Trials & Litigation

Legal Ethics

Ordered off bench by state’s top court, judge declares a 5-minute recess and exits

First Amendment

Lawyer challenges ban on for-sale signs on cars parked on the street

Labor & Employment

EEOC sues Honeywell, says wellness program medical testing violates ADA

Trials & Litigation

Federal suit over coffee machine bought at Starbucks settles for $250, but lawyer could get $175K

Constitutional Law

FBI turned off hotel Web service then sent ‘repairmen’ to get evidence, defense lawyers say

Educaton Law

New defamation suit by Northwestern prof is 4th case filed over student’s claim of sexual assault

Constitutional Law

DA’s pre-arraignment script nixed Miranda warning, top NY court says, reversing 2 convictions

Health Law

Irrational Ebola fears led officials to ban girl from school, ADA suit alleges

Internet Law

FBI faked Associated Press news story to identify teen suspect in high school bomb-threats case

International Law

Nudity is not a human right, European court rules in case of ‘naked rambler’

Health Law

Maine nurse won’t follow quarantine, lawyer says, setting off possible legal battle

Trials & Litigation

Top NY court says widow’s estate must pay lawyers $44M for less than five months’ work

Evidence

Judge blames defense lawyers for talk recorded by police, says they should have sought private room

Criminal Justice

Polo mogul found guilty in DUI manslaughter retrial; judge orders him to jail

Consumer Law

FTC sues AT&T over claims about smartphone data plans, says ‘unlimited means unlimited’

Criminal Justice

Former lawyer convicted of murder in slaying of maintenance man during South Beach condo eviction

Criminal Justice

Friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect is guilty of lying to feds, could get up to 16 years

Business of Law

Ex-partner says he loved Geoffrey Fieger like a brother but couldn’t work with him

Constitutional Law

Judge’s omission of the word ‘not’ leads to reversal of sex-crime conviction

Entertainment & Sports Law

Leagues win a restraining order against NJ racetrack that wanted to allow sports gambling