Appellate Practice

Sentencing / Post-Conviction

Legality of using predictive data to determine sentences challenged in Wisconsin Supreme Court case

Constitutional Law

First and Second Amendments square off in ‘Docs v. Glocks’ case before en banc 11th Circuit

Appellate Practice

After critics panned his most important SCOTUS argument, solicitor general learned this lesson

Business of Law

Appeals court: Yelp must remove defamatory 3rd-party material about lawyer who won defamation case

Health Law

Judge puts on hold landmark San Francisco law mandating sugary beverage ad warnings

Constitutional Law

7th Circuit: Judge should have appointed lawyer for mentally ill woman who missed appeal deadline

Constitutional Law

Man should not have been shackled at trial, top state court says, but his conviction still stands

Judiciary

How do state supreme courts deal with tie votes?

Evidence

En banc 4th Circuit OKs tracking cellphone location without a warrant

Evidence

Top state court vacates murder conviction, based on now-discredited bite-mark evidence and new law

Entertainment & Sports Law

Tom Brady and NFL players union seek 2nd Circuit en banc rehearing of Deflategate ruling

Criminal Justice

Lawyer for former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle asks 7th Circuit for reduced sentence

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court favors white males in amicus appointments, study says

Consumer Law

Coffeemaker win lacks perk for lawyer who asked for $180K in fees but got $6,800

Trials & Litigation

9th Circuit removes judge who slashed attorney fees from BarBri antitrust class action

Trials & Litigation

Law partner who had lifeguard job sees age-discrimination suit over Speedo rule revived on appeal

Criminal Justice

White House announces another 58 sentence commutations

Evidence

Crime lab chemist was high almost daily, cooked crack cocaine at work, state AG says

Trials & Litigation

Sued after posting video of brawl with neighbor, law partner loses bid for SLAPP protection

Intellectual Property Law

SCOTUS to mull Federal Circuit refusal to apply top court’s copyright laches ruling in patent case