The Supreme Court Oct. 17 issued guidance for filers of friend-of-the-court briefs that “clears up a number of contested issues previously resolved through word-of-mouth lore among practitioners,” one of them said.
Rapper and reality TV star “The Game” is still on the hook for a $7.1 million jury verdict awarded to a contestant on his dating show who accused him of sexual battery during a camera-free date in 2015, the Seventh Circuit said Oct. 17.
The first pharmaceutical chief convicted in a case linked to the opioid crisis faces a U.S. demand that he pay as much as $350 million to victims, his lawyers said in a court filing seeking to delay his November sentencing.
The full Eleventh Circuit said Oct. 16 it won’t review a panel opinion rejecting an inmate’s claim he was retaliated against in violation of the First Amendment after he complained about the way he was treated during a frisk.
Abortion providers in North Carolina didn’t have to show a credible threat of criminal prosecution before challenging the state’s ban on abortion after a fetus has reached 20 weeks’ gestation, the providers told the Fourth Circuit.