Daniel L. Cox
President Barack Obama said Friday that the U.S. could establish a limited refugee program in Central America, allowing people to apply for entry to the country without first making the often-dangerous journey to the U.S.
Ride-sharing app Lyft Inc. has agreed to use only commercial drivers in New York City and follow state and local law as it prepares to roll out operations in New York Friday evening.
A recent federal indictment rekindled a debate in the logistics business: How much responsibility do shippers bear for the contents of the box or envelope they deliver to your doorstep?
New York lawmakers want to take away the Bronx district attorney's jurisdiction over criminal cases arising out of the Rikers Island jail complex and turn them over to Queens prosecutors instead.
Months after the Affordable Care Act became law, employment benefits lawyer Thomas Christina paced in his Greenville, S.C., office with its oil portrait of a greenhouse. He was reading the statute to learn its impact on clients. By his reading, the wording only allowed health insurance subsidies to be provided through state exchanges. It began to dawn on him that he'd stumbled on something big.
WASHINGTON—The House Rules Committee on Thursday approved a resolution authorizing House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) to file a lawsuit on behalf of the House against President Barack Obama over his use of executive actions. The panel voted 7-4 along party lines to advance the resolution, which must return to the Rules Committee later to determine how it will be considered on the floor. The House is expected to vote on the measure next week.
A pair of lawyers who defended plaintiffs' attorney Steven Donziger in a racketeering case now stand to get $21.8 million in fees from their work on menopause drug litigation.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's administration continues to push back on claims made by lawyers representing executed murderer Joseph R. Wood III that Wednesday's nearly two-hour long lethal injection procedure inflicted cruel and unusual punishment on him.
The prolonged execution of a condemned Arizona man is almost certain to heighten the debate over whether lethal injections can be relied upon to fulfill their intended purpose: to kill without cruelty.
The EPA’s draft carbon rule seeks a 30% reduction in emissions and encouraged a switch from coal to natural gas - a switch that will greatly reward gas-producing states.
WASHINGTON—The inspector general for the Internal Revenue Service is reviewing some agency computer backup tapes to find out whether missing emails are still recoverable, Commissioner John Koskinen said at a congressional hearing Wednesday. Mr. Koskinen's comments to a House Oversight and Government Reform subcommittee confirmed a report Monday that some of the backup tapes —which perhaps contain copies of the missing emails—might not have been reused, as the IRS has previously said.
The state of Florida has filed a lawsuit against former executives of Digital Domain Media Group Inc., saying the movie-special-effects company was essentially a Ponzi scheme that defrauded the state out of more than $80 million in job-creation grants.
A federal judge has slapped Girls Gone Wild founder Joe Francis with a daily fine of $5,000 until he returns two luxury cars that belong to the porn business, whose famous brand was recently sold out of bankruptcy.
New documents released by the Clinton Library suggest that even if the Obama administration were to urge Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to retire from the court, the message wouldn't likely get much traction from the 81-year-old justice.
Malaysia is laying the groundwork to prosecute anyone suspected of downing Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in Ukraine, Prime Minister Najib Razak said Wednesday.
In the span of two hours on Tuesday, two strikingly different opinions landed on a key part of the Affordable Care Act. The conflicting decisions essentially come down to one thing: definition of "the State."
Two former Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP executives have settled a civil suit brought by the defunct firm's bankruptcy trustee to recover nearly $22 million, according to a Tuesday court filing.