Civil Procedure

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge orders lawyer who leaked docs to media to take ethics classes, do community service

Executive Branch

House suit against Obama gets a boost from Supreme Court decision on standing

Constitutional Law

Clerk’s office defies federal judge’s order to issue same-sex marriage licenses

Family Law

‘Gossip Girl’ actress in custody battle can’t keep kids in US, New York judge rules

Civil Procedure

Associate’s detective work helps get case moved from New York to California

Entertainment & Sports Law

Federal judge in Minnesota kicks ‘Deflategate’ case back to NYC counterpart

Evidence

Facebook lacks standing to challenge subpoenas of users’ info in disability case, appeals court says

Appellate Practice

7th Circuit criticizes lawyer for raising too many issues on appeal

Law Schools

Suit claiming Widener law school used misleading job stats can’t proceed as class action, judge says

Civil Procedure

Posner dissent criticizes penalties for ‘harmless procedural bobbles’ by lawyers

First Amendment

9th Circuit boots judge, revives news media case over late access to court civil complaint filings

Legal Ethics

Top state court to hear case of lawyers accused of asking paralegal to ‘friend’ litigant on Facebook

Civil Procedure

Top Texas court OKs same-sex divorce, says state AG lacked standing

Civil Procedure

Judge plans to go into ‘uncharted legal territory’ to stop Macy’s from collecting shoplifting fines

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court to consider class certification when each plaintiff is deemed average

Trials & Litigation

Warring parties in Robin Williams estate case make progress, with mediator’s help

Insurance Law

9th Circuit: In ERISA case where appeal period ended on a Saturday, filing deadline becomes Monday

Trials & Litigation

2nd Circuit nixes Apple campaign to boot BigLaw partner as court-appointed monitor in e-book case

Trials & Litigation

Law firm asks 3rd Circuit to block court-ordered interviews of over 30 clients

U.S. Supreme Court

Does full settlement offer moot plaintiff’s claim? Supreme Court to decide in texting case