New York

Criminal Justice

Retired NYC cop takes plea in $27M disability-fraud case; ex-prosecutor is a claimed ringleader

Evidence

Trial observer who took photo of victim in high-profile case wins motion to suppress phone search

Trials & Litigation

Man exonerated by own research gets $13M for wrongful conviction in rabbi slaying

Trials & Litigation

Patent lawyer faces $5.9M malpractice suit over wrong bra-insert dimensions

Trials & Litigation

Provocation isn’t an excuse for lawyer’s F-word email, judge says

Criminal Justice

Court-appointed lawyer isn’t at murder defendant’s ‘beck and call,’ judge says

Civil Rights

Man who says he was arrested for taking cellphone photos of NYC cops gets $125K settlement

Real Estate & Property Law

Neighbor of chief federal prosecutor faces graffiti charge for tagging boundary fence

White Collar Crime

Disbarred NY lawyer admits embezzling $207K in trust funds

Criminal Justice

Confidential informant sues; says prosecutors blew his cover, then blamed him for getting shot

Corporate Law

Lawyer, business owner and CEO are criminally charged with usury over payday lending operation

Juries

Mistrial declared after juror misses a day of deliberations, ignores calls from court

Criminal Justice

E-book author pleads in online community-service scam, gets $5K fine and 300 community-service hours

Criminal Justice

After billionaire ex-client testifies, man who sold $20M in fake French wine gets 10 years

Judiciary

Flea infestation closes courthouse for second day in a row

Evidence

Woman crashes into firehouse with python wrapped around her neck, faces DWI and theft charges

Labor & Employment

LinkedIn settles with feds, agrees to pay nearly $6M in FLSA ‘off the clock’ and overtime case

White-Collar Crime

Ex-BigLaw partner gets 6 months in massive tax-shelter case, must help pay $220M restitution

Internet Law

Microsoft must give U.S. prosecutors customer email stored on server in Ireland, federal judge rules

Celebrities

Day at Saratoga race track derails planned David Cassidy plea deal in DWI case