Celebrities

Criminal Justice

Lawyer resigns after ‘heaven help us’ text on client Johnny Manziel is mistakenly sent to reporter

Copyright Law

Led Zeppelin wins ‘Stairway’ copyright case; losing lawyer sees ‘obviously appealable issues’

Copyright Law

Lawyer who won $5.3M ‘Blurred Lines’ verdict files $20M suit over Ed Sheeran’s ‘Photograph’

Copyright Law

9th Circuit strikes copyright suit against Madonna over horn sample in ‘Vogue’

Criminal Justice

Judge says sexual assault case against Bill Cosby can proceed toward trial

Trademark Law

Vincent Gallo sues Facebook over claimed refusal to deactivate imposter’s account

Health Law

Settlement in suit over Joan Rivers’ death; daughter to seek law regulating outpatient clinic safety

Trusts & Estate Law

Those in charge of Prince estate face ‘horribly speculative’ task of valuing publicity rights

Trusts & Estates

Prince died without a will, his sister says in court filing

Copyright Law

Judge allows infringement claim over Led Zeppelin’s ‘Stairway to Heaven’

Bankruptcy Law

Photo of 50 Cent at courthouse with cash stacks in waistband ‘not funny,’ says bankruptcy judge

Cybersecurity

Massive leak of law firm documents reveals offshore wealth of politicians and celebrities

Advertising Law

Soccer great Pele sues Samsung for $30M, using same attorney as Michael Jordan

Careers

Once an opening act for Kid Rock, law student looks forward to new career

Evidence

Ropes & Gray must give Aaron Hernandez’s cellphone to new lawyers, judge rules

Copyright Law

Paul McCartney seeks to recapture ownership of Beatles songs he wrote

Privacy Law

Will $140M verdict for Hulk Hogan in sex-tape case survive appeal?

Insurance Law

Bill Cosby seeks to use homeowners’ umbrella policy to pay legal bills

Bankruptcy Law

Cash stacks seen on Instagram weren’t real, 50 Cent tells judge, then posts another photo

Criminal Justice

South Africa’s top court ends Pistorius murder appeal; sentencing now looms