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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Wireless speaker maker Sonos sued tech giant Google on Tuesday claiming that Google’s recent audio products, including Chromecast Audio, Google Home products and Pixel devices, infringe on Sonos’s patents. The suit states that Sonos and Google worked in collaboration to integrate Sonos’s wireless multi-room audio system with Google Play Music, but “just two years later [...]

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Arizona voters’ rights groups and the Arizona Secretary of State reached a settlement agreement on Monday that will link voter registration systems to the Department of Transportation systems. Katie Hobbs, who assumed office as Secretary of State on Wednesday, settled the dispute between her office and several voting rights groups including The League of Women [...]

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More than 200 Republican members of Congress and two Democrats filed an amicus curiae brief on Thursday urging the Supreme Court to overturn its decision in the landmark abortion cases Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey. The brief argues that the history of the abortion case decisions including Roe, Casey and Hellerstedt, create [...]

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