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  • Taxpayer tab for law firm overseeing Atlantic City hits $4.8M

    Taxpayer tab for law firm overseeing Atlantic City hits $4.8M

    Legal Analysis 04/19/2018

    New Jersey taxpayers' tab for the takeover of Atlantic City has reached about $5 million in fees from the law firm former Gov. Chris Christie picked to oversee the gambling resort.Records obtained Thursday by The Associated Press show the firm of Chi...

  • Supreme Court seems divided over Texas redistricting

    Supreme Court seems divided over Texas redistricting

    Legal Analysis 04/14/2018

    The Supreme Court appeared divided Tuesday over Texas' appeal to preserve congressional and legislative districts that a lower court struck down as racially discriminatory.The justices heard arguments in the latest round of court action over Texas el...

  • Justice Gorsuch confirms conservatives' hopes, liberals' fears

    Justice Gorsuch confirms conservatives' hopes, liberals' fears

    Legal Analysis 04/12/2018

    Neil Gorsuch became the Supreme Court’s newest member a year ago this Tuesday. President Donald Trump’s pick for the high court, its 113th justice, has now heard more than 60 cases on issues including gerrymandering, fees paid to unions a...

  • Zuckerberg Flubs Details of Facebook Privacy Commitments

    Zuckerberg Flubs Details of Facebook Privacy Commitments

    Legal Analysis 04/11/2018

    Over two days of questioning in Congress, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg chief revealed that he didn’t know key details of a 2011 consent decree with the Federal Trade Commission that requires Facebook to protect user privacy.With congressional h...