Citigroup Inc. and Guy Hands’s Terra Firma Capital Partners Ltd. will litigate their dispute over the 2007 sale of EMI Group Ltd. in the U.K., both sides said after agreeing to drop a $2.2 billion case awaiting retrial in New York.
KBR Inc. and Halliburton Co. aren’t automatically immune from lawsuits by military service members over illnesses caused by exposure to contractor burn pits, a U.S. appeals court said, reversing a lower court ruling.
Four Wyoming couples sued to overturn the state’s prohibition on same-sex marriage a day after former Wyoming Senator Alan Simpson and other Republican leaders asked a federal appeals court to throw out bans in Utah and Oklahoma.
The U.S. Senate blocked President Barack Obama’s nominee to be the government’s top civil rights enforcer after Republicans and law enforcement groups objected to his role in the case of a Black Panther activist convicted of killing a white Philadelphia police officer.
Baxter International Inc. filed a complaint Feb. 28 at the U.S. International Trade Commission in Washington, claiming Johnson & Johnson hemostatic products used to control bleeding during surgery infringe five patents.
Former Republican senators Alan Simpson and Nancy Kassebaum joined a group supporting civil marriage rights for same-sex couples in a filing with the federal appeals court reviewing gay-marriage bans in Utah and Oklahoma.
BP Plc was told by a federal appeals court to abide by terms of a $9.2 billion settlement with victims of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill after failing to satisfy judges that a claims administrator is misinterpreting the deal.
The Bernard Madoff trustee, who will try to reinstate hundreds of lawsuits through an appeal to be argued March 5 in Manhattan, had his chances of success dealt a blow last week when the U.S. Supreme Court decided a case involving R. Allen Stanford’s Ponzi scheme.
California rules allowing counties to place restrictions on who can carry concealed weapons will remain in force while the federal appeals court that struck them down decides whether to reconsider its decision.
Texas appealed a court decision that the state’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, a ruling praised by gay rights supporters as a major victory in nationwide litigation spurred by a 2013 Supreme Court ruling.