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What Amanda Bynes' parents want for her

Aug 8, 2013
The 27-year-old actress has run through $1 million in recent months while acting increasingly erratically. Her parents are seeking a conservatorship to put them in charge of her finances.
Posted In: Amanda Bynes, conservatorship, legal, mental health
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5 tips to succeed in small claims court

Jun 28, 2013
Small claims court is a system designed to help people resolve their disputes over money. Here's what you should know to win your case.
Posted In: courts, small claims court, legal
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Pistorius murder media frenzy reminds some of O.J.

Feb 22, 2013
Cable news counts on the ratings bump it gets from sensational trials and other long-running stories.
Posted In: Oscar Pistorius, O.J. Simpson, trial, legal, lawsuit, media, cable TV, news
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The business of selling pot...legally

Dec 27, 2012
The growing use of medical marijuana and the legalization of recreational use in two states have created more opportunities for pot entrepreneurs.
Posted In: marijuana, pot, legal, Entrepreneurship
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Opus Dei battles game-maker in court

Dec 20, 2012
A squabble between Opus Dei, the exclusive Catholic organization, and a small Danish game-maker, has ended up in court. At issue is a card game.
Posted In: legal, games, courts, Opus Dei
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Court rules against Lehman Brothers in Australia

Sep 24, 2012
It's been four years since the investment bank Lehman Brothers went under, and a federal court in Australia has just found the bank liable for damages in a class action lawsuit over the sale of mortgage-backed securities.
Posted In: Australia, Lehman Brothers, legal
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German courts OK Europe rescue fund

Sep 12, 2012
Germany's top court has given the green light to Europe's new rescue fund. The court rejected claims that the fund was illegal under German law.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, German, legal, bailout
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Samsung faces Apple in court today

Jul 30, 2012
Samsung is being sued by Apple for more than $2 billion in damages, as well as an injunction to stop the sale of Samsung's smartphones and tablets.
Posted In: apple, samsung, legal
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Colorado shooting suspect bought weapons online

Jul 23, 2012
The suspect in the Colorado theater massacre makes his first court appearance this morning. James Holmes isn't talking to police. But he left a behind a rich Internet trail. Authorities say it shows how easy it was for Holmes to buy lethal supplies.
Posted In: online shopping, weapons, colorado, legal
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Facebook as vigilante: Scanning for predators

Jul 13, 2012
A Reuters report investigating Facebook scanning policies has found out the social network may be going out of its way to partner with law enforcement in nabbing child predators. But what does this mean for user privacy?
Posted In: Facebook, legal, privacy

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