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Epic Games Hit with Class Action Suit Over Fortnite Addiction

Epic Games is facing a class action lawsuit after three parents said their kids became addicted to the popular game Fortnite. So reports the BBC.


Ukraine to Sketch Law Freezing Out Alleged Pro-Moscow Churches  

The Ukrainian government is planning to craft legislation to ban churches with Russian affiliations as President Volodymyr Zelensky said they can be used to “weaken Ukraine from within.” So reports Reuters.


Kansas Supreme Court Judge Resigns from Teaching Job, Citing 'Closed and Stifling Culture'

Citing its intolerant culture, State Supreme Court Justice Caleb Stegall is resigning from a part-time teaching gig at the University of Kansas law school. So reports the Associated Press.


Ex-Twitter Employees Threaten Arbitration Over Latent Severance  

Akiva Cohen, a lawyer representing Twitter staff fired by Elon Musk, is threatening legal action if the tech magnate does not confirm by Wednesday, Dec. 7 those terminated employees will receive their severance. So reports Business Insider.


Robb Elementary School Survivors File $27B Suit

The Uvalde Police Department, Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District’s police department and Texas Department of Public Safety are facing a $27 billion lawsuit from the survivors of the deadly shooting at Robb Elementary School. So reports NPR.


Woman Looking for Big Cheddar in Velveeta False Advertising Lawsuit  

Amanda Ramirez, of Florida, is suing the Kraft Heinz Foods Company after alleging the company’s Velveeta mac and cheese microwaveable meals take longer to make than advertised. So reports CNN.


Duke Joins List of Law Schools Backing Out of U.S. News and World Report Ranking  

The Duke University School of Law will join the law schools at Yale, Harvard, Columbia and others in bowing out of active participation in the U.S. News and World Report’s Best Law Schools ranking. So reports The Chronicle.


Ohio Innocence Project Helps Secure $45M Verdict for Wrongfully Imprisoned Man  

Dean Gillispie, of Ohio, won $45 million after being wrongfully convicted and imprisoned for more than 20 years. So reports the USA Today.


Golden State Warriors Facing Class-action Suit in Wake of FTX Debacle  

Elliott Lam, a Canadian resident living in Hong Kong, is seeking a class-action suit against the NBA’s Golden State Warriors, among others, in the wake of losing $750,000 as a result of FTX’s bankruptcy filing. So reports Business Insider.


E. Jean Carroll Sues Trump Under New Adult Survivors Act

E. Jean Carroll, a former columnist for Elle, is filing a second lawsuit against ex-President Donald Trump. So reports ABC News.


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