Contracts

Trials & Litigation

Negative reviews of dog obedience school on Yelp, Angie’s List lead to defamation lawsuit

Consumer Law

Will consumer agency ban mandatory arbitration in consumer contracts? Study could be first step

Consumer Law

Apartment owner axes controversial lease provision that allowed $10K fine for social media criticism

Criminal Justice

Litigant who claimed he owned half of Facebook disappears ahead of fraud trial

Evidence

14-year-old arrested after dad finds murder contract that the youth allegedly wrote

Trials & Litigation

Class action judge orders lawyer to stop recruiting opt-out plaintiffs in oil royalty suit

Real Estate & Property Law

Federal judge nixes TRO on new Chicago Cubs signs sought by rooftop seating companies

Law Firms

Suit claims departing lawyers weren’t paid promised bonuses

Entertainment & Sports Law

Caddies’ $50M suit says PGA Tour usurps endorsement opportunities with bib requirement

Cover Story

How Dewey management’s rosy picture masked an ugly truth

Entertainment & Sports Law

American Idol winner Phillip Phillips seeks to void ‘oppressive’ management deals with show producer

U.S. Supreme Court

6th Circuit botched contract law by favoring retiree benefits in ambiguous union pacts, SCOTUS says

Entertainment & Sports Law

Suit by former UNC athletes claims substandard classes amounted to breach of contract

Law Professors

Res judicata bars bias suit by convicted law prof, 8th Circuit rules

Consumer Law

Debt buyer will seek to vacate 4,500 judgments, pay $675K to settle AG suit

International Law

Fisherman who survived 13 months adrift at sea now faces legal battle over attorney rights

Features

1935-1944: A New Deal

Contracts

Lawyer’s million-dollar challenge wasn’t an enforceable contract, 11th Circuit says

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