9th Circuit Court

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

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer pleads guilty in money-laundering case, admits getting $390K from client drug-trafficker

Education Law

Sued by dad over his 13-year-old daughter’s suicide after bullying, school denies responsibility

The Modern Law Library

All is not as it seems for 9th Circuit clerk in ATL founder’s new novel (podcast)

Antitrust Law

After last-minute lead plaintiff substitution, iPod users seek $350M at trial and get zilch

First Amendment

9th Circuit refuses to block condom mandate for adult film actors

Criminal Procedure

Kozinski dissent: ‘Tribunal run by marsupials’ would have been fairer to tribal defendant

Government Law

Three cities sue Uber, citing noncompliance with state laws and municipal regulations