New York

Family Law

Mother-daughter Pink concert wasn’t an abuse of parental discretion, judge rules in custody tiff

Work/Life Balance

Long-serving federal judge, 92, says ice-skating energizes him for work

Constitutional Law

NYC transit agency may ban all political ads to avoid complying with federal judge’s ruling

Legal History

Landmark NYC courthouse opens doors for free exhibit after 40 years of being closed

Animal Law

After animal activists herald chimp habeas victory, judge amends her order

Careers

New BigLaw associates make the most money in NYC, says survey

Constitutional Law

Man sues NYPD, says he was denied seizure medicine even though he was wearing a hospital bracelet

White-Collar Crime

Former investment adviser charged with defrauding JP Morgan Chase clients of $20M

Consumer Law

GM bankruptcy filing in 2009 blocks economic loss claims in ignition-switch cases, judge rules

Labor & Employment

‘On-call’ work scheduling is probed by New York attorney general

Constitutional Law

US attorney ‘close to the edge’ in comments on indicted lawmaker, but federal judge won’t nix case

Criminal Justice

New York City could save by spending $1.4M to pay bail in some misdemeanor cases, lawmaker says

Privacy Law

Artist who photographed neighbors with zoom lens isn’t liable for privacy invasion, court says

Criminal Justice

Warned not to drive home after DWI conviction, man does and is charged with drunken driving

White-Collar Crime

DA’s office: Ex-lawyer charged in $1.2M theft got the money by having someone impersonate her client

Trials & Litigation

Prosecutors hid proof of innocence in NYC shooting case, says man exonerated after 24 years

Law Firms

Men-only golf retreats and unequal work assignments alleged in bias suit against McElroy Deutsch

Civil Procedure

Lawyer can use client’s Facebook account to serve husband with divorce summons, judge says

Law Schools

Law student’s rescinded admission is upheld by New York’s top court

Criminal Justice

Man who lied about assets to get free defense counsel is convicted of perjury in federal court