Category: US District Court

Housing Groups Sue Fannie Mae

Twenty fair housing groups filed a sweeping fair housing case against Fannie Mae claiming the agency doesn’t clean up foreclosed homes in minority neighborhoods as well as it spruces up predominantly white locations. The  lawsuit filed in San Francisco federal court…

Ousted Dean Sues UC

The former dean of U.C. Berkeley’s Boalt Hall Law School sued the university last week claiming he was improperly fired and his reputation ruined after a former staff assistant accused him of sexual harassment. Sujit Choudhry resigned in March in…

Facebook Must Answer for Ignoring IRS

Facebook Inc. has been ordered by a federal magistrate to explain why it snubbed seven IRS summonses demanding information on how the company transfers rights from its worldwide business through Facebook Ireland. On Friday, Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler ordered Facebook…