Crime and Law

Meg Tirrell reports on the surprise verdict by the jury where Johnson & Johnson was slapped with $8 billion in punitive damages.

A federal judge on Monday dismissed President Donald Trump’s lawsuit seeking to block the release of his personal and corporate tax returns to the Manhattan district attorney, who is conducting a criminal investigation related to the president’s company.

Ireland’s Data Protection Commission has concluded investigations into Facebook’s WhatsApp and Twitter over possible breaches of EU data privacy rules, a spokesperson for the agency revealed to CNBC Monday.

Victims of the 2017 Las Vegas massacre reached a settlement with MGM Resorts for at least $735 million, the company said Thursday.

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg will testify before House lawmakers next month in what will be his first public hearing since two fatal crashes of the company’s popular 737 Max jets.

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg is in talks to testify on the company’s new cryptocurrency plans as soon as next month, a source familiar with the matter told CNBC.

The Manhattan District Attorney’s office told a federal judge it has struck a deal with President Donald Trump’s lawyers to press pause on a subpoena for his tax returns.

Boeing settled lawsuits on some of the victims of the 737 Max crashes which is separate from the millions of dollars the company agreed to pay out in a victim’s compensation fund. Phil LeBeau has more for us.

Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, the drug widely seen connected to the opioid crisis, has its day in court. Meg Tirrell is at the courthouse for us at White Plains, New York.

Meg Tirrell reports on how Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy but legal battles are still ahead.

2020 presidential contenders including Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren and Beto O’Rourke on Sunday called for the impeachment of Justice Brett Kavanaugh after an article in The New York Times surfaced a previously unreported allegation of sexual misconduct against the justice when he was a undergraduate at Yale University.

An air traffic controller saw wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein getting off his private plane in the U.S. Virgin Islands with girls who appeared to be 11 to 12 years old in 2018, a year before Epstein was indicted on child sex trafficking charges, newly revealed government documents show.

State attorneys general are setting their sites on one of America’s richest families as they take aim at the opioid epidemic. Meg Tirrell reports.

Bill Gates, the billionaire founder of Microsoft, confirmed to The Wall Street Journal that he had meetings with convicted sex criminal Jeffrey Epstein because the enigmatic financier had connections to wealthy people.

Meg Tirrell reports on the pharmaceutical companies that are in the center of opioid settlement talks.