In the News Today - April 10, 2015

April 10, 2015

The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear a bellwether class certification challenge in a moldy washer class action against home appliances company Electrolux. The decision could prompt a weigh-in by the Supreme Court if it splits from recent decisions in similar litigation in other circuits. (Reuters)

The Federal Communications Commission is touting a recent $25 million settlement with AT&T over alleged data breaches in its call centers as "the agency's largest privacy and data-security enforcement action to date." (Dallas Morning News)

Chief Justice of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, Shirley Abrahamson, has filed a civil rights lawsuit in federal court to invalidate a law change that might result in her removal as chief justice. (Wall Street Journal)