Trials & Litigation

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

Internet Law

Judge tosses defamation suit against boss-rating website

Insurance Law

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

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

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

Careers

2nd Circuit to hear contract lawyer’s appeal on overtime pay

U.S. Supreme Court

Do notes highlighting prospective black jurors support a Batson violation? SCOTUS accepts case

White-Collar Crime

Well-known trial lawyer is federally charged with witness tampering

Privacy Law

Class action claiming Yahoo intercepted email for advertising analysis gets OK from federal judge

Criminal Justice

Family law attorney who shot estranged husband is cleared by grand jury

Law Firms

Defense in Dewey leaders’ trial blames disloyal partners who ‘picked up their marbles and ran’

Labor & Employment

Fired workers increasingly add defamation claims to their lawsuits

Trials and Litigation

Paralegal points way to $4.25M judgment reversal

Copyright Law

Led Zeppelin denies most allegations in ‘Stairway to Heaven’ suit, but admits ‘exceptional talent’

Criminal Justice

DOJ reaches deal on Cleveland policing; demonstrations follow officer’s acquittal

Legal Ethics

$200K sanction could close my law firm, lawyer tells court

Labor & Employment

Laid-off law firm workers file WARN suit seeking back pay and benefits for some 700 employees