January 18, 2014
by Endia Vereen
JURIST Guest Columnist Laura Gallagher, University of California, Davis School of Law Class of 2014, discusses the complexity resulting from the American Airlines-US Airways merger and argues that the nature of the airline industry makes it desirable for large airlines to merge without raising ...[read more]
March 15, 2007
by Joshua Pantesco
The US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled Wednesday that a Virginia federal court judge lacked the necessary power to order the federal government to turn over grand jury transcripts of the Zacarias Moussaoui criminal trial for use in a civil suit brought by families of 9/11 victims ...[read more]
December 1, 2006
by Ryan Olden
The US Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments Thursday on whether unintroduced non-sensitive evidence from the criminal trial of Zacarias Moussaoui should be turned over to families of 9/11 victims as requested by and promised to them for use in a civil negligence lawsuit against the ...[read more]
July 29, 2006
by Bernard Hibbitts
The US House of Representatives passed two key bills late Friday in a blitz of legislative activity before its scheduled summer adjournment. A measure described by House Majority Leader John Boehner (D-OH) as representing the most sweeping changes to America's pension laws in more than 30... ...[read more]
September 14, 2005
by Chris Buell
Delta Airlines and Northwest Airlines, the third and fourth largest US air carriers, both filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Wednesday. The filings highlighted the financial distress of the airline industry, particularly after spiking oil prices in Hurricane Katrina's wake, and the ...[read more]
December 28, 2004
by Tom Henry
The top auditor for the US Department of Transportation says that holiday travel disruptions at US Airways and Comair have prompted a formal investigation into customer service commitments made by the airlines five years ago. Many passengers were left stranded in airports or separated from their ...[read more]

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