2nd Circuit Court

Media & Communications Law

2nd Circuit nixes libel suit over ‘scarlet letter’ news stories that survived expunged arrest record

White-Collar Crime

Top NY lawmaker prosecuted over $3M asbestos-case referral fees exits speaker post and law firm role

Judiciary

Many courts close early Monday, plan to stay shuttered Tuesday as predicted monster snowstorm looms

Trials & Litigation

Ulbricht was the fall guy in Silk Road’s illicit $1.2B business, defense tells jury

Trials & Litigation

Man banned from school board meetings wins $147K settlement

Law in Popular Culture

Acclaimed film on ‘Dinosaur 13’ legal battle airs on CNN

Securities Law

2nd Circuit reverses 2 insider-trading convictions, narrowing scope of future prosecutions

White-Collar Crime

Madoff operations chief gets 10 years in $20B swindle; judge says he was not ‘evil at heart’

Family Law

Girl, 2, on life support as court decides dispute between mom and dad about donating her organs

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer sued by former firm in claimed $2.3M fake billing scheme now faces mail fraud case

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer, 14 others charged in $20M ‘prince and pauper’ mortgage and welfare scheme

White-Collar Crime

Prison looms for onetime law student: 2nd Circuit denies stay in ‘most lucrative’ insider-tip case

Trials & Litigation

Unusual suit says banks are linked to Iraq attacks, seeks damages under terrorism-support law

Entertainment & Sports Law

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

Internet Law

Authorities arrest 17, take down 410 illegal sites in Web raid infiltrating Tor anonymity software

Trials & Litigation

Ex-Navy SEAL sues lawyer, says bad advice about best-selling Osama bin Laden book cost him millions

Constitutional Law

US citizen sues ICE, says he was detained for more than 3 years awaiting deportation

Constitutional Law

2nd Circuit reverses jury verdict for police who shot family’s dog to death in its own yard

Media and Communications Law

Does lights out loom for Aereo? Federal judge nixes cable license, leaves door open on DVR service

Criminal Justice

Federal judge in $1.2B Silk Road drug case is threatened online