The Justice Department intends to have a stronger role with troubled police departments.
A former Maryland medical examiner’s testimony in the Chauvin trial raises suspicion that he’s long been too lenient toward law enforcement in custody-death examinations.
Thirty-one states now allow residents to salvage and eat roadkill. Wyoming is the latest.
“Dumping” New York, the NRA seeks a fresh start via bankruptcy in Texas.
An unusual legal action by the New Jersey attorney general seeks access to a gun maker’s internal documents.
Reviewing the latest cases involving Nativity scene disputes.
What happens if a pro athlete breaks quarantine and physically interacts with his teammates?
With more than 300 election-related lawsuits filed this year, can we detect any trends?
Everyone loves the moon. Now that commercial lunar explorations are set to start, does that mean we should give it special "personhood" protection?
A Supreme Court decision says that nearly half of Oklahoma is an Indian reservation.
A Louisiana man has filed suit, claiming that cockfighting is part of his church’s religious beliefs.
People have advocated statehood for Washington, D.C. for decades. Could it finally happen?
Organic farmers are suing the U.S. Department of Agriculture over a rule that allows soilless hydroponic food to be labeled "organic."
Recent noteworthy verdicts and settlements.
Disgruntled rural dwellers are not happy with Oregon’s Democratic government and want to move their counties to Idaho. Is that even possible?
Since the Houston Astros have been penalized for cheating, the team is facing new challenges: A series of lawsuits.
Interesting verdicts and settlements from the week of Feb. 10, 2020.
A Massachusetts man has filed a lawsuit claiming that the baseball cheating scandal has harmed fantasy bettors like himself.
Admitting defeat at the hands of his ex-wife and her lawyer, a man proposes a "Game of Thrones" swordfight.
Most sexual abuse lawsuits against churches are about cover-ups. This one says the church SHOULD have covered up the abuse.
Major League Baseball is cracking down on teams that steal signs electronically. Can fans take action as well?
A federal appeals court has rejected a plaintiff’s argument that diet soda should provide weight loss.
An unusual gun case is moving forward in Chicago, where plaintiffs say the state bears responsibility for childhood trauma.
An inmate claims that he completed his life sentence when his heart stopped during a kidney stone attack.
A class action lawsuit contends that Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream does not live up to its marketing claims. Learn more at FindLaw’s Legal Grounds.
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Think it’s illegal to eat human flesh? Think again.
The NBA values freedom of expression. But how much will they compromise in seeking lucrative deals with China?
Beyoncé and other celebrities are trying to trademark their children’s names. Why?
California is the first state to pass a law that allows college athletes to make money from endorsements. Is this the first step toward a new economic landscape for college sports?
A French court ruled that a business traveler can collect for injuries sustained during sex with a stranger. In the U.S., the rules are more restrictive.
Over the years, people have made some ill-advised marijuana-related phone calls to the police.
Star quarterback Tom Brady failed in his bid for a trademark. But many other athletes have succeeded.
Government entities are using crowdfunding to finance specific projects. But should they use it to cover budgetary shortfalls?