10th Circuit Court

Media & Entertainment Law

The Examiner isn’t liable for infringing content posted by its independent contractors, court says

Constitutional Law

10th Circuit tosses equal protection challenge to snowboarder ban

Constitutional Law

10th Circuit reverses bigamy-law win for ‘Sister Wives’ family

Health Law

8th Circuit finds that signing birth-control waiver is substantial burden; opinion splits circuits

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer who had firm pay his personal expenses in lieu of a paycheck pleads guilty to tax evasion

Appellate Practice

Lawyer’s ‘tale of apparent injustice’ in appeals brief falls short of argument, 10th Circuit says

White-Collar Crime

On-the-lam ex-attorney wanted in client ‘charity’ and tax-fraud case is captured

White-Collar Crime

Ex-judge accused of accepting bribes from lawyer takes plea; expected to get 2 years in prison

Tax Law

IRS will refund $25K penalty imposed on medical marijuana business for paying taxes in cash

Privacy Law

Feds use radar that can detect movement in homes; appeals court raises privacy concerns

Law Students

10th Circuit tosses law student’s suit over expulsion procedure

Constitutional Law

Jailed 12 days, man proves his mistaken arrest by dropping pants in court; $88K settlement proposed

Trials & Litigation

Former in-house patent lawyer admits $5M billing scheme, will reimburse Hunter Douglas

Civil Rights

Denver to pay $5K to $52K to settle mistaken-arrest cases blamed on ‘recklessly sloppy police work’

Animal Law

Wind farm sues feds to stop release of bird-death data to Associated Press

Entertainment & Sports Law

Rolling Stones settle $12.7M insurance claim over shows canceled due to Jagger’s girlfriend’s death

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court temporarily blocks same-sex marriage in Kansas

Constitutional Law

Federal judges OK same-sex marriage in Arizona and Wyoming; SCOTUS declines Alaska stay

Trials & Litigation

Jury awards record $4.65M in death of homeless street preacher restrained by sheriff’s deputies

Trials & Litigation

Imprisoned for plotting to kill federal judge, law grad wants to play the violin in supermax