Since the massive data breach at Equifax Inc. was disclosed late Thursday (see our blog here), the news has only gotten worse for the Atlanta-based credit monitoring agency. Here’s a brief chronological recap of what we know so far.
California colleges vow to press on against sexual assault despite any federal rollback in protectionsTeresa Watanabe and Rosanna Xia
California educational leaders vowed Thursday to press on with aggressive action against campus sexual assault despite any future rollback of the federal guidelines that have prompted universities to crack down on the problem.
Alan Beaman has asked the Illinois Supreme Court to review his claim that Normal police inappropriately urged prosecutors to charge him with murder in the death of his former girlfriend, a charge the state later dismissed following his release from prison and exoneration.
State, county and tribal officials involved in the new court say it marks a turning point that promises better relationships between the state and the tribes and better outcomes for children.
While ALI postponed the vote on final approval of its “Restatement of the Law, Liability Insurance” until May 2018, at least seven courts have not let the lack of a bow on it stop them from citing it. In a few instances, the Restatement was relevant in the court’s decision. Translation: there is good reason to become familiar with the Restatement, even if it’s not officially in the books.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit upheld a lower court decision dismissing a law professor’s lawsuit against Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law’s former interim dean.