This week a Los Angeles judge will hear a case seeking to deem several statutes in California's education code unconstitutional. The case deals with teacher tenure, dismissing teachers, and the last-hired, first-fired rule.
The family of Dennis McGuire filed a federal lawsuit Friday, after McGuire was executed by the state of Ohio using an untested combination of two chemicals. The suit seeks to have the two-drug injection method declared unconstitutional.
The nation's biggest pilots' union has agreed to pay $53 million to end a lawsuit by former TWA pilots who said the union didn't do enough to protect their seniority rights after American Airlines bought Trans World Airlines
Raiders cheerleaders, both past and present, have filed a lawsuit in Northern California against Oakland's NFL franchise. The Raiders cheerleaders say they aren't getting paid for all the work they do.
Attorney General Mark Herring has concluded that Virginia's gay marriage ban is in violation of the US constitution and he will not defend it. The Virginia shift comes after federal judges recently struck down gay marriage bans in Utah and Oklahoma.
The Federal Trade Commission announced Wednesday that Apple Inc. had agreed to refund at least $32.5 million to unsuspecting parents who were charged for apps downloaded by their children without their consent.
Monster drinks: Prosecutors in New York and San Francisco are joining forces to investigate Monster drinks, the high-caffeine beverages that they say are marketed to children. The recently revealed alliance was formed last month.