New York

Court Security

Man punches his lawyer in court melee after being found not guilty of murder at trial

Antitrust Law

2nd Circuit OKs verdict against Apple in $450M e-book price-fixing case

Criminal Justice

Official: Deadly force on fleeing NY prison escapee justified

Trials & Litigation

News of DA probe ended Dewey merger and bank talks, says ex-leader of failed law firm

Criminal Justice

Teen driver faces manslaughter case after alleged drag race

Copyright Law

Artist sues Starbucks, says chain created ‘substantially similar’ works for Frappuccino ads

Trials & Litigation

Judge grants drug-ring chief a plea deal to free up courtroom for other trials

Constitutional Law

NYC to pay $6.25M to man jailed almost 25 years despite out-of-state alibi

Trials & Litigation

Tempers flared when Dewey rainmakers learned of 50% pay cut, ex-partner testifies

Criminal Justice

Feds arrest 243 in record $712M health care billing-fraud bust

Legal Ethics

New York bar section releases social media guidelines for lawyers

Trials & Litigation

Judge cuts $2.4M ‘Cadillac Escalade’ legal fee bid by Beastie Boys, OKs $700K ‘Honda Civic’ award

Law Firms

Former Dewey employee testifies he reclassified money paid to firm chairman

Banking Law

UK court says ex-Dewey leader must repay $540K capital loan; he hopes US court will cancel it

Business of Law

Nelson Mullins opens NYC office, expands capital markets practice

Criminal Justice

Youth who endured solitary and assaults while awaiting theft trial kills himself after his release

White-Collar Crime

2nd Circuit: Man gets new trial in major tax fraud case because suspended lawyer lied to get on jury

Criminal Justice

The great escape: Using power tools, two murderers burrow one block to exit NY prison

Criminal Justice

Man accused of posing as lawyer is NY’s first immigration services fraud defendant

White-Collar Crime

Former BigLaw partner takes felony tax fraud plea