In the News Today - August 1, 2018

August 01, 2018

California Judge Will Hear Challenge to Coffee Labels: The California judge who ruled earlier this year that coffee products must carry warning labels announced this week that he will hear arguments from coffee companies before entering an injunction requiring the labels. An attorney for Starbucks says the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment has already “made a determination that a warning is not necessary,” even despite the ruling. (Law360)

Recently Retired West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud: Former West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Justice Menis Ketchum pled guilty to a federal wire fraud charge related to his personal use of a state-owned car and fuel credit card. The plea carries a penalty of up to 20 years and a fine of up to $250,000. (Law360)