Trials & Litigation

Civil Rights

US to seek death penalty in hate-crimes case against accused Charleston church shooter, Dylann Roof

Criminal Justice

Judge says sexual assault case against Bill Cosby can proceed toward trial

Trials & Litigation

Businessman acquitted in 4th murder trial over his wife’s presumed slaying

Criminal Justice

Man is acquitted of shooting assault on federal judge, but convicted on lesser counts

Environmental Law

New Mexico sues EPA, seeking cleanup of toxic mine spill and damages

Trials & Litigation

Judge says handcuffing public defender taught her a lesson about ‘proper decorum’ in court

Criminal Justice

Ex-cop Drew Peterson on trial on charges he tried to put a hit on prosecutor in his murder case

First Amendment

‘Bad-ass lawyer’ can’t sue over parody Twitter account, appeals court says

Law Firms

Chance to work on ‘biggest disputes in trial work’ lures small litigation boutique to Boies Schiller

Law Firms

Law firm loses bid to hold banks accountable for its $287K loss in cashier’s check fraud

Entertainment & Sports Law

Tom Brady and NFL players union seek 2nd Circuit en banc rehearing of Deflategate ruling

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court ruled for postal worker in dispute over time limit for constructive discharge claim

Trials & Litigation

Judge acquits police officer on all charges in case over arrestee Freddie Gray’s death

Trials & Litigation

Man held hostage by 3 jail escapees sues for share of $200K in reward money

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS rules for black man who claimed prosecutors eliminated blacks from jury on basis of race

Law Practice Management

Suit claims firm charged client a higher billing rate than credited internally, affecting bonuses

Consumer Law

Litigation over ‘Made in USA’ claims is on the upswing

Civil Rights

SPLC sues Florida county for sending immigrant minors to ESL classes instead of high school

Criminal Justice

Lawyer for former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle asks 7th Circuit for reduced sentence

Trials and Litigation

Texas woman drops lawsuit against Church of Scientology, citing lack of resources