3rd Circuit Court

Copyright Law

Led Zeppelin denies most allegations in ‘Stairway to Heaven’ suit, but admits ‘exceptional talent’

Trials & Litigation

Law firm asks 3rd Circuit to block court-ordered interviews of over 30 clients

Trials & Litigation

Injured Amtrak worker is among the first to file suit over Philadelphia train wreck

Disability Law

Project attorney’s ADA suit says Pepper Hamilton didn’t accommodate his sleep disorder

Trials & Litigation

Criminal record expunged? That doesn’t mean it’s not available on private sector databases

Constitutional Law

Ex-aide takes plea, 2 more allies of NJ gov face charges in ‘Bridgegate’ traffic-jam case

Criminal Justice

Jury convicts rabbi, acquits son in kidnapping-conspiracy case related to religious divorces

Civil Procedure

3rd Circuit says feds missed forfeiture deadline, awards gold coins worth $80M to dealer’s heirs

Criminal Justice

US offers $3M bounty for alleged Russian hacker, a record reward for a cybersecurity case

Civil Rights

Ex-clerk sues judge, says his own mental health was questioned when he refused to be bullied

White-Collar Crime

Former state treasurer pleads guilty, admits trying to shake down law firm

Religious Law

3rd Circuit rules against religious employers who object to contraceptive-coverage opt-out procedure

Corporate Law

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

Evidence

Exec asked general counsel to pull up shirt but didn’t spot FBI body cam, news report says

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer guilty in cemetery theft; state AG says he stole $1.8M to refund $1M in client escrow money

Ethics

3rd Circuit ruling upholds a lawyer’s right to post glowing judicial comments about his work

Judiciary

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

Securities Law

Fired Simpson Thacher managing clerk is indicted, accused of surfing firm computers for merger info

White-Collar Crime

Ex-judge is latest to get time in federal ticket-fixing case targeting Philadelphia traffic court

Constitutional Law

Jailed suspect in triple slaying at municipal meeting sues warden over prison food