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Is the Supreme Court Rethinking the Federal Courts’ Mission?

For some time, the Supreme Court and Congress have jointly viewed the federal court system as a special, nearly exclusive forum for resolving disputes. Congress has permitted federal courts to hear only those cases that directly invoke a federal law, or in which the parties are citizens of entirely different states. 645 more words

Faculty Blog

Progress Report: In FDD Federal Class Action, US Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor extends time for Plaintiffs to seek High Court Review of Sixth Circuit Ruling

This is important information for owners of homes in the City of Ann Arbor where a “footing drain disconnection” (FDD) was performed under the City of Ann Arbor FDD Program. 824 more words

Fun with Funerals? Cremation Company Settles Misclassification Case for $2.5 Million

Everyone loves a fun funeral story, right? Apparently so. AARP.com posted this article about creative cremations. Available options for ashes include:

JP Morgan settles in class-action suit over dads, parental leave


Derek Rotondo with his son, LincolnMaddie McGarvey/NYTimes

❝ For years, scholars, activists and mothers have criticized policies that place the burden of child-rearing overwhelmingly on women…

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Culture

Lawyer: Deal Close In Weinstein Sexual Misconduct Lawsuits

 (AP) — A tentative deal has been reached to settle multiple lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by scores of women. 504 more words

Entertainment

CLASS ACTION SUITS

Recent Amendment in the National Company Law Tribunal (Second Amendment) Rules 2019 tries to complete the structure of law governing class action suits. We have… 1,600 more words

Companies Act 2013

Windsor firm to file $1-billion faulty airbag class-action lawsuit

Windsor law firm Strosberg Sasso Sutts has served notice of action in Ontario Superior Court of plans to launch a class action lawsuit of over $1 billion against an airbag manufacturer and several automakers which have installed faulty airbags that allegedly fail to deploy upon impact. 529 more words

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