2nd Circuit Court

Labor & Employment

2nd Circuit says 2 judges used wrong test in deciding high-profile cases over unpaid internships

Antitrust Law

2nd Circuit OKs verdict against Apple in $450M e-book price-fixing case

Trials & Litigation

Ex-worker wins $18M in suit against CEO over blog posts; law prof’s case is still pending

Copyright Law

Artist sues Starbucks, says chain created ‘substantially similar’ works for Frappuccino ads

Criminal Justice

Feds arrest 243 in record $712M health care billing-fraud bust

Constitutional Law

2nd Circuit reinstates suit of immigrants rounded up after Sept. 11 attacks

Trials & Litigation

Judge cuts $2.4M ‘Cadillac Escalade’ legal fee bid by Beastie Boys, OKs $700K ‘Honda Civic’ award

Banking Law

UK court says ex-Dewey leader must repay $540K capital loan; he hopes US court will cancel it

White-Collar Crime

2nd Circuit: Man gets new trial in major tax fraud case because suspended lawyer lied to get on jury

Labor & Employment

Store detectives’ suit says CVS required them to racially profile shoppers

Criminal Justice

Claimed mastermind of Silk Road drug-sale website gets life without parole, is ordered to pay $183M

Trials & Litigation

2nd Circuit nixes Apple campaign to boot BigLaw partner as court-appointed monitor in e-book case

Careers

2nd Circuit to hear contract lawyer’s appeal on overtime pay

Criminal Justice

FIFA officials indicted by US in claimed $150M ‘World Cup of Fraud’ scheme

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