9th Circuit Court

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

Entertainment & Sports Law

After the ‘Fight of the Century,’ new parties seek to duke it out with Mayweather, Pacquiao in court

Labor & Employment

Federal suit says Marriott denied new mom lactation breaks because she’s a surrogate

Constitutional Law

9th Circuit OKs city’s ban on holiday displays, says ‘heckler’s veto’ doctrine doesn’t apply


Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s lawyers protest federal judge’s questions during contempt hearing

Constitutional Law

Contempt hearing bombshell: Sheriff Joe Arpaio admits he had federal judge’s wife investigated

Law in Popular Culture

9th Circuit judge opens courthouse doors to public for free movie night

Entertainment & Sports Law

En banc 9th Circuit nixes Barry Bonds obstruction conviction

Education Law

Masked gunman in surprise ‘active shooter’ school drill traumatized teacher, federal lawsuit says

Bankruptcy Law

Federal judge jails ex-billionaire for contempt until he explains where $13.8M from resort sale went

U.S. Supreme Court

Gay couple got Colorado marriage license in 1975 but lost deportation case; Kennedy wrote opinion

Trials & Litigation

Playboy suit says law firm tried $6M case instead of seeking settlement within insurance limits

Constitutional Law

Federal judge nixes evidence from FBI agents who shut off hotel Web service, then posed as repairmen

Intellectual Property Law

Clothier settles with Eagles singer over ‘Don a Henley and Take It Easy’ ad