Media & Communications Law

Attorney General

2nd Circuit rules Justice Department doesn’t have to disclose additional drone-strike memos

Trials & Litigation

Detective drops defamation suit against lawyer over her comments about teen sexting investigation

Government Law

Former prosecutors sue embattled AG Kathleen Kane

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS rejects FOIA case involving Planned Parenthood manual; two justices dissent

Civil Rights

Largest public database of Chicago police misconduct allegations debuts

Trials & Litigation

Fraternity files $25M defamation suit over retracted Rolling Stone story about campus rape claim


Judge charged in federal bribery case is accused of paying FBI agent $100 for copies of texts


Judge grants Hulk Hogan’s request to inspect Gawker’s computers

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer for fugitive Paul Ceglia says in personal lawsuit that Facebook and its counsel defamed him

First Amendment

Federal judge blocks Indiana from enforcing ‘ballot selfie’ ban

Media & Communications Law

TV judge had ‘little regard for truth and accuracy’ in Robert Durst book, collaborator’s suit says


Man takes plea in case over Facebook comments he made about murder trial

Entertainment & Sports Law

Judge tosses defamation suit by Yankees fan caught napping on camera

First Amendment

Federal judge: Psychologist did not need state license to give advice to parents in newspaper column

Animal Law

PETA lawyer discusses monkey’s copyright suit over selfie

First Amendment

Federal judge bars California city’s warning about cellphones and children

Internet Law

Class action suit seeks damages from Twitter over claimed direct-message privacy violations

Copyright Law

Copyright holders must consider fair use before sending takedown notices, 9th Circuit says

Criminal Justice

Teen faces manslaughter charges in boyfriend’s suicide over texts she sent him

Legal Ethics

Law firms in Florida can send text-message ads to prospective clients, state bar says