Administrative Law

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS to hear case involving service dog named Wonder

Internet Law

Net neutrality rules upheld by federal appeals court in ‘slam-dunk’ for FCC

Legal Ethics

Stayed suspension is recommended for ex-judge who filed $54M suit against dry cleaner for lost pants

Consumer Law

CFPB announces proposed rule to curb ‘payday debt trap’ lending to consumers

Education Law

Law prof sees Title IX ‘collision course’ in federal directives on bathrooms and sexual violence

Civil Rights

11 states sue feds over new guidelines for restroom and locker room use by transgender individuals

Labor and Employment

New overtime pay rules expected to affect millions of workers

Drug & Device Law

FDA will soon regulate e-cigarettes and increase oversight of other tobacco products

Consumer Law

CFPB seeks to ban mandatory arbitration of consumer disputes over banking, credit cards and loans

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court appears divided in challenge to Obama’s deferred deportations

Judiciary

Administrative judge is charged with assaulting colleague

Attorney Fees

Law firm can’t sue SSA for attorney fees paid to clients, 2nd Circuit says

Animal Law

Gator’s size leads to denied permit for beloved indoor pet

Trials & Litigation

Judge says Chipotle social media rules violated labor law, orders rehiring of worker fired for tweet

Legal Ethics

2 judges disciplined for failing to disclose their romantic relationship

Media & Communications Law

Federal appeals court partially blocks FCC rules cutting cost of prison phone calls

Immigration Law

Immigration judge said some 4-year-olds don’t need lawyers in deportation cases, ACLU lawyer claims

U.S. Supreme Court

Chief justice refuses states’ request to stay mercury rule in ‘significant victory’ for EPA

U.S. Supreme Court

Federal rule promoting reduced energy use is upheld by SCOTUS; environmentalists applaud decision

Real Estate & Property Law

US focuses on money laundering in real estate with new reporting requirements