Category Archives: Legal

02Apr/15

Compensation gap for Alps crash victims

(Reuters Business Report) – Grieving relatives at the site of the Germanwings crash.

Now facing another blow – lawyers warning that they could receive VASTLY different compensation payouts.

It could all hinge on where the ticket was bought.
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01Apr/15

Jury clears top Silicon Valley firm of gender bias

(BVO) – Silicon Valley powerhouse venture capital firm Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers was cleared on Friday of claims it short-circuited the career of a former partner because she is a woman, in a gender discrimination trial that shook the tech world.
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22Mar/15

Local bill on Muslim tribunal in Texas stirs sentiments

(NVO) – A city council in Irving, Texas, has voted to back a bill that some say would single out Muslims in their use of an Islamic Tribunal.

The bill stipulates that foreign law, in this case Sharia law, does not apply to U.S. courts, particularly not in family law cases.
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10Mar/15

Wikimedia files lawsuit challenging NSA mass surveillance

The American Civil Liberties Union files a lawsuit on behalf of Wikimedia Foundation and other organizations against the National Security Agency challenging the government’s mass surveillance program.
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03Mar/15

Apple, Google poaching settlement appears headed for approval

Federal Judge expected to approve proposed multimillion dollar settlement in lawsuit that accuses tech giants of conspiring to keep salaries low.

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16Feb/15

Lance Armstrong Loses $10 Million Lawsuit

Lance Armstrong ordered to pay $10M over “unparalleled pageant of international perjury, fraud & conspiracy”
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16Feb/15

LG Electronics takes fight with Samsung over washer damage to YouTube

Footage from surveillance cameras show South Korea’s LG Electronics executive Jo Seong-jin , who has been indicted on a charge of damaging washing machines of Samsung Electronics, touring a Samsung exhibit at a shop in Berlin.
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