Only 37 of Trump's 229 active appointments are people of color - the least racially-diverse group of federal judges nominated in nearly three decades.
The pilot "intentionally committed an act of lewd, indecent and obscene exposure of his genitals in a public place," the Department of Justice alleged.
Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes is pregnant, and is asking to have her federal trial delayed until the end of August after she gives birth.
The ruling serves as a win for Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, a Republican, who filed a lawsuit against the government over the moratorium.
Uber has reportedly settled a legal battle it was involved in with a former Uber Eats driver. Amita Gupta was sacked after being 10 minutes late with a food delivery, taking the case to the Fair Work Commission before heading to the Federal Court. The Federal Court judges heavily questioned […]
A federal court will decide whether Qantas is permitted to outsource more than 2,000 ground handling jobs. On Wednesday, the Transport Workers Union (TWU) launched a case against the airline as it attempts to cut costs and restructure the business. “We remain focused on delivering on our recovery program, which […]
Comparison site iSelect has been fined $8.5 million by the Federal Court. It was penalsied for misleading customers over its energy plans between 2016 and 2018. “About 38% of people who compared electricity plans with iSelect at that time may have found a cheaper plan if they had shopped around,” […]
The federal court has fined Viagogo $7 million fine for misleading conduct. The penalty comes after the reseller was found to have made misleading representations over ticket scarcity, fees and its “official” status as a ticket vendor. The court also issued an injunction preventing Viagogo from continuing its practices. Visit […]
The Federal Court ruled against Qantas’ interpretation of the JobKeeper wage subsidy program on Thursday. The arrangement the airline had been following paid workers less than they should have received, Justice Geoffrey Flick judged. While the decision could mean hundreds of workers are backpaid, the airline called the suggestion “misleading” […]
The Federal Court found Australian online retailer Kogan to have breached consumer law by making misleading claims on a sales promotion in 2018. At the time, customers were informed that they could use the code ‘taxtime’ to get a 10% discount on items at the checkout. However, the court found […]
Ghislaine Maxwell, the woman suspected of helping Jeffrey Epstein run a sex-abuse ring, is an “extreme flight risk,” prosecutors said Thursday. Requesting that the heiress and socialite be held without bail, prosecutors noted Maxwell has three passports. They also say she sold a New York City home for $US15 million […]
The Federal Court found Trivago breached consumer law after it misled customers about hotel rates on its ads. While Trivago claimed to help customers find the cheapest rates on any hotel, the court found it would rank hotels that paid Trivago the most. The ACCC highlighted that Trivago’s hotel rankings […]
Professor Bruce Bagley wrote a textbook on drug trafficking and organised crime. Now federal prosecutors claim he used his knowledge to launder $US2.5 million of dirty Venezuelan cash, according to a Bloomberg report. The professor accepted bank transfers from accounts based in Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates, prosecutors claim. […]
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez reached a settlement in a lawsuit filed by former Brooklyn Assemblyman Dov Hikind, who accused the lawmaker of violating the First Amendment by blocking him on Twitter. In a statement obtained by Insider, Ocasio-Cortez said on Monday that Hikind was exercising his constitutionally-protected right to free speech […]
US District Judge Richard Berman announced his decision to deny wealthy financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein‘s bail request Thursday morning in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York. Berman’s decision came after a bail hearing in which federal prosecutors and two of Epstein’s accusers […]
The bail hearing for wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein, who is facing charges of sex trafficking and conspiracy, took place Monday morning in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York. US District Judge Richard Berman said he will make his decision on Epstein’s bail request on Thursday, […]
The Federal Court has ordered Jetstar to pay $1.95 million in fines following breaches of the Australian Consumer Law. The Qantas-owned airline was found to have made “misleading or deceptive” statements on its website indicating customers were not entitled to refunds in a bid to push them into more expensive […]