A season ticket holder filed a class action lawsuit on Friday against the Houston Astros for placing a deficient product on the field after violating league “sign stealing” rules. The lawsuit comes after a multi-year sign-stealing scheme called “Codebreaker” was revealed last month. The scheme started in 2017 and continued throughout the 2019 season, in [...]

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Facebook reached a settlement Friday in a class action lawsuit arising from a data breach in September 2018 affecting an estimated 29 million people. The lawsuit consolidated more than a dozen actions into a class action suit. The goal of the action was to compel Facebook to improve its security practices and ensure regular assessment [...]

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A shareholder of renewable energy company Pattern Energy sued the company and its directors and officers on Monday for selling shares too cheaply to a Canadian pension fund. Pattern Energy is a publicly-traded company that has a portfolio of renewable energy projects, and it has a 29 percent stake in a privately-held renewable energy development company [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit rejected a challenge to Tennessee’s electronic voting machines on Friday. The plaintiffs, Shelby Advocates for Valid Elections (SAVE) and four Tennessee voters, claimed that the equipment and voting procedures used in some Tennessee counties are vulnerable to hacking and misappropriation. Additionally, the claim stated that the [...]

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Conservation groups sued the Trump administration in federal court on Tuesday for opening up federal lands in California to hydraulic fracturing. Conservation groups including Biological Diversity, National Parks Conservation Association, Natural Resources Defense Council, Patagonia Works, and the Sierra Club claim that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) failed to “adequately analyze the serious environmental [...]

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Voter rights organizations filed suit in federal court on Tuesday claiming the state of Texas in violation of the National Voter Registration Act because it fails to automatically update voter registration information when a person makes changes to their driver’s license. According to the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA), each time a person makes a [...]

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The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB) filed a suit on Thursday against 26 defendants involved in a student loan repayment scam affecting more than 8.5 million consumers. The suit is against Monster Loans and a “sham entity” known as Lend Tech that unlawfully obtained consumer reports from the consumer-reporting agency Experian (not included in the [...]

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