States

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

Constitutional Law

Suit claims prostitution ban violates constitutional rights

Criminal Justice

Man worried about transportation to court is charged with stealing a friend’s car

Judiciary

Courthouse workers build nesting box on 5th-floor ledge after peregrine falcon eggs fall off edge

Animal Law

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

Business of Law

Fox Rothschild opens Chicago office

Consumer Law

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

White-Collar Crime

Former investment adviser charged with defrauding JP Morgan Chase clients of $20M

Criminal Justice

Report: Cops were ordered to alter training records for reserve deputy in fatal shooting

Criminal Justice

Lawyer accused of stealing from his Washington law firm wasn’t licensed in state, prosecutors say

Consumer Law

GM bankruptcy filing in 2009 blocks economic loss claims in ignition-switch cases, judge rules

Legal Ethics

Lawyer’s ‘indefensibly outrageous’ remarks merit suspension, review board says