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SCOTUS gambling decision spurs lawsuits

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Some gambling technology companies expect the U.S. Supreme Court to legalize sports betting and are jockeying for position in the new industry months before a decision is even rendered.
A lawsuit filed late last week in Atlantic City shines some light on the scramble.
NYX Gaming Group Ltd., a compan ... (full story)


Electronic filing comes to Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — Surely but slowly, the Supreme Court is entering the 21st century. The court is now making new legal filings available online, years behind the rest of the federal court system.
Can livestreamed audio of arguments and even televised sessions be far behind? Yes, they can.
But advocates of court openness will ... (full story)


Associated Press Poll: Interview questions often can bring a suit

It’s tough to come up with the right question in a job interview, particularly if the question could run afoul of the law.
An Associated Press-CNBC poll found that half of all Americans who’ve ever applied for a job have been asked questions that could be used to discriminate against a protected class under equal oppo ... (full story)


Sessions slams federal judges for thwarting Trump policies

WASHINGTON — The nation’s chief law enforcement officer on Thursday blasted federal judges who have thwarted or criticized Trump administration policies, accusing them of trying to veto the president’s decisions because they disagree with him politically.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions, speaking at the conservat ... (full story)


Drug firm founder once among Arizona's richest billionaires

Drug firm founder once among Arizona's richest billionaires

PHOENIX (AP) — The drug company founder charged with leading a nationwide conspiracy to bribe doctors and pharmacists to widely prescribe an opioid cancer pain drug for people who didn't need it came to the U.S. for postgraduate studies and for a time was listed among Arizona's richest billionaires.
John N. Kapoor, the foun ... (full story)