Administrative Law

Law Firms

BigLaw firm doesn’t have to turn over notes in GM ignition switch cases, judge rules

U.S. Supreme Court

US asks SCOTUS to allow Obama’s deferred deportation program

Animal Law

Lawsuit seeks to save chimp from solitary confinement

Immigration Law

5th Circuit upholds injunction blocking Obama’s executive action on immigration

Verdicts & Settlements

DOJ to pay $200K to immigration judge over recusal pressure because of her Iranian heritage

Administrative Law

$75K fine for fatal train trestle accident during movie filming is upheld on review

Corporate Law

Divided SEC OKs crowdfunding rules for contributions to companies

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court considers whether regulations encouraging energy savings intruded on state power

Consumer Law

Consumer financial agency considers rules barring companies from blocking class actions

Executive Branch

Hillary Clinton’s gun control plan includes both legislation and executive actions

Trials & Litigation

Ex-judge is awarded $7M by St. Louis jury in disability suit

First Amendment

Federal judge: Psychologist did not need state license to give advice to parents in newspaper column

Corporate Law

EPA orders Volkswagen recall; vehicles were designed to trick emission tests, says agency

Family Law

Leaving toddler in car isn’t necessarily child neglect, state supreme court says

Antitrust Law

After NLRB loss, attorney for would-be Northwestern football union points to lawsuit against NCAA

Labor & Employment

NLRB nixes college football players union, declines to hear election petition

First Amendment

Company has free-speech right to make truthful statements about off-label use of drug, judge rules

Animal Law

If US were to prosecute over Cecil the lion’s slaying in Africa, what would legal basis be?

Labor & Employment

As workers’ social media comments clash with employer expectations, the NLRB takes center stage

Legal Ethics

Lawyer is suspended partly for his ‘racist, sexist, homophobic and offensive’ language