Appellate Practice

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

Trials & Litigation

Sanctions of $18K against defendant lawyer and his counsel are upheld by New York appeals court

Trials & Litigation

Judge denies lawyer’s motion to withdraw from representing client who calls him Satan

Real Estate & Property Law

Top Texas court says city’s possession of stray dog didn’t end owner rights

Trials & Litigation

Judge: Pro se lawyer guilty of soliciting murder would win if he could sue himself for malpractice

U.S. Supreme Court

Lawyer sells secret SCOTUS style manual for $29.95

Trials & Litigation

Man convicted in 1957 child-slaying is innocent, top prosecutor says; 3 new lawyers are now on case

Criminal Justice

Obama grants more clemency petitions, cuts prison sentences for 61 offenders

Careers

Prison a ‘blessing in disguise’ for jailhouse lawyer who got a new trial and a paralegal job

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer who filed late appeal showed ‘obstinate incompetence,’ Kozinski says