Civil Procedure

Advocacy

Chicago lawyer pieces together a missing couple’s story to obtain a court ruling that they died

U.S. Supreme Court

Plaintiffs challenging health law may not have standing; one is unsure how she was chosen for case

Trials & Litigation

Man waited too long to challenge paternity, owes $30K in child support

Legal Technology

Registration opens for Hackcess to Justice New Orleans

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer blamed for reversed verdict feels vindicated by appellate ruling that judge abused discretion

Civil Procedure

Top state court nixes $2.5M personal injury suit because filing fee was $2 short

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court’s ‘shadow docket’ would benefit from greater transparency, op-ed says

Paradigm Shift

Model program brings holistic solutions to divorce

U.S. Supreme Court

‘Clear error’ standard of review in factual disputes applies in patent claims, SCOTUS says

Law Professors

Res judicata bars bias suit by convicted law prof, 8th Circuit rules

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS drops case after pro se litigant goes missing

Consumer Law

Debt buyer will seek to vacate 4,500 judgments, pay $675K to settle AG suit

Ethics

It’s unethical for prosecutors to allow debt collectors to use official letterhead, says ABA opinion

Trials & Litigation

Odor in the court! Another judge complains of ‘repugnant stench’ from filing by state AG’s office

Antitrust Law

After last-minute lead plaintiff substitution, iPod users seek $350M at trial and get zilch

U.S. Supreme Court

Unusual SCOTUS lineup supports class-action defendant seeking to transfer case to federal court

U.S. Supreme Court

Pro se cert petitioner can’t be located; his SCOTUS brief is due soon

Civil Procedure

Judge boots lead plaintiff in $350M case at trial against Apple, orders counsel to find a substitute

Antitrust Law

Does $350M case at trial against Apple have a lead plaintiff? Judge hasn’t yet ruled

Celebrities

Bill Cosby seeks sanctions against plaintiff in sexual battery suit and her lawyer