The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled 4-2 that portions of Wisconsin's campaign finance regime are "unconstitutionally overbroad and vague," effectively ending the "John Doe" investigation into associates of Governor Scott Walker. Read more at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; read the opinion here.
A California administrative judge recommended that ridesharing company Uber pay a fine and suspend operations in the state. The judge claimed the company failed to provide data required by the statute authorizing ridesharing activities. Read more at the Los Angeles Times.
An Oregon appeals court upheld a verdict for $25 million in punitive damages on $168 thousand in compensatory damages in a case against Philip Morris USA. Read more at The Oregonian.
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