A case that could signal the outcome of a flood of litigation against opioid drug manufacturers begins May 28th in Oklahoma. The bench trial is poised to be the first of its kind to play out in court. Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter’s suit alleges Johnson and Johnson and Teva pharmaceuticals helped ignite a public health crisis that has killed thousands of state residents. Court filings accuse the companies of overstating the benefits of opioids and understating their risks in marketing...
Updated at 11:14 a.m. ET What's behind all the black bars in Robert Mueller's investigation report? Members of Congress could get an answer — eventually. Congressional Democrats are gearing up to escalate their political war with the Justice Department over access to Mueller's full report. The House of Representatives could soon vote to hold the attorney general, or others, in contempt of Congress. That dispute could go to court, and there's no telling how long it might take to resolve. But...
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