A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit in which a Maryland doctor, Arthur Hoyte, complained that KFC did not warn its customers conspicuously enough about the trans fat in its food. Here is my take on the suit, which was filed last year. KFC has since switched to a specially engineered soybean oil. Since the switch was in the works long before the lawsuit was filed, fans of litigating in the name of "public health" cannot reasonably take credit. But that won't stop them.
The Eighth Amendment prohibition against excessive fines and fees applies to states as well, SCOTUS rules, opening a new way to challenge outlandish forfeitures.
"Anyone, regardless of age, accused of such disgraceful actions will be charged accordingly."
The Justice Department says Dennis Tuttle and Rhogena Nicholas were killed in an operation based on a fraudulent warrant triggered by a false report to police.
You might want to think twice about putting that new gun on your credit card.
The senator from Massachusetts thinks more Americans should join the military. Why?