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Media Firms Join Fight Against Delaware Business Court’s ‘Secret’ Dealings

Major U.S. news organizations have urged a federal appeals court to prevent Delaware from allowing sitting judges to arbitrate business disputes in private, saying the system raised suspicions of preferential treatment for corporations. The case involves Delaware’s Court of Chancery, …

Court Throws Out Writers’ Copyright Settlement with Publishers

A federal appeals court voided a class-action settlement in a case brought by freelance writers who accused publishers of reprinting their works in online databases without permission. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York said the settlement, …