Judge Approves Trump’s $92 Million Bond for E. Jean Carroll Defamation Case, Securing Future Award

NEW YORK — A judge in New York has approved former President Donald Trump’s $92 million bond to cover a defamation award in a case brought by E. Jean Carroll. The decision allows the legal proceedings to move forward and brings Trump one step closer to potentially having to pay damages to Carroll, a writer who alleges he sexually assaulted her in the 1990s. Carroll filed a lawsuit against Trump in 2019, claiming that he defamed her by publicly denying her allegations and calling her a liar. In response, Trump’s legal team sought to delay … Read more

FDA Approves Groundbreaking Program Allowing Importation of Canadian-Approved Drugs Into the U.S.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently approved a proposal that allows for the importation of Canadian-approved pharmaceuticals into the United States. This marks the first time that a program of its kind has been implemented, enabling a state to import drugs approved by a foreign regulator. The program, known as the Section 804 Importation Program (SIP), allows U.S. states or tribes to apply for approval to import drugs that were initially approved by Health Canada instead of the FDA. Florida is the first state to receive FDA approval for … Read more

Federal Judge Approves Lawsuit by Gaetz and Greene Against California Cities Over Political Event Cancellations

Anaheim, California – A federal judge has ruled that Republican representatives Matt Gaetz of Florida and Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia can proceed with their lawsuit against two California cities that canceled their political events. The decision by U.S. District Judge Hernán Vera allows the lawmakers to move forward with their suit, which alleges that the cities discriminated against them based on their political views. However, Judge Vera stated that Gaetz and Greene’s attempt to blame civil rights organizations was misguided. In 2021, three California venues that were scheduled to host “Put America First” rallies … Read more

Los Angeles City Council Approves Historic $24 Million Settlement in Fatal LAPD Shooting Case

Los Angeles, California – The Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved a settlement of over $24 million on Tuesday for the mother of Jesse Murillo, who was fatally shot by two police officers in 2017. The council voted 11-0 in favor of awarding $24,450,750 to Tammy Murillo, with four council members absent during the vote. In a significant case involving an LAPD shooting, a federal jury had previously ruled in 2023 that Tammy Murillo should receive $23.8 million in compensation for her son’s death. The jury determined that officers Fred Sigman and Christopher Montague had … Read more