Civil Procedure

Judiciary

Admissions requests in federal judge’s divorce case are like rhetorical questions, his lawyer says

Family Law

Facebook post informing dad of planned adoption wasn’t adequate notice, top state court says

Constitutional Law

Same-sex marriage allowed in Idaho after SCOTUS and 9th Circuit lift stays

Election Law

7th Circuit won’t rehear voter ID case; Posner dissent cites ‘goofy, if not paranoid’ fraud evidence

Attorney General

Eric Holder won’t be held in contempt over ‘Fast and Furious’ documents, rules judge

Your ABA

Need to Know: Americans don’t see their issues as legal matters, study says

Your ABA

They’re No Hacks: Technology takes center stage as a tool to improve access to justice

Election Law

Top state court tells official to take lawyer’s name off US Senate ballot

Trials & Litigation

Law firm mistakenly identifies dead smokers as alive in 588 suits; 11th Circuit upholds dismissal

Constitutional Law

Former top NYC lawyer sues police department, says she was arrested for standing on a sidewalk

Legal Technology

‘Hackcess to Justice’ winners look to increase the reach of their apps

U.S. Supreme Court

Gay-marriage opponents cite SCOTUS summary dismissal in 1972; is it still good law?

Annual Meeting

Winning apps in ‘Hackcess to Justice’ help write wills, navigate disasters and calculate jail time

Annual Meeting

Part of access to justice gap is that Americans don’t know when to seek legal help, says study

Civil Procedure

Judge orders Jones Day to make training video on impropriety of frequent deposition interruptions

Civil Procedure

Sex offender living in hotel room may challenge town’s residency restrictions, 5th Circuit says

The New Normal

Change afoot in American civil justice system

Tort Law

Man who fell off cliff while drunk can sue those who took him there to watch sunrise, court rules

Intellectual Property Law

John Wayne’s heirs sue Duke University

Trials & Litigation

Pretrial searches of jurors’ social media could prevent mistrials, judges suggest