Civil Procedure

Legal Ethics

Lawyer can appeal sanction order though fine has been paid by her employer, Posner opinion says

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court ruled for postal worker in dispute over time limit for constructive discharge claim

Civil Procedure

GOP lawmakers outside challenged congressional district have no standing in appeal, SCOTUS says

Corporate Law

Claims of corruption by Wal-Mart in Mexico fizzle; Delaware court nixes shareholder suit

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court sends Spokeo misinformation suit back to 9th Circuit for a second look at standing

Trials & Litigation

Rebuked after muttered remarks at federal sentencing, defense lawyer says cursing is commonplace

Legal Ethics

Disbarred lawyer says he will continue to practice while appealing the order

Legislation & Lobbying

Despite 2014 law, those who can’t pay court fines are still jailed: So Colorado lawmaker tries again

Tort Law

Death caused by fall on display case wasn’t reasonably foreseeable, appeals court rules

Trials and Litigation

Trial date set for Sandy Hook lawsuit against gun companies

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court appears divided in challenge to Obama’s deferred deportations

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge plans to sanction 16 lawyers for ‘gamesmanship’ and ‘forum shopping’

Constitutional Law

Texas suit challenging Ted Cruz’s eligibility for presidency tossed by judge

Internet Law

Order blocking state AG’s investigation of Google is vacated by 5th Circuit

Trials & Litigation

Grandstanding motions could bring sanctions, judge warns in suit over lawyer ‘conflictineering’

Death Penalty

Fast-track death-penalty appeals get a boost with 9th Circuit standing decision

Admiralty & Maritime Law

Deep-sea treasure hunter stays in jail as judge awaits ‘epiphany’ about 500 gold coins

U.S. Supreme Court

Chief justice refuses states’ request to stay mercury rule in ‘significant victory’ for EPA

Consumer Law

Suit alleging fraud by Trump University isn’t time-barred, New York appeals court rules


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