Tag: lawsuit

When could student loan borrowers know if they’re actually getting relief?

Millions of student loan borrowers find themselves on tenterhooks, waiting to see if they will actually get the relief proposed by President Biden as challenges to his debt forgiveness plan work their way through the courts. The Biden administration opened up student loan forgiveness applications last month and was planning to start applying the relief […]

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GitHub Users File A Class-Action Lawsuit Against Microsoft For Training an AI Tool With Their Code

GitHub programmers have filed a class-action lawsuit against GitHub, its parent Microsoft, and its technology partner, OpenAI, for allegedly violating their open-source licenses and using their code to train Microsoft’s latest AI tool called Copilot. GitHub Copilot, which was launched in June, suggests code and functions to GitHub users in real time. Copilot is powered […]

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The Copyright Lawsuit Against Mariah Carey’s ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’ Has Officially Been Dropped

Mariah Carey is no longer being sued for her 1994 holiday hit, “All I Want For Christmas Is You.” After Rolling Stone obtained new court documents, it appears plaintiff Andy Stone has dismissed his filing “in its entirety, without prejudice” on November 1. The lawsuit originally was submitted by Stone in June. He claimed that […]

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Donald Trump, Being Donald Trump, Accused The ‘Mean’ Judge Overseeing A Lawsuit Against His Family Of Being A ‘Communist’

Donald Trump has a fairly limited vocabulary, especially when it comes to a person, place, or thing he does not like. And he doesn’t seem to have much love for Arthur Engoron, the New York Supreme Court judge who has been tasked with overseeing the $250 million fraud case brought against Trump by New York […]

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California Lawsuit Alleges Weed Didn’t Get Plaintiffs High Enough

Image Credit: Getty Images A cannabis company in California sold joints labeled with much higher THC content than they actually contained, violating consumer laws and angering customers who didn’t get the high they paid for, a class action lawsuit filed on Thursday alleges.  The defendants, DreamFields Brands, Inc. and Med for America, Inc., produce and […]

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Kanye’s Lies About George Floyd Have ‘Retraumatized’ His Daughter, Lawyer Says Amid $250 Million Lawsuit

NewsOne Featured Video Roxie Washington (R) and Gianna Floyd, daughter of George Floyd, attend the funeral service in the chapel at the Fountain of Praise church on June 9, 2020, in Houston, Texas. | Source: Getty Images / Getty The mother of George Floyd‘s daughter is suing Kanye West over the lies he spread on […]

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We Had a Lawyer Unpack 50 Cent’s Bizarre Penis Enlargement Lawsuit

Photo by Kevin Mazur / Getty Images for Roc Nation Back in 2020, 50 Cent posed for a photo with Angela Kogan, a self-described “celebrity aesthetician” who owns a plastic surgery center and med spa in Miami. Years later, that seemingly innocuous picture is at the center of a bizarre dispute involving an eggplant emoji, […]

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Amy ‘Central Park Karen’ Cooper Loses Lawsuit Against Ex-Employer Who Fired Her Over Viral Video

NewsOne Featured Video Film subjects Christian Copper and the “matriarch of Central Park Bird Watching” Starr Saphir attend the HBO Documentary Films Celebrates “Birders: The Central Park Effect” in New York City on June 26, 2012. | Source: Michael Loccisano / Getty Y‘all remember Amy “Central Park Karen” Cooper, right? She’s the white woman who […]

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Trump Says He Can Declassify State Secrets With His Mind

Then US President Donald Trump departs on Marine One at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland on November 3, 2019. (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP via Getty Images) Donald Trump, the former president of the United States, believes that he can pretty much declassify state secrets with his mind. “If you’re the president of the United States, […]

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White Professor Sues Texas A&M For Recruiting ‘Underrepresented’ Racial Groups To Increase Faculty Diversity

NewsOne Featured Video 12th Man Statue on the campus of Texas A&M University on November 24, 2005, in College Station, Texas. | Source: Getty Images / Getty The seemingly neverending story about white people trying to prove they are victims of so-called reverse racism had its latest chapter written in Texas, where a college professor […]

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Tiffany Haddish Hires Lawyer Who Defended Prince Andrew From Jeffrey Epstein-Related Child Sex Abuse Claim

NewsOne Featured Video Actress Tiffany Haddish attends the world premiere of “Easter Sunday” on August 2, 2022 at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California. | Source: ROBYN BECK / Getty Adding fuel to the raging fire of a lawsuit accusing Tiffany Haddish of child sex abuse, the actress and comedian has hired the same […]

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The YouTube Lawsuit From Indie Labels Over Weak Anti-Piracy Tools Continues

YouTube is in some hot water after a lawsuit was filed by Pirate Monitor. Composer Maria Schneider claims the platform plays favorites when it comes to permitting powerful copyright owners to block or monetize unauthorized uses of their content, but the same does not apply to “ordinary owners.” YouTube claimed the lawsuit was inaccurate and […]

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GOP-controlled states sue over LGBT- inclusive policy to get school lunch funds

Twenty-two states sued the Biden administration over a rule that would cut federal meal funding for schools that don’t include LGBT-friendly policies. Indiana Attorney General (AG) Todd Rokita and Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III led the lawsuit, arguing that the guidelines are unlawful, in part because they are “based on a misapplication of […]

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The $7.1 Million Lawsuit Against Kanye Is ‘Very Strong’

Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Surface Magazine On Friday, the LA-based production company Phantom Labs sued Kanye West for $7.1 million, accusing him of failing to pay the firm for work it did on some of his highest-profile projects over the past year. He’s been racking up unpaid bills since October of 2021, according […]

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