The DOJ charged 47 people on Tuesday for their alleged roles in a plot to steal $250 million from a federally-funded pandemic food program for children.

The lawsuit alleges violations of antitrust and unfair competition laws, based on Amazon policies toward third-party sellers that offer their products on other online platforms for lower prices.

On Friday, September 9, 2022, photographer Robert Barbera sued Miley Cyrus in federal court for copyright infringement related to Cyrus posting one of Barbera's copyrighted photos to her Instagram account.

Elizabeth Holmes, the former Theranos CEO convicted in January of defrauding investors, requested a new trial in two separate filings this week. One filing alleges that a key prosecution witness has expressed regret for his testimony while another asserts that the fact that she was tried before her former partner Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani was unfairly prejudicial.

The restaurant chain sought to boost diversity in its workforce and its contracts after the Black Lives Matter movement, but a conservative shareholder argues that these policies violated federal and state discrimination laws.

Sony Music Entertainment sued Triller, Inc. in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, on Monday, August 29, 2022, alleging that Triller failed to pay licensing fees and permitted the unauthorized use of Sony's copyrighted music in the Triller app.

A federal judge ruled this week that scanning students' rooms during remote exams violates the Fourth Amendment.

A New York resident argues that the name and packaging of the Margarita-Hard Seltzers deceive consumers by leading them to think that the beverages contain tequila when they do not.

The United States government filed an amicus brief on Monday, August 15, 2022, supporting photographer Lynn Goldsmith in Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. v. Lynn Goldsmith, a United States Supreme Court case concerning the fair use defense in copyright cases. 

A federal magistrate judge declared a mistrial on Thursday in a high-profile Flint water contamination case after jurors stated that they could not reach a unanimous verdict without threatening their physical and mental health.

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