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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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Volkswagen (VW) reached additional settlements with US state attorneys general on Thursday for emissions standards fraud. In addition to a $4.3 billion settlement agreement that VW reached with the US Department of Justice earlier this month, VW has now agreed to pay approximately $157.5 million to 10 states in order to settle consumer and environmental [...]

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Volkswagen (corporate website) plead guilty to fraud, obstruction of justice, and falsifying statements on Friday as required by the $4.3 billion settlement agreement between the German auto manufacturer and the US Department of Justice Department (DOJ) . The guilty plea was accepted by US District Judge Sean Cox. In addition to various reforms and oversight [...]

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