Appellate Practice

Storytelling

How trials are more like plot-driven movies than character-driven novels

Entertainment & Sports Law

Top sports court nixes IAAF testosterone-based ban on some female athletes

Criminal Justice

Suspect in Charleston church massacre is indicted on federal hate-crime charges

Celebrities

Judge nixes felony case against Anna Nicole Smith boyfriend-lawyer, says it ‘reeks of unfairness’

Evidence

Facebook lacks standing to challenge subpoenas of users’ info in disability case, appeals court says

U.S. Supreme Court

Do corporate amicus briefs pose a conflict for stockholding SCOTUS justices?

Criminal Justice

Did ‘legendary’ former prosecutor withhold evidence in multiple cases?

Appellate Practice

Posner admits he’s ‘brutal to lawyers’ but defends his critique of Roberts’ gay-marriage dissent

Labor & Employment

5th Circuit: Feds must pay $500K in attorney fees to defendant company for bad faith in FLSA case

Appellate Practice

7th Circuit criticizes lawyer for raising too many issues on appeal

White-Collar Crime

11th Circuit OKs wire-fraud conviction of lawyer who impersonated state bar official

Corporate Law

Judge nixes jury conviction of ex-Goldman Sachs programmer, calls law a bad fit in source-code case

Criminal Justice

Judge accused of stealing cocaine from evidence likely impaired, says lawyer in conviction challenge

Antitrust Law

2nd Circuit OKs verdict against Apple in $450M e-book price-fixing case

Constitutional Law

Divided US Supreme court votes 5-4 to freeze Texas abortion law as it mulls whether to hear appeal

Civil Procedure

Top Texas court OKs same-sex divorce, says state AG lacked standing

Criminal Justice

Asked to appeal capital sentence, BigLaw lawyer gets pro bono client freed from prison

White-Collar Crime

2nd Circuit: Man gets new trial in major tax fraud case because suspended lawyer lied to get on jury

Constitutional Law

ABA asks SCOTUS to overturn Florida law allowing divided juries to recommend death penalty

Disability Law

Federal Circuit: US must pay attorney’s fee to lawyer who took veteran’s case 20 years ago