Tag: Judiciary

New lawsuit targets California ride-hail labor law

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OAKLAND, Calif. — Ride-hail drivers and a union filed a lawsuit Thursday against Proposition 22 — a ballot measure that exempted Uber and other...

Ex-Nissan boss’ accused smugglers seek Supreme Court’s help

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BOSTON — An American father and son accused of sneaking former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn out of Japan in a box asked the U.S....

Court rules against Arkansas’ Israel boycott pledge law

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A federal appeals court on Friday ruled that Arkansas' law requiring state contractors to pledge not to boycott Israel is...

Federal trials expected to resume in Indiana district

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INDIANAPOLIS — Federal jury trials suspended last fall amid a surge in coronavirus cases are expected to resume in April in all divisions of...

EXPLAINER: Why impeachment evidence tested TV’s standards

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NEW YORK — All the words abounded — the ones that you're not supposed to hear on broadcast television or, for that matter, in...

AP-NORC poll: Few in US say democracy is working very well

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WASHINGTON — Only a fragment of Americans believe democracy is thriving in the U.S., even as broad majorities agree that representative government is one...

Polish court rules record compensation for wrongful jailing

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WARSAW, Poland — A Polish court on Monday ordered a record high compensation of nearly 13 million zlotys ($3.4 million) to a man who...

Racial discrimination claims against Whole Foods dismissed

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BOSTON — A federal judge has dismissed most of the claims in a lawsuit filed by Whole Foods Market employees who alleged the supermarket...

Judge blocks another bid to shut down Line 3 construction

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MINNEAPOLIS — A federal judge has rejected another attempt by opponents to shut down construction work on Enbridge Energy's replacement for its aging Line...

Army major in Georgia gets 30 years on child porn charge

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AUGUSTA, Ga. — An Army officer in Georgia who held a top-secret security clearance has been sentenced to serve three decades in federal prison...