New York

Trials & Litigation

NFL player Tom Brady adds superstar lawyer Ted Olson to his team to fight suspension

Intellectual Property Law

IP litigator says she was startled to find that her art forgery article had been plagiarized online

Trials & Litigation

Sanctions of $18K against defendant lawyer and his counsel are upheld by New York appeals court

Consumer Law

Law firm to pay $1M to settle CFPB action over debt-collection practices

Law Schools

Syracuse University online law program will try Socratic method

Civil Rights

NYC program keeps tabs on about 100 people with history of psychiatric problems and violence

Legal Ethics

Consensual sex with client leads to reprimand in one state, resignation from practice in another

Health Law

New Florida law seeks to prevent big hospital billing surprises

Securities Law

Town officials indicted in landmark securities-fraud case over municipal bonds

Labor & Employment

Some retailers end on-call scheduling after probes by multiple states

Evidence

Lawmakers mull ‘textalyzer’ bill that would let cops test cellphones to ID distracted drivers

Cybersecurity

Judge orders Apple to help FBI unlock another iPhone; will issue reach the Supreme Court?

Trials & Litigation

Copyright suit over well-known Mapplethorpe ‘self-portraits’ seeks $65M

Obituaries

Robert MacCrate, former ABA president, dies at age 94

Judiciary

Village judge bullied others, threatened contempt and erupted in ‘angry diatribes,’ decision says

Privacy Law

‘Pandora’s box’ ruling by top New York court lets parent record child’s interaction with 3rd party

Bankruptcy Law

Former Dewey & LeBoeuf partners not liable for unpaid rent, judge rules

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer caught lying about his mother’s death to delay his client’s trial

Antitrust Law

Is Uber ride-sharing app a price-fixing scheme? Federal judge OKs conspiracy suit against CEO

Trials & Litigation

In first GM ignition-switch case to go to verdict, jury awards zip, saying defect didn’t cause crash