9th Circuit Court

Trials & Litigation

Law firm sues Vegas casino for refund of $3.4M they say partner transfered for gambling

First Amendment

9th Circuit revives inmate’s pro se suit over being required to work with pork in kitchen

First Amendment

9th Circuit boots judge, revives news media case over late access to court civil complaint filings

Criminal Justice

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

Internet Law

Blogging prosecutor wins dismissal of federal civil-rights claim in 9th Circuit appeal

Internet Law

Judge OKs consolidated suit over theft of Sony ex-workers’ personal info

Labor & Employment

FedEx will pay $227M to settle suits alleging it misclassified its delivery drivers

Criminal Justice

Prosecutor’s conjectural slurs lead to overturned murder conviction

Trials and Litigation

Lawyers pay $1M and apologize to resolve ‘provably false’ claims made in sex-abuse suit

Legal Ethics

‘Unclean hands’ doesn’t bar medical pot biz from recovering $25K taken by lawyer, 9th Circuit says

Insurance Law

Insurer sued over claim it refuses to cover disabled homeowners who have pit bulls as service dogs

Insurance Law

9th Circuit: In ERISA case where appeal period ended on a Saturday, filing deadline becomes Monday

Privacy Law

Class action claiming Yahoo intercepted email for advertising analysis gets OK from federal judge

Criminal Justice

After federal judge orders sex-change surgery, board OKs parole for inmate

Trials & Litigation

Immigration attorney arrested in federal sting, accused of trying to help client flee US

U.S. Supreme Court

Does full settlement offer moot plaintiff’s claim? Supreme Court to decide in texting case

Copyright Law

En banc 9th Circuit nixes earlier Google takedown order for ‘Innocence of Muslims’

Trials & Litigation

Insurers seek $47M from 2 men convicted in airline billing-fraud scheme

Environmental Law

Dairies settle landmark cow-manure case after federal judge rules solid-waste law applies

Criminal Justice

DA expands probe sparked by ‘hateful’ police texts, says at least 3,000 cases may be affected