Empire Filming

A federal court in Illinois denied class certification to youths detained at a Cook County juvenile detention center who say they were required to remain in their living quarters and received delayed responses to medical issues while the television show “Empire” was filming at the facility. The court finds that the current class definition is overbroad.

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Weinstein’s Lawyers Want Trial Moved, Calling It a ‘Circus’

Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers went to court Thursday with a last-minute demand to halt jury selection and move his rape trial out of New York City, where they say intense publicity, protesters and even the consideration of supermodel Gigi Hadid as a juror have turned the case into a “media and entertainment circus.”

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