The Tucson- based Center for Biological Diversity and five other groups filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court against a pair of federal agencies that they say allowed El Dorado Holdings Inc. to fill in desert washes without adequately studying the development's effect on the environment. El Dorado Holdings Inc. has proposed a 28,000- home master-planned... » Read More
Several states with dispensaries have seen an increase in both arrests and the confiscation of marijuana plants. However, a look at DEA records shows what appears to be an uneven enforcement policy among pot-friendly states over the past several years.
Sean Egan, Egan-Jones Ratings Co. president, discusses potential charges by the SEC against his company. The regulator is looking at whether the Egan-Jones made intentionally-false statements when it applied to become a nationally-recognized ratings agency in 2007.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on the latest details on the trial between Oracle and Google.
U.S. securities regulators on Wednesday finalized long-awaited rules that will dictate which companies dealing in derivatives will be subject to costly capital, margin and business conduct requirements.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on Oracle building a case that Google really did need a license to use specific parts of the company's Java software. The FMHR traders discuss.
A small cadre of lawyers, some from out of state, are using New York City’s age and architectural quirkiness as the foundation for a flood of lawsuits citing violations of the Americans With Disabilities Act.
The jury selection in a dispute over smartphone technology between Google and Oracle starts today. CNBC's Jon Fortt reports.
Imprisoned Ex-Tyco CEO Dennis Kozlowski begged for mercy from a parole board last week, before learning later that his plea had been rejected, a newly-released transcript of the proceeding showed Wednesday, USA Today reports.
Millions of Americans hunt, but it is fair to say none of them expect what happened to Justen Yerger of Monroe, Louisiana.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson offers insight on the government's lawsuit against Apple.
The U.S. government has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Apple and various electronic book publishers, claiming they conspired to raise prices and limit competition.
One year ago, American Apparel was warning of a possible bankruptcy and facing a new round of sexual harassment allegations against its CEO. Have things changed? CNBC's Jane Wells spoke with Dov Charney, the company's CEO, to find out.
Nike's suit claims Reebok does not have license to use Tebow's name, with CNBC's Darren Rovell.
A new panel of MF Global executives face lawmakers today. Insight with Rep. Randy Neugebauer, (R-TX).
A defense contractor is sentenced to 13 years in prison for attempting to sell defense secrets, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
CNBC's Eamon Javers talks to two mortgage brokers who became millionaires after the settlement of a whistle-blower lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase. The company was said to be charging improper attorneys' fees to veterans in a VA home mortgage assistance program.
Lawmakers and attorneys in at least two states are considering proposals that would require Facebook and other social networks to grant access to the pages of loved ones when a family member dies, essentially making the site contents part of a person's digital estate.
A federal appeals court said Thursday that a judge likely overstepped his authority when he blocked a $285 million settlement over toxic mortgage securities after concluding that it was bad policy for a regulatory agency to accept a deal that does not include an admission of liability.
U.S. securities regulators took enforcement action against an online trading platform and two private funds offering Facebook shares on Wednesday, the first action in a year-long probe into the lightly regulated world of private company-share trading.
Employers are offering fewer paid internships because of recent lawsuits, USA Today reports.