Trials & Litigation

Trials & Litigation

Ellen Pao loses discrimination case against Kleiner Perkins, then judge revives one claim

Criminal Justice

Jury recommends life sentence for woman convicted in granddaughter’s running death

Criminal Justice

Prosecutor seeks judge’s recusal in all pending cases, cites ‘legal advice’ email to public defender

Evidence

Police can’t crack case of egg-attack on senior’s house despite intensive investigation

Legal History

Artist attended nearly 2,000 trials over 13 years, painting the ‘true essence’ of what he sees

Legal Ethics

Plea deal rejected for 3 partners in claimed DUI set-up of opposing trial counsel

Trials & Litigation

Negative reviews of dog obedience school on Yelp, Angie’s List lead to defamation lawsuit

Business of Law

Receiver appointed for law firm $10M in debt; loans taken out by partner before suicide contested

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge scolds BigLaw lawyers for ‘behemoth pleadings’ and ‘prolixity’

Constitutional Law

Lawyer’s proposed gay death penalty is ‘reprehensible,’ says state AG in bid to stop ballot process

Evidence

Homeowner’s ‘electromagnetic hypersensitivity’ suit against neighbor fails on appeal

Products Liability

After boy’s death from allergic reaction to cookie, family sues; says store violated labeling laws

Military Law

Army soldier Bowe Bergdahl, rescued by US through Gitmo prisoner swap, is charged with desertion

Trials & Litigation

Former Willkie partner accused of defrauding her firm faces scrutiny in credit-card cases

Consumer Law

Suit says debt-collection law firm submitted false affidavits, seeks to void thousands of judgments

Legal Ethics

Partner to give up law license to end state bar probe of opposing counsel’s DUI arrest during trial

Evidence

Botched child-murder case gets tossed; mother jailed for 2 decades speaks out

Criminal Procedure

Defense objected to twin-jury murder trial of 2 men, but wants cases consolidated for appeal

Government Law

Chicago camera ticketing violates notice rules, suit says; seeks refund of money paid by motorists

Trials & Litigation

Appeals court says magistrate had power to hold former TV judge Joe Brown in contempt and jail him