Reuters Legal News

  • SCANA extends assessment of Toshiba's S. Carolina nuclear plant
    on June 26, 2017 at 11:44 pm

    WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) - SCANA Corp said on Monday it extended its assessment for six weeks of an unfinished U.S. nuclear power plant being built for the utility by a unit of Toshiba Corp, which is seeking to cut ties to the financially disastrous project. […]

  • Trump appointee Gorsuch takes far right positions on U.S. high court
    on June 26, 2017 at 11:40 pm

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In less than three months, President Donald Trump's nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, Justice Neil Gorsuch, is already staking out ground on the court's far right, adding his voice to the biggest controversies including Trump's travel ban targeted at six Muslim-majority countries, gun control, religious rights and gay rights. […]

  • Texas sanctuary city law could lead to immigration police state -lawyer
    on June 26, 2017 at 11:23 pm

    SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - A small border town and some of the largest cities in Texas told a federal judge on Monday a new state law aimed at punishing sanctuary cities could lead to an immigration police state and asked him to halt it because it was unconstitutional. […]

  • Wal-Mart faces lawsuit over Illinois Uber slaying
    on June 26, 2017 at 10:55 pm

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - The family of an Illinois Uber driver who was stabbed to death filed a wrongful death lawsuit on Monday against Wal-Mart Stores Inc for failing to stop the teen suspect in the incident from stealing a machete and knife from one of its stores. […]

  • Madoff sons' estates in $23 mln settlement over Ponzi scheme
    on June 26, 2017 at 10:44 pm

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The trustee recouping money for Bernard Madoff's victims has reached more than $23 million of settlements with the estates of the swindler's late sons and related defendants, ending more than eight years of litigation. […]