Legal News Roundup: December 16
Posted in In the news on December 16, 2020
Here's a roundup of recent legal stories in the news. High Court to Hear NCAA Athlete Education Pay Case ESPN - The Supreme Court (SCOTUS) agreed to review a court decision that the NCAA has said blurred "the line between student-athletes and professionals" by removing caps on education-related money that certain football and basketball...
How to Prevent Holiday Package Theft
Posted in Consumer Protection on December 15, 2020
The holidays are here! Sadly, so too are package thieves. Around the country, more than 1.7 million packages are stolen or go missing every day, adding up to more than $25 million in lost goods and services, according to an analysis by José Holguín-Veras, an engineering professor and director of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute...
Legal News Roundup: October 7
Posted in In the news on October 7, 2020
Here's a roundup of recent legal stories in the news. Amazon Not Liable for Local Teen's Death Medina Gazette - The Ohio Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Ohio product liability law does not extend to an online marketplace like Amazon.com. In their unanimous decision, justices ruled that Amazon is not defined as a "supplier"...
Legal News Roundup: July 29
Posted in In the news on July 29, 2020
Here's a roundup of some major legal stories from the past week. Big Tech CEO Hearing NPR - Tech CEOs began their defense at a major antitrust hearing on Capitol Hill. Virtual testimony included appearances by Amazon's Jeff Bezos, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Apple's Tim Cook and Google's Sundar Pichai. Lawmakers will discuss whether the...
Legal News Roundup – June 17
Posted in In the news on June 16, 2020
Here's a roundup of some major legal stories from the past week. LGBTQ Rights CNN - The Supreme Court ruled that federal civil rights law protects gay, lesbian and transgender workers. The decision is a huge win for LGBTQ rights. The landmark 6-3 ruling will extend protections to millions of workers. Read the full...