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Discover Bank Wins Bid to Arbitrate DACA Loan Application Suit

Discover Bank won its bid to arbitrate a lawsuit over its handling of DACA participants’ loan applications, after the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California rejected arguments that the terms of the arbitration agreements were unconscionable.

GEO Group Gets Class Action Over Alleged Misstatements Shaved

GEO Group Inc., a for-profit prison company, convinced a federal judge in Florida to shave down most claims in a proposed class action alleging it misled investors by downplaying the risks associated with lawsuits the company faced over its facilities’ conditions, leading to a stock drop.

Certification Agency Wins Appeal in Suit Over Fraudster Doctor

Patients of a former doctor certified by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates lost an appeal over issue-class certification, after the Third Circuit said the lower court failed to complete two out of the three steps necessary for assessing class status.

VW Owes Money for Cars Re-Sold Before Scandal, Ex-Owners Argue

Former owners of Volkswagen AG diesel vehicles who sold them before the company’s emissions-concealing software became public say in their final brief to the Ninth Circuit that they overpaid for their vehicles, can quantify the loss, and didn’t fully recoup the money at resale.

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Coronavirus Is Taking Its Toll On Big Law

The economic fallout of the Covid-19 crisis has reached America's top grossing law firms. In this video, legal industry experts assess the impact on Big Law and what might happen if the crisis lingers.

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