The Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that a woman could not discharge a debt in bankruptcy brought on by her husband and business partner's fraudulent behavior in selling a home they had flipped.
The trial of Alex Murdaugh, a South Carolina lawyer accused of murdering his wife and son, began on Monday with jury selection. The case has caught the attention of many interested in the Murdaugh family's connections, status in the community, and involvement in at least one mysterious death.
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.
On Monday, December 20, 2021, Meta Platforms, Inc., formerly known as Facebook, Inc., filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, in an attempt to disrupt a phishing scam taking place on its platforms. The lawsuit alleges that the defendants created over 39,000 websites to deceive users and collect login information.
A class action lawsuit was filed against Roblox Corporation in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. The lawsuit alleges that Roblox, in a "sham 'content moderation'" scheme, deletes content paid for by users without providing refunds on the grounds that the content violates the platform's policies. At least 70% of Roblox's users are under the age of 18, and over 50% of Roblox's users are under the age of 13.
A class action lawsuit filed on Thursday in the US District Court for the Northern District of California names Stanford, USC, UCLA, the University of San Diego, the University of Texas at Austin, Wake Forest, Yale, and Georgetown.