Post Tagged with: "class action"

Amazon’s 1st Union

Amazon’s 1st Union

By Nathan Polacek, Staff Writer Amazon.com, Inc. (“Amazon”) is a giant of a company that most of us likely interact with in some way each and every day, whether it is buying from their Amazon.com marketplace or their Whole Foods stores, watching a movie on Prime, or even going on […]

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Brian Flores v. NFL

Brian Flores v. NFL

By Jenna McGreevy, Staff Writer On February 1, 2022, Brian Flores filed a class-action complaint with 40 other John Doe coaches against the National Football League (NFL), specifically naming the New York Giants, Miami Dolphins and Denver Broncos.[1] The complaint alleges the NFL is “rife with racism”, particularly related to the […]

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Former Duke Wins Record-Breaking Settlement

Former Duke Wins Record-Breaking Settlement

  Photo provided courtesy of Unsplash.com By Matthew Minard, Staff Writer Last month, notable Duquesne Law alumnus and nationally renowned plaintiff’s attorney Thomas Kline secured an $8 billion verdict for his client against Johnson & Johnson, Co. and Janssen Pharmaceuticals. [1] The verdict was the culmination of Murray v. Janssen […]

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Law in the Wasteland

  By: Rachel Pressdee, Staff Writer   As a law student, I walked out of my last final of the semester and I did not want to think about the legal world until I had to step back through the school’s doors.  However, once you become a law student something […]

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NCAA Avoids Major Transformation in Amateur Athletics

  By Nick Frost, Staff Writer The National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) could have been in for a major destabilization of its amateur system — and it was not because of the landmark 2015 Ninth Circuit decision O’Bannon v. NCAA.[1] (The U.S. Supreme Court declined[2] to pick up petitions from […]

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A Lawsuit with Your Latte

  By Katherine Littlejohn, Staff Writer Get dressed. Eat breakfast. Get Starbucks. Head to work. That is the daily schedule for many, whether in the business world or still in school. Starbucks, however, has been battling unruly customers in court over the amount of drink-product customers are given with their […]

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