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Activists Push to Get Climate Change Classified As 'Children's Rights Crisis'

Greta Thunberg and 15 others are suing five of the world's largest carbon producers. So reports Gizmodo.


Kagan to Deliver John Paul Stevens Lecture in Colorado

Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Elena Kagan is delivering the University of Colorado Law School’s 2019 John Paul Stevens Lecture. So reports Colorado Law.


Woman Who Encouraged Boyfriend's Suicide is Denied Early Release

Michelle Carter, who is serving a 15-month jail sentence for encouraging her boyfriend to kill himself, was denied parole. So reports People.


Spacey Accuser Dead, No Explanation Reported

An anonymous massage therapist who accused actor Kevin Spacey of sexual assault has died, according to a notice from Spacey’s lawyer. So reports the Hollywood Reporter.


Trump Must Testify in Lawsuit Brought by Protestors Dressed in KKK Garb: Judge

A judge in New York City ruled that President Trump must give testimony with respect to a lawsuit from protesters who claim the president’s security detail assaulted them during the 2016 campaign. So reports The Washington Post.


Female Engineer: Google Paid Me Less, Demoted Me for Griping

Ulku Rowe, an engineering director at Google, is suing the company for allegedly paying her less and denying her a promotion because she is a woman. So reports the Mercury News.


Stunt Double for 'Resident Evil' Sues Producers After Losing Arm

Olivia Jackson, a stunt double working on the set of "Resident Evil: The Last Chapter," filed a lawsuit against the film's producers after she lost her arm in a "catastrophic stunt gone wrong." So reports ABC News.


Miami Lawyer Steps Down from Murder Case After Being Secretly Recorded

Criminal defense lawyer Stuart Adelstein stepped down from his representation of accused murderer Julio Morris after Adelstein was apparently secretly recorded by his client’s friend. So reports Miami Herald.


Student Sues JUUL Over Stroke

Maxwell Berger, a college-age student, is suing JUUL Labs after claiming its e-cigarettes caused him to have a stroke. So reports Reuters.


Appeals Court Resurrects Trump 'Emoluments' Case

A federal appeals court set aside a lower court ruling regarding President Donald Trump’s alleged profiting from domestic and foreign officials who patronized his restaurants and hotels. So reports Reuters.


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