Real Estate & Property Law

Bankruptcy Law

Rent-stabilized lease can’t be sold to satisfy bankruptcy creditors, says 2nd Circuit

Advocacy

Chicago lawyer pieces together a missing couple’s story to obtain a court ruling that they died

Real Estate & Property Law

Lawmen swiftly solve case of missing log cabin; was its removal from homesite a crime?

Government Law

Felony Franks reopens in Chicago suburb after sign dispute leads to closing of city operation

White-Collar Crime

Former general counsel is at forefront as last 4 defendants in massive Vegas HOA case head to trial

Real Estate & Property Law

Federal judge nixes TRO on new Chicago Cubs signs sought by rooftop seating companies

Trials & Litigation

Ex-clients sue Winstead contending ‘countless mistakes’ on loan workout cost them $20M

Social Media Law

Facebook will allow users to name ‘legacy contact’ in case of death

Animal Law

Owner sues for custody of ‘zombie cat’ who returned from grave after being hit by car and buried

ABA Midyear

Fight fraudulent foreclosure rescue practices, House of Delegates urge governments

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