New York

Trials & Litigation

Attorney accused in claimed $2.3M law firm scheme has settled suit, is discussing deal with feds

White-Collar Crime

Ohio attorney pleads guilty to UPL and grand larceny after practicing in New York for over 10 years

Evidence

Law firm appeals ruling that ex-client can discover communications with in-house counsel

Civil Rights

Dozens of lawyers join protests over police slayings

Media & Communications Law

Teen retains lawyer after claiming 8-figure stock profits; New York Magazine: ‘We were duped’

Animal Law

Lawmakers say piercings and tattoos are for people, not pets

White-Collar Crime

Personal injury lawyer is indicted, accused of stealing $600K in client settlements

Criminal Justice

Lawyer who survived leap into river disclosed ‘huge Ponzi scheme’ in suicide note, prosecutors say

Law in Popular Culture

Acclaimed film on ‘Dinosaur 13’ legal battle airs on CNN

Careers

NYC court clerk to retire after 45 years on job, 11M jury summonses

Criminal Justice

Lawyer for convicted murderer says he obtained the gun possibly used by the real killer

Securities Law

2nd Circuit reverses 2 insider-trading convictions, narrowing scope of future prosecutions

Criminal Justice

Disbarred lawyer pleads guilty to using another lawyer’s identity to practice law

Law Schools

Minority law student groups seek exam delays due to grand jury rulings; Columbia partly acquiesces

White-Collar Crime

Madoff operations chief gets 10 years in $20B swindle; judge says he was not ‘evil at heart’

Animal Law

Appeals court denies habeas for Tommy the chimp, said to be in ‘solitary confinement’

Judiciary

US judge’s name is a household word in Argentina

Celebrities

‘Real Housewives’ star files $5M suit against her bankruptcy lawyer, blames him for prison sentence

Law Firms

Boies Schiller to pay as much as $350K to associates in end-of-year bonuses

Criminal Justice

Disbarred lawyer wins appeal, has client-fraud conviction reversed after serving his prison time