2nd Circuit Court

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

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