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Government officials accuse Federal Election Commission of violating law

Louie Torres Nov. 16, 2016, 9:20am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — Four current or former government officials and two private citizens are suing the Federal Election Commission, alleging violation of federal law.

Consumer group accuses egg distributor of deceptive representation

Michael Abella Oct. 11, 2016, 11:41am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — A Minnesota consumer group is suing egg distributors, alleging false and misleading representations.

Unnamed company wins ruling against Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Dawn Geske Oct. 4, 2016, 4:40pm

A judge has ruled against the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's efforts to release the identity of a John Doe company under investigation by the organization.

U.S. accuses Nexstar, Media General of unfair business practices

Michael Abella Sep. 19, 2016, 9:01am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. government is suing Nexstar and Media General, alleging unfair business practices.

U.S. government sues Newman Broadcasting, its president for fraud

Louie Torres Sep. 14, 2016, 10:19am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. government has filed a lawsuit against a broadcasting company and its president for alleged fraud. 

Courts raising bar for data breach class actions

Andrew Burger Aug. 29, 2016, 3:07pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- Reports of data breaches have become commonplace, prompting U.S. courts to raise the bar on associated class action lawsuits.

Individual alleges violation of Freedom of Information Act against federal agency

Wadi Reformado Aug. 17, 2016, 11:06pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — An individual is suing the United States Office of Special Counsel, claiming the agency violated the Freedom of Information Act when the plaintiff requested documents that were withheld from him by the defendant.