Lawsuits

A lawsuit is a proceeding by a party or parties against another in the civil court of law. The archaic term “suit in law” is found in only a small number of laws still in effect today.

The term “lawsuit” is used in reference to a civil action brought in a court of law in which a plaintiff, a party who claims to have incurred loss as a result of a defendant’s actions, demands a legal or equitable remedy. If the plaintiff is successful, judgment is in the plaintiff’s favor, and a variety of court orders may be issued to enforce a right, award damages, or impose a temporary or permanent injunction to prevent an act or compel an act.

A lawsuit may involve displacee resolution of private law issues between individuals, business entities or non-profit organizations. The plaintiffs and defendants are called litigants and the attorneys representing them are called litigators. The term litigation may also refer to a Criminal procedure.

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Facebook Faces a Big Penalty, but Regulators Are Split Over How Big

May 4th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The F.T.C. chairman seems to have the votes to approve a settlement. One of the biggest issues has been whether to hold Mark Zuckerberg liable for future violations.

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F.T.C. Wants to Punish Facebook, but the Divided Agency May Go Only So Far

May 4th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The chairman appears to have the votes to approve a settlement with a big fine. One of the biggest issues has been whether to hold Mark Zuckerberg liable for future violations.

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March 2019

Facebook Engages in Housing Discrimination With Its Ad Practices, U.S. Says

March 28th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Department of Housing and Urban Development sued the company for violating the federal Fair Housing Act by limiting who sees ads based on characteristics like race, religion and national origin.

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