2nd Circuit Court


After indicted lawmaker seeks dismissal, due to US attorney’s remarks, Bharara dials it down

White-Collar Crime

Top lawmaker says US attorney created ‘media firestorm,’ asks federal judge to nix indictment

White-Collar Crime

Lawmaker is federally indicted over $3.7M in claimed payments by law firms

Corporate Law

Foreign companies losing discovery battles when their in-house counsel don’t meet US standards

Consumer Law

Bankruptcy court battle looms over economic-loss claims against GM concerning ignition-switch issues

Corporate Law

Still battling code-theft case, former Goldman Sachs programmer sues bank for legal fees

Trials & Litigation

Defense lawyers ask judge to OK seat upgrade for Africa trip; federal prosecutors are flying coach

International Law

Egyptian lawyer gets 25 years in fatal US Embassy bombings after ‘enormously generous’ plea bargain

Trials & Litigation

Both sides proclaim victory in jury’s $140K award to ex law firm associate, but say they may appeal

Labor & Employment

Ex-associate who sued law firm seeking $2M wins $90K plus undetermined punitives

Trials & Litigation

Claimed ‘digital kingpin’ of hidden Silk Road drug-sale website is convicted, could get life

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


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