States

Bankruptcy Law

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

Careers

Diagnosis and treatment of bipolar disorder helped lawyer rebound from suspension

Family Law

Sperm donor didn’t have touted degrees and ‘impressive health history,’ suit says

Criminal Justice

Chicago prosecutor will dismiss misdemeanor marijuana cases

Criminal Justice

Utah mom gets up to life in slayings of 6 newborns found in garage

Constitutional Law

Nation’s top court OKs state ban on pedicures by foot-nibbling fish

Careers

New BigLaw associates make the most money in NYC, says survey

Civil Procedure

3rd Circuit says feds missed forfeiture deadline, awards gold coins worth $80M to dealer’s heirs

Criminal Justice

Uber driver won’t be charged for shooting alleged gunman

Trials & Litigation

Playboy suit says law firm tried $6M case instead of seeking settlement within insurance limits

Legal Marketing

Bankruptcy lawyer writes open letter to shop owner who vowed to turn away openly gay customers

Constitutional Law

Federal judge nixes evidence from FBI agents who shut off hotel Web service, then posed as repairmen

Trials & Litigation

Reed Smith can’t arbitrate malpractice claim; ex-client, an attorney, didn’t sign required form

Criminal Justice

Attorney was shot to death with own gun; son had psychotic episode, former law partner says

Business of Law

Robins Kaplan to close Atlanta office; firm is ‘working on a transition plan’ for 12 lawyers

Intellectual Property Law

Clothier settles with Eagles singer over ‘Don a Henley and Take It Easy’ ad

Constitutional Law

Man sues NYPD, says he was denied seizure medicine even though he was wearing a hospital bracelet

Legal Ethics

Ex-judge gives up law license after taking plea in federal bribery case over jury verdict

White-Collar Crime

Former state supreme court judge mails court-ordered apology letters

Internet Law

Business can’t get access to identities of Yelp reviewers in Virginia suit, state high court says