Tag archive for ‘District Judge’
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 Monday, June 15th, 2015

Federal Judge Greenlights Civil Rights Suit Brought By Hasidim Against NY Towns

– – A Federal judge has given her approval for a group of Hasidic jews to move forward with a lawsuit over discrimination against two small towns in upstate New York, Mamakating and Bloomingburg. U.S. More...

Eli Horn On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Sheldon Adelson’s LVS Wins Trademark Lawsuit, $2 Million in Damages

Las Vegas Sands Corp (LVS), which is owned by billionaire Sheldon Adelson, has won a trademark infringement lawsuit against a number of Chinese online gambling websites that flagrantly used the group’s More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Lawsuits All Around for CVR, Carl Icahn, Watchell and Banks

A legal battle is raging on between Watchell and two partners against Carl Icahn over CVR Refining, a company that was once advised by Watchell but was ultimately taken over by Icahn. CVR is alleging Watchell More...

Eli Horn On Friday, December 26th, 2014

Judge Allows Discrimination Suit against Virginia Principal, Tosses Jewish Assistant’s Complaint

A discrimination lawsuit against a Virginia elementary school principal is moving forward after a federal judge rejected the school system’s effort to have the case tossed out of court, AP said. The lawsuit More...

Eli Horn On Friday, December 26th, 2014

Bitcoin Entrepreneur Charlie Shrem Sentenced to Two Years Behind Bars

Charlie Shrem, former Bitcoin Foundation board member and CEO of the now-defunct exchange BitInstant, has been sentenced to two years in prison for helping users of the Silk Road website anonymously swap More...

Reuters On Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

Facebook must face lawsuit over scanning of users’ messages: judge

– Facebook Inc must face a class action lawsuit accusing it of violating its users’ privacy by scanning the content of messages they send to other users for advertising purposes, a U.S. judge has More...

Reuters On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Argentina Loses US Aappeal over Creditors’ Subpoenas

A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday rejected Argentina’s bid to reverse a decision requiring the country and various banks to provide holdout creditors with information about the country’s assets,  More...

Lily Bethlehem On Thursday, December 11th, 2014

New Plaintiff, Barbara Bennett, Named in Class Action Suit against Apple

The enduring if as yet unsuccessful class action suit against Apple for abusing is monopoly position may finally bear fruit as new plaintiff Barbara Bennett has been named, as reported by Top Tech News. The More...

Reuters On Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

U.S. judge sentences Madoff aide Bongiorno to six years in prison

– A former manager at Bernard Madoff’s firm was sentenced to six years in prison on Tuesday for helping the convicted fraudster carry out a Ponzi scheme that caused investors to lose billions of More...

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