Law News Digest – Week of March 8, 2015


Viacom agrees to pay $7.2 million for violating minimum wage laws due to failing to pay interns.


Did you hear about the letter to Iran from 47 Republican senators undermining Obama’s efforts to reach a nuclear deal? It may actually be illegal.


Pharrell & Robin Thicke ordered to pay $7.4 mil to Marvin Gaye’s family for copying parts of Marvin’s song, causing anxiety in music industry.

Utah passes bill to allow for execution by firing squad. Utah governor has not decided yet if he will sign into law.

The Associated Press has sued the State Department for access to Hillary Clinton’s emails. Although Hillary has turned over emails to the State Dept to be made public, the AP is worried the State Dept will delay and is suing to speed up the process.

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