When the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wrote Senator Charles Grassley two letters discussing water treatment regulations, the agency probably did ...
Are whistleblowers boy scouts risking everything for the greater good or reckless self destructs who lose everything for no public service?
Ecuador said Saturday it will appeal a ruling declaring it must pay $1.77 billion to Occidental Petroleum as compensation for canceling a contract with the American oil giant.
The nonpartisan Tax Policy Center, Brookings Institution and the Urban Institute say if the president and Congress fail to act this year, federal taxes for most Americans will increase significantly next year.
The Internal Revenue Service has awarded UBS whistleblower Bradley Birkenfeld $104 million — the largest reward to an individual whistleblower in IRS history — for providing damning information on his former employer, his lawyers announced.
Two key House Republicans plan to push ahead on immigration reform by focusing on a few specific bills, keeping the issue before the chamber widely expected to have the hardest time with immigration reform legislation.
Judge Victor Marrero last week became the latest federal judge to question a time-honored tactic of federal regulators: negotiating settlements in which companies pay millions of dollars in penalties without admitting or denying that they've actually done anything wrong.
A five-week trial ended in a surprise multi-million dollar settlement today between the state of New Jersey and the relatives of the victims, and lone survivor of the infamous Newark schoolyard slaying. The civil trial alleging the state-operated Newark School District failed to secure Mount Vernon Schoolyard leading to a triple murder the night of Aug. 4, 2007, had already heard 23 witnesses and was nearing its end.
Before he was a president and Founding Father, John Adams was a famous trial lawyer. In the case that made him famous, he represented the British soldiers who participated in the Boston Massacre, in which he actually persuaded a Boston jury to dismiss the murder claims.
A Washington D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling issued Friday declared that President Barack Obama’s 2011 recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board were unconstitutional because the Congress was taking “a recess,” not “the Recess.”
When the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wrote Senator Charles Grassley two letters discussing water treatment regulations, the agency probably did not think it was crafting new regulations. However, a federal appeals court recently disagreed and vacated the letters for violating the Administrative Procedure Act (APA). The case began when the Iowa League ...
Dell's plan for a private equity buyout ran into a potential snag Thursday as corporate raider Carl Icahn revealed that he has a stake in the computer giant and is opposing the deal.
The February U.S. jobs report delivered an encouraging surprise Friday, with the unemployment rate slipping to a four-year low of 7.7 percent, from 7.9 percent in January.
Today, 48 prominent environmental, civil rights, and community leaders from across the country demonstrated at the White House demanding that President Barack Obama reject TransCanada’s Keystone XL tar sands pipeline and address the climate crisis.
A group of Texas women are filing a lawsuit against a website where men post explicit photos of their ex-girlfriends.
The San Jose City Council, facing huge budget deficits tried to honor the will of the people by terminating life-time pension benefits for Council members. But they just learned ending wildly expensive retirement benefits may be wildly more expensive than staying in the plan.
The FBI and Justice Department put-on a clever media dog and pony show last night to trumpet how the combined forces law enforcement successfully captured the Boston Marathon Bombers, but nothing could be farther from the truth. Within 24 hours of the bombing, Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had escaped in plain sight ...