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In class action, Apple employees say tech giant pays women less for same work

Two female employees at Apple offices in California say the company not only systematically pays women less than men but also rewards men for qualities for which women are penalized.

Rules for sanctions

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Supreme Court ruled that a lower court erred when it altered the punishment for attorney Loring Justice, who was suspended for three years by a hearing panel for violating court orders, making false statements and interfering with legal proceedings. The trial court swapped his suspension for disbarment, but the hearing panel properly applied standards that call for suspension as the presumptive, baseline sanction.

Cop and suspect shot by San Diego sheriffs can advance parts of their suit

The detective was shot in the leg by San Diego County sheriff's deputies in a friendly fire incident when the deputies fired at a car theft suspect, who also ended up severely injured.

Justice Thomas failed to report additional private jet trips on financial disclosure docs, Senate Judiciary says

The revelations come after billionaire real-estate mogul Harlan Crow reached an agreement with lawmakers to turn over seven years of financial documents related to his relationship with the Supreme Court jurist.

Senate GOP blocks Supreme Court ethics bill

Although the legislation failed to clear a procedural hurdle in the upper chamber, Democrats say this is not the end of efforts to force the Supreme Court into a binding code of ethics.

Disney asks judge to toss out Elon Musk-backed lawsuit by former ‘Mandalorian’ actress

Gina Carano sued Disney for firing her from the hit "Star Wars" spin-off after she posted a series of controversial tweets.

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