Contracts

Features

Have we reached the end of the partnership model?

Contracts

Do payment guidelines for human egg donors violate antitrust law? Class action moves toward trial

Corporate Law

Decades-old contract lets historic Dairy Queen apply ‘rogue ice-cream rules’

Celebrities

Mötley Crüe frontman settles suit over Facebook password

Contracts

Informant sues feds, says they didn’t tell him when agent for whom he worked was fired

Contracts

Cosby lawyers blame his accuser for release of his deposition by court reporting service

Trials & Litigation

Ex-partner awarded $550K in law firm dispute loses appeal; firm says he now owes $200K

Business of Law

Paid $650K in bonuses, 2 lawyers formed new firm and ‘wiped out’ senior lawyer, suit says

Consumer Law

Suit claims sapphire purchased by lawyer for $9,000 is actually worth about $30

Contract Law

Law firm owes $35M to car dealers because it also represented government in GM talks

Education Law

University’s suit claims Alzheimer’s scientist conspired to take study data with him to new employer

Law Professors

Suits by law profs claim they were fired for opposing law school’s sale to InfiLaw

Civil Procedure

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

Trials & Litigation

Settlement saves Sweet Briar; lawyer to be at college helm, along with new board members

U.S. Supreme Court

Patent royalty superpowers have expired for inventor of Spider-Man toy, Supreme Court rules

Internet Law

Judge OKs consolidated suit over theft of Sony ex-workers’ personal info

Real Estate & Property Law

Letters from unknown ‘Watcher’ spark suit against seller of upscale home and title company

Tort Law

Some after-prom parties require liability waivers

Banking Law

UK court says ex-Dewey leader must repay $540K capital loan; he hopes US court will cancel it

Trials & Litigation

Suit accuses Florida man of exploiting glitch in hotel rewards program