• Georgia Supreme Court rules in favor of Clark-Atlanta University in Morris Brown College land case

    6 days ago - By Biz Journals

    The Georgia Supreme Court has ruled in favor of Clark-Atlanta University over ownership of former Morris Brown College land - virtually exhausting the City of Atlanta's legal options on the case.
    The Georgia Supreme Court reaffirmed last year's ruling by the Georgia Court of Appeals, which agreed that Clark-Atlanta had the legal right to the Morris Brown property.
    Lance Dunnings, general counsel for Clark-Atlanta, told Atlanta Business Chronicle Tuesday that this "should end the legal dispute...
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  • Supreme Court Tosses Out Microsoft Case on Digital Data Abroad

    Supreme Court Tosses Out Microsoft Case on Digital Data Abroad

    6 days ago - By NY Times

    A closely watched clash between federal prosecutors and Microsoft fizzled after Congress enacted a new law last month.
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  • U.S. top court rules that Microsoft email privacy dispute is moot

    6 days ago - By Reuters

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday dropped Microsoft Corp's privacy fight with the Justice Department over whether prosecutors can force technology companies to hand over data stored overseas after Congress passed legislation that resolved the dispute.
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  • Online charter school heads back to court in funding case

    6 days ago - By Chron

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - An Ohio online charter school that was one of the nation's largest before it suspended operations amid a legal fight with the state is filing another appeal with the Ohio Supreme Court.
    The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow is looking to overturn a State Board of Education order that the school repay $60 million in state funding in a dispute over the number of enrolled students.
    The Columbus Dispatch reports the appeal filed Friday argues the state board violated the Open Meetings Act while making its decision.
    ECOT suspended operations in January after state investigators...
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  • Supreme Court dismisses Microsoft search case

    6 days ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court has dismissed a dispute between the Trump administration and Microsoft over emails the government wanted as part of a drug trafficking investigation.
    The justices on Tuesday agreed with both the administration and Microsoft that last month's passage of the Cloud Act as part of a spending bill resolves the dispute and makes the court's intervention unnecessary.
    The legislation updated a 32-year-old law that governs how authorities can get electronic communications held by technology companies. The issue was whether Microsoft had to turn over emails that were...
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