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Here’s the domestic legal news we covered this week: The US Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday unsealed an indictment against former Volkswagen (VW) CEO and chairman of the management board Martin Winterkorn on charges of fraud and conspiracy arising from the company’s diesel emission-cheating scandal. The charges, which were filed on March 14 in [...]

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Three plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit on Tuesday in the US District Court for the District of New Jersey alleging that BMW cheated during emissions tests of their diesel vehicles. The plaintiffs, individual customers from Colorado, Maryland and Pennsylvania, allege that they and similarly situated customers “would not have purchased their vehicles because they [...]

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Here’s the domestic legal news we covered this week: A judge for the US District Court for the Western District of Texas granted a temporary restraining order Thursday, blocking Texas officials from enforcing a ban on the most common second trimester abortion procedure. Individuals blocked from entering the US by President Donald Trump’s original travel [...]

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Senior District Judge Charles Breyer of the Northern District of California on Thursday blocked a lawsuit filed by the state of Wyoming against Volkswagen AG (VW) over the diesel emission scandal. The court determined that because Volkswagen’s illegal conduct occurred during the manufacturing process and impacted the US on a national level, the Environmental Protection [...]

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The US Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a civil complaint on Tuesday against Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles NV alleging that the company illegally used computer software to bypass emissions tests in nearly 104,000 of the company’s diesel cars. The complaint alleges that vehicles contain defeat devices and that the devices were not disclosed to regulators during the [...]

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