International Courts/Tribunals

Trademark Law

Law student prevails against Marvel and DC Comics over use of word ‘superhero’ in book title


Retired lawyer, 95, worked at ‘Tokyo Trials’ as legal secretary after WWII, knew Japanese leaders

International Law

Mass murderer calls microwaved prison meals ‘worse than waterboarding’

International Law

US student gets 15 years of hard labor in North Korea in case over political banner

Criminal Justice

South Africa’s top court ends Pistorius murder appeal; sentencing now looms

Legal History

Judge OKs first ‘assisted death,’ with help of physician, in Canada

International Law

Senior Facebook exec held for questioning as Brazil seeks WhatsApp info in drug case

Criminal Justice

2 brothers got no time in drug case until they mocked judge in crude Facebook posts after sentencing

Cover Story

China’s latest crackdown on lawyers is unprecedented, human rights monitors say

Human Rights

Letter from international legal community condemns arrests of Chinese lawyers

Criminal Justice

‘One man’s vulgarity is another man’s lyric,’ says judge acquitting man in Twitter case

Intellectual Property Law

Court rejects effort to trademark shape of KitKat candy bar

Trials & Litigation

Did juror’s crush on prosecutor affect verdict? Defense lawyer mulls appeal options

Human Rights

Northern Ireland’s abortion prohibitions violate human rights, Belfast judge rules

International Law

UK approves its first deferred prosecution agreement in bank’s bribery case

Internet Law

Teenager whose prank calls sent armed SWAT teams to dozens of US homes got 16 months

International Law

New court at one of world’s busiest train stations will speed administration of justice

International Law

Polish judge rejects extradition for Polanski; will US continue to pursue case?

International Law

Pistorius to serve remaining sentence for law grad’s slaying on house arrest

Privacy Law

EU court strikes down agreement for digital transfers of personal data to US