Legal Law

Morning Docket: 07.24.20

* Facebook is paying up to $650 million to settle a lawsuit alleging the company violated Illinois’ facial recognition law. That’s basically a parking ticket for Zuckerberg… [Vox]

* Michael Cohen is being released from prison again after a federal judge found that he was sent back to the clink in retaliation for publishing a book on President Trump. [CNBC News]

* A lawsuit has been filed against Disney by two writers who claimed they developed a spec script for Pirates of the Caribbean years before the movies were produced. [Business Insurance]

* The former police officer accused of killing George Floyd has been charged with tax evasion, along with his wife. [ABC News]

* Tesla has filed a lawsuit against rival Rivian for allegedly poaching talent and trade secrets. Nerd fight! [TechCrunch]

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