2nd Circuit Court

Cybersecurity

Did passenger control plane by hacking into its computer? FBI probes Twitter claims

Securities Law

2nd Circuit appears sympathetic to Litvak’s argument that Wall Street traders often lie

Trials & Litigation

Judge says Facebook has right to sue DLA Piper and other firms for representing now-fugitive Ceglia

White-Collar Crime

Suspended lawyer gets 12 months in federal prison for his role in $3.5M mortgage fraud

Criminal Justice

NY Senate majority leader is on leave from his law firm job after arrest

Constitutional Law

2nd Circuit rules NSA phone surveillance program is not authorized by Patriot Act

Trials & Litigation

Split jury verdict for former Goldman Sachs programmer accused in code-theft case

Criminal Justice

$1.7M cemetery theft gets lawyer up to 13 years; he’s already serving federal time in tax case

Work/Life Balance

Long-serving federal judge, 92, says ice-skating energizes him for work

Constitutional Law

NYC transit agency may ban all political ads to avoid complying with federal judge’s ruling

Bankruptcy Law

Ex-Dewey partner’s $500K loan shouldn’t be discharged because he lied about assets, bank says

Constitutional Law

Man sues NYPD, says he was denied seizure medicine even though he was wearing a hospital bracelet

White-Collar Crime

Former investment adviser charged with defrauding JP Morgan Chase clients of $20M

Consumer Law

GM bankruptcy filing in 2009 blocks economic loss claims in ignition-switch cases, judge rules

Constitutional Law

US attorney ‘close to the edge’ in comments on indicted lawmaker, but federal judge won’t nix case

Criminal Justice

Man who lied about assets to get free defense counsel is convicted of perjury in federal court

White Collar Crime

2nd Circuit refuses to reconsider its ruling limiting insider-trading convictions

White-Collar Crime

Feds charge former BigLaw attorney with aiding client’s fraudulent attempt to get money to buy Maxim

Prosecutors

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