Real Estate & Property Law

Real Estate & Property Law

Judge says funeral home couldn’t sell Lee Harvey Oswald casket, awards brother $87K plus coffin

U.S. Supreme Court

Does takings clause apply to personal property? SCOTUS to consider the issue in raisin case

Evidence

Drug-making video leads to home seizure

Animal Law

Was family’s 8-foot alligator a serial cat killer? Probe seeks info on small pets missing since 1975

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer indicted in mortgage-fraud case, accused of using another attorney’s identity on closing docs

Criminal Justice

Former lawyer convicted in condo-eviction slaying gets 45 years

Real Estate & Property Law

Landlords see pro-tenant bias in rulings by New York’s top court

Constitutional Law

‘Tis the season for lawsuits over holiday displays

Government Law

In wake of class action filing, Philadelphia DA drops effort to forfeit some homes

Law in Popular Culture

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

Trials & Litigation

Disbarred closing attorney scheduled to plead guilty in mortgage-fraud case is found dead

Legal History

Judge says investigative files for ‘In Cold Blood’ murders can be published by investigator’s son

Criminal Justice

Law firm secretary is accused of forging judge’s signature to delay eviction

White-Collar Crime

Law firm chief convicted in $13M loan-modification scheme, faces up to 70 years

Banking Law

Fannie Mae pursues borrowers for foreclosure losses in ‘robo-signer redux’

Accident and Injury Law

Woman whose 4 pit bulls killed neighbor’s dog, in its own yard, sues neighbor for $1M

U.S. Supreme Court

Can second mortgages on underwater property be voided in bankruptcy? SCOTUS to decide

Animal Law

Wind farm sues feds to stop release of bird-death data to Associated Press

Trials & Litigation

Man who fell out of reclining chair during deposition loses negligence case against law firm

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer, 14 others charged in $20M ‘prince and pauper’ mortgage and welfare scheme