States

Judiciary

Patricia Timmons-Goodson nominated for long-vacant seat on federal court bench

Labor & Employment

PricewaterhouseCoopers hires ‘stunningly low’ number of people over 40, says age-discrimination suit

Legal Ethics

Disbarred lawyer says he will continue to practice while appealing the order

Injury & Accident Law

Those who knowingly send texts that distract drivers could face liability in Pennsylvania

Trials & Litigation

Investigator sued along with Northwestern University by exonerated ex-inmate files $20M countersuit

White-Collar Crime

Disbarred Illinois lawyer gets 57 months in mortgage-rescue fraud case

Evidence

GPS tracker put assassin on lawyer’s trail, but also helped catch the suspects, feds testify

Judiciary

Texas judge won’t bend to DA’s jeans-days policy

Trials & Litigation

Judge says she didn’t know Muslim woman’s scarf was a religious statement, not a fashion statement

Constitutional Law

Top Florida court strikes state statute that paid worker’s comp lawyer $1.53 per hour

Legal Technology

Elevate Services acquires Legal OnRamp

Labor & Employment

As ‘deeply flawed’ revised persuader rule takes effect, ABA joins in effort to block it

Criminal Justice

Indictment claims criminal defense lawyer coerced sex with nine court-appointed clients

Intellectual Property Law

IP litigator says she was startled to find that her art forgery article had been plagiarized online

Trusts & Estate Law

Those in charge of Prince estate face ‘horribly speculative’ task of valuing publicity rights

Privacy Law

Law authorizing garbage inspections for composting scofflaws violates privacy rights, judge rules

Law Firms

Law firm claims its First Amendment rights were violated when judge banned its nursing home ad

Criminal Justice

Oral sex with intoxicated, unconscious person isn’t a crime, state high court rules

Legal Ethics

If your husband tells you he regained his law license, check it out, Georgia lawyer learns

Labor & Employment

School bus driver sues after his city transit job application is rejected over long-ago conviction