Appellate Practice

Trials & Litigation

6th Circuit OKs sanctions for filing frivolous suit, may add sanctions for filing frivolous appeal

Constitutional Law

US Supreme Court declines appeal from inmate denied gender-change surgery

Trials & Litigation

Appeals court greenlights fraud suit against Proskauer related to tax shelter advice

Appellate Practice

Lawyer’s ‘tale of apparent injustice’ in appeals brief falls short of argument, 10th Circuit says

Criminal Justice

Convicted of egging prosecutor’s cars, man gets a reprieve from state’s top court

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court arguments, delivered in 3-minute increments and a 36-minute ‘super cuts’ audio

Family Law

Oil baron’s ex can’t appeal divorce award because she cashed his $1B check, top state court says

Appellate Practice

Will statue bring luck in gay-marriage arguments? Lawyers reveal their argument rituals

U.S. Supreme Court

Line started on Friday for gay-marriage arguments in SCOTUS; what does a place sitter cost?

Trials & Litigation

Litigant’s F-word filing tells ‘geezer’ judge just what she thinks of his ‘blah, blah, blah’ finding

Entertainment & Sports Law

En banc 9th Circuit nixes Barry Bonds obstruction conviction

Appellate Practice

Squished-together words don’t count as one, Federal Circuit says; appeal is tossed

Constitutional Law

Nation’s top court OKs state ban on pedicures by foot-nibbling fish

Appellate Practice

Check your briefs for acronym overuse, DC Circuit clerk tells lawyers in campaign finance case

Law in Popular Culture

Defense lawyers follow popular Serial podcast’s lead, are publishing sequel to client’s online story

Legislation & Lobbying

Will provision in funding law stop feds from prosecuting marijuana crimes?

Law Firms

Lawyer arguing on behalf of gay marriage ban in SCOTUS takes leave from his firm

Trials & Litigation

Appeals court ruling reviving $40M courthouse-renovation asbestos suit will go to state’s top court

White Collar Crime

2nd Circuit refuses to reconsider its ruling limiting insider-trading convictions

U.S. Supreme Court

Alabama redistricting challenge stays alive in SCOTUS; Scalia sees majority as ‘standby counsel’