Lawsuits

Trump Sued By Environmental Groups Over Plan to Drill for Oil in California

Two environmental groups have joined forces to sue the Trump administration on Wednesday in response to a U.S. Department of Interior's Bureau of Land Management plan to open up 720,000 acres of federal land to oil and gas developers in 11 counties within California's central cost region.

GOP Lawyer Sues California and State DMV over 'Motor Voter' Program

California's Secretary of State Alex Padilla rebuked claims made in a lawsuit claiming the state failed to verify the citizenship of potential voters for DMV registrants as part of its "motor voter" program, which is "riddled with technical problems."

New York Law Lifts Statute of Limitations on Child Sex Abuse Claims

"I hope this law improves public safety and gives victims their day in court," says New York state Senator Brad Hoylman, author of the Child Victims Act. "It's more than about money—it's about about being recognized by court of law for suffering."

Bernie Sanders: Sacklers' Greed 'Killing Americans'

The Sackler family's Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin, has settled a case brought by Oklahoma for $270 million but is facing 1,600 lawsuits and criticism from public figures like Sanders.

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