Aug 26 Tyson Foods Inc, one of the world's largest meat processors, on Wednesday won the reversal of nearly $24 million of damage awards in two class action lawsuits claiming it cheated thousands of hourly workers in two Nebraska plants out of wages. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis overturned an $18.77 million award to workers at a Ma […]
Attorneys for people whose driver's license data was repeatedly searched for no apparent reason by law enforcement officers have been buoyed by a decision of a three-judge panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that in some cases the searches were "suspicious" and their lawsuits should not be dismissed. While the appellate court dismis […]
A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the convictions of two Somali-born women from Minnesota over their roles in raising money for al Shabaab, an al-Qaeda affiliated group that the U.S. government has designated a foreign terrorist organization. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis rejected the argument by Amina Farah Ali and Hawo Mohamed […]
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