How to Successfully Threaten Legal Action Against the Government
In a move that has left beaver, salmon, and wildlife advocates pleased, the federal government and state have agreed to stop killing beavers in the state of Oregon in response to a threat of litigation by wildlife groups. If...
Top Stillwater Schools Official Threatens Legal Action Against 5 District Residents
Kristen Hoheisel, executive director of Finance and Operations for the district, sent a letter through her personal attorney spelling out possible legal ramifications to the five people on May 24 ...
Why the EU is threatening Hungary and Poland with legal action
The post-communist countries have refused to accept asylum seekers under the bloc's migration plan, but a court case would drag out the issue instead of finding a quick resolution.
Afropunk Festival Threatens Legal Action Against San Antonio Punk DIY Collective
DIY punk collective Xingonas in the Pit has received with a cease-and-desist letter after throwing what it billed as the first black punk festival in...
YouTube threatened with legal action for 20,000 videos by Pharrell and more
Global Music Rights, which represents the likes of Pharrell, the Eagles and John Lennon, asserts that YouTube does not have the right to host videos from its artists
Why is it so threatening to say Muslim lives matter?
We are increasingly divided not just over which lives matter, but whether we should even question how we mourn
Dangerous copyright ideas from a top newspaper group threaten free speech
Fair use is vital for journalism and restricting it would be dangerous for press freedom.
How birdwatchers can help threatened bird populations
Conservationists say there are a few easy steps people can take to help struggling bird populations, like planting native species, even in window boxes or patio containers, to encourage the
Why a Satanic group 'is taking legal action' against Netflix's Sabrina reboot
The Satanic Temple, based in Salem, Massachusetts, claims the show ripped off the design of its statue of the deity Baphomet
Brexit: Labour threatens contempt action over withheld legal advice
Keir Starmer warns of ‘historic constitutional row’ if government does not place full version before MPs
Baltimore Taking Legal Action Against Top Oil And Gas Companies
Mayor Catherine Pugh is expected to join Baltimore City Solicitor Andre Davis to announce legal action against oil and gas companies Friday morning. Full Art...
Neoliberalism poisons everything: How free market mania threatens education — and democracy
Reducing everything—including people—to markets makes democracy impossible, UC Berkeley's Wendy Brown tells Salon
Why tariff war threatens Beijing's global economic ambitions
BEIJING — China’s intensified tariff war with the Trump administration is threatening Beijing’s ambition to transform itself into the dominant player in global technology.
Why Homebuyers Bring Legal Action Against Their Home Inspectors
By Fabi R. Gomes | July 8th, 2019 The purpose of a home inspection is to give buyers the information needed to make an educated decision on the purchase of that home based on its conditions. A negotiation tool prior to closing, an inspection informs the buyer of potential future maintenance and costs and is a critical step of the home-buying process. But what happens when an inspector doesn’t perform according to the buyers’ expectations or doesn’t reveal major defects a homebuyer should…
CIA Director Pompeo gets tough on WikiLeaks, hints at legal action
In a speech on Thursday, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Mike Pompeo sharply criticized the group that only a few months ago President Donald Trump was praising for its role in releasing the private emails of their Democratic opponents. Not only
How Duterte Used Facebook To Fuel the Philippine Drug War
What happens when Facebook infiltrates every level of a country’s democracy Posted on September 4, 2018, at 6:00 a.m. ET In August 2016, a handful of crude images began circulating widely throughout Facebook’s Filipino community: a middle-aged man and woman having clumsy sex atop a tacky floral bedspread. The man’s face, obscured by shadows, was impossible to make out. The woman’s was not. She appeared to…
What is This Legal Action?
It is not uncommon for people who are arrested when they are in college to later in life want to see if that arrest and charge can be removed from their record. Having a criminal record makes it difficult, and sometimes impossible, to work in certain places or in certain careers. For this reason, many people seek to
Q&A: Indian editor explains how threat of legal action is used to silence journalists
On July 5, Paranjoy Guha Thakurta, editor of the Economic and Political Weekly, and his colleagues Advait Rao Palepu and Shinzani Jain, received a notice from Thaker and co., a law firm representing Adani Power Ltd, that threatened legal action over a story published the month before....
Toxic Influence: How a Chemical Industry Trade Group You've Never Heard of Threatens Your Health
Lumber Liquidators, North America's largest hardwood flooring retailer, took a major hit earlier this year when CBS's 60 Minutes reported that the company was selling Chinese-made laminate flooring containing dangerous amounts of the carcinogen formaldehyde A day after the broadcast, the company punched back, insisting that its laminate flooring is "completely safe to use as intended" and that the news program's tests were flawed. "We stand…
National group threatens to sue SC governor for praying before Hurricane Dorian press conferences
Members of the Freedom From Religion Foundation said they won’t hesitate to pursue legal action if the governor ever prays before a press conference again.