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Court revives Ashley Judd's sexual harassment case against Harvey Weinstein

30 Jul 2020

A federal appeals court revived actress Ashley Judd's sexual harassment lawsuit against disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, saying she could sue under California law over his alleged attempt to help her career in return for sexual favors.

RPT-Court revives Ashley Judd's sexual harassment case against Harvey Weinstein

29 Jul 2020

July 29 A federal appeals court revived actress Ashley Judd's sexual harassment lawsuit against disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, saying she could sue under California law over his alleged attempt to help her career in return for sexual favors.

Trump's ex-lawyer Cohen expected to leave prison for home confinement

24 Jul 2020

July 24 U.S. President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen will return to his Manhattan apartment on Friday to finish his criminal sentence after a judge found he was imprisoned two weeks ago as retaliation for planning to publish a book about Trump.

U.S. hits nursing home operator with first coronavirus workplace citation

23 Jul 2020

The Department of Labor cited an Ohio nursing home operator for failing to protect workers from the coronavirus, the first time that a U.S. employer was found in violation of federal safety protections relating to COVID-19.

Labor Dept cites Ohio nursing homes for COVID-19 violations

22 Jul 2020

July 22 Three Ohio nursing homes were cited for worker safety violations, including using the same respirator for a week, following government inspections prompted by staff hospitalizations for coronavirus, the U.S. Department of Labor said on Tuesday.

Judge dismisses COVID-19 cruise lawsuits, warns of 'trivial cases'

16 Jul 2020

A federal judge dismissed lawsuits by Grand Princess cruise ship passengers who sued for emotional distress caused by their fear of exposure to COVID-19, saying that allowing their cases to proceed would "lead to a flood of trivial suits."

UPDATE 2-Judge dismisses COVID-19 cruise lawsuits, warns of 'trivial cases'

16 Jul 2020

July 15 A federal judge dismissed lawsuits by Grand Princess cruise ship passengers who sued for emotional distress caused by their fear of exposure to COVID-19, saying that allowing their cases to proceed would "lead to a flood of trivial suits."

Judge dismisses cruise passengers' COVID-19 lawsuits

15 Jul 2020

July 15 A federal judge dismissed lawsuits by Grand Princess cruise ship passengers who sued for emotional distress caused by their fear of exposure to COVID-19, saying that allowing their cases to proceed would "lead to a flood of trivial suits."

Long legal battle by Jeffrey Epstein victims could sink Maxwell's defense

15 Jul 2020

Women who say they were victims of Jeffrey Epstein have spent 12 years trying to undo an unusual plea deal that spared the deceased financier from federal prison. Now their efforts could sink a key legal defense for Ghislaine Maxwell, who was charged this month with luring girls so Epstein could abuse them.

Ex-Trump lawyer behind bars again after dispute over gag order

10 Jul 2020

NEW YORK Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, was taken to a federal jail on Thursday after refusing to agree to a gag order as a condition of serving his criminal sentence under home confinement, Cohen's lawyer said. | Video

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