom, Dec. 9, 2013. Filner pleaded guilty to one count of false More...

Ilan Shavit On Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

Israeli NGO Sues Facebook Over Pages Inciting Terror

  Nine Israelis have been killed in a series of stabbing attacks and shootings since October 1, while dozens have been wounded. Fifty-six Palestinians and one Israeli Arab have been killed in the same period, More...

Niva Goldberg On Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

After Shock: Did the Cyber Jihadi Holy War Start With British TalkTalk?

  A 15-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of Computer Misuse Act offences, ” London’s Metropolitan Police, whose cyber-crime unit has been investigating the attack on Talk Talk, said. The More...

News Brief On Saturday, October 24th, 2015

Facebook Wins Dismissal of $15 Billion Users’ Privacy Suit

  Facebook Inc. won dismissal of a $15 billion lawsuit accusing the company of secretly tracking the Internet activity of its users after they log off. U.S. District Judge Edward J. Davila in San Jose,  More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, October 23rd, 2015

Former Subway Pitchman Jared Fogle Pays $1 Million to Victims

  Former Subway restaurant spokesman Jared Fogle has paid $1 million in restitution to his victims, who were secretly photographed or whom he paid for sex. Fogel agreed to plead guilty to child pornography More...

News Brief On Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

Sony Pictures Pays $8 Million to Settle Hack Lawsuit With Employees

  Sony Pictures has agreed to pay up to $8 million to resolve a lawsuit by employees who claimed their personal data was stolen during the major 2014 hack of the company. The hack, related to the release More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

Most Bernie Madoff Ponzi Scheme Victims to Get $1 Million

  The trustee who is recovering money for victims of Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme, Irving Picard, announced Tuesday another round of distributions of recovered funds will soon begin. SIPC President Stephen More...

News Brief On Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

More Trouble for Cosby! Judge Refuses to Throw Out His Defamation Suit

    Entertainment Whether actor-comedian Bill Cosby will be tried on charges that he sexually assaulted a woman in the Playboy Mansion in 2008 is up to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s More...

News Brief On Monday, October 19th, 2015

Dersh Deposed: Alan Dershowitz Accuses Former Federal Judge of Billion-Dollar Extortion Scheme

  Righteous-Indignation Last week, Harvard law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz spoke under oath about his simmering legal battle with Utah law professor and former federal judge Paul Cassell and Florida More...

News Brief On Sunday, October 18th, 2015

Justice Stephen Breyer Won’t Sit Out Big Energy Case Where He Had Conflict of Interest

  Justice Stephen Breyer didn’t know his wife held stock in a company with a stake in a big energy case the court heard on Wednesday, and apparently neither did she. When he learned about it following More...

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