International Law

International Law

UN panel says WikiLeaks founder should be compensated for ‘deprivation of liberty’

International Law

Appeals court nixes Florida suit over fatal Italian shipwreck of Costa Concordia

Pro Bono

Sidley attorneys have provided free services in 25 countries

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

George Clooney lookalike in video ad sparks legal battle between coffee competitors

Intellectual Property Law

Court rejects effort to trademark shape of KitKat candy bar

Education Law

Spelling error sparks police terrorism investigation of schoolboy, 10

Trusts & Estates

Widow says Apple wanted death certificate, will and court order to reveal spouse’s password

Law Firms

Ogletree Deakins opens first office in Canada

Entertainment & Sports Law

FIFA leader is ousted; his legal team says full vindication awaits

Human Rights

Several Chinese lawyers are arrested; state media said one was ‘blabbering about the rule of law’

Real Estate & Property Law

Hackers are stealing closing funds by intercepting lawyer-client email, experts say

International Law

El Chapo recaptured in Mexico

Precedents

Jan. 17, 1893: Hawaii’s monarchy ends

Human Rights

China human rights lawyer gets suspended sentence for online posts

Criminal Justice

Fake letter on his law firm letterhead seeks to scam local businesses, attorney warns

International Law

IMF chief Christine Lagarde faces surprise prosecution over her previous work as finance minister

Trials & Litigation

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