Contracts

Corporate Law

Controversial American Apparel chief is fired after years of litigation against the company

U.S. Supreme Court

Unusual SCOTUS lineup supports class-action defendant seeking to transfer case to federal court

Patent Law

SCOTUS accepts Spider-Man patent royalty case; petitioners want court to overrule 1964 precedent

Trials & Litigation

Law students sue Harvard over its fossil fuel investments

Law Practice Management

Lawyer is reprimanded for including noncompete provision in associate’s contract

Health Law

Unconscious woman with medical insurance is taken to out-of-network hospital, owes $50K

Labor & Employment

Cleaning worker who got new job with $3-an-hour pay raise faces possible suit over noncompete pact

Features

No Fracking Way: Towns across the country are stopping the big energy industry

Law Practice

Contracts 2.0: Technology rewires the drafting and reviewing of contracts

Internet Law

One-third of top websites have clauses to restrict consumer lawsuits

Trials & Litigation

Facebook sues DLA Piper, other firms, 9 attorneys, says they conspired on fraudulent case

Consumer Law

New York attorney general reviews timeshare practices; Hilton, Wyndham agree to changes

Contracts

‘Aunt Jemima’ heirs seek $2B in suit claiming a conspiracy to avoid paying royalties

Celebrities

Suit claims Glen Campbell cut production company out of Alzheimer’s documentary

Health Law

New York Times article on hidden hospital costs sparks calls for change, suggestions for consumers

Labor & Employment

Oakland Raiders settle wages lawsuit with cheerleaders for $1.25 million

Legal Rebels Profile

How Patrice Perkins creatively serves her creative clients

Trials & Litigation

Judge says BigLaw firm tried to ‘litigate plaintiff to death’

Health Law

Ex-patient sues hospital and rabbi because his amputated leg was cremated

Family Law

Appeals court reverses $250K legal malpractice verdict to woman who wasn’t a client