Contracts

Trials & Litigation

Suit targeting Council on American-Islamic Relations over fake lawyer is reinstated by DC Circuit

Laywer Pay

Suit by lawyer for startup claims he received zilch for his work as general counsel

Contracts

Are your adult kids living at home? ‘Tiger mom’ law prof offers this contract

Trials & Litigation

FTC sues 2 law firms over claimed mortgage-rescue scheme that cost clients $15M in 2014

Labor & Employment

Illinois attorney general sues Jimmy John’s over noncompete clauses for low-wage workers

Internet Law

San Francisco mulls fining, prosecuting home-share sites like Airbnb for listing unregistered units

Contracts

Telling tenants to ‘friend’ landlord Facebook page in 5 days or lose lease was mistake, lawyer says

Banking Law

Appeals court overturns $1.27 billion penalty for Countrywide’s sale of risky mortgages

Trials & Litigation

Early plaintiff in Uber case challenges $100M settlement, says he feels ‘utterly betrayed’ by lawyer

Consumer Law

Coffeemaker win lacks perk for lawyer who asked for $180K in fees but got $6,800

Consumer Law

State AG sues companies that bought structured settlements from lead-paint victims

Trials & Litigation

Law firm suit seeks pay disgorgement and punitives, alleges ex-partners conspired to form new firm

Consumer Law

CFPB seeks to ban mandatory arbitration of consumer disputes over banking, credit cards and loans

Energy Law

Colorado Supreme Court overturns fracking bans enacted by cities

Real Estate & Property Law

Predatory land contracts take advantage of low-income homebuyers, NY Times says

Internet Law

Judge says Amazon must refund parents for in-app purchases made by children

Consumer Law

Lawyer now says he won’t pursue $252.25 demand for missing soup at lunch

Law in Popular Culture

Law prof ponders: If a highly advanced robot kills, is it murder or product liability?

Contracts

Alleged sex abuse victim of Dennis Hastert sues to enforce claimed $3.5M compensation contract

Entertainment & Sports Law

2nd Circuit upholds NFL decision, says Tom Brady must serve 4-game ‘Deflategate’ suspension