States

Internet Law

Vintage store operator says threat of social-media shaming is best way to deter shoplifting

Real Estate and Property Law

Are house and trees covered in aluminum foil legal? City officials check the books

White-Collar Crime

Attorney is convicted of conspiring to bilk criminal defense clients out of big bucks

Verdicts & Settlements

Jury in Delaware awards $100M to 51-year-old woman in transvaginal mesh case

Copyright Law

Northwestern settles with ex-employee, will jointly publish book about infamous Chicago murder

Criminal Justice

Chameleon owner who blew pot smoke in its mouth is acquitted of animal cruelty

White-Collar Crime

Former US House Speaker Dennis Hastert indicted, resigns from Dickstein Shapiro

Insurance Law

9th Circuit: In ERISA case where appeal period ended on a Saturday, filing deadline becomes Monday

Tax Law

Feds say indicted lawyer owes $780K to IRS, hid tobacco settlement money in others’ accounts

Natural Disasters

After flooding sends a river through its historic law offices, Houston PI firm cleans up

Trials & Litigation

2nd Circuit nixes Apple campaign to boot BigLaw partner as court-appointed monitor in e-book case

Criminal Justice

Woman gets time served in beach-sex case; state seeks 2.5 years for man

Law Firms

Street band playing outside DC office windows is not sweet music to ears of Skadden lawyers

Criminal Justice

Woman pleads guilty in hotel stabbing death of DLA Piper lawyer

Legal Ethics

Disbarment sought for lawyer in scheme that provided phony certificates of completion to court

Legal Ethics

Former Drinker Biddle staff attorney is suspended for overbilling the firm for his work

Legal ethics

Thieving accountant, wrong number proved costly for lawyer; court lifts suspension

Constitutional Law

Nebraska lawmakers abolish death penalty with exact vote count required to override governor’s veto

White-Collar Crime

Well-known trial lawyer is federally charged with witness tampering

Criminal Justice

FIFA officials indicted by US in claimed $150M ‘World Cup of Fraud’ scheme