Under the settlement, the German automaker is required to spend up to $10 billion on vehicle buybacks and owner compensation. It also must pay $2.7 billion into a trust to support environmental programs and reduce emissions, and spend an additional $2 billion on investments and promotion of zero emissions vehicles.
Last month, the DOE released a proposal that would establish borrower-friendly processes for seeking and obtaining loan relief triggered by what the agency describes as “unscrupulous conduct” by higher education institutions. As part of the proposal, the department provided options to negotiators that would protect students from the use of mandatory arbitration provisions in enrollment agreements.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris announced that California will join 13 other states and the District of Columbia in a friend-of-the-court brief, asking the Supreme Court of the United States to reverse a lower court decision in Whole Woman’s Health v. Cole that allegedly restricts access to abortion services in Texas.