9th Circuit Court

Evidence

Botched child-murder case gets tossed; mother jailed for 2 decades speaks out

Copyright Law

Composer’s heirs sue CBS over use of iconic ‘Hawaii Five-0’ theme music in TV show remake

Trials & Litigation

Cab companies sue Uber, call ‘safer than a taxi’ ad claim deceptive

White-Collar Crime

General counsel, 3 others federally convicted in conspiracy to fleece Las Vegas HOAs

Criminal Justice

Defense rests in Las Vegas HOA criminal trial; says that GC didn’t know of the fraud

Trials & Litigation

Are Lyft and Uber drivers employees? Juries will decide

Intellectual Property Law

Judge OKs guitar collector’s copyright suit over Toyota ad featuring B.B. King

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer is jailed for contempt for refusing to answer federal judge’s questions about client

Constitutional Law

Family sues over man’s suicide during armed standoff with authorities outside his home

White-Collar Crime

Former judge gets 26 months in federal case over $2.9M investment scheme

Law Firms

Disbanded Heller firm isn’t entitled to profits from cases taken to new firms, ABA brief says

White-Collar Crime

Former general counsel is at forefront as last 4 defendants in massive Vegas HOA case head to trial

Legislation & Lobbying

Emails offer glimpse of ex-governor’s legal strategy, show efforts by staff to distance ‘first lady’

Disability Law

Woman sues P.F. Chang’s, says restaurant’s higher prices for gluten-free food violate ADA

Trials & Litigation

Fat Noodle is ‘confusingly similar’ to Chubby Noodle, restaurant says in trademark suit

Constitutional Law

Is a nude violinist akin to a naked bicyclist? Federal civil rights suit says yes, seeks $1M

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer convicted of helping client launder proceeds from stolen equipment gets 2 years

White-Collar Crime

Former US attorney for Nevada gets 18 months for not filing federal tax returns

Military Law

Former boot camp instructor sues in effort to rejoin Navy without shaving his beard

First Amendment

9th Circuit sacks video-game maker in lawsuit brought by retired NFL players for licensing fees