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The definition of the word "beer" and whether it includes hard seltzers must be left up to a jury to decide, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday in a dispute between Modelo and its U.S. Corona beer distributor.

Google Play customers won class-action status on Monday in a lawsuit alleging that Google artificially inflates prices in its app store.

A federal judge approved a $6 billion settlement on Wednesday for student borrowers who alleged that they had been greatly misled by their schools.

Elizabeth Holmes' motions for a new trial were denied by Judge Edward J. Davila on Monday, November 9, 2022. Holmes, the former CEO and founder of Theranos, was found guilty of defrauding investors earlier this year, and she now faces sentencing on Friday, November 18, 2022.

A disbarred Tennessee personal injury lawyer was not entitled to assert that head injuries from his college football career, including possible CTE, negated the intent element necessary to convict him of federal bank fraud, the Sixth Circuit ruled.

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.

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.

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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The FTC filed suit against Meta on Wednesday, seeking to block its acquisition of Within Unlimited, the creator of an extremely popular virtual reality fitness app, over anti-competitive concerns.

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