North Carolina

Criminal Justice

Inmate offers to be a bone marrow donor for judge who put him in jail while a prosecutor

Bankruptcy Law

Clawback suit seeks $420K from US transportation secretary concerning in-house counsel pay

White-Collar Crime

Disbarred attorney charged with using another lawyer’s name in traffic-court case

Labor & Employment

Document review arguably ‘devoid of legal judgment,’ 2nd Circuit says, allowing wage suit to proceed

Careers

Two months after his arrest, Cadwalader partner is no longer with the law firm

Religious Law

Man with Voodoo beads is ordered detained for refusing to remove them in court

Legislation & Lobbying

Should Confederate flag be displayed? ABA president, state officials, stores take a stand against it

Law Schools

Law school could lose $3M in funding; are lawmakers penalizing outspoken prof?

Religious Law

Gay marriages are targeted in new North Carolina opt-out law for magistrates, other officials

Bar Associations

LegalZoom files $10.5M antitrust suit against North Carolina bar, cites SCOTUS dental case

Legal Ethics

Surreptitious collection of DNA from water bottle lands lawyer for exonerated inmate in hot water

Trials & Litigation

Police officer sues Starbucks after being burned by cup of free coffee; jury awards nothing

Criminal Justice

Ex-CIA chief David Petraeus gets probation, is fined $100K for giving classified info to biographer

Business of Law

For the second month in a row, Polsinelli hires a health-care team to open a new office

Military Law

Army soldier Bowe Bergdahl, rescued by US through Gitmo prisoner swap, is charged with desertion

Business of Law

Five-partner health-care group exits Nelson Mulllins to open new office in Raleigh for Chicago firm

Business of Law

Troutman Sanders adds 4 more K&L Gates lawyers to growing Charlotte office

Criminal Justice

Ex-CIA director Petraeus reaches plea deal in claimed classified docs leak to mistress

Entertainment & Sports Law

Suit by former UNC athletes claims substandard classes amounted to breach of contract

Criminal Justice

Appeals court OKs dropped cigarette-butt evidence in slaying at lawyer’s home