New York

Tort Law

New York appeals court says client can sue lawyer over Wall Street Journal comment

Trials & Litigation

Burberry sues Penney over plaid products, faces unrelated customer suit on outlet store price tags

Constitutional Law

Trial judge got it right by appointing new counsel despite defendant’s objection, top NY court says

Business of Law

Blank Rome announces Dickstein Shapiro acquisition; over 100 remaining lawyers will make the move

New York

Crane collapse kills 1, injures 3 and hits New York legal community hard

Criminal Justice

Defense seeks mistrial due to enhanced courtroom security in federal drug case

Criminal Justice

Missing boy’s parents want to toss judgment against early suspect; is it prejudicial to new suspect?

Immigration Law

After years of legal battle, Mexican immigrant becomes a New York lawyer

Cybersecurity

Bank tellers may pose greater threat to customers than hackers, NY Times says

Entertainment & Sports Law

New York AG says ticket sales for concerts, sporting events is a ‘fixed game’ won by ‘ticket bots’

Trials & Litigation

Psychic who bilked man out of $550K is sentenced to probation

Labor & Employment

New York Jets will pay cheerleaders $324K to settle wage lawsuit

Copyright Law

Woman sues Associated Press for selling her photo in a hijab as a stock photo

First Amendment

Arrested after giving the finger to NYC cops, Occupy Wall Street pair wins $52K payout

Trials & Litigation

New evidence of possible plaintiff fraud derails GM bellwether case; voluntary dismissal is filed

Criminal Justice

Lawyer charged with murder in wife’s stabbing death

Education Law

School district has to pay private school tuition of bullied student, federal appeals court says

White-Collar Crime

Lawyers were among victims of ‘career fabulist’ sentenced in 2nd fraud case, news report says

Trials & Litigation

Monster Beverage Corp. settles copyright cases over Beastie Boys tunes

Securities Law

Goldman Sachs OKs $5B settlement of civil claims over toxic mortgage bonds