Appellate Practice

Insurance Law

9th Circuit: In ERISA case where appeal period ended on a Saturday, filing deadline becomes Monday

Trials & Litigation

2nd Circuit nixes Apple campaign to boot BigLaw partner as court-appointed monitor in e-book case

Criminal Justice

After federal judge orders sex-change surgery, board OKs parole for inmate

Trials & Litigation

Law firm asks 3rd Circuit to block court-ordered interviews of over 30 clients

Evidence

Top Massachusetts court refuses to dismiss 40,323 cases linked to rogue state evidence lab chemist

Copyright Law

En banc 9th Circuit nixes earlier Google takedown order for ‘Innocence of Muslims’

U.S. Supreme Court

A ‘bait and switch’ cert petition? SCOTUS sidesteps question on ADA rights of mentally ill arrestees

Criminal Justice

6th Circuit nixes nun’s sabotage conviction over nuclear plant protest

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