Real Estate & Property Law

Labor & Employment

Laid-off law firm workers file WARN suit seeking back pay and benefits for some 700 employees

Tort Law

Dad of hurt girl sues home insurer: House guest’s chain saw prank a foreseeable cause of truck crash

Law Firms

Failed foreclosure firm that ‘grew way too fast’ leaves some 700 unpaid employees scrambling

Law Firms

Foreclosure law firm closes doors; 700 workers lose jobs, are told there’s no money to pay them

Legal Ethics

Lawyer removes Confederate flags from historic cemetery, sparking calls for disbarment

Religious Law

Judge says church protesters are trespassers, rejects their counterclaim for money spent on repairs

Real Estate & Property Tax Law

Lawyer’s tree house, rented online for $195 a night, is legal but may raise property tax bill

Legal Ethics

Lawyer accused of lying about malpractice coverage is disbarred by consent

Environmental Law

Dairies settle landmark cow-manure case after federal judge rules solid-waste law applies

White-Collar Crime

Suspended lawyer gets 12 months in federal prison for his role in $3.5M mortgage fraud

Real Estate & Property Law

TSA returns $100K watch forgotten by traveler, after investigating ownership claim

Real Estate & Propety Law

Tenants win $2M midtrial settlement with landlord over condition of apartment building

Opening Statements

Law school offers a marijuana law class

White-Collar Crime

Retired attorney indicted in claimed mortgage-fraud scheme

Criminal Justice

$1.7M cemetery theft gets lawyer up to 13 years; he’s already serving federal time in tax case

U.S. Supreme Court

Scalia derides raisin program as ‘central planning’ in takings case

Bankruptcy Law

Federal judge jails ex-billionaire for contempt until he explains where $13.8M from resort sale went

Animal Law

Jury awards couple nearly $240K over neighbors’ barking dogs

Consumer Law

Bank didn’t tell widow she had mortgage insurance, even as home foreclosed

Government Law

New Mexico law ends civil forfeiture, bolsters innocent owner defense in criminal cases