Court Cases

Take a tour through landmark court cases to see how they shaped—or reshaped—the legal landscape.

Can You Sue If you are a victim of Identity Theft?

Getting justice or at least a little help as an identity theft victim is difficult but there is progress on the horizon. Read more.

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Island Nations may sue U.S. over Climate Change

The recent tsunami claimed hundreds of thousands of lives and caused billions of dollars in damage. But even after the cleanup is complete, many…

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Pepsi Accuses Coke of Deceptive Advertising

Pepsi and Coke are battling it out again. This time the dust up is about the carbonated rivals' sports drinks.

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Supreme Court Series II: Ten Commandments on Government Property

Thou shalt not post the Ten Commandments ... or shalt thou?

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Plea-bargaining in Capital Murder Cases: Is it fair to victims?

Plea-bargaining in capital murder cases saves taxpayers millions in court costs. But, does it provide justice for victims or their families?

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The Most Outrageous Jury Verdicts Ever Awarded

Man oh man, people got all in a huff when McDonald's jumpin' java scalded Stella Liebeck and the jury awarded her almost $3 million dollars. But,…

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Ghettopoly: Does it infringe on Monopoly's trademark?

Makers of the original Monopoly, Hasbro, are suing Ghettopoly creator, David Chang. Hasbro alleges trademark and copyright violations. Chang says the…

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Is an Employer Liable for Employee Injuries at a Company Retreat?

Employers and employees should be aware that an employer may be deemed liable if an employee injures themselves at a company-sponsored function and…

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Criminal Defenses: Excuse and Exculpation Defenses

You're on trial for a crime, but you don't think you should be convicted even though yes, you did commit the crime. Is this possible? Absolutely.

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Can You Sue an Airline for a Travel Mishap?

Who is responsible when travel plans go awry?

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