US Court Sets $ 25 Million Lawsuit against Trump University

According to a federal appeals court ruling, Tuesday (6/2), students are in America. who was deceived by the now defunct University of Trump, can now regain most of their money.

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco establishes a March 2017 agreement requiring Trump to pay 25 million dollars to settle a lawsuit alleging the university committed a fraud after failing to fulfill a promise to teach them to succeed in the real estate sector.

By so deciding, the court dismissed Sherri Simpson's lawsuit to be excluded from the deal and demanded Trump 19 thousand dollars for tuition and guidance program he (19659002) Simpson, a Florida bankruptcy lawyer, did not initially quit the deal and said it was entitled to file a lawsuit before the 2017 decision was realized.

The Court disagreed, saying notice to students and the judicial process did not give Simpson a chance ked ua to opt out. Simpson's lawyer insisted on notices sent to thousands of previous students in the case promising the right to withdraw from the lawsuit or after each proposed settlement was filed.

"Reading the notice in its entirety and in context, we concluded that the notification promised only one a chance to vote out, "Judge Jacqueline Nguyen wrote for the panel of three judges.

The court also said US District Judge Gonzalo Curiel had good reason to approve the deal in March. Trump sparked controversy by repeatedly saying Mexican background, judge Curiel made Curiel bias against him.

Trump is determined not to make a deal. But after winning the 2016 election, he says he has no time for trial.

Trump claims he has not made any mistakes in the terms of the settlement. Trump's lawyer did not immediately respond to a request to comment. [my/jm]

Seoul Court Suspects Samsung's Heirs Prison Sentence

Samsung Group heir, Jay Y. Lee, freed after a South Korean appeals court on Monday (5/2), suspended prison sentences for corruption involving former president, Reuters reported. Lee was detained for one year.

Seoul High Court jailed Lee for 2.5 years, reduced the duration of sentence to half, and postponed sentences for charges, including bribery and embezzlement. That is, Lee does not have to serve a sentence.

Lee, 49, the heir of one of the world's largest corporate empires, has been in detention since February.

President Park Geun-Hye was dismissed in March last year, having been indicted due to a case that highlights the relationship between a large conglomerate family, otherwise known as chaebol in South Korea, with political leaders.

Park (19659002) Chief Judge Cheong Hyung-sik said on Monday that Lee's involvement in providing financial support to Choi was "compliance with political power passively. "

Prosecutors and Samsung did not immediately respond to the verdict. Lee, whose face looked exhausted, did not show any emotion, when the verdict was read.

Prosecutors have demanded a 12-year prison law for Lee. The verdict will be filed for an appeal in the Supreme Court, according to jurists. [fw/au]

Myanmar court denied release of Reuters reporter by Guarantee

Re-release by two Reuters journalists who were arrested in Myanmar for violating the colonial-era state's law was rejected in court on Thursday (1/2).

Wa Lone, 31, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 27, were arrested on 12 December after being given a pile of documents by two policemen at a restaurant in Yangon. The two journalists covered a military brutal campaign in Rakhine state that left nearly 700,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing to Bangladesh since August

Both journalists face a 14-year prison term if found guilty under the law enacted since 1923 when Burma was known as Burma and still governed by the British.

Stephen J. Adler, the chief editor and editor of Reuters issued a statement expressing his disappointment over the continuing imprisonment of both journalists.

"We are confident that the trial will show them innocence and Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo will be able to return to their work reporting events in Myanmar, "Adler wrote. "We continue to call for their immediate release."

In New York, UN Secretary General António Guterres's spokesman said he was following closely the progress of the case. [my/ii]

US Court of Enterprise Law of China for the theft of trade secrets

The federal jury panel in Wisconsin on Wednesday condemned China's wind turbine company, Sinovel Wind Group, for stealing trade secrets that nearly damaged an American manufacturer.

"The theft of ideas and innovation is no longer just a dispute business. This is a crime and will be prosecuted as a crime, "said US Attorney Scott Blader.

According to the government's case against Sinovel, the company has a $ 800 million contract for products and services from American Superconductor or AMSC based in Wisconsin.

Blader said Sinovel conspired in 2011 with two of the company's managers and former AMSC employees to steal AMSC's wind turbine technology and trade secrets using computers in Austria. The technology was then installed on the Sinovel turbine.

Sinovel never paid the 800 million dollars to AMSC.

The federal prosecutor said the crimes committed by Sinovel were very harmful to AMSC. Investors sold AMSC shares worth 1 billion dollars and about 700 workers lost their jobs.

The penalty for Sinovel will be decided in June. [ps/jm]

US Court Blocks Trump's Decision to End DACA

A US federal judge ordered the Trump government to defend a program that protects hundreds of thousands of immigrants who illegally entered the United States as children from deportation possibilities.

In September, President Donald Trump concluded a program called DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) and gave Congress a six-month time to bring a definitive legal decision to about 800,000 immigrants.

A US District Court in the state of California issued a decree supporting the group of individuals and institutions, including the University of California, who is suing the government not to end the DACA, the court judge said the program was still in effect before the legal issue was resolved.

The court said plaintiffs may show that they are likely to suffer serious harm and difficult to overcome if DACA terminated, and that interest pu bundle fulfilled if the program continues.

The court decision stipulates that those who have been included in the DACA program prior to the September Trump decision remain protected and may renew their contracts. However, the decision also allows the government not to process those who attempt to enroll in the DACA program for the first time, and deport anyone considered threatening national and public security. [ab/uh]