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Internet Law

Vintage store operator says threat of social-media shaming is best way to deter shoplifting

Real Estate and Property Law

Are house and trees covered in aluminum foil legal? City officials check the books

White-Collar Crime

Attorney is convicted of conspiring to bilk criminal defense clients out of big bucks

Verdicts & Settlements

Jury in Delaware awards $100M to 51-year-old woman in transvaginal mesh case

Legal Ethics

Trial is stopped after judge learns lawyer has outstanding arrest warrant

Copyright Law

Northwestern settles with ex-employee, will jointly publish book about infamous Chicago murder

Criminal Justice

Former Dewey partner testifies she lost $621K in equity capital while two leaders earned millions

Careers

Four law schools participate in residency program with legal tech firm

Law Schools

Yale Law School drops to No. 5 in blog’s rankings

Criminal Justice

Chameleon owner who blew pot smoke in its mouth is acquitted of animal cruelty

White-Collar Crime

Former US House Speaker Dennis Hastert indicted, resigns from Dickstein Shapiro

Internet Law

Judge tosses defamation suit against boss-rating website

Insurance Law

9th Circuit: In ERISA case where appeal period ended on a Saturday, filing deadline becomes Monday

Tax Law

Feds say indicted lawyer owes $780K to IRS, hid tobacco settlement money in others’ accounts

Natural Disasters

After flooding sends a river through its historic law offices, Houston PI firm cleans up

Trials & Litigation

2nd Circuit nixes Apple campaign to boot BigLaw partner as court-appointed monitor in e-book case

Executive Branch

Obama won’t seek SCOTUS intervention on blocked immigration plans after adverse 5th Circuit ruling

Criminal Justice

Woman gets time served in beach-sex case; state seeks 2.5 years for man

Law Firms

Street band playing outside DC office windows is not sweet music to ears of Skadden lawyers

Criminal Justice

Woman pleads guilty in hotel stabbing death of DLA Piper lawyer